Chone Figgins was 4 for 4, Wade LeBlanc pitched four scoreless innings and the Miami Marlins defeated the Atlanta Braves 10-2 Sunday.
After two big offensive games, Miami’s bats went quiet during a desert doubleheader.
The Miami Marlins sent pitcher Wade LeBlanc to the mound Wednesday night and he responded by giving up five hits and one run in 4.1 innings to help lead the Marlins to an unexpected 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
The Miami Marlins moved several players by the non-waiver trade deadline Tuesday at 4 p.m., but they never let go of the biggest fish on the board.
Mark Buehrle has not had many outings like he did Tuesday night.
One rusty inning proved costly to Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals in a 3-0 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
The Miami Marlins haven’t acquired any of the top free agents they are bidding on this off-season, but Tuesday night, the team did acquire a left-handed pitcher for the rotation.