Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon made a lewd gesture to fans and was ejected after giving up four runs in the ninth inning during the Phillies’ 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
Baseball is entering its annual ‘crunch time’ and nobody knows that better than the teams vying for a playoff spot.
The Miami Marlins are in the midst of an impressive run at the postseason, especially considering the horrid 100-loss campaign they went on in 2013.
The Miami Marlins have been a streaky team this season. They are getting hot at the perfect time as Miami has been playing against the teams they’re chasing in the standings.
Brad Hand pitched six sharp innings, Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in two runs and the beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Sunday.
The Miami Marlins are running out of time to start stringing wins together and climb back into the playoff race, and things won’t get any easier on Wednesday.
Entering the final month of the season, the goals are clear for the Miami Marlins.
Following a disappointing road trip, the Miami Marlins returned home looking to get back into the wild card race.
While the Miami Marlins are struggling to find consistency on their current road trip, their west coast opponent is battling for more than a wild card spot.
The Miami Marlins arrived in Los Angeles looking to bounce back after losing two out of three to the Colorado Rockies over the weekend.