The Miami Marlins continued their busy offseason on Tuesday, adding a veteran hitter to help bolster their lineup around slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
On the same day the Marlins ended their 2014 season by getting no-hit by Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals, Miami began looking ahead by giving manager Mike Redmond a two-year contract extension.
Sometimes a player does particularly well against a certain team, or teams. That point was proved once again on Tuesday night in Miami.
Brad Hand pitched six sharp innings, Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in two runs and the beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Sunday.
Giancarlo Stanton hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and theMiami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win.
Christian Yelich’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night.
Chris Young and rookie Eric Campbell delivered big hits off the bench in the late innings to rally the surging New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Saturday.
The Miami Marlins had no offense, except for one big swing. And that was enough to spoil a brilliant Arizona debut by Vidal Nuno.
Casey McGehee didn’t have to wait long to get another shot against Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal with a game on the line. Just a few hours.
Pedro Strop hit Giancarlo Stanton with a pitch in the eighth inning then threw a wild pitch that allowed the Marlins slugger to score the go-ahead run, and the Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 Sunday.