Placido Polanco homered for the first time in more than a year and Jeff Mathis hit his first since last August, helping the Miami Marlins overcome a three-run deficit Wednesday in a 5-3 win over the Minnesota Twins.
Marcell Ozuna has given the Miami Marlins big hits and some hope for the future.
If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Vance Worley was satisfied with his pitching but unhappy with the results Friday in his team’s 8-7 victory over the Miami Marlins.
Miami Marlins third baseman Hanley Ramirez is finally healthy this spring and that is bad news for opposing pitchers.
Major league baseball teams started coming to Florida for spring training almost a century ago, traveling by rail from the often still-frozen North to get in shape and play some exhibition games in the sun.