A lack of run support has prevented Anibal Sanchez from sporting a better record for the Miami Marlins. He has not needed much help from his teammates in order to achieve success against the San Francisco Giants.
San Francisco's Ryan Vogelsong knows a thing or two about receiving little support.
Sanchez hopes to avoid a third straight losing start while trying for a fourth consecutive win over the visiting Giants and Vogelsong on Thursday night.
Sanchez (2-2, 2.32 ERA) allowed two runs while lasting seven innings for a sixth straight start Saturday, but his Miami teammates managed three hits in a 2-0 loss at Cleveland. The Marlins (24-20) have scored 15 runs in the right-hander's eight outings.
"I never have complained about it,'' Sanchez said. "I need to keep working to keep the score close. I know (his teammates) want to do everything they can. That's baseball.''
The Marlins have averaged 3.48 runs of support while Sanchez has gone 3-0 with an 0.87 ERA in four starts versus S...