Brad Hand threw seven strong innings and drove in two runs with sacrifice bunts and the Miami Marlins ended a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
The Miami Marlins have been very consistent since the MLB All-Star break, but not in the way that fans of the team had hoped.
Rookie Mike Foltynewicz won for the first time in three starts since returning to the Braves rotation as Atlanta downed the slumping Miami Marlins 7-2 on Saturday night.
The day before his 25th birthday, pitcher Brian Ellington received the gift of a lifetime. He was leaving the minor leagues to pitch for the Miami Marlins.
Nick Markakis had three hits, including a tie-breaking two-run double in the seventh inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling Miami Marlins 6-3 on Friday night.
Eury Perez drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Nick Markakis had three RBIs to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-8 on Thursday night.
Mike Redmond has been fired as manager of the Marlins, a team off to a disappointing 16-22 start after an aggressive offseason.
The Miami Marlins can’t seem to beat the Atlanta Braves at home.
Once again the Miami Marlins find themselves trying to salvage one game in a series finale.
Instead of waiting for home runs, the Braves are finding different ways to manufacture runs – and win games.