Giancarlo Stanton rattled Nationals Park like few, if any, who have been here before, nailing a fastball that might still be rolling among the city’s tourist attractions had it not clanged loudly off the facade of the middle deck in foul territory.
The Miami Marlins took the Pittsburgh Pirates to the bottom of the ninth inning after getting out of a bases loaded jam in the eighth inning.
Then, just as quickly as hope started to emerge for the Fish, the Pirates slammed the door with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth to knock off the Marlins, 4-3.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner did everything right in his seven innings pitched against the New York Mets Monday night. Turner was pulled by Marlins manager Mike Redmond in the seventh inning with the Fish up 5-3 over the Mets.
Jon Jay scored from first on right fielder Giancarlo Stanton’s throwing error on Shane Robinson’s single with two outs in the ninth inning, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 victory over the Florida Marlins on Saturday.
Cody Ross can see clearly now, so he must have had a nice view as his decisive pinch-hit home run sailed into the left-field seats.
Desmond Jennings kept the Tampa Bay Rays’ offense rolling along. Jennings drove in the winning run with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 7-6 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.
Jose Reyes hit a two-out RBI single in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and the Miami Marlins overcame an awful ninth inning to snap the Atlanta Braves’ four-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory.
Jose Reyes drove in three runs and the Miami Marlins snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-3 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.
The Miami Marlins have been awful over their last eight games and that sparked the team to make some roster moves to try and spark the team.
Carlos Ruiz’s RBI single to center with two outs in the 10th inning gave the Philadelphia Phillies a 5-4 comeback victory over the Florida Marlins on Wednesday night and a sweep of their doubleheader.