Jerad Eickhoff pitched six scoreless innings and drove in two runs in his major league debut to help the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
Martin Prado homered and drove in three runs, Marcell Ozuna had a two-run homer, and the Marlins held on for a 9-7 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.
The Miami Marlins have been playing some of their best baseball over the past couple weeks and will run into a team that’s also been playing well.
It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Max Scherzer scattered three hits over seven innings, Jonathan Papelbon got his first save for Washington with a perfect ninth inning and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Thursday.
While the offense for the Washington Nationals is finally healthy, their bullpen just became much stronger – but perhaps unhappier.
A.J. Ramos served up a 2-run homer to Jeff Francoeur in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Miami Marlins fell 8-7 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
The Philadelphia Philles had been struggling mightily heading into the All-Star break, but a series against the Miami Marlins to open the second half of the season may be just what the doctor ordered.
One of the topics that baseball fans seem to love discussing is who the most hated players in the game are.
The Miami Marlins will finish with their most successful season in four years, but that likely won’t stop them from wondering just how far they could’ve gone had their two biggest stars not fallen victim to season-ending injuries.