Playing a home game for the first time in weeks, the struggling Miami Marlins gave their fans something to cheer about.
The Marlins led in the seventh inning and again in the eighth. Both times, they lost it.
After a sluggish start to the season for both teams, an early May matchup between the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals could finally be as advertised.
With a sweet flip of the bat, Adeiny Hechavarria confidently cleared the bases on a three-run triple that helped the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Sunday.
Tom Koehler outpitched Stephen Strasburg, Giancarlo Stanton homered and the revitalized Miami Marlins earned their fourth win in a row Saturday by beating the slumping Washington Nationals 8-0.
Martin Prado broke a tie with an eighth-inning single, and four pitchers combined on a six-hitter to helpthe Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Friday night.
The highlight of Jordan Zimmermann’s second straight All-Star season came when he pitched the first no-hitter in Washington in 83 years against Miami in the 2014 finale.
The Miami Marlins closed out their Spring Training schedule on a very positive note.
Henderson Alvarez and Jordan Zimmermann exchanged brush-back pitches and angry glares Saturday in a Washington Nationals split squad’s 4-2 win over the Miami Marlins.
On the same day the Marlins ended their 2014 season by getting no-hit by Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals, Miami began looking ahead by giving manager Mike Redmond a two-year contract extension.