The Miami Marlins have picked up a $1.5 million option on reserve catcher Jeff Mathis.
Marlon Byrd hit an RBI double and threw out a runner at the plate, leading Kyle Kendrick and the Philadelphia Phillies over the Miami Marlins 2-1 Saturday night.
Major League Baseball sent a memo to teams and umpires clarifying this year’s experimental rule intended to limit collisions at home plate, saying runners should not be called safe if the ball clearly beats them.
The Cincinnati Reds have gotten some good starting pitching during their series with the Miami Marlins.
Christian Yelich’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night.
Brad Hand pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning and Jeff Mathis hit a two-run double for the Miami Marlins in their 2-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.
If the Miami Marlins’ struggles continue, they could join the Philadelphia Phillies as sellers at the trade deadline at the end of July.
The Miami Marlins weren’t acting on premonition when they traded for a reliever Sunday, though what unfolded later in the day proved how badly their bullpen needs help.
Marlins rout Dodgers 13-3 with 3 HRs.
Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee did his best to look on the bright side Thursday.