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.
Inclement weather forced Madison Bumgarner to exit his last outing. The Miami Marlins can claim responsibility each time they’ve faced him.
The Miami Marlins lost to the San Francisco Giants 6-4.
Evan Gattis blames himself for not getting his catcher’s mitt lower and keeping Adeiny Hechavarria from scoring on a wild pitch.
The best and worst teams in the NL are matching up this week, but it figures to be competitive.
The Miami Marlins saw the promise in acquiring Henderson Alvarez and Jake Marisnick last year during the teams salary dump. Wednesday night, both players showed the Fish that they made the right decision.