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MIAMI - The Miami Marlins came into Wednesday's game with the Philadelphia Phillies having been shut out in their previous three games. It took until the fourth inning, but the Marlins snapped a franchise-record, 30-inning scoreless drought and beat the Phillies 9-2 behind Greg Dobbs' three-hit performance that included a home run. “We came up with big hits,” Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said. “We got hits with people on base, something we have needed for a long time.” Austin Kearns, Bryan Petersen and Dobbs each drove in two runs for the Marlins as they scored for the first time in four games. “It was fun,” Guillen said. “It makes a 4½-hour flight (to Colorado) more enjoyable.” Mark Buehrle (10-11) posted his 10th victory, giving him 12 consecutive seasons with double-digit wins. He allowed two runs and five hits with three strikeouts in seven innings. “I don't say this kid is underrated because he is making a lot of money out there, but nobody says much a...
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DENVER -- Carlos Lee was supposed to be the final piece to get the Marlins into the playoffs.
It won't happen this season. But what about next year?
Lee sure wouldn't mind giving it a shot.
"If they want me back, I like it here," the first baseman said before Thursday's 5-3 loss to Colorado at Coors Field, a game that featured Lee's second home run with...
The 2012 Marlins appeared to be primed for a big season after adding big free agent acquisitions Jose Reyes, Heath Bell and Mark Buehrle. With a record of 53-65, the fish are 11.5 games out of first place and the Miami front office already purged millions of dollars of payroll at the July 31st trade deadline.
Fortunately for Marlins fans, the organization does still provide some...
The Miami Marlins and Colorado Rockies ended significant droughts in their most recent contests, giving the last-place teams something to be proud of during otherwise disappointing seasons.
Colorado looks to win four in a row for just the second time this season when it opens a four-game series against the visiting Marlins on Thursday night.
Miami (53-65) had been shut out three...
The Miami Marlins were shut out for a third consecutive game on Tuesday and have now gone without a run for 27 consecutive innings. The Philadelphia Phillies picked up the 1-0 win thanks to a lead-off home run by Jimmy Rollins. The scoreless streak ties a franchise record for Miami. The loss also moved the Marlins to two and a half games behind the Phillies for fourth place...
The Marlins were down to their final out against the Phillies as first basemen Carlos Lee came to the plate. The Marlins' 3rd base coach, Joey Espada, decided to go down literally as a foul ball came his way off of Lee's bat.Watch as Espada dives a little prematurely. Though his team is about to lose, Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen even has a laugh.Check the clip out here...
Greg Dobbs drove in the Miami Marlins' first run in 31 innings, then hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth off Roy Halladay to help them beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 Wednesday afternoon.
Mark Buehrle (10-11) achieved the 10-win milestone on his sixth try, extending his streak reaching double digits in victories to 12 consecutive years. The left-hander allowed two runs in seven...
A bullpen meltdown in the eighth inning ends the Phils chances to sweep the fish before they lose to the Marlins, 9-2.
The Marlins took the lead in the fourth as, with runners on the corners, and with nobody out, Greg Dobbs hits an RBI single, knocking in Carlos Lee, who had started the inning off with a walk, then stopped at third base on Giancarlo Stanton’s double, giving the...
MIAMI (AP) -- Greg Dobbs drove in the Miami Marlins' first run in 31 innings, then hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth off Roy Halladay to help them beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 Wednesday afternoon.
Mark Buehrle (10-11) achieved the 10-win milestone on his sixth try, extending his streak reaching double digits in victories to 12 consecutive years. The left-hander allowed...
Most baseball players usually can hold onto the bat but that doesn't mean they will always be able to hold onto it.During Wednesday's Miami Marlins/Philadelphia Phillies affair, Marlins slugger John Buck was at the plate facing Roy Halladay in the fourth inning.During the at-bat, watch as Buck loses his bat and throws it so far that it lands near Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy...
The Marlins ended up winning Wednesdays afternoon affair, 9-2, but this was a close game until the 8th inning.
Roy Halladay pitched deep into some counts, but pitched well enough to win, save a sixth inning home run to former Phillie Greg Dobbs.
Enter slop of a bullpen and the game.
First was B.J. Roseberg, Raul Valdes and Michael Schwimmer.
It took the Miami Marlins thirty innings but in the fourth inning on Wednesday, they ended their record streak of scoreless innings. Miami would go on to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2. Before this win, the Marlins had been shut out in three straight games and faced being swept at home by Philadelphia with Roy Halladay on the mound.
Mark Buehrle finally won his tenth game...
MIAMI (AP) -- Kyle Kendrick pitched five-hit ball for seven innings and Jimmy Rollins led off the game with a home run off Josh Johnson on Tuesday night, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins.
Charlie Manuel earned his 700th win as a manager with the Phillies' second straight shutout. Cole Hamels opened the series between NL East rivals with...
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Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton made one pretty unbelievable catch against the Philadelphia Phillies. The new Phillies sensation Erik Kratz hit a shot to right center field that looked like it was easily going to hit the gap for extra bases but Stanton had other ideas.
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What makes this catch so great is the amount of ground Stanton...
MIAMI -- Kyle Kendrick threw seven scoreless innings for the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday in a 1-0 win over the Miami Marlins. Kendrick (5-9) struck out six and allowed five hits to improve to 9-2 against the Marlins in his career. Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 26th save in 29 chances by pitching a scoreless ninth after Josh Lindblom pitched the eighth. Jimmy Rollins...