The Miami Marlins may have come up short in the James Shields sweepstakes but there is still plenty to be excited about for the upcoming season.
It’s no secret that when the Miami Marlins acquired Dan Haren in a trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the veteran pitcher had no intention of leaving the west coast to play for a team far away from his family.
The Miami Marlins have been very busy this winter, acquiring several players that should have major impact in the upcoming season.
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.
Kyle Kendrick pitched seven innings, had three hits and drove in a run, Jonathan Papelbon closed in his first appearance since being suspended and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Wednesday night.
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.
Who would’ve thought that there is so much at stake for the Miami Marlins in September?
The Miami Marlins are running out of time to start stringing wins together and climb back into the playoff race, and things won’t get any easier on Wednesday.
Time is running out on the Miami Marlins’ slim wild-card chances, but hope isn’t completely lost with six of their next nine games against the playoff- hopeful Atlanta Braves.
The Miami Marlins are starting to get some momentum as they make a push towards a playoff berth.