After a long offseason following the second worst season in franchise history, the Miami Marlins will take the field again at Marlins Park Monday night to open what the team and fans hope will be a much better season.
To the surprise of absolutely no one who follows baseball, Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond announced that defending National League rookie of the year Jose Fernandez will be the team’s opening day starter.
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.
The Miami Marlins had 10 hits, though they were all singles and rarely at the right time and fell 2-1 to the Colorado Rockies.
Tom Koehler tossed seven strong innings, Ed Lucas homered and the Miami Marlins scored for the first time in four games in a 3-1 win over the Colorado Rockies.
In the aftermath of the Marlins’ salary dump/fire sale earlier this week, speculation turned to pitcher Ricky Nolasco and reports that he was the next player to go. Marlins president David Samson said this wasn’t true Thursday, but trusting a Marlins executive isn’t always the best plan.
Buried at the bottom of their respective divisions, the Miami Marlins and Colorado Rockies haven’t had much to celebrate.
The Miami Marlins are in desperate need of some help in the back half of the rotation and Thursday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies just reinforced that fact.
If you’ve ever attended a Marlins batting practice session, you already knew. But Monday night, the rest of the nation got a glimpse of the kind of bombs Giancarlo Stanton is known for in South Florida.
The Florida Marlins were one strike from a much-needed victory Monday night. Instead, they lost for the 10th time in 11 games, falling 7-4 to the Colorado Rockies.