The Miami Marlins continue their western swing hoping to build off a strong finish in Arizona.
A.J. Ramos served up a 2-run homer to Jeff Francoeur in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Miami Marlins fell 8-7 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Chad Billingsley had his best outing in nearly three years and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Saturday night.
The Marlins have gone 8-6 since Giancarlo Stanton went on the disabled list, with their feeble offense finally showing signs of life.
The first half of the 2015 season has not been particularly kind to the Miami Marlins.
Kyle Hendricks (4-4) allowed five hits, walked one and struck out six in 7 1-3 innings in Chicago’s 2-0 win Sunday over the Miami Marlins.
Kris Bryant hit two home runs, including a grand slam, to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Miami Marlins 7-2 Saturday night.
Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday
The Miami Marlins raised more than a few eyebrows earlier this season when they fired manager Mike Redmond and replaced him with someone who had no managing experience.
A bench-clearing confrontation led by injured Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and Chicago Cubs outfielder Junior Lake ended in a standoff.