Inning after inning, the Colorado Rockies kept pitching out of jams to preserve a lead, until a blooper dropped in shallow left field in the eighth inning for the Miami Marlins.
Jordan Pacheco had three hits, Jordan Lyles won in his Colorado debut as the Rockies held on for a 6-5 victory over the Miami Marlins Wednesday night for their first win of the season.
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.
The Miami Marlins will be looking to capitalize on its wealth of young pitching again Tuesday night when right-hander Nathan Eovaldi takes the mound in the second-game of a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies at Marlins Park.
Jose Fernandez looked just as good as he did last year in the season opener, and the Miami Marlins’ batting order looked much improved.
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.