Nathan Eovaldi wanted his first career complete game. He settled for a dominant win. Eovaldi combined with Steve Cishek on an eight-hit shutout, Jeff Mathis homered and drove in three runs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Sunday to end their six-game losing streak.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez continues to make a strong push for National League Rookie of the Year honors by being named the NL Rookie of the Month for July.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner did everything right in his seven innings pitched against the New York Mets Monday night. Turner was pulled by Marlins manager Mike Redmond in the seventh inning with the Fish up 5-3 over the Mets.
Rob Brantly dashed home on a wild pitch to score the game’s first run, and Donovan Solano stretched the lead for the Miami Marlins, who earned a rare series win in Colorado.
Christian Yelich went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in his major league debut and impressive rookie Jose Fernandez tossed seven strong innings, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Desmond Jennings kept the Tampa Bay Rays’ offense rolling along. Jennings drove in the winning run with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 7-6 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.
Andrew Cashner is learning on the fly when it comes to starting major league games. This was another positive step. Cashner pitched 7 1-3 innings of four-hit ball and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Monday night.
Only two games into the season, the Miami Marlins are living down to the expectations many fans and pundits had ahead of the season. Through 18 innings of play, the Marlins have yet to score a single run.
The squad that began showing up in Jupiter, Florida Monday barely resembles the Miami Marlins from 2012. All over the field the team will be new faces from the bullpen to the dugout and that has new manager Mike Redmond excited.
The Miami Marlins have reportedly hired former New York Yankees player Tino Martinez as the team’s new hitting coach. Martinez will join the coaching staff of manager Mike Redmond starting next season.