David Peralta opened eyes in spring training with his aggressiveness and all-out style. When he continued to have success in the minors, the Arizona Diamondbacks brought him up from Double-A Mobile for a shot at the major leagues.
One day after losing to Arizona 1-o, Ricky Nolasco struck out 11 and the Marlins stopped a season-high seven-game losing streak by beating the Diamondbacks 2-1 Sunday.
Jose Reyes got the night off, and still had as many hits as nearly everyone else in the Miami lineup.
Miguel Montero hit three doubles and drove in four runs, and pitcher Zach Duke hit a two-run homer for the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 12-9 win over the Florida Marlins on Monday night.
Logan Morrison and Mike Stanton each hit a two-run homer and the Florida Marlins snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
Kelly Johnson homered twice and fell a single shy of the cycle and the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks won their seventh straight, a 15-4 rout of the Florida Marlins on Monday night.