Kyle Kendrick pitched seven innings, had three hits and drove in a run, Jonathan Papelbon closed in his first appearance since being suspended and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Wednesday night.
As the Washington Nationals try to continue a historic run in games pitched by Jordan Zimmermann, Ryan Zimmerman might finally be healthy enough to help the cause.
- The Washington Nationals returned to a more familiar lineup and looked the part of a World Series contender again.
The Miami Marlins lost star pitcher Jose Fernandez to a serious elbow injury five weeks into the season and star slugger Giancarlo Stanton with 2 1/2 weeks to go.
Injured Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton won’t play again in the majors this season because of last week’s beaning.
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.