Posted May 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
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A week ago, the Miami Marlins were considered one of the biggest disappointments in baseball. Now, they're one of the hottest teams and on the brink of their longest single-season road winning streak in almost eight years. The Marlins look for a seventh straight win as they arrive for the last stop of their nine-game trip Monday night against Wandy Rodriguez and the Houston Astros. Miami (14-14) was reeling last Monday with eight losses in nine games, as the club was struggling to live up to its lofty expectations after spending big in free agency and bringing in former White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen. It's only taken a week for that to begin changing. The Marlins have won the first six games of this trip after beating San Diego 6-3 on Sunday. Giancarlo Stanton drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the go-ahead run in a four-run eighth inning. "From where we came from, we are actually catching a lot of breaks," Guillen said. Miami last won seven in a row as t...
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