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MIAMI -- Donovan Solano struck out in each of his first four at-bats, but he came through in his final one Tuesday, giving the Miami Marlins a feel-good moment on a day filled with many. Solano hit a walk-off single in the 11th inning, lifting the Marlins to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets. Miami shortstop Jose Reyes tripled to deep center off Collin McHugh (0-4) to lead off the bottom of the 11th. McHugh then issued intentional walks to Giancarlo Stanton and Carlos Lee to load the bases. Rob Brantly struck out before Solano singled up the middle to drive in the winning run. "We had the right man in the right spot," Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said. "This kid was going to put the ball in play, and he came through for us one more time." Gorkys Hernandez and Brantly homered for the Marlins, and Chad Gaudin (4-2) pitched an inning in relief to pick up the victory. Adam Greenberg, who signed a one-day contract with the Marlins, struck out in the sixth in...
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0-1, 1 Strikeout, 0.000 BA. That is how Miami Marlins one at bat pinch-hitter Adam Greenberg’s Topps rookie baseball card will read on the back. Topp’s announced on Wednesday that they will make a baseball card for Adam Greenberg. Their claim, “Adam Greenberg @Marlins embodies dedication, hard work & persistence.” They also left out the [...]
It was brief, but it was oh so sweet. Arguably the most amazing strikeout of just about anyone's career, Adam Greenberg will remember Tuesday night for the rest of his life. After a seven-year hiatus, Greenberg was given the opportunity to dig back into the batters' box. A member of the Cubs seven years ago, Greenberg was drilled in the back of the head on the first pitch...
Tuesday night finally came for Adam Greenberg, as his seven years of waiting for a second chance in the Major Leagues came to fruition after signing a one day contract with the Miami Marlins. Greenberg stepped up to the plate to face the Mets’ R.A. Dickey in the bottom of the 6th as Aerosmith’s Dream On echoed throughout Marlins Park. The Miami fans were at their classiest...
The old adage "it couldn't happen to a better person" is, for the most part, trite.But when you talk about Adam Greenberg and his opportunity to get one at bat in the Majors...it, well, it couldn't happen to a better person.By now, you know Greenberg's story, but in case you need a quick refresher, more than seven years ago, dude was hit in the head by Valerio...
South Park once said, "If irony were strawberries, we'd all be drinking a lot of smoothies right now."
A truck delivering fish crashed into the Loria Center, named for Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, on Monday morning. No one was injured.
Perfect. Just perfect. Utter perfection.
Its only fitting that after a disastrous Marlins season, a truck full of fish its a building...
The second at-bat in the career of Adam Greenberg occurred Tuesday night. Greenberg signed a one day contract with the Florida Marlins after an online petition was started in order to get him a second chance.
In Greenberg’s second chance he whiffed on three pitches from New York Mets starter RA Dickey.
Dickey is a 20 game winner this season and is considered a leading candidate...
Adam Greenberg’s trek back to the major leagues will result in more than a recorded strikeout in the record books against R.A. Dickey. The 31-year-old Greenberg, who recently signed with the Miami Marlins to a one-day contract after his career was derailed in 2005 after being hit in the head with a pitch, struck out...Read the Rest...
A young fan made an impressive backhand catch of a foul ball with his glove as he leaned over a railing during Tuesday night's Miami Marlins game against the New York Mets.
It happened in the ninth inning as Mets batter Jordany Valdespin hit a foul ball into the stands in short left field at Marlin Park. The young man reached over the nearby railing with his glove and made...
“It’s just magical… I couldn’t be more excited” says Adam Greenberg about his second chance at the big leagues.
Greenberg described himself as “humbled” and “thrilled” when asked how he felt about returning to the major leagues after seven seasons. Since hes grown up playing professional baseball is “all I’ve ever wanted to do” Greenberg told ESPN’s Baseball...
MIAMI (AP) -- New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey struck out one-shot wonder Adam Greenberg, but also gave up two homers in his final start of a Cy Young-hopeful season and the Mets lost to the Miami Marlins in 11 innings 4-3 Tuesday.
The Marlins' Greenberg struck out on three pitches against Dickey when he batted for the first time in seven years in the sixth inning. Greenberg...
Things really are getting bad down in Miami. The Dolphins suck and the Marlins, at a record of 69-92, are a whopping 28 games behind Washington going into today’s season finale. Fans gave up, Ozzie Guillen lost control and players mailed it in back in August. Last night, as Carlos Lee was trotting out to the field in the 9th inning, he went for a friendly fist pound with teammate...
For a meaningless game in a meaningless lime green ballpark, game 161 actually had some intrigue.First off, Adam Greenberg, the man who was hit by a pitch in his only major league plate appearance in 2005, and was brought back thanks to an internet campaign by a filmmaker which convinced an out of the race team to give him a one-day contract. That day was Tuesday, and that team was...
Adam Greenberg finally had his dream recognized with the Marlins in last night’s 4-3 routing of the Amazin’s. After years and years of perseverance, over 22,000 signatures, nearly 2,400 minor and independent league at-bats, Greenberg beat the odds for one one-day contract and a second chance at achieving his childhood dream: getting an at-bat in the big leagues.The left hand...
The Miami Marlins (69-92) beat the New York Mets (73-88) 4-3 in eleven innings, last night at Marlins Ballpark from Miami, FL.
W - Chad Gaudin (5-4), L - Collin McHugh (0-4)
R.A. Dickey survies the night without getting loss, even though his team couldn't win the game. He pitched 6 innings, allowed 7 hits, gave up 3 runs (2 HR's) and struck out 8 batters.