Ben Revere scored the go-ahead run when Miami second baseman Donovan Solano bobbled a grounder in the ninth, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied past the Marlins 5-4 Thursday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
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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.
Slugger Giancarlo Stanton hasn’t changed his opinion about spacious Marlins Park. He still considers it a pitcher’s park and dislikes the dimensions.
Chip Kelly is loading up on players he recruited.
For Philadelphia, the season finale was about what’s coming next year. For Miami, it’s about what’s coming next week.
Chase Utley extended his hot start with the tie-breaking homer among three hits, sparking the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Jimmy Rollins homered with two outs in the 10th inning Saturday night, and the Philadelphia Phillies overcame two home runs by Giancarlo Stanton to beat the Miami Marlins 5-4.
Marlon Byrd drove in two runs and the Philadelphia Phillies knocked around Jose Fernandez in one of his worst major league starts, beating the Miami Marlins 6-3 Friday night to snap a four-game skid.
The Miami Marlins haven’t won since they last gave the ball to Jose Fernandez. Doing it again versus the Philadelphia Phillies may be just what they need to stop their slide.