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Ricky Nolasco gave up three runs in the first inning, then settled down to set a franchise record for career victories when the Miami Marlins rallied past the Colorado Rockies for the second night in a row Tuesday, 7-6.
Nolasco (5-2) broke a tie in the third with a two-run double off Juan Nicasio (2-2) that put the Marlins ahead to stay. On his third try, the right-hander became the Marlins' sole leader in career wins with a record of 69-53.
He had been tied with Dontrelle Willis for the most victories.
Nolasco gave up four runs in six innings against the Rockies (15-27), who have lost six straight and are off to their worst start since 1995.
The Marlins (24-19) tied the franchise record for victories in May. Their 16-5 record this month is the best in the majors, and they're five games above .500 for the first time this season.
Miami doesn't have pennant fever yet, however. The crowd of 22,242 was the smallest so far at the city's new ballpark.
Left fielder Ch...
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Ricky Nolasco on Tuesday makes his third attempt to become the Miami Marlins' all-time wins leader. Nolasco, tied with Dontrelle Willis at 68 wins, lost each of his last two starts. He allowed a total of 10 runs over 8 2/3 innings in those games. "I felt like my last start was really good. Obviously the results weren't there, but I made a lot of good pitches. Just...
Dick Monfort stirred the frustration of Rockies fans on Tues.The Colorado Rockies lost in Miami on Tuesday night. Of course, that was no surprise.Troy Tulowitzki and Todd Helton came up with the tying run at third base, and both predictably failed. It was simply par for the course in a season that has shown the true colors of a franchise.The real news came earlier in the day when...
MIAMI (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco gave up three runs in the first inning, then settled down to set a franchise record for career victories when the Miami Marlins rallied past the Colorado Rockies for the second night in a row Tuesday, 7-6.
Nolasco (5-2) broke a tie in the third with a two-run double off Juan Nicasio (2-2) that put the Marlins ahead to stay. On his third try, the right...
MIAMI So much for the concerns about the challenge Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton faced with the dimensions and winds in the newly opened Marlins Park.
Stanton has conquered the elements.
More importantly, he has shown he can handle the attention that comes with a center stage role.
He unloaded on a 3-2 pitch from Rockies lefty Jamie Moyer in the fourth inning...
Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam off Jamie Moyer in a five-run fourth inning, Mark Buehrle was dominant after a shaky first and the Miami Marlins stayed hot by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Monday night.
Austin Kearns tied a career-best with four hits for the Marlins, whose 15-5 record in May leads the majors.
Buehrle (4-4) worked 7 2-3 innings, giving up four runs and...
Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 6:30 p.m. to watch the Miami Marlins take on the Colorado Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies' woes continued Monday as they failed to hold on to an early lead during their series opener against the Miami Marlins.
A matchup with Ricky Nolasco might give the Rockies the chance to take a step toward ending those struggles and avoid a season-high sixth...
Colorado's Jamie Moyer has now pitched in 50 Major League ballparks.
Moyer started for the Rockies in Miami on Monday night, making his debut at the newly opened Marlins Park. The 49-year-old lefty has played in more parks than any other major-league player going back to at least 1921. Rudy Seanez, whose last big-league appearance was in 2008, appeared in 47 ballparks.
Alex White kept his team in the game with a 6 inning performance.On Wednesday night in Miami, the Colorado Rockies won 8-4, giving them their first win in three months.So, it wasn't three months, but that is what it seems like. In reality, the win is just their fourth since embarking on a west coast road trip that was eight games long. That trip made the Rockies go from within...
Austin Kearns of the Miami Marlins left Tuesday's game in the fourth inning with a tight right hamstring. He's day to day. Kearns, who pulled up while running the bases, is off to a solid start, batting .375 after going 1-for-1 with a walk before leaving Tuesday's game. But if manager Ozzie Guillen had had his way in spring training, Kearns might have opened the...
Team president David Samson said the team expects RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo to pitch for the Miami Marlins sometime this year. The team had no comment on a published report that said Oviedo received his visa Wednesday to return to the United States. Oviedo, formerly known as Leo Nunez, admitted to falsifying his identity last September and has been entangled in the legal system in...
Nolan Arenado, 3B, Colorado Rockies
Current Level: AA
2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 1st
Current Value: Star-in-the-Making
It’s not even June but the Rockies are fading fast from the playoff picture. The hot corner has been a gaping hole and the organization’s top prospect just happens to be a third baseman. Unfortunately, Arenado is not exactly forcing the club’s hand to promote...
Todd Helton has been a big leaguer for many years and has overcome many obstacles, but the Rockies first baseman must now deal with being the subject of a #NESNcaption contest. Check out the winners below. Brett Henderson 'shoot, I can't believe I locked my keys in my car - now I have to ask one of these stiffs for a ride home." Ted Markiewitsch Dam Pine tar!!!!!...
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Although the Marlins Ballpark is only a few months old, it's already had its first marriage proposal to speak of. Check out this clip of a Marlins fan proposing to his girlfriend during tonight's game against the Colorado Rockies: Your browser does not support iframes.