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.
Stephen Strasburg was left watching from the dugout two years ago when the Washington Nationals made their most recent trip to the playoffs.
The Marlins failed in their late comeback attempt and saw their fleeting playoff hopes come to an end.
Adam LaRoche hit an early two-run homer to support Doug Fister and lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
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.
The Miami Marlins called up top prospect Andrew Heaney on Monday to join their struggling rotation, along with three other young players in a midseason roster shake-up.
Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps has gotten some good news about his strained right elbow.