Major League Baseball
Just as the Philadelphia Phillies welcomed back Ryan Howard from injury, the team may have lost Chase Utley. Delmon Young homered and Howard added three hits and three RBIs to help carry the Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
A little more than a quarter of the way through the 2013 Major League Baseball regular season, the Miami Marlins, to paraphrase former Arizona Cardinals coach Dennis Green, “are who we thought they were.”
The Miami Marlins are inept this season, but the true problems facing manager Mike Redmond could possibly overwhelm even the greatest of managers.
There were cheers that went up from the crowd at Marlins Park Wednesday night, but it wasn’t for anything the baseball team pulled off. Instead, it was for highlights of the Heat’s series clinching victory over the Chicago Bulls; that is how bad the Marlins are this year.
While the Miami Marlins have shown a little bit of life over the past few games, the season-long struggles of the team continue despite the occasional victory.
Jonathan Pettibone is giving the Philadelphia Phillies what they expected from their aces. Pettibone pitched neatly into the seventh, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Domonic Brown hit solo homers and the Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night.
The Miami Marlins are about to finish off the first month of the 2013 season and after 30 days, the Marlins are just about where most pundits expected them to be, at the bottom of nearly every statistical category in baseball.
The Miami Marlins were depending on Giancarlo Stanton to carry the squad during the rebuilding year of 2013. But Stanton will be out at least two weeks after straining his right hamstring in Monday night’s win against the New York Mets.
Adeiny Hechavarria ended a pair of home run droughts with a three-run shot that helped Miami beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 Tuesday night.
he Miami Marlins took the field at Marlins Park Monday night hoping to finally show some life against a very tough Washington Nationals team. The Nationals had just come off a sweep at the hands of the red-hot Atlanta Braves and Miami looked like it might have a chance, until the top of the first inning.