Wednesday’s series finale between the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals will feature a display of perseverance on the pitching mound.
Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.
Casey McGehee’s fourth hit of the game drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and Reed Johnson doubled home two more as the Miami Marlins defeated the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Wednesday night.
The Miami Marlins will wrap up their brief visit to our nation’s capital tonight when they play the series finale against the Washington Nationals.
If the first of their many games without Ryan Zimmerman was an indication, the Washington Nationals might have some trouble getting back to their early season success. The injury-plagued Nationals, however, will get another three games against the slumping Miami Marlins, a team they swept last week, beginning Monday night.
Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee did his best to look on the bright side Thursday.
The Washington Nationals are proving that their offense can carry them on the rare occasions when a member of their star-studded pitching rotation has an off night.
After forearm tightness twice kept Stephen Strasburg from making a career-high 29th start, heavy rain forced him to wait another day.
Jordan Zimmermann has a two-hitter to go with his one-hitter and needs just one more win to get to 20. Such milestones are starting to look more and more like consolation prizes because of improbable events some 250 miles away.
Drew Storen’s first chance to put last season’s playoff flop behind him didn’t go so well Sunday.