Fans may be excused if they have a hard time believing anything that comes from Miami Marlins management, but team president David Samson came out Thursday swinging with bold predictions for next season.
Henderson Alvarez pitched one of baseball’s most bizarre no-hitters, celebrating in the on-deck circle when the Miami Marlins scored on a two-out wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the AL Central champion Detroit Tigers 1-0 Sunday.
While tuning up for the playoffs, the Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander will also try to break a lengthy drought.
The Philadelphia Phillies’ winning streak against the Miami Marlins was bound to end eventually. Ed Lucas homered in the 10th to give the Marlins a 4-3 lead Wednesday night.
Miami Marlins starter Tom Koehler could have plenty of support in what figures to be a sparse Citi Field crowd Sunday as he tries to end his second seven-start winless run of 2013.
Outstanding pitching is a big reason why the Atlanta Braves have had little trouble with the Miami Marlins of late.
Gio Gonzalez won 21 games last year while helping the Washington Nationals possess the best ERA in the league on their way to the NL East title.
Giancarlo Stanton rattled Nationals Park like few, if any, who have been here before, nailing a fastball that might still be rolling among the city’s tourist attractions had it not clanged loudly off the facade of the middle deck in foul territory.
When you’re facing one of the best pitchers in baseball, everything has to go right for you to pull out a victory. Unfortunately for Marlins fans, everything that could go wrong did go wrong for the Fish Wednesday night as the team committed three errors in a 4-1 loss to Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Marlins managed to win against the Dodgers Monday night. Jose Fernandez allowed only one earned run in six innings and the Miami Marlins won 6-2 Monday, giving Los Angeles consecutive losses for the first time since June 20-21.