Giancarlo Stanton expects to be back for the start of spring training. Jose Fernandez is projected to return around the All-Star break. And the Miami Marlins believe they’ll be ready to rejoin playoff contention in 2015.
Nationals manager Matt Williams won’t announce his postseason rotation until Washington’s opponent is determined, though Jordan Zimmermann is definitely in his plans.
The Miami Marlins will finish with their most successful season in four years, but that likely won’t stop them from wondering just how far they could’ve gone had their two biggest stars not fallen victim to season-ending injuries.
Sometimes a player does particularly well against a certain team, or teams. That point was proved once again on Tuesday night in Miami.
The Miami Marlins are in the midst of an impressive run at the postseason, especially considering the horrid 100-loss campaign they went on in 2013.
The Miami Marlins have been a streaky team this season. They are getting hot at the perfect time as Miami has been playing against the teams they’re chasing in the standings.
Pushed to the brink of defeat, the Marlins pulled off a Houdini escape on Tuesday before recovering in dramatic fashion to pull out a 6-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Following a disappointing road trip, the Miami Marlins returned home looking to get back into the wild card race.
Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
Brad Penny rejoined the Marlins for the first time in 10 years and pitched five solid innings to get a notable win Saturday night, 4-3 over the slumping Cincinnati Reds.