Nathan Eovaldi pitched six innings and the Miami Marlins made the most of five hits to beat the Colorado Rockies for the second night in a row Tuesday, 4-3.
Infielder Rafael Furcal was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday by the Miami Marlins retroactive to March 21 because of a strained left hamstring.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer off Gonzalez Germen in the sixth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 10-7 Monday to improve to 5-0 against their NL East rival in spring training.
After a long drive went just foul, Giancarlo Stanton was determined to at least swing hard.
The Miami Marlins played outside and then inside Monday night, and had trouble scoring either way. Their retractable roof was closed in the seventh inning because of rain in the area, but the change didn’t help the condition of their offense.
The Miami Marlins were flying high after another great outing from pitcher Jose Fernandez Monday night. But, without Fernandez on the mound Tuesday, the Marlins fell crashed back to earth with a thud, losing to Atlanta 11-3.
Marlon Byrd hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs broke a three-game losing streak by beating the Florida Marlins 7-5 on Wednesday night.