Bryce Harper homered twice for the first time in his career and the first-place Washington Nationals snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Miami Marlins 8-4 Wednesday night.
After two big offensive games, Miami’s bats went quiet during a desert doubleheader.
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.
The Miami Marlins have reportedly pulled pitching ace Josh Johnson off the trading block.
The Detroit Tigers made another aggressive move Monday, acquiring second baseman Omar Infante and right-hander Anibal Sanchez from Miami in exchange for 21-year-old righty Jacob Turner and two minor leaguers.