The Miami Marlins have had a very interesting first 22 years of existence.
Former manager Jack McKeon was back in Miami for a weekend reunion of the Marlins’ 2003 World Series championship team, joking that he’s ready to mount another comeback after undergoing double-bypass heart surgery two months ago.
So what does the latest manager for the Florida Marlins envision for next year? A boisterous crowd packed in a brand new stadium with a one-sided outcome which sends them home happy.
The Florida Marlins were like fish out of water in Milwaukee after they were swept by the Brewers in three games after losing 9-5 on Sunday.
Rookie Randall Delgado pitched five innings for his first major-league win, and the Atlanta Braves put the brakes on their recent skid by beating the Florida Marlins 4-0 Tuesday night.
The Florida Marlins seemed to enjoy spoiling Atlanta’s hopes of moving closer to a playoff berth.
Nick Evans drove in three runs including a go-ahead single in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 6-4 win over the Florida Marlins on Tuesday night.
Javier Vazquez pitched seven strong innings, Jose Lopez homered and the Marlins had 15 hits in a 9-3 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night.
R.A. Dickey pitched seven spotless innings and the New York Mets, back on the field following a two-day break because of Hurricane Irene, beat the Florida Marlins 2-1 in the opener of a doubleheader Monday.
The San Diego Padres routed the Florida Marlins, 14-1, on Saturday.