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.
It was basically a home run derby between the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals on Sunday, with the Nats going home with an 11-7 win.
Henderson Alvarez and Jordan Zimmermann exchanged brush-back pitches and angry glares Saturday in a Washington Nationals split squad’s 4-2 win over the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins saw something on Wednesday that they had been waiting for since the end of last season.
Washington’s top-notch rotation saw a minor hiccup on Saturday. Gio Gonzalez, the Nationals’ left-hander, gave up three straight hits, including a two-run double in what turned into a 4-0 Marlins’ victory.
Only in spring training can a walkoff homerun get overshadowed by players who had little-to-no impact on the game.
With the beginning of Spring Training just days away, it’s time to start taking a look at what’s happening in the world of baseball.