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.
The offense has made up for poor starting pitching during some of the San Francisco Giants’ recent surge and did just enough to get back in the game Friday night.
Giancarlo Stanton and Casey McGehee hit consecutive run-scoring singles off David Carpenter during a two-run rally in the seventh inning that led the Miami Marlins over the Atlanta Braves 5-4 Thursday night for a three-game sweep of the NL East leader.
Adeiny Hechavarria hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after an instant replay went in Miami’s favor and the Marlins beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 to complete a three-game sweep.
Jayson Werth’s homer scored three unearned runs against Jose Fernandez, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Wednesday.
Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $6.5 million, one-year contract
The Miami Marlins re-signed three key players who were eligible for salary arbitration. The signings all came before a Major League Baseball deadline of 1 p.m. Friday.
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.