Wilmer Flores homered twice and drove in six runs for the second time this year, Ruben Tejada capped a four-run fourth inning with a two-run double, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 9-1 on Tuesday night to end a three-game skid.
With their MVP candidate most likely done for the season and a losing streak standing at three games, the Miami Marlins’ chances at making the postseason are diminishing.
Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stantonwas hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was taken off the field in an ambulance Thursday night in a 4-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
Rookie Matt Clark hit his first career home run, Wily Peralta pitched into the seventh inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Wednesday night.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his NL-leading 37th home run of the season, tying the Marlins record for career homers, and Miami beat the reeling Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Monday night.
The Atlanta Braves are back on track offensively after avoiding their third straight shutout, but now have to face a red-hot right-hander that shut them down only six days ago.
Travis d’Arnaud hit a go-ahead RBI double in the eighth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.
David Wright broke out of his offensive woes with three hits and three RBIs and powered the New York Mets to an 8-6 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
While the Atlanta Braves are starting to heat up again, the Miami Marlins are quickly fading.
Time is running out on the Miami Marlins’ slim wild-card chances, but hope isn’t completely lost with six of their next nine games against the playoff- hopeful Atlanta Braves.