Major League Baseball
One of the biggest reasons for the Miami Marlins’ recent struggles is their starting pitching.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his 13th homer, drove in the Marlins only two and made a highlight-reel catch against the wall in right field. Yet, none of that made a difference as Miami lost 4-2 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Memorial Day Monday.
The Miami Marlins finally got their new manager a couple of wins over the weekend but they’ll face a tough challenge on Monday night.
Two innings in a row, new Miami Marlins manager Dan Jennings went to the mound to switch pitchers. Each time, the new reliever escaped a jam to help close out a 5-2 victory Sunday against Baltimore.
As anyone in the Miami Marlins organization will tell you, Saturday night’s win was a long time coming.
A.J. Pollock beat out a run-scoring infield hit with two out in the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed their first four-game sweep in seven seasons by beating the Marlins 7-6 on Thursday.
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins have raised more than a few eyebrows in the last couple days.
The Dan Jennings era isn’t off to a promising start in South Florida.
The Atlanta Braves have signed former Miami Marlins relief pitcher Nick Masset, according to multiple reports.