Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.
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.
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.
Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer off one of his favorite foils, and the San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Miami Marlins 9-1 Friday night.
After staking themselves to a sizable divisional lead, the San Francisco Giants open the season’s second half in second place.
Donovan Solano put the Miami Marlins in position for a second straight last-inning victory. Then the usually reliable Steve Cishek couldn’t wrap it up.
Yadier Molina has lined into so many hard outs, the St. Louis Cardinals figured he was overdue. Molina and Oscar Taveras placed consecutive two-out RBI doubles just out of right fielder Giancarlo Stanton’s reach in a three-run sixth inning in a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
An overdue offensive outburst has the St. Louis Cardinals hoping their recent scoring woes are finally behind them. Lance Lynn also getting back on track could help St. Louis earn a third straight victory as it hosts the Miami Marlins in the opener of a three-game set Friday night.