When the Washington Nationals headed into the playoffs with the NL’s best record two years ago, they did so without Stephen Strasburg after he was shut down due to an innings limit.
Although he’s already reached a career high in victories and secured a spot in Washington’s playoff rotation, Doug Fister is hoping to nail down one more key victory in his final regular-season start.
Casey McGehee had three RBIs, including a two-run tie-breaking double in the seventh inning, and the Miami Marlins rallied in their home finale Thursday to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4.
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.
The Miami Marlins might have to finish the season without another starting outfielder.
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.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been cleared to start throwing Oct. 1.
The Marlins were thought to have an overabundance of good young pitching to start the season.
- The Washington Nationals returned to a more familiar lineup and looked the part of a World Series contender again.
The Miami Marlins have made it official; Giancarlo Stanton won’t play the rest of the season.