Gio Gonzalez threw six crisp innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
The last time Miami Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez was on the field at Marlins Park to pitch, he was mobbed by his teammates after completing a no-hitter. Wednesday, Alvarez will once again take the mound to try to start off 2014 with a win.
The Miami Marlins have plenty of young arms to throw at opposing teams, but will add one more famous arm to the roster to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on opening day.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer off Gonzalez Germen in the sixth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 10-7 Monday to improve to 5-0 against their NL East rival in spring training.
Spring training is a time to get in shape for the upcoming major league season, work on mechanics or maybe compete for a spot on the team.
Miami Marlins pitchers and catchers reported to the team for spring training Sunday starting what every Marlins fan, player, and executive hope will be a quick turnaround for the downtrodden franchise.
A rash of injuries during the final week of spring training last year forced the Miami Marlins to add then 20-year-old right-hander Jose Fernandez to its starting rotation.
The Miami Marlins messed up quite a few things in the last few years. But you’d hope they could get the date right on the team’s first no-hitter in Marlins Park, but you’d be wrong.
Believe it or not, there is still a Major League Baseball team selling tickets for the 2013 regular season and wouldn’t you know it’s the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins set a lot of dubious records in franchise history this year with an anemic offense and losses piling up by the dozens. But, on the final day of the regular season, the Marlins closed out the 2013 season with a record and a bang.