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5 Crazy Events From Major League Baseball You May Have Missed

By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]

07/25/2014

Starter Henderson Alvarez #37 of the Miami Marlins pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning at Busch Stadium on July 6, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Source: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Marlins Take Series Finale In St. Louis

Not long after Jose Fernandez was lost for the season with an elbow injury, the Miami Marlins found a new ace. They’ve won a franchise-record 10 in a row when Henderson Alvarez takes the ball.

07/07/2014

Henderson Alvarez #37 of the Miami Marlins exits the game against the New York Mets during the seventh inning at Marlins Park on June 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Look To Leave St. Louis With Series Win

The Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez has been one of the most dominant pitchers in the majors for the past six-plus weeks. The short-handed St. Louis Cardinals rotation could use that kind of consistency from one of their top prospects soon.

07/06/2014

Casey McGehee #9 of the Miami Marlins hits a game-tying RBI single in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 5, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Marlins beat the Cardinal 6-5.  (Source: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Marlins Score Two In Ninth To Rally Past Cardinals

Casey McGehee didn’t have to wait long to get another shot against Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal with a game on the line. Just a few hours.

07/06/2014

Andrew Heaney #25 of the Miami Marlins pitches during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Marlins Park on June 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marlins Rookie Andrew Heaney Still Seeking First Win

While Shelby Miller might be longingly looking back at his rookie season, Miami’s Andrew Heaney could be envying his opponent’s position of relative experience.

07/05/2014

Oscar Taveras #18 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits the game-winning RBI double against the Miami Marlins in the sixth inning at Busch Stadium on July 4, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cardinals beat the Marlins 3-2.  (Source: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Marlins Comeback Falls Short Against Cardinals

Yadier Molina has lined into so many hard outs, the St. Louis Cardinals figured he was overdue. Molina and Oscar Taveras placed consecutive two-out RBI doubles just out of right fielder Giancarlo Stanton’s reach in a three-run sixth inning in a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.

07/05/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 31: Catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants throws to second base against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning of a MLB game at Chase Field on August 31, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Catcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top catchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/11/2014

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Cardinals Looking To Clinch Sweep Of Marlins

The St. Louis Cardinals are unsure whether Yadier Molina will be available Sunday as they try for their first three-game home sweep of the Miami Marlins in 13 years.

07/07/2013

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Marlins Crush Cards 7-2

Ricky Nolasco allowed one run and three hits in seven innings Sunday to help the Miami Marlins take the rubber game of their three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals, 7-2.

06/16/2013

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Beltran Homers Twice, Cards Beat Marlins

Carlos Beltran homering from each side of the plate Saturday was hardly a shocker, since he had done it 10 times before.

06/16/2013

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