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.
Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
Adeiny Hechavarria drove in three runs, including a go-ahead run in the eighth inning, to help the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
Darin Ruf and Kevin Frandsen drove in runs without a hit in the first inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 2-1 on Tuesday night to hand the Marlins their 100th loss of the season.
The Miami Marlins pulled off a 4-0 win against the Philadelphia Phillies Monday night.
The Philadelphia Phillies’ winning streak against the Miami Marlins was bound to end eventually. Ed Lucas homered in the 10th to give the Marlins a 4-3 lead Wednesday night.
Even before the 2013 regular season began, most fans knew the Miami Marlins were going to be a bad team. But the Marlins are threatening record territory as they continue to lose games through the final weeks of the regular season.
Domonic Brown hit his eighth homer in eight games to back Kyle Kendrick’s six-hitter, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 Monday night.
Marlins starter Kevin Slowey took the mound for the sixth inning Wednesday night and failed to make it through the warm-up pitches. Slowey exited with a strained left lat muscle and took the loss in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 3-0 victory.
Just as the Philadelphia Phillies welcomed back Ryan Howard from injury, the team may have lost Chase Utley. Delmon Young homered and Howard added three hits and three RBIs to help carry the Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.