Found April 03, 2013 on MarlinsBaseball.com:
Wednesday’s 3-0 loss to the Washington Nationals gave the Marlins their second consecutive shutout loss to begin the 2013 season.   Another wasted performance by a starting pitcher took place as Kevin Slowey gave Miami five and a third solid innings of work.   This is now the longest it has taken the Marlins to score a run to begin a season in franchise history. In Slowey’s first Major League start since 2011, the right-hander looked poised and flashed some good stuff.   Slowey even struck Bryce Harper out which is quite an accomplishment right now for a Marlins’ pitcher.  The young phenom doubled later in the game off the bullpen and has almost as many hits this year himself as the entire Marlins’ team does.  Slowey, Ryan Webb and  A.J. Ramos each allowed a run with Webb’s being of the unearned variety.  Slowey struck out four and walked three which ran his pitch count up to 85.  Mike Redmond made the decision to go to Webb in a first and third situation in the sixth which Webb qui...
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