While the frustration has subsided for the Miami Marlins, it could mount for the Washington Nationals if they continue to struggle against Jose Fernandez.
The Miami Marlins haven’t won since they last gave the ball to Jose Fernandez. Doing it again versus the Philadelphia Phillies may be just what they need to stop their slide.
Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee did his best to look on the bright side Thursday.
After a season in which the Miami Marlins’ bats could barely find the baseball, the offense exploded Monday night to go with another dominating pitching performance from Jose Fernandez in a 10-1 demolition of the Colorado Rockies.
Jose Fernandez looked just as good as he did last year in the season opener, and the Miami Marlins’ batting order looked much improved.
After a long offseason following the second worst season in franchise history, the Miami Marlins will take the field again at Marlins Park Monday night to open what the team and fans hope will be a much better season.
The Miami Marlins got one step closer to the final 25 man roster Thursday when the team sent promising outfielder Jake Marisnick and infielder Donovan Solano to Triple-A New Orleans.
Miami second baseman Derek Dietrich broke his nose when he was struck in the face by a bad-hop single during the Marlins’ 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.
Stephen Strasburg outpitched Jose Fernandez and the Nationals beat the Marlins 2-1 in a spring training game Saturday.
Given an invitation to make the roster after injury-plagued seasons, John Lannan and Kevin Slowey both took positive steps Saturday in their spring debuts. Lannan and Slowey each threw two scoreless innings while giving up one hit as the Miami Marlins topped the New York Mets 9-1.