Christian Yelich went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in his major league debut and impressive rookie Jose Fernandez tossed seven strong innings, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was a late scratch from the Marlins lineup on Friday night with a sore left shoulder.
If you play with fire, eventually you’re going to get burned. The city of Miami and Miami-Dade County danced with the devil and after one massive trade on Tuesday, have been left with a scorched earth that used to be the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins are looking a lot like the 2011 Florida Marlins in the month of June.
If you’ve ever attended a Marlins batting practice session, you already knew. But Monday night, the rest of the nation got a glimpse of the kind of bombs Giancarlo Stanton is known for in South Florida.
The Miami Marlins spent big money for closing pitcher Heath Bell in December, and now have added another familiar face to the bullpen.
He’s been with the team through the good times and all of the really bad seasons; but now that the Miami Marlins have a new name and new home, Billy the Marlin got a quick makeover as well.
The Florida Marlins may not win it all this year, but their target, much like the Mayans, has been 2012. The reason is simple; they open a new retractable roof stadium, and need a quality product to bring in fickle South Florida fans. But, before the team can start looking ahead to 2012, there’s the business of 2011.
The Florida Marlins are warming up for the start of baseball season with two historic milestones on Tuesday.