Following a disappointing road trip, the Miami Marlins returned home looking to get back into the wild card race.
At a time of the season when wins come at a premium, the Miami Marlins need to get back on track if they want to remain in the hunt for a postseason berth.
The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez.
Justin Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.
Time is running out on the Miami Marlins’ slim wild-card chances, but hope isn’t completely lost with six of their next nine games against the playoff- hopeful Atlanta Braves.
While the Miami Marlins are struggling to find consistency on their current road trip, their west coast opponent is battling for more than a wild card spot.
Although Nathan Eovaldi feels good when he takes the mound, he can’t stop making mistakes with high strikes and bad counts.
The Miami Marlins arrived in Los Angeles looking to bounce back after losing two out of three to the Colorado Rockies over the weekend.
In the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball’s brightest young stars, Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with one very loud swing. The Miami Marlins’ slugger hit a three-run homer, highlighting their 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Coming off a disappointing series in Colorado, the Miami Marlins will look to continue their standings climb towards a wild card spot in Los Angeles against the division leading Angels.