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.
Nathan Eovaldi gave his second straight shutdown performance, holding Cincinnati to five hits over eight shutout innings, and Giancarlo Stanton hit his NL-leading 28th homer on Friday night, powering the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory.
Wednesday’s series finale between the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals will feature a display of perseverance on the pitching mound.
The Miami Marlins have been playing some great baseball over the past couple weeks and are clawing their way back into the postseason discussion.
Garrett Jones and Marcell Ozuna homered to lead the Miami Marlins over the Houston Astros 4-2 Sunday and complete a three game sweep.
NL hits leader Casey McGehee homered for the second time this season, and the Miami Marlins took the lead for good on a wild pitch by Tim Lincecum in the seventh inning to beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Sunday.