The Marlins led in the seventh inning and again in the eighth. Both times, they lost it.
After a sluggish start to the season for both teams, an early May matchup between the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals could finally be as advertised.
With a sweet flip of the bat, Adeiny Hechavarria confidently cleared the bases on a three-run triple that helped the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Sunday.
The Miami Marlins are looking for their first series sweep of 2015, but the team knows that it will be no easy task.
Ichiro Suzuki crossed the plate at a home-run trot Saturday to break a Japanese record for runs set by Sadaharu Oh.
Tom Koehler outpitched Stephen Strasburg, Giancarlo Stanton homered and the revitalized Miami Marlins earned their fourth win in a row Saturday by beating the slumping Washington Nationals 8-0.
Stephen Strasburg struggled through his first two starts before seeing plenty of improvement the last time out, albeit against a weak lineup.
Martin Prado broke a tie with an eighth-inning single, and four pitchers combined on a six-hitter to helpthe Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Friday night.
The highlight of Jordan Zimmermann’s second straight All-Star season came when he pitched the first no-hitter in Washington in 83 years against Miami in the 2014 finale.
The Miami Marlins closed out their Spring Training schedule on a very positive note.