The Miami Marlins were shoppers instead of sellers for a change at the trade deadline, and they added a starting pitcher to help make a playoff push.
After their longest winning streak in more than two years was snapped, the Miami Marlins are looking to bounce back as they open a four-game series against the struggling and short-handed Cincinnati Reds.
The Washington Nationals avoided being swept at the hands of the red-hot Miami Marlins on Wednesday with a 4-3 victory at Marlins Park.
Wednesday’s series finale between the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals will feature a display of perseverance on the pitching mound.
If Stephen Strasburg is to avoid losing a third straight start, he likely can’t afford another rough outing in Miami.
As the trade deadline approaches, the Miami Marlins have utilized strong pitching and timely hitting to put together a streak of wins that has brought the team back into contention for the postseason.
Manager Mike Redmond is confident in the Miami Marlins’ young starters, and another meeting with the Houston Astros may reinforce his convictions.
Aaron Harang hasn’t lost in his last five starts, and having a productive Freddie Freeman in the Atlanta Braves’ lineup could go a long way in helping him pick up another victory.
Freddie Freeman isn’t sure why Miami’spitching staff has been so hard for him to handle this year.
The Miami Marlins haven’t had much success in Atlanta over the past five seasons, but clinching a four-game series with one to play would be a step in the right direction.