Brian McCann homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win
The Miami Marlins are probably the happiest people in the sports world that the calendar turned to July. The Marlins knocked off the St. Louis Cardinals in 103-degree heat Friday night 3-2 to secure the teams third win in a row.
Matt Cain used to be San Francisco’s hard-luck loser, seemingly never getting the run support he needed. He had finally begun to shed that stigma this season and had a nice new contract as a vote of confidence — not to mention 18 straight scoreless innings over his first two home starts.
The Miami Marlins finished off the sweep of a woeful Chicago Cubs team Thursday afternoon with a 5-3 victory. It marked the Marlins’ first three-game sweep of the young 2012 season.
The reeling Miami Marlins faced the Houston Astros in Marlins Park for the first time since manager Ozzie Guillen was suspended for his comments on Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
Miami Marlins third baseman Hanley Ramirez is finally healthy this spring and that is bad news for opposing pitchers.
Don’t look now, but the Marlins are threatening to win their first series in the month of June on the final day of one of the most miserable months in the history of baseball.