The Miami Marlins lost All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon to a dislocated left thumb Saturday, and they responded with a franchise-record offensive outburst, beating Cincinnati 14-3.
Mike Leake allowed three hits and struck out 10 in eight innings, and Jay Bruce homered in the second inning to help the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 Friday.
Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings and tied the modern record for most consecutive home victories by a starter to begin a career, helping the Miami Marlins beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-0 Thursday.
The Reds’ hottest hitters were at it again, helping a sick starter pull through a tough day.
The Miami Marlins have been getting an influx of offense from a very unlikely source.
Justin Nicolino’s major league debut was a smashing success.
With starting pitchers Mat Latos and Henderson Alvarez landing on the 15-day disabled list, the Miami Marlins recalled right-hander Andre Rienzo and selected the contract of right-hander Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A New Orleans.
The Miami Marlins had a successful afternoon playing their first organized game of the spring.
Miami Marlins pitchers and catchers reported to the team for spring training Sunday starting what every Marlins fan, player, and executive hope will be a quick turnaround for the downtrodden franchise.
The dust still hasn’t settled from the implosion of the Miami Marlins franchise Tuesday night, but the truth of the matter is that Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Jose Reyes, Emilio Bonifacio, and John Buck are gone and the Marlins have to move on with what they got in return.