DeGrom fans first eight batters to tie rare MLB mark

Sep 16, 2014

DeGrom fans first eight batters to tie rare MLB mark

Jacob deGrom overpowered the first eight Miami hitters, and all that stood between him and sole possession of a major league record was the opposing pitcher. Line drive, base hit. “I had no idea,” Marlins starter Jarred Cosart said. “Any time you can keep ...

Stanton hospitalized after being hit in face with pitch

Sep 12, 2014

Stanton hospitalized after being hit in face with pitch

The Miami Marlins lost much more than a game Thursday night. They’ve likely lost slugger Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season after a frightening scene at Miller Park. Stanton sustained multiple facial fractures, dental damage and cuts that needed stitches after being ...

Stanton puts on a big show

Aug 12, 2014

Stanton puts on a big show

Giancarlo Stanton led the Miami Marlins to a victory with his bat and his glove. Stanton hit two home runs and made a spectacular diving catch in right field to help the Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Monday night. “He was ...

Alvarez, Marlins top Nats for sixth straight win

Jul 30, 2014

Alvarez, Marlins top Nats for sixth straight win

The Miami Marlins have gotten contributions from a number of players during their recent surge. On Tuesday night, their two All-Stars led them. Henderson Alvarez pitched seven scoreless innings, Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs and the surging Marlins beat Stephen Strasburg and the ...

Saltalamacchia lifts Marlins to win over Braves

Jul 25, 2014

Saltalamacchia lifts Marlins to win over Braves

Jarrod Saltalamacchia knows most teams don’t get many chances to beat Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel. Saltalamacchia drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Henderson Alvarez won for the first time in three starts and the Miami Marlins beat the Braves 3-2 ...

Giants find bats in victory

Jul 19, 2014

Giants find bats in victory

Anxious to end a five-week swoon, the San Francisco Giants are hitting again, which is why they’re back in first place in the NL West. Brandon Crawford and Pablo Sandoval homered Friday, and the Giants totaled 13 hits to beat the Miami Marlins 9-1. ...

Matsuzaka fans 10, gets no-decision against Marlins

Jul 13, 2014

Matsuzaka fans 10, gets no-decision against Marlins

The New York Mets’ Daisuke Matsuzaka matched his big league-career high with 10 strikeouts on Saturday, but did not get a decision in a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins. Matsuzaka allowed four runs and four hits in six innings with four walks at ...

Polanco carries Pirates past Marlins in 13th

Jun 14, 2014

Polanco carries Pirates past Marlins in 13th

Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Gregory Polanco had five hits Friday night, and the last one was the biggest — and the longest. Playing in his fourth major league game, Polanco broke a tie in the 13th inning with his first homer, helping Pittsburgh to an ...

After rough start, Cain stymies Marlins to earn first victory

May 16, 2014

After rough start, Cain stymies Marlins to earn first victory

Matt Cain’s winless drought is over, even though the Giants’ three-time All-Star pitcher is still struggling with some of his mechanics. After nearly seven weeks of frustration, Cain isn’t about to complain. Buster Posey hit a go-ahead double as part of a three-run fifth ...

Fernandez sparkles against Braves

Apr 30, 2014

Fernandez sparkles against Braves

Jose Fernandez got booed for not running out a grounder, and felt a tiny twinge of disappointment about not getting a chance to finish off what could have been his first complete game. Everything else for the Miami Marlins’ young ace went perfectly once ...

Stanton crushes walk-off grand slam against M's

Apr 19, 2014

Stanton crushes walk-off grand slam against M's

A replay reversal loaded the bases with nobody out and the score tied in the ninth inning, which meant the Seattle Mariners had to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton for a change. He made them pay. Stanton hit a grand slam to redeem himself for ...