The Miami Marlins were hoping for their first series sweep in almost two months but couldn’t ride an early lead to victory on Wednesday afternoon.
With a franchise-record sixth straight losing season seemingly inevitable, the Marlins have been getting some production from Ichiro Suzuki, Adeiny Hechavarria and Cole Gillespie.
After a rare off night, Ichiro Suzuki got back to hitting. Suzuki had his first four-hit game in over two years, and Cole Gillespie drove in a season-high three runs to lead the Miami Marlins to a 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.
With his thumb no longer bothering him, Dee Gordon is gaining ground in the race for the NL batting title.
Don’t look now but the Miami Marlins are starting to string some wins together.
Matt Garza is having his worst season since his rookie year for the last-place Milwaukee Brewers, who have undergone changes on the bench and in the front office in response to the club’s overall disappointing play.
The Miami Marlins 2015 season has been a big disappointment.
One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
Watching the Miami Marlins break out of their early season slump and start winning games on an almost daily basis has been a lot of fun.
Mike Fiers has always been a late bloomer. He was a 22nd round pick in 2009, and was already 24 years old as his college career took some time due to injuries. He never ranked as a top prospect, and has logged 116 games and 483.1 innings in the Minor Leagues, despite making his MLB debut in 2011.