Even without the likes of Giancarlo Stanton and Dee Gordon, the youth infusion is real in this year’s MLB All-Star Game.
Giancarlo Stanton hit one laser of a line drive barely high enough to clear the fence, and later a colossal clout that soared deep into the second deck at Citi Field.
Rookie Justin Bour hit a three-run homer to back Dan Haren, and the Miami Marlins extended Matt Harvey’s winless streak to five starts by beating the New York Mets 4-3 on Friday night.
Matt Harvey had been his dominant self since returning this season from Tommy John surgery, though he finally looked vulnerable his last time out.
The Miami Marlins are looking to win their fourth consecutive series on Thursday in D.C.
The Miami Marlins were two outs away from winning their sixth game in a row on Monday.
The Mets beat the Marlins 7-6 on Sunday, giving them the four-game series sweep and their eighth straight victory.
After winning two straight in Atlanta, the Miami Marlins headed to New York hoping that their early season troubles were behind them.
The Miami Marlins had another solid spring outing on Wednesday.
Some Marlins fans have asked why the team will shut down rookie ace pitcher Jose Fernandez before the end of the season. The answer to that question was on full display in New York Monday afternoon.