The Florida Marlins seemed to enjoy spoiling Atlanta’s hopes of moving closer to a playoff berth.
Nick Evans drove in three runs including a go-ahead single in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 6-4 win over the Florida Marlins on Tuesday night.
Mike Cameron homered twice and Gaby Sanchez belted a go-ahead three-run shot in the eighth to lift the Florida Marlins over the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 on Saturday night.
R.A. Dickey pitched seven spotless innings and the New York Mets, back on the field following a two-day break because of Hurricane Irene, beat the Florida Marlins 2-1 in the opener of a doubleheader Monday.
As the Marlins continue to sit at the bottom of the NL East standings, the team got a big shot in the arm last night from Mike Stanton’s walk-off home run in the tenth inning against the division leading Philadelphia Phillies.
The old adage of one man’s trash being another man’s treasure applies perfectly to the Florida Marlins’ latest move. Tuesday night, the Marlins acquired 38-year-old Mike Cameron from the Boston Red Sox.
The Boston Red Sox have traded outfielder Mike Cameron to the Florida Marlins, less than a week after cutting the three-time Gold Glove winner.