Outfielder Juan Pierre has announced his retirement after a 14-year major-league career that included a World Series championship with the 2003 Florida Marlins.
Casey McGehee had three RBIs, including a two-run tie-breaking double in the seventh inning, and the Miami Marlins rallied in their home finale Thursday to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4.
With their MVP candidate most likely done for the season and a losing streak standing at three games, the Miami Marlins’ chances at making the postseason are diminishing.
While Cole Hamels could be making his final home start with Philadelphia, he won’t have to face Giancarlo Stanton, whose tremendous season is likely over.
With Stanton sidelined after a scary injury, Hamels takes the hill for the Phillies on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series against the Marlins.
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.
Casey McGehee reached base three times, doubled home a run and scored another, helping the Miami Marlins to a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, who lost their sixth game in a row.
Henderson Alvarez’s a pitcher, and that’s not his only position. He’ll throw a batter out at first base while sitting on the mound. He’ll lie flat on his back while watching a teammate make a play.
Defensive replacement Ed Lucas provided a boost with his bat, transforming the Miami Marlins’ extra-inning frustration into an 11th-inning celebration.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a two-run double, Henderson Alvarez threw 6 2-3 sharp innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Wednesday night.
Miami Marlins starter Henderson Alvarez had a decent beginning to his season, but his stellar outing against the Philadelphia Phillies just over a month ago triggered a hot stretch that could wind up landing him an All-Star nod.