Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
It’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a two-run double, Henderson Alvarez threw 6 2-3 sharp innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Wednesday night.
Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer, David Buchanan threw five effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Tuesday night.
Catcher John Buck was one of the many overpaid free agents the Miami Marlins brought in last season only to send them away in less than a year. Tuesday, Buck made them pay with a two-run, 10th inning hit to lift the New York Mets to a 4-2 victory over the Fish.
Marlon Byrd grounded a two-run single just inside third base in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the New York Mets a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
Matt Harvey didn’t mind that it felt more like he was pitching in New York than in Florida.
Casey Coleman had a career-high seven strikeouts in 5 2-3 shutout innings Thursday, and the Chicago Cubs completed a two-game series sweep by beating the Florida Marlins 5-1.