While the frustration has subsided for the Miami Marlins, it could mount for the Washington Nationals if they continue to struggle against Jose Fernandez.
Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday night.
Even Giancarlo Stanton’s monster performance wasn’t enough to help the Miami Marlins put an end to their losing streak.
Jimmy Rollins homered with two outs in the 10th inning Saturday night, and the Philadelphia Phillies overcame two home runs by Giancarlo Stanton to beat the Miami Marlins 5-4.
The Miami Marlins haven’t won since they last gave the ball to Jose Fernandez. Doing it again versus the Philadelphia Phillies may be just what they need to stop their slide.
The Washington Nationals are proving that their offense can carry them on the rare occasions when a member of their star-studded pitching rotation has an off night.
Gio Gonzalez threw six crisp innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
After failing to add to their best start in five seasons, the Miami Marlins will try to bounce back by ending their recent woes against the Washington Nationals.
Jose Fernandez struck out eight in 6 2-3 innings while lowering his ERA to 0.71, and the Miami Marlins won again Saturday, beating the punchless San Diego Padres 5-0.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a long home run to help lead the Miami Marlins to an 8-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.