Miami Marlins Baseball
Two innings in a row, new Miami Marlins manager Dan Jennings went to the mound to switch pitchers. Each time, the new reliever escaped a jam to help close out a 5-2 victory Sunday against Baltimore.
Martin Prado hit a two-out, bases-loaded single in the 13th inning, and the Miami Marlins won for the first time in Dan Jennings’ six games as manager, beating Baltimore 1-0 on Saturday night.
The Miami Marlins made a costly error, repeatedly squandered scoring chances and remained winless after five games under new manager Dan Jennings, losing to the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 Friday.
Henderson Alvarez missed the last month of Mike Redmond’s tenure as Miami Marlins manager, returning only to see Redmond be shown the door minutes after Alvarez’s lackluster performance.
If you play with fire, eventually you’re going to get burned. The city of Miami and Miami-Dade County danced with the devil and after one massive trade on Tuesday, have been left with a scorched earth that used to be the Miami Marlins.
It all started so positive for the Miami Marlins in 2012. A brand new logo, the opening of a state-of-the-art stadium, a re-tooled roster, a World Series winning manager, it was supposed to be the launching point of a promising future. Instead, it has ended with a resounding thud as the team hits rock bottom.