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After getting the best of baseball's top team over the weekend, the major league-worst Miami Marlins visit the desert with momentum on their side.
Keeping things going, though, could prove difficult against the undefeated Patrick Corbin.
The Marlins open a three-game set against Corbin and the slumping Arizona Diamondbacks, who try to avoid a season worst-tying fourth consecutive defeat Monday night.
Although light-hitting Miami (21-47) ranks last in the majors in several offensive categories, manager Mike Redmond's club proved plenty formidable at the plate in taking two of three from St. Louis. The Marlins, winners in five of eight, hit .308 and scored 19 runs over the weekend.
"We didn't see it. The team we saw is hitting the ball and making good pitches," Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said. "Regardless of what their record shows, they've got some talent, and they're going about things the right way right now."
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The Miami Marlins are simply just not a well run organization.The latest evidence of this comes from the team's refusal to grant Miguel Olivo's request for a release, in addition to blocking his ability to sign with another organization, as well.The 34-year-old catcher has played sparingly over the past several weeks as Jeff Mathis and Rob Brantly have handled most of...
Miami Marlins catcher Miguel Olivo left the team without permission and was placed on the restricted list, manager Mike Redmond said Saturday.
Olivo, who had seen little playing time recently as the Marlins' No. 3 catcher, departed Friday after batting practice and before the team's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Giancarlo Stanton drove in all three Miami runs with a pair of homers and the Marlins handed the Arizona Diamondbacks their fourth straight loss, 3-2 on Monday night.
Patrick Corbin, trying to become the first left-handed starter in 35 years to go 10-0, allowed two hits through eight innings but gave up a soaring, two-run homer to left by Stanton that tied the game at 2 in the sixth...
The Arizona Diamondbacks already lead the NL West and now they're getting more good news with second baseman Aaron Hill nearing a return after missing two months with a broken hand. Daniel Berk of the Arizona Daily Star says that Hill has come through his first rehab game and is hoping to come back as early as next week. The 31-year-old played at second for Triple-A Reno,...
Ian Kennedy has decided to drop his appeal in regards to the suspension given to him as punishment for beaning two Dodgers last week.
Before yesterday's scheduled start against the St. Louis Cardinals, Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was making his way from the bullpen to the mound.
At some point, Fernandez spotted a stray bird in the outfield grass and decided to do a good deed by picking the bird up and carrying him to safety:
In regards to Fernandez night on the mound, it looks...
PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy has dropped the appeal of his 10-game suspension from last Tuesday's brawl in Los Angeles and began serving it Monday, the team announced.
Kennedy is eligible to return June 29, and his absence means that Tuesday starter Randall Delgado could make three starts in the interim, with the rest of the rotation remaining intact and...
Arizona's Ian Kennedy dropped his appeal and began serving his 10-game suspension Monday.
The team made the announcement just before the start of Monday night's game against Miami.
Kennedy got the most severe of the six suspensions stemming from the brawl between the Diamondbacks and Dodgers in Los Angeles last Tuesday. He was suspended after hitting Yasiem Puig and Zack...
Your browser does not support iframes.There are many ways to show support these days.For this Arizona Diamondbacks fan in particular, he chose to go shirtless with a "Free Hinske" message to show his support for suspended slugger Eric Hinske.Hinske was handed a five-game suspension for his role in last week's brawl against the Los Angeles Dodgers.If it was up to this...
Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of the 10-game suspension he was given for his role in last Tuesday’s brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kennedy is now eligible to return on June 29.
As a result of dropping the appeal on Monday night, Kennedy will only miss one start, as the second start he will miss will instead be pushed back one day to...
Ricky Nolasco allowed one run and three hits in seven innings Sunday to help the Miami Marlins take the rubber game of their three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals, 7-2.
NL Central leader St. Louis lost a series for the first time since April 26-28 against Pittsburgh.
The Marlins climbed above .300 at 21-47, still baseball's worst record. They scored 19 runs in the...
After a 3-3 homestand, the Miami Marlins head to the west coast for just the second time this season as they begin a seven-game trip in Arizona. Miami took two of three against the first place St. Louis Cardinals over the weekend and have won five of eight overall. The series victory over St. Louis [...]
Third day in a row, and it was the same result as the Diamondbacks lost to the Padres 4-1 to complete the Padres’ series sweep Sunday afternoon.
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