The Miami Marlins have always had a hard time getting wins at Nationals Park and this week was no different.
Mat Latos and four relievers combined on a three-hitter, and the Miami Marlins beat Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals 2-1 Tuesday night.
The Miami Marlins’ early season resurgence has hit a speed bump in our nation’s capital.
The Marlins led in the seventh inning and again in the eighth. Both times, they lost it.
After a sluggish start to the season for both teams, an early May matchup between the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals could finally be as advertised.
Brandon Belt, Yusmeiro Petit and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, never give up, and win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes – or how long.
Nationals manager Matt Williams won’t announce his postseason rotation until Washington’s opponent is determined, though Jordan Zimmermann is definitely in his plans.
Fans have been going to Major League Baseball games for over 140 years and certain things about going to the ballpark have remained consistent throughout. Stadium snacks have been around as long as the game itself and just like the game, ballpark food has evolved to meet the needs of every fan that comes through the turnstiles.
Miami’s Henderson Alvarez has been an elite starter atop his home mound this season, while his work away from Marlins Park hasn’t reached that standard.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his NL-leading 15th home run and also doubled and singled in his latest power performance at Nationals Park, leading the Miami Marlins over Washington 3-2 Monday.