As dazzling as the pitching staff has been in the Miami Marlins' wins this month, it has been fairly awful in the defeats.
Jacob Turner's road struggles may mean the club is headed for more of the latter.
After the Marlins got another victory via shutout, Turner looks for the first road win of his career in the finale of a three-game series with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
Miami (45-73) owns the worst record in the NL and is 4-8 this month. The pitchers, however, have provided flashes of brilliance.
The staff has pitched shutouts in each of those four victories, including Tuesday's 1-0, 10-inning win over Kansas City (62-55). Opposing batters have hit .129 in those wins compared to .292 in the eight defeats while the Marlins have posted a 5.05 ERA.
Another dominant showing could make the Marlins the first team to post shutouts in five straight wins since the Los Angeles Dodgers did it June 27-July 9, 2011.
Giving the ball to Turner (3-4, 2.95 ERA) in Kansas City may n...