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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Rob Brantly had three hits and a career-high four RBIs and the Miami Marlins' offense broke out of a season-long funk to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-5 on Tuesday night and earn a split in the day-night doubleheader.
Brantly had two doubles and Ricky Nolasco (1-2) allowed two earned runs on six hits in five innings for the Marlins, who won for just the fifth time this season. Miami had a season-high 16 hits, including a double, a single and two RBIs from struggling slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Steve Cishek got his second save.
Joe Mauer had two hits and an RBI for the Twins, who beat the Marlins 4-3 in the opener. Mike Pelfrey (2-2) had another rough outing, giving up five runs on nine hits in 4 2-3 innings, and the Twins lost for the first time in six games.
The Marlins entered the night cap with the worst offense in the majors, last in most statistical categories including batting average (.211), runs scored (46) home runs (six), RBIs (44) and on-base percen...
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The Minnesota Twins and Miami Marlins finished at the bottom of their divisions in 2012. While things appear to be looking up for the Twins, the Marlins may be even worse off.
Minnesota can match its longest winning streak from 2012 when it meets visiting Miami in the opener of a split doubleheader Tuesday.
A 5-3 road win against the White Sox on Sunday gave the Twins (8-7) their...
The Miami Marlins split a doubleheader on Tuesday in Minnesota with the Twins taking game one 4-3 before the fish took the second game 8-5. The split moves Miami to 5-16 on the season. The doubleheader was needed after Monday’s game was snowed out in what was the Marlins’ first interleague series of the season.
Jose Fernandez started game one and allowed four runs in his...
You don’t need a reminder that the Miami Marlins is arguably one of the worst run organizations in sports. Between threatening to sue long-time season ticket holders and trying to get a player to buy house in Miami just two days before trading him, the Marlins have being a horrible organization down to a science.But on Tuesday, the “higher ups” in the Marlins organization decided...
MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins are tied for having the longest winning streak in the American League. In fact, they haven't lost in 10 days.
Those numbers are a bit deceiving, obviously, as Minnesota has played just four games since April 13. Due to four postponements and a scheduled day off, there hasn't been much consistency in the Twins' schedule. After losing to...
Seeing snow in Minnesota during the month of April isn't all that unusual. In fact, folks around the state are pretty accustomed to it.What is unusual, though, is seeing snow at all for Miami Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez. Apparently, the 20-year-old had never seen snow flakes until Monday when Miami's game against the Twins was postponed due to inclement weather...
MINNEAPOLIS Mike Redmond was known for his infamous naked batting practice during his days as a player. But the veteran catcher and former Minnesota Twin was also known as a leader in the clubhouse and essentially another coach in the dugout.
So it came as no surprise to anyone, especially in Minnesota's organization, when Redmond took a job as a manager in Toronto's minor...
MINNEAPOLIS The early-season chills in the air have resulted in several Minnesota Twins games being postponed. The cold air has also been the possible culprit of another trend: a lack of home runs.
Through Tuesday's doubleheader against Miami, the Twins have hit just nine home runs this season, the second-fewest in baseball aside from the Marlins' six homers. By comparison...
Everyone anticipated that the Miami Marlins were going to be offensively challenged after trading the likes of Jose Reyes and others during their offseason fire-sale. However, after 19 contests the Marlins are a pathetic 4-15 nestled in the basement of the NL East . In 688 plate appearances Marlins hitters have gone yard only six times on the season, that is an average of one home...
The Minnesota Twins pre-emptively postponed their game against the Miami Marlins, due to approaching inclement weather.
The Twins announced almost seven hours before the scheduled start time Monday that they'll play the Marlins instead on Tuesday night as the second half of a split doubleheader. The two teams already were slated to play on Tuesday afternoon. This is only a two...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins have pre-emptively postponed their game against the Miami Marlins, due to approaching inclement weather.
The Twins announced almost seven hours before the scheduled start time on Monday that they'll play the Marlins instead on Tuesday night as the second half of a split doubleheader. The two teams already were slated to play on Tuesday...
The Marlins and the Twins are playing a doubleheader on Tuesday. In the first inning of the first game, Giancarlo Stanton faced Kevin Correia with a man on, and Correia threw a first-pitch fastball at 89 miles per hour down the heart. Stanton swung and grounded into a double play, and one of the Marlins’ broadcasters remarked that it was probably Stanton’s best swing in a week...
After finally breaking out of their season-long offensive funk, the Miami Marlins hope to build off that effort as they open a four-game series against the Chicago Cubs.
The Marlins will try to win consecutive games for the first time and give Kevin Slowey his first win in the majors since 2010 on Thursday night when they host a battle between last-place clubs.
While Miami enters...