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MIAMI (AP) -- Jose Fernandez struck out 10 and allowed only two hits in a career-high eight innings, and the Miami Marlins matched a season high with their third consecutive victory by beating the San Diego Padres 4-0 Monday night.
Jeff Mathis delivered the big hit for the second game in a row, raising his batting average to .154. He hit a three-run double in the sixth, when the Marlins scored four unearned runs off Jason Marquis.
Mathis' ninth-inning grand slam beat the Padres on Sunday.
The Marlins began the week with the worst record in the majors, but since June 1 they're 16-10, and they've won six of their past seven games. They've allowed three runs in the past three games.
San Diego lost for the seventh time in nine games. Padres shortstop Pedro Ciriaco helped Marquis with two fine defensive plays early, but his errant throw in the sixth led to the unearned runs.
Fernandez (5-4) equaled a career high in strikeouts, walked one and threw 100 pitches before ...
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MIAMI It was during spring training nearly four months ago, when Jose Fernandez approached Marcell Ozuna. The projected soon-to-be ace of the Miami Marlins had something to tell the talented outfield prospect.
He came to me and said, Were gong to go together to the big leagues, Ozuna said. I said, OK, well go together.
And now, the way we have started has been a surprise to...
Miami Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez waved his arms, stomped his foot and pounded the dugout railing, trying to coax one final out from the San Diego Padres.
The right-hander-turned-cheerleader succeeded in both roles Monday, helping the Marlins beat San Diego 4-0.
Fernandez pitched a career-high eight innings, struck out 10 and allowed only two hits. Then he watched anxiously from...
Things are supposed to heat up in June but by 180 degrees?
Thats what happened figuratively in Miami, where the previously floundering Marlins turned into one of baseballs hottest teams.
The Fish went 15-10 in June after going a combined 14-41 through April and May.
Im excited, manager Mike Redmond said of the teams resurgence. After April and May, to do what we did...
With June coming to a close, that only means one thing for Major League Baseball: the All-Star Game is right around the corner. While there are some obvious choices as to who should be selected for the All-Star rosters, the choice for the Miami Marlins isn’t entirely clear. The Fish, while still holding the worst record in baseball at 29-51, finished off June with a bit of a turnaround...
Heading into the bottom of the ninth, the San Diego Padres and Miami Marlins were locked in a 2-2 tie, but not for long as Jeff Mathis blasted a walk-off grand slam to open up the game and the victory for Miami.Mathis’ grand slam was the second of his career and the 3,000th home run in franchise history for the Miami Marlins.The Marlins struck first on Sunday on a Derek Dietrich...
The Marlins generally are aggressive and decisive in trade discussions. But with right-hander Ricky Nolasco, they may have waited too long.
Many in the industry expected Nolasco to be the first starting pitcher traded. Instead, the Cubs jumped the market Tuesday, sending righty Scott Feldman to the Orioles.
Granted, the Marlins didn't want necessarily want righties Jake Arrieta...
MIAMI (AP) -- Jeff Mathis hit a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Miami Marlins over the San Diego Padres 6-2.
The Padres deployed a five-infielder, two-outfielder defense for Mathis, and he hit a 1-0 pitch past everyone and into the Padres bullpen.
Logan Morrison walked against Tyson Ross (0-4) to start the ninth, took second on a single by Marcell...
Jeff Mathis stood at the plate confronted by five infielders and knew what he had to do: get the ball past them.
He did, and then some, hitting a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning Sunday that lifted the Miami Marlins over the San Diego Padres 6-2.
With the score 2-all and the bases loaded, the Padres deployed a five-infielder, two-outfielder defense for Mathis. He pulled...
The Miami Marlins closed their four-game series with the San Diego Padres by winning the final three games. Miami starters have now gone 18 straight innings without allowing a run and more remarkably, none are over the age of 23. The Marlins have been hot of late winning eight of their last 10 games and [...]
Still far from first, the Miami Marlins are no longer worst.
After a 13-41 start that inspired comparisons to the 1962 Mets and other historically awful teams, the Marlins reversed course with a 17-10 tear. By beating San Diego for the third game in a row Monday, the Marlins climbed ahead of the Houston Astros in the race to avoid baseball's lousiest record.
With another 22...
There has been speculation that this week could be a soft
deadline for the Miami Marlins to trade right-hander Ricky Nolasco. While that
could prove to be the case, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that there is no
deal currently on the table from anyone who is interested in Nolasco, a list
which includes clubs such as the Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, San
The Miami Marlins are coming off of a 5-1 homestand and have won eight of 10 overall. The Marlins will visit the first place Atlanta Braves, who are coming off of a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Marlins and Braves will meet 19 times this season with three already in the books. The Marlins [...]
Sitting comfortably atop the NL East, the Atlanta Braves know better than to overlook the last-place Miami Marlins.
Doing so could prove costly with manager Mike Redmond's club playing much better of late.
The Braves try to continue their domination of the visiting Marlins, who aim for a season-high fourth consecutive win in Tuesday night's series opener.
Happy Canada Day to my friends north of the border. And Happy Birthday to my first wife, a lovely lady and mother to my children. June went by in a blur. But I guess that is what all older people say.
I am excited about a new month though because May and June were so ordinary and blah when it came to picking games. Both months just scraped by a bit over .500 and the season'...
With the calendar turning to July recently and the season being right at about the halfway mark fantasy owners should know their teams’ strengths and weaknesses and be actively pursuing trades and transactions to improve their teams for the stretch runs. Sometimes those moves might not be what you want to do but what you need to do.
You don’t want to trade Julio Teheran, but...