Imagine growing up a huge Marlins fan. Then imagine making it to the Major Leagues. Finally, imagine getting signed or traded to live in your home state – bringing everything full circle. Well that just happened for three players the Marlins picked up this off-season.
The Marlins continue to ride the wave of trades, this time making the move for a versatile veteran from the Yankees on Friday.
The Miami Marlins continued their busy offseason on Tuesday, adding a veteran hitter to help bolster their lineup around slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
Strasburg took over the league lead in strikeouts and gave up only two hits through six scoreless innings in his final tuneup ahead of his first postseason, helping the NL East champion Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Saturday.
The Miami Marlins will finish with their most successful season in four years, but that likely won’t stop them from wondering just how far they could’ve gone had their two biggest stars not fallen victim to season-ending injuries.
The Miami Marlins might have to finish the season without another starting outfielder.
The Marlins were thought to have an overabundance of good young pitching to start the season.
As Wilmer Flores continued his recent turnaround, the New York Mets ended their longest home skid in nearly a month while evening up their series with the Miami Marlins.
After tying a major-league record when their first eight batters struck out, the Marlins came back twice to beat the Mets.
Baseball is entering its annual ‘crunch time’ and nobody knows that better than the teams vying for a playoff spot.