Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night.
Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in four runs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.
The Miami Marlins finally got back on the winning side of things on Tuesday night and now they’re hoping to make it two in a row against a struggling pitcher.
Major-league batting leader Dee Gordon tied a career high with four stolen bases, had two infield hits and scored twice Tuesday night, helping the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2.
It seems that with every new day comes a new unfavorable matchup for the Miami Marlins.
Scoring runs has become a major problem for the Miami Marlins over the past three games.
The Marlins’ Justin Nicolino is taking the mound Saturday night in hopes of giving the Fish the series lead in a four-game set with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Jerad Eickhoff pitched six scoreless innings and drove in two runs in his major league debut to help the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
Martin Prado homered and drove in three runs, Marcell Ozuna had a two-run homer, and the Marlins held on for a 9-7 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.
The Miami Marlins have been playing some of their best baseball over the past couple weeks and will run into a team that’s also been playing well.