While their struggles at the plate have led to a disappointing road swing, the Colorado Rockies might not need much scoring to end the trip on a positive note.
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona watched his team flail all night against Miami Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez and found a reason to be grateful.
The Miami Marlins saw the promise in acquiring Henderson Alvarez and Jake Marisnick last year during the teams salary dump. Wednesday night, both players showed the Fish that they made the right decision.
Catcher John Buck was one of the many overpaid free agents the Miami Marlins brought in last season only to send them away in less than a year. Tuesday, Buck made them pay with a two-run, 10th inning hit to lift the New York Mets to a 4-2 victory over the Fish.
Miami Marlins rookie outfielder Marcell Ozuna was placed on the disabled list dating back to July 23 due to a thumb injury.
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 Miami Marlins have called up two of their top prospects, outfielders Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick, from their Double A affiliate in Jacksonville.
The Miami Marlins continued their youth movement Monday by sending Marcell Ozuna and Derek Dietrich down to the minor leagues and calling up top prospect Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick.
Lost amidst the celebration of the Miami Heat’s back-to-back championships is the other professional team currently in season in South Florida, the Miami Marlins.
Last year at this time, the Miami Marlins were the toast of Major League Baseball and South Florida was abuzz with hope the franchise had finally turned the proverbial corner into a true contender. Just a year later, despite one of the best stadiums in baseball, the Marlins are operating about as far under the radar as any team in Major League Baseball.