Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Just call him Johnny Baseball. Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 28th round of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday — the 837th player taken.
Casey McGehee’s fourth hit of the game drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and Reed Johnson doubled home two more as the Miami Marlins defeated the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Wednesday night.
The Miami Marlins will wrap up their brief visit to our nation’s capital tonight when they play the series finale against the Washington Nationals.
Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond has a discomforting thought for teams trying to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton.
The Miami Marlins are back on the road this week looking to improve on their struggles away South Florida. The Marlins hold the worst road record in the majors at 6-17 but have shown signs of improvement of late, winning three of their last five games away from Marlins Park.
Jayson Werth’s homer scored three unearned runs against Jose Fernandez, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Wednesday.
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.