The Miami Marlins are starting to get some momentum as they make a push towards a playoff berth.
While the Miami Marlins haven’t been hitting very well of late, they’ve still managed to keep winning games.
Aaron Hill and Cliff Pennington hit home runs in the first inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Friday night.
Brad Penny came away with a win last weekend in his first major league start in nearly three years and first for the Miami Marlins in a decade.
In his short time with the St. Louis Cardinals, Justin Masterson has struggled to settle in to his new surroundings.
The drive down the left-field line took a surprising path, clanging off the foul pole for a homer by a batter who rarely hits them against a pitcher who rarely gives them up.
If the Miami Marlins want to continue climbing up the standings and pushing for a playoff berth they’ll have to get by one of baseball’s best pitchers on Tuesday.
The Miami Marlins are struggling to find some consistency as they continue trying to fight their way into the postseason picture.
Control had not been a problem for Brad Hand as a starting pitcher, until the fifth inning of the Miami left-hander’s start on Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds.
Johnny Cueto has been one of the best pitchers in baseball this season despite not getting much run support during the majority of his starts.