St. Louis Cardinals
Yadier Molina hit a three-run homer and Kyle Lohse pitched into the eighth inning to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the staggering Miami Marlins 5-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
The Miami Marlins have had a number of losses in June, 17 to be exact. The latest one might be the toughest.
After more than a decade of false starts and acrimonious debate, the Marlins dream of a stadium to call their home turned to reality Wednesday with the official opening of Marlins Ballpark.
The sellout crowd in the Miami Marlins’ new ballpark cheered the introduction of their starters, who were accompanied by women dressed as Latin showgirls. There was another roar for Muhammad Ali, who delivered the first pitch.
The Miami Marlins will finish off their spring training/exhibition schedule Monday night with a final game against the New York Yankees. The game will also be the final dress rehearsal for Marlins Park before the season opener Wednesday night against St. Louis.
The Miami Marlins open the regular season with a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Marlins Park and the Cards are hoping their ace will be on the mound.
Adam Wainwright looked at himself in the mirror Sunday and liked what he saw. Wainwright watched himself practice his motion before the game and then went out and limited the Marlins to one hit and an unearned run in four innings of the St. Louis Cardinals’ 4-2 victory over Miami.
Miami Marlins pitcher Josh Johnson making his first start since last May was a sight for sore eyes for Marlins fans Monday.
The new-look Miami Marlins will take the field Monday for the first time in 2012 Grapefruit League action against the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals.
The Miami Marlins pulled out of the Albert Pujols sweepstakes Wednesday afternoon, and now the reason behind that is abundantly clear.