After a season in which the Miami Marlins’ bats could barely find the baseball, the offense exploded Monday night to go with another dominating pitching performance from Jose Fernandez in a 10-1 demolition of the Colorado Rockies.
After a long offseason following the second worst season in franchise history, the Miami Marlins will take the field again at Marlins Park Monday night to open what the team and fans hope will be a much better season.
Rob Brantly dashed home on a wild pitch to score the game’s first run, and Donovan Solano stretched the lead for the Miami Marlins, who earned a rare series win in Colorado.
The Miami Marlins had 10 hits, though they were all singles and rarely at the right time and fell 2-1 to the Colorado Rockies.
Last November, the Miami Marlins decided to disassemble most of the team in a massive trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Marlins dumped almost every big name and contract to the Blue Jays in exchange for prospects and pundits pounced. But the Marlins may have the last laugh.
The situation for the Miami Marlins continues to go from bad to worse in the team’s second season in Marlins Park. The Marlins have won just twice all season and now will lose one of the team’s key pieces in the infield.
Adeiny Hechavarria ended a pair of home run droughts with a three-run shot that helped Miami beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 Tuesday night.