Mike Minor’s inconsistency has left the Atlanta Braves wondering what they’re going to see from start to start.
Garrett Jones drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
While he earned the win in his final start before the All-Star break, the Atlanta Braves’ Julio Teheran hasn’t been at his best of late.
NL hits leader Casey McGehee homered for the second time this season, and the Miami Marlins took the lead for good on a wild pitch by Tim Lincecum in the seventh inning to beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Sunday.
Henderson Alvarez expects to make his next start despite limping off the field Saturday after being hit in the left shin by Joe Panik’s grounder.
Tim Lincecum has had no trouble keeping things in perspective during his most dominant stretch in four seasons.
All-Star Tim Hudson pitched into the eighth inning and got the run support he needed as the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Saturday night.
Although they’ve been more often on the short end of an all-or-nothing offense, the San Francisco Giants have been on the positive side the last two games to move back into first place.
Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer off one of his favorite foils, and the San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Miami Marlins 9-1 Friday night.
After staking themselves to a sizable divisional lead, the San Francisco Giants open the season’s second half in second place.