Marlins shut down Mets 4-0
(AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK Miguel Rojas two-run single capped a three-run second inning and four pitchers combined on an eight-hitter to lead the Miami Marlins past the New York Mets 4-0 on Tuesday night in the first game of a doubleheader. It was the Mets first game since a player and a coach tested positive for the coronavirus. The Marlins scored all their runs against Rick Porcello (1-4) with a pair of two-out rallies. The Mets didnt pitch deGrom Tuesday because he didnt get his usual between starts mound work in until Monday. Marlins: Elieser Hernandez (1-0, 2.29 ERA) is looking to win back-to-back starts for the first time as a big leaguer.
Wingin' it: Blue Jays win Buffalo debut, top Marlins in 10th
Toronto Blue Jays and the Miami Marlins play during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)BUFFALO, N.Y. In the first major league game in Buffalo since 1915, Travis Shaw hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays settled into their new nest with a 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays loaded the bases with one out in the 10th and Shaw singled to right field for his first RBI in 25 at-bats with the Blue Jays. There had not been a major league game in Buffalo since Sept. 8, 1915, when the Blues swept a doubleheader from the Baltimore Terrapins at Federal League Park. Those walls, which have been green for 32 years, are now blue, a color which now dominates much of the stadium, along with the omnipresent presence of the Blue Jays logo. Blue Jays: Nate Pearson (0-0, 2.70 ERA) will make his third career start when Toronto wraps up the two-game series against Miami.
Surprising first-place Marlins stay hot, sweep Orioles
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Elieser Hernandez throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning in game one of a baseball double-header, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)BALTIMORE Five pitchers combined on a four-hitter for Don Mattingly's undermanned, gritty and first-place Miami Marlins, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Wednesday night for a doubleheader sweep. The sweep kept the Marlins atop the NL East and earned Mattingly his 281st win as Miami's manager, tying Jack McKeon's club record. Not only were both games seven innings apiece, but the Orioles were the home team in the opener and the Marlins served as hosts in the nightcap. Orioles: Wade LeBlanc (1-0) makes his third start of the season after turning in a solid performance against Tampa Bay on Saturday.
Marlins lose to Giants on wild pitch, 2-1
SAN FRANCISCO - Mike Yastrzemski scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the eighth inning, Johnny Cueto pitched five scoreless innings in his second game back from Tommy John surgery and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Sunday. Giants rookie Mauricio Dubn homered, and San Francisco took two of three from the struggling Marlins. Giants reliever Tyler Rogers (2-0) struck out one in a 1-2-3 eighth for the win, and Will Smith worked around a walk and a wild pitch in the ninth for his 33rd save in 37 tries. Yastrzemski scored the go-ahead run on reliever Ryne Stanek's second wild pitch. Both runners advanced on Stanek's first wild pitch before he walked Longoria to load the bases.
Diaz, Reynolds rally Pirates past Marlins 6-5
Bryan Reynolds celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off two run RBI single to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 6-5 win over the Miami Marlins at PNC Park on September 4, 2019. PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Bryan Reynolds' two-run bloop single capped a three-run ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Elias Diaz started the winning rally with a leadoff homer against Jose Urena (4-8) that drew the Pirates within a run. TRAINER'S ROOMPirates: Rookie OF Jason Martin will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his left shoulder Tuesday night when Marlins RHP Jarlin Garcia fell on him during a play at the plate. Pirates: RHP Dario Agrazal (4-5, 4.50) has won his last two starts despite giving up seven runs in 10 innings.
Starlin Castro helps Marlins rally past Phillies
Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty ImagesMIAMI - Starlin Castro's two-run double in the sixth inning capped a comeback by the Miami Marlins, who rallied against Aaron Nola to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday. The last-place Marlins improved to 9-7 against the Phillies with three games yet to play in late September. Nola (12-4) faced the minimum until the sixth, when he allowed four consecutive batters to reach as the Marlins erased a 2-0 deficit. ROSTER MOVESBefore the game, Miami recalled RHP Kyle Keller from Triple-A New Orleans and optioned RHP Tyler Kinley to New Orleans. Marlins RHP Pablo Lopez (5-5, 4.23) is scheduled to come off the injured list to pitch Monday night against Cincinnati.
Anderson's 2 homers lead Marlins to 9-2 win over Braves
Elieser Hernandez #57 of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch during the second inning against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park on August 8, 2019. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)MIAMI - Brian Anderson homered twice to lead the Miami Marlins to a 9-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night. The Marlins chased Atlanta starter Dallas Keuchel with a five-run fourth capped by Anderson's second home run and 20th of the season for an 8-0 lead. Teheran has pitched 18 scoreless innings and allowed nine hits in his three outings against the Marlins in 2019. Marlins: LHP Caleb Smith (7-5, 3.35) is the only Marlins starting pitcher with a road win over the Braves in 2019.
Marlins use homers to beat Arizona 5-1
MIAMI - Rookie outfielder Harold Ramirez homered, hit a line drive that scored the tiebreaking run and made consecutive catches against the fence to help the Miami Marlins beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 Sunday. Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray (9-7), the subject of trade speculation, allowed two earned runs in six innings. Anderson homered in the sixth, and Ramirez hit a two-run shot in the seventh, his sixth. Miami's Elieser Hernandez, making his first start since July 4, allowed one run in four innings. TRAINER'S ROOMDiamondbacks: INF Christian Walker was available off the bench after being hit by a pitch on his left arm Saturday.
Nationals complete sweep of Marlins
WASHINGTON - Anthony Rendon hit his 20th homer and knocked in the go-ahead run to help the Washington Nationals finish off a three-game sweep of the last-place Miami Marlins with a 5-2 victory Thursday. Rendon hit a solo shot in the fourth off Elieser Hernandez (1-3) and drove in Gerardo Parra with a single in the fifth. RARE MARLINS DINGERMiguel Rojas connected on Sanchez's fifth pitch of the game, hitting his first homer of the season and No. The Marlins began the day last in the majors in home runs, six behind 29th-place Detroit. Nationals: RHP Max Scherzer is on the paternity list and is expected to make his start Saturday on Montreal Expos day.
Strasburg, Nationals beat Marlins
WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg struck out 14 in 7 1/3 shutout innings, Brian Dozier and Matt Adams homered, and the Washington Nationals continued their midseason surge with a 3-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. The Nationals improved to 44-41, the first time they've been three games over .500 this season. Strasburg (10-4) was, as usual, brilliant against the Marlins. Strasburg needed just nine pitches to strike out Garrett Cooper, Neil Walker and Starlin Castro in the fourth. Nationals: Washington placed RHP Max Scherzer on the paternity list and recalled INF Adrian Sanchez from Double-A Harrisburg.