Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond doesn’t know how long outfielder Justin Ruggiano will be sidelined with a lower back strain.
New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey struck out one-shot wonder Adam Greenberg, but also gave up two homers in his final start of a Cy Young-hopeful season and the Mets lost to the Miami Marlins in 11 innings 4-3 Tuesday.
R.A. Dickey earned his 19th victory with a strong performance, Jason Bay and Scott Hairston homered and the New York Mets barely held on in the ninth inning for their second straight home win, 4-3 over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
Dan Uggla hit a three-run home run in the first inning, Martin Prado tied a career best with four hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 on Monday night.
Norichika Aoki showed he is capable of providing some pop at the plate.
The Colorado Rockies started slow and finished strong. That wasn’t enough to overcome Giancarlo Stanton’s record-setting night.
The Miami Marlins started the 2012 season with a plan to put a winner on the field. Unfortunately for Marlins fans, that plan began to unravel when the calendar flipped to June and now as the dust settles from the Major League Baseball trade deadline; the team is going through full-fledged rebuilding.
The Miami Marlins moved several players by the non-waiver trade deadline Tuesday at 4 p.m., but they never let go of the biggest fish on the board.