With Ricky Nolasco on the trade market, the San Diego Padres liked what they saw. Their hitters did, anyway. Will Venable drove in three runs and Logan Forsythe hit a two-run homer Friday night to help San Diego beat Nolasco and the Miami Marlins, 9-2.
Stop us if you’ve heard this before but the Miami Marlins played decent baseball overall Thursday night, but still couldn’t put up enough runs to stay close to the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Miami Heat continue to chase history while the Detroit Pistons look like history as the two teams get together Friday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Florida Panthers had the opportunity to right the ship against an equally struggling Montreal Canadiens team Thursday night at the BB&T Center. Instead, solid goaltending and a quick score in overtime gave the Canadiens the victory in overtime, 1-0.
The Miami Heat are in the midst of a six-game road trip and don’t look anything like a team ready to contend for a second straight NBA Championship.
Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 25 games with an infield single that set up Miami’s big inning, and the Marlins extended the New York Mets’ home losing skid to a month with a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
Clay Buchholz outpitched Mark Buehrle and the Boston Red Sox beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Tuesday night, ending a four-game losing streak.
Facing his former team for the first time, Josh Beckett started slowly and paid dearly.
Brad Lincoln pitched six innings to earn a victory in his first start of the season Monday, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a streak of eight consecutive losses against the Marlins by winning 3-2.
The Miami Heat have gone from chasing the Eastern Conference’s best record to getting whipped in consecutive games by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers. There’s plenty of blame to go around, but after last year, the Heat don’t seem fazed by the increasing scrutiny.