Stop us if you’ve heard this before but the Miami Marlins played decent baseball overall Thursday night, but still couldn’t put up enough runs to stay close to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Ricky Nolasco was pretty good Saturday night. The way the Marlins are playing, though, he needs to be nearly unhittable.
One day after losing to Arizona 1-o, Ricky Nolasco struck out 11 and the Marlins stopped a season-high seven-game losing streak by beating the Diamondbacks 2-1 Sunday.
Facing an offensively challenged Miami Marlins team that’s been particularly bad against left-handers lately, Wade Miley appears to be in a good spot to rebound from his worst outing of the season.
The Miami Marlins’ offense is so bad it’s hurting the team’s pitching.
Jason Marquis has settled into a groove and it shows.
The San Diego Padres are the latest team to take advantage of the light-hitting Miami Marlins offense.
Giancarlo Stanton homered twice and drove in four runs Sunday, and the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 to avert a four-game series sweep.
Based on the way Carlos Villanueva has thrown the ball for the Chicago Cubs, they would appear to have a good chance to complete their first four-game series sweep in almost two years.
When the Miami Marlins needed to dispatch a backup catcher to deliver a message to the bullpen in person, they probably figured this would be a strange game.