The Washington Nationals avoided being swept at the hands of the red-hot Miami Marlins on Wednesday with a 4-3 victory at Marlins Park.
If Stephen Strasburg is to avoid losing a third straight start, he likely can’t afford another rough outing in Miami.
Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.
Garrett Jones and Marcell Ozuna homered to lead the Miami Marlins over the Houston Astros 4-2 Sunday and complete a three game sweep.
Aaron Harang hasn’t lost in his last five starts, and having a productive Freddie Freeman in the Atlanta Braves’ lineup could go a long way in helping him pick up another victory.
The Miami Marlins haven’t had much success in Atlanta over the past five seasons, but clinching a four-game series with one to play would be a step in the right direction.
Mike Minor’s inconsistency has left the Atlanta Braves wondering what they’re going to see from start to start.
Garrett Jones drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
Henderson Alvarez expects to make his next start despite limping off the field Saturday after being hit in the left shin by Joe Panik’s grounder.
Jacob deGrom had a tiebreaking single and again shut down the Marlins with seven impressive innings, David Wright doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the New York Mets completed a three-game sweep of Miamiwith a 9-1 victory on Sunday.