Miami Marlins catcher Miguel Olivo left the team without permission and was placed on the restricted list, manager Mike Redmond said Saturday.
The Miami Marlins needed extras to beat the New York Mets again Sunday, but only 10 innings instead of 20.
Cole Hamels had a season-high 11 strikeouts in seven dominant innings, Domonic Brown hit another homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep and even their record for the first time since they were 6-6.
Marlins starter Kevin Slowey took the mound for the sixth inning Wednesday night and failed to make it through the warm-up pitches. Slowey exited with a strained left lat muscle and took the loss in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 3-0 victory.
With their longest losing streak in five seasons in the past, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally have something positive to build upon.
The Dodgers don’t like the view from the NL West basement, and Saturday night they did something about it.
Jason Marquis has settled into a groove and it shows.
David DeJesus impacted the game with his first and last at-bat. After doubling and scoring a run to lead-off the game, DeJesus hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning to help lift the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 win over the struggling Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
When the Miami Marlins needed to dispatch a backup catcher to deliver a message to the bullpen in person, they probably figured this would be a strange game.