While football season is hitting the home stretch; the Miami Marlins are quietly trying to make some moves to help the team improve over last year’s second-worst season in team history.
Donnie Murphy has thrived in late-game situations over the last month.
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.
Ricky Nolasco was pretty good Saturday night. The way the Marlins are playing, though, he needs to be nearly unhittable.
Brandon McCarthy pitched a three-hitter for his first win since being struck in the head by a line drive last season, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Saturday night.
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.
The Miami Marlins were poised to hand Zack Greinke his first home loss since joining the Milwaukee Brewers. The bullpen just couldn’t hold on.
Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs, Kelly Johnson also had three RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the skidding Miami Marlins 12-5 on Friday night.
Scott Cousins’ bat was a welcome addition to Miami’s sputtering lineup. The center fielder had his first hits in more than a year, going 3 for 7 and delivering an RBI triple in the 15th inning that sent the Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night.
The Houston Astros ended the Miami Marlins’ season-long seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night.