There is no doubt that the two teams starting a 3-game series at Marlins Park are going in the opposite directions.
Adeiny Hechavarria hit a three-run home run off Brandon Maurer with one out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins topped the San Diego Padres 5-2 on Sunday.
If there is anything to feel good about with the 2015 Miami Marlins, it’s the pitcher who will take the mound on Sunday.
The Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres are two teams heading in very different directions.
It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
While the underachieving Miami Marlins shed salary prior to the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres stood pat believing there’s still time to salvage their disappointing season.
Baseball has always played the parity game as well or better than other major league sports, even though it’s the only one that doesn’t have a salary cap.
A.J. Ramos forced home the tiebreaking run with a bases-loaded, four-pitch walk in the 11th inning, Jedd Gyorko added a two-run single and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 Friday night.
The Miami Marlins got a few more deals in before the end of Major League Baseball trade deadline.
The Miami Marlins continue to be sellers as Friday’s 4 p.m. Trade Deadline nears, unloading Dan Haren to the Chicago Cubs for two minor-leaguers, according to multiple reports — first reported by the Miami Herald’s Clark […]