It didn’t take long for newly acquired first baseman Carlos Lee to make an impact for the Miami Marlins. Lee doubled and scored in his Marlins debut. Starting pitcher Mark Buehrle struck out eight over 7.2 innings as the Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Thursday to split the four-game series.
Yadier Molina hit a three-run homer and Kyle Lohse pitched into the eighth inning to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the staggering Miami Marlins 5-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Mark Buehrle pitched effectively for seven innings to become the winningest pitcher in interleague play, John Buck hit a three-run homer to help the Miami Marlins with a 9-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.
Alex Cobb pitched two-hit ball for seven innings, B.J. Upton homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Sunday.
Anibal Sanchez allowed only an unearned run in seven innings to remain unbeaten in 19 starts against Washington, and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-1 Tuesday night to break the franchise record for victories in a month.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-out grand slam to cap a ninth-inning rally by the Miami Marlins, who beat an angry Frank Francisco and the New York Mets 8-4 Sunday.
Greg Dobbs’ single with two outs in the ninth inning scored Emilio Bonifacio from second base with the winning run Friday, and the Miami Marlins rallied to end the New York Mets’ five-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory.
The Miami Marlins finished off the sweep of a woeful Chicago Cubs team Thursday afternoon with a 5-3 victory. It marked the Marlins’ first three-game sweep of the young 2012 season.
Cincinatti star third Scott Rolen drove in the winning run in the ninth inning with a sharp infield single that Marlins baseman Hanley Ramirez failed to handle, lifting the Reds to a come-from-behind 6-5 win over the Miami.
The Miami Marlins will finish off their spring training/exhibition schedule Monday night with a final game against the New York Yankees. The game will also be the final dress rehearsal for Marlins Park before the season opener Wednesday night against St. Louis.