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Jacob Turner isn't pitching nearly as well as he did early in the season.
Turner (3-6) allowed five runs and nine hits in four innings as the Miami Marlins lost 6-4 to the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
''I'm not making the pitches when I need to make them,'' Turner said. ''The biggest thing is not commanding my fastball the way I need to. It's very frustrating.''
Turner has not pitched at least six innings in his last six starts going 0-3 with a 5.28 ERA. He was 3-3 with a 2.68 ERA in his first 12 starts of the season.
''Over the past few weeks it looks like it's all coming together and then the next inning it all falls apart,'' Marlins manager Mike Redmond said.
It didn't look good for Stephen Strasburg early, but he was able to settle down. Strasburg got past a shaky start and pitched six innings to earn his first victory in nearly a month as the Washington Nationals.
''I knew if I kept the game cl...
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Jose Fernandez makes his final start of 2013 on Wednesday. (Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)
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The Miami Marlins kicked off a seven-game homestand by dropping two of three to the Washington Nationals. After a dominant performance by Jose Fernandez in a 7-0 Miami win on Friday, the Marlins dropped both Saturday and Sunday’s contests. The Marlins now get set to close the homestand with four...
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This play epitomizes the Miami Marlins in 2013.
In the bottom of the first, Marlins slugger Logan Morrison ripped a groundball foul into the first few rows of the first base stands. It was nothing too dangerous expect for the fact that it caused one unsuspecting usher to fall backwards of their stool in an effort to dodge the ball.
Chris Coghlan was out taking groundballs long before most of his teammates hit the field to get loose Monday afternoon, then had one of the best games of his career at the plate.
He hasn't quit on a lost season for the Miami Marlins, and that's exactly what manager Mike Redmond wants to be seeing these days.
Coghlan tied a career high with four hits - one shy of matching...
The Miami Marlins gave outfielder Giancarlo Stanton yesterday's weekend finale off to rest his ailing ankle. Miami hopes that the day off will allow Stanton to rejoin the team's lineup as they kick off their series against the Atlanta Braves, according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com.
Stanton has been nursing a sore right ankle since the beginning of the month. He suffered...
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MIAMI (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg got past a shaky start and pitched six innings to earn his first victory in nearly a month as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Sunday.
Strasburg (7-9) struck out seven and allowed four runs and four hits. He also hit a batter, threw a wild pitch and had two balks. It was his first win since Aug. 11 against Philadelphia.
Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez covered his mouth with that big orange glove of his and shouted words unfit to print in English Spanish or any tongue known to men who understand the heartache of dastardly luck.
It was a swinging bunt that did in Fernandez’s no-hit bid in the fifth inning of a 7-0 Marlins victory by a kid named Zach Walters in his Major League Baseball debut. A...
MIAMI (AP) -- Ryan Zimmerman homered twice and drove in three runs, powering the Washington Nationals to a 9-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
Jayson Werth and Anthony Rendon had three hits apiece as the Nationals won for the third time in four games to remain on the fringe of the NL wild-card race. Tanner Roark (5-0) pitched six scoreless innings in his first...
MIAMI (AP) -- Evan Gattis drove in two runs to highlight Atlanta's highest-scoring inning in more than a month, and the Braves snapped a four-game slide by beating the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Monday night.
Justin Upton, Freddie Freeman and Gattis all doubled to lead off what became a five-run fourth, Atlanta's biggest inning since a five-run fifth against Philadelphia on Aug...
Miami Marlins' right fielder Giancarlo Stanton left Saturday's game against the Washington Nationals in the eighth inning due to a sore right foot and ankle.
As reported by Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, Stanton was having discomfort for the majority of the day and starting feeling more pain during the second inning. He initially injured the ankle while stepping on first base...