After a down July, Jeff Hoffman looks to continue his resurgent August and keep the Rockies atop the National League Wild Card standings against newly recalled Justin Nicolino and the Marlins on Saturday at Marlins Park.
The Rockies, in the thick of the National League Wild Card race, ran into the hottest home run threat on the planet on Friday night. They weren’t able to slow Giancarlo Stanton down as he delivered yet again, knocking his MLB-leading 40th home run.
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The Miami Marlins and owner Jeffrey Loria have reached an agreement to sell the team to a group headed by Derek Jeter and venture capitalist Bruce Sherman, according to multiple reports.
Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton hit his Major League-leading 40th homer of the season in the sixth inning of Friday night’s game against the Rockies, going deep off right-hander Jon Gray. The homer was Stanton’s seventh in a span of eight games.
The Rockies and Marlins are set to face off for the first time this season, beginning with Friday night’s tilt at Marlins Park. The series opener will feature a pair of right-handers, as Colorado’s Jon Gray will pitch opposite Miami’s Jose Urena.
Over his last five starts, Dan Straily has allowed 16 runs in 26 1/3 innings. Seven of those runs have come in the sixth inning.
Even as the Nationals have been hammered by injuries, they have not missed a beat due to the contributions from their replacements. That continued on Thursday night, when Brian Goodwin hit the go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning to lead Washington to a 3-2 victory over Miami at Nationals Park.
The difference between the Nationals’ and Marlins’ rotations can be seen in the pitching matchup Thursday night, as the National League East foes finish their four-game series at Nationals Park.
After a whirlwind week, which included a near no-hitter against the Marlins followed by the birth of his second child, Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez returned to the mound and twirled another gem Wednesday night. Gonzalez’s latest was seven innings of one-run ball in a 10-1 victory over Miami at Nationals Park. The lefty was backed […]
As arguably one of the greatest hitters of this generation, Ichiro Suzuki has been an everyday player his entire career. But as his 17-year tenure in the Majors likely winds down — and with the Marlins enjoying a healthy starting outfield this season — Ichiro has received fewer opportunities and been a full-time pinch-hitter for […]
Chris O’Grady spent most of Tuesday afternoon in the training room receiving treatment on the right oblique he strained Monday. While the Marlins are waiting for the doctor to tell them how severe O’Grady’s injury is, manager Don Mattingly expects the lefty to miss significant time, as they sent the lefty to the 10-day DL […]