Found May 05, 2012 on
San Diego Padres
Two of the biggest stories this season for the Miami Marlins had new chapters added to them as Heath Bell blew another save before Steve Cishek won his fourth game. The Marlins were 9-8 winners in twelve innings over the San Diego Padres on Friday in a game that ended at nearly 3 AM on the East Coast. The win was the fourth in a row for the fish who are now 12-14 on the season.
Josh Johnson had one of his worst starts of his career allowing six runs in only two and two third innings. Johnson struggled with his command and was unable to fool a normally quiet Padres’ offense. The Marlins had put together a 5-0 lead after one only to see that lead vanish in an instant during the six run third inning. It took Johnson 67 pitches to get the eight outs and he was unable to make it out of the third before being lifted in favor of Daniel Jennings. The young lefty walked one and allowed a hit but did not allow a run to score while working his two thirds of an inning. Chad G...
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The Miami Marlins, who signed closer Heath Bell to a three year, $27 million deal this offseason, have removed Bell from the closer's role due to repeated struggles. Bell has already blown four saves this season. Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is thinking that he'll replace Bell at the back of the game with Steve Cishek.
The struggles from the 34 year-old Bell this year...
The Miami Marlins won their sixth straight game on Sunday and completed a second straight sweep with a 6-3 victory over the San Diego Padres. The win moved the fish back to .500 as they are now 14-14 on the year. Also of note in this game, Ricky Nolasco tied the franchise record for wins with his 68th. The record is also held by Dontrelle Willis.
Nolasco moved to 4-0...
The Miami Marlins won their fifth straight game on Saturday with a 4-1 victory over the San Diego Padres. Mark Buehrle tossed the first complete game of the season for Miami and his first since 2010. The win streak which has seen all the wins come on the road improved the Marlins’ record to 13-14 on the season and moved them out of last place in the National League East...
With their bullpen in flux, the Miami Marlins could use some more help from their starting rotation.
The San Diego Padres can relate.
The Marlins look to complete a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres and extend their longest winning streak of the season to six Sunday in a matchup of teams currently without clearly-defined closers.
Miami relievers threw a combined 28 2-3...
Ricky Nolasco remained unbeaten, Giancarlo Stanton drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 Sunday for their season-best sixth straight victory.
Miami lost eight of nine before beginning its winning streak. The Marlins have swept consecutive three-game series on the road for the second time...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- For one night, Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen found someone to close out a win for his team.
Mark Buehrle threw a complete-game five-hitter to lead Miami to a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday and its season-high five consecutive win.
Earlier in the day, Guillen demoted struggling closer Heath Bell, who has four blown saves this season. Bell is...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco remained unbeaten, Giancarlo Stanton drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 Sunday for their season-best sixth straight victory.
Miami lost eight of nine before beginning its winning streak. The Marlins have swept consecutive three-game series on the road for...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Ozzie Guillen hardly had the look of a manager whose team had just won its season-best fourth straight game.
From winless ace Josh Johnson to struggling closer Heath Bell, the Miami Marlins have major issues.
"There's a lot going on," Guillen said. "We have a lot of concerns."
Still, after blowing an early five-run lead, Miami managed...
The Miami Marlins continued their winning ways as they swept the Padres in San Diego over the weekend. Their sixth straight win included a series sweep in San Francisco before taking three from the Padres. The Padres failed to hold leads in two of the three games as their record dropped t0 9-20. They will look to rebound against the Rockies in a three game series that starts Monday...
Miami Marlins Mark Buehrle threw the first complete game by a Marlins LHP since Dontrelle Willis on 9/10/2006. During that span, the Yankees LHP CC Sabathia recorded 22 complete games.
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Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 9:30 p.m. to watch the Miami Marlins take on the San Diego Padres.
The Miami Marlins got a lift from their pitching staff to get back on track in their most recent series.
They may be hoping their ace took some notes.
Josh Johnson seeks his first victory of the season as visiting Miami looks to end an eight-game losing streak to the San Diego Padres...
The Marlins took a 2-0 lead into the 9th inning on Wednesday night before closer Heath Bell allowed the Giants to tie the game up and send it into extra innings. That is unfortunate for the Marlins starter, who was in line for the win after throwing seven dominant innings. That starter was Carlos Zambrano. Uh oh.
No uh oh? Apparently Zambrano truly has changed. The Marlins held on...
The Padres had an off day yesterday, but that didn't meant they stayed quiet. The trade market was all a buzz yesterday as the Padres made a move with the Angels. I won't spoil anything here if you haven't read about it yet, but the article is below on who was moved. Most of the team was busy yesterday as well getting out in the community, which is always a great thing...