While the frustration has subsided for the Miami Marlins, it could mount for the Washington Nationals if they continue to struggle against Jose Fernandez.
Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday night.
Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond and Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia got into a heated, nose-to-nose conversation at home plate, prompting both benches to clear during the fourth inning.
The Washington Nationals are proving that their offense can carry them on the rare occasions when a member of their star-studded pitching rotation has an off night.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a long home run to help lead the Miami Marlins to an 8-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his first home run of spring training for Miami and the Marlins lost to the Tigers 3-1 on Sunday.
After forearm tightness twice kept Stephen Strasburg from making a career-high 29th start, heavy rain forced him to wait another day.
Slumping rookie Travis d’Arnaud hit a winning single with two outs in the 12th inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 1-0 victory over the Florida Marlins on Sunday.
Inclement weather forced Madison Bumgarner to exit his last outing. The Miami Marlins can claim responsibility each time they’ve faced him.
The Marlins’ bats cooled off Wednesday night and the team could never get on track with Tom Koehler on the mound as the Fish lost their fourth straight game, 4-2 to Pittsburgh.