The Miami Marlins are starting to resemble the team that many thought they would be in 2015.
Marlins newcomer Martin Prado flexed a little power against his former club, driving in two with a bases-loaded double in the sixth, helping Miami beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Friday.
The Miami Marlins strong Spring Training record took a hit on Thursday.
Masahiro Tanaka struck out 10 and allowed three hits over six innings Friday night in the New York Yankees’ 3-0 win over the Miami Marlins.
The Tampa Bay Rays’ Chris Archer threw a two-hitter for his second shutout in three starts, outpitching Ivan Nova and leading his team to a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday.
This is the most productive month of Kelly Johnson’s career, and Monday was the most productive day. Johnson became the first player in Tampa Bay history to hit two three-run homers in the same game, and the Rays needed them in a 10-6 victory against the Miami Marlins.
Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs, Kelly Johnson also had three RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the skidding Miami Marlins 12-5 on Friday night.
Kelly Johnson homered twice and fell a single shy of the cycle and the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks won their seventh straight, a 15-4 rout of the Florida Marlins on Monday night.