Mad Bum gets opener for D-backs; Kluber is Yanks' No. 2
He was 2-1 with a 6.35 ERA in three spring starts, including allowing six earned runs against Cincinnati on Friday. Alec Bohm had two hits, including his fourth double. AdFreddie Freeman had two hits, including a double and his first homer — a two-run shot in the sixth. Victor Robles had three hits, including his sixth double, with an RBI, and Kyle Schwarber doubled and walked three times. Adalberto Mondesi singled and homered and Jorge Soler had two hits, including a double.
Seeing is believing: Bauer shuts eye, pitches shutout ball
Bauer wound up pitching three scoreless innings with the creative approach, striking out three while allowing two hits and a walk. Known for speaking his mind and going his own way, Bauer said he regularly shuts one eye during bullpen sessions and other workouts. METS 6, ASTROS 1 (6)Jacob deGrom pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut, striking out three and allowing one hit. AdBLUE JAYS 7, PHILLIES 1 (7)Newcomer Tanner Roark made his first start for Toronto, allowing one hit in two scoreless innings. Jorge López threw three scoreless innings with three strikeouts.
Marlins clinch 1st playoff berth since 2003, beat Yanks 4-3
It really goes back to the players believing,” Mattingly said Friday night after a 4-3, 10-inning win over the New York Yankees. “I can’t contain the tears, because it’s a lot of grind, a lot of passion,” shortstop Miguel Rojas said. “I don’t like any time somebody celebrates on our field or if we’re at somebody else’s place and they celebrate on their field,” Yankees star Aaron Judge said. Garrett Cooper, traded to the Marlins by the Yankees after the 2017 season, hit a three-run homer in the first inning off J.A. UP NEXTRHP Deivi García (2-2, 4.88) starts Saturday for the Yankees and LHP Trevor Rogers (1-2, 6.84) for the Marlins.
Marlins win virus-delayed home opener, beat Braves 8-2
Miami Marlins players Lewis Brinson (25) Magneuris Sierra, center, and Jon Berti celebrate after the Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 in a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)MIAMI Jesus Aguilar drove in three runs, Jon Berti stole home and the NL East-leading Miami Marlins won their long-awaited, coronavirus-delayed home opener, beating the Atlanta Braves 8-2 Friday night. Miami returned to Marlins Park following a 23-day road trip, interrupted when 18 players and two coaches tested positive for the virus. The Braves will be without All-Star center fielder Ronald Acua Jr. in the series while he recovers from a sore left wrist. Marlins: LHP Daniel Castano (0-1, 8.31) will make his second major league start Saturday.
Marlins beat Orioles 8-7 to complete stunning 4-game sweep
Miami Marlins' Francisco Cervelli (29) greets Jesus Aguilar, back, after they both scored on a Brian Anderson single during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Marlins beat Orioles 8-7 to complete stunning 4-game sweep
(AP Photo/Nick Wass)BALTIMORE Jonathan Villar hit a first-pitch leadoff homer to spark a robust offensive performance by the Miami Marlins, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 Thursday night to complete a startling four-game sweep and make Don Mattingly the winningest manager in franchise history. In their first three wins in the series, Miami relied on exceptional pitching in victories by scores of 4-0, 1-0 and 2-1. NO STARCHKintzler found an alternate use for the ironing board in his hotel room while being quarantined in Philadelphia. I needed to figure out how I could simulate a workout, so I got the ironing board out and started taking the tops off the coffee tables," Kintzler revealed Thursday. They were heavy stones, so I would add them to the ironing board and carry it around like a front rack.
With Marlins battling virus outbreak, will they play again?
FILE - In this Friday, July 24, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jesus Aguilar, right, celebrates a 5-2 win with teammates following a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia. The Marlins coronavirus outbreak could endanger the Major League Baseball season, Dr. Anthony Fauci said, as the number of their players testing positive rose to 15. The Marlins received positive test results for four additional players Tuesday, July 23, 2020, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)NEW YORK The Miami Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have been in the news lately. She later apologized and corrected herself, saying they were actually the Florida Marlins.
Aguilar leads Marlins over Phillies 5-2 in Girardis debut
PHILADELPHIA Jesus Aguilar helped put the Miami Marlins in unfamiliar territory. Aguilar hit a two-run homer off Aaron Nola, Sandy Alcantara pitched neatly into the seventh and the Marlins beat the Phillies 5-2 Friday night, spoiling manager Joe Girardis first game in Philadelphia. The Marlins opened a shortened season delayed by the coronavirus by picking up where they left off last year against the Phillies. The Marlins have never led the division beyond June 30 and twice won the World Series as a wild-card team. Villars sacrifice fly gave Miami a 1-0 lead in the third.
Marlins Park Changes Prove Derek Jeter Is Listening to the Fans
This past Monday, the Miami Marlins added some serious pop to their roster by acquiring Jonathan Villar from the Baltimore Orioles and claiming first baseman Jess Aguilar off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays. The Marlins finally listened to fans and the media and are now making the changes. Listening to the fans has been a theme since Jeter arrived in Miami. The Marlins are listening when it comes to everything from the roster to the infield grass. Soon enough, those changes will lead to a whole lot more wins and many more fans.miaminewtimes.com
Rays extend winning streak to 6, beat Marlins 7-2
Michael Brosseau of the Rays gets an RBI against the MarlinsST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Yonny Chirinos allowed one run in five innings before leaving with a hand injury and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 on Sunday to match their longest winning streak this season at six games. Brian Anderson homered for the Marlins, who have lost four of five and dropped to an NL-worst 42-67. Jesus Aguilar had a sacrifice fly and Brosseau an RBI single during a two-run first, and Brosseau homered for a 3-0 lead in the fifth. Anderson hit a solo homer with two outs in the fourth for the Marlins' first hit. Rays: RHP Charlie Morton (12-3) will face Toronto RHP Jacob Waguespack (2-1) Monday night.
Caleb Smith and Tayron Guerrero each give up three runs as Rays hand Marlins their fourth loss in past five games
Mike Brosseau and Jesus Aguilar both homered and had two RBIs each for the Rays, who also won six in a row from May 25-30. Tampa Bay has scored six or more runs in a team record seven straight games.sun-sentinel.com