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The Atlanta Braves celebrate after clinching the NL East baseball title with a win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Ozuna, Braves beat Miami, clinch 3rd straight NL East title

Sep. 22, 2020 11:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After clinching their third straight NL East title, the Atlanta Braves set their sights on ended a much longer streak. After losses in 10 straight postseason appearances, the Braves are desperate to end the drought. “If you ask me, it’s World Series or nothing,” said...

Miami Marlins' Monte Harrison, left, Starling Marte, center, and Lewis Brinson celebrate after the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Miami. The Marlins won 7-3. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Rojas, Cooper homer to lead Marlins over Nationals 7-3

Sep. 19, 2020 10:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miguel Rojas and Garrett Cooper each had a double and a homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Saturday night. With the win, Miami maintained its hold on second place in the NL East. “We're close to the finish line, we're close to something this organization...

Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers, right, and Xander Bogaerts celebrate after scoring during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)

Eovaldi shuts down Marlins in 5-3 victory

Sep. 17, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi pitched five shutout innings and struck out seven, and the Miami Marlins stumbled in their playoff run with a 5-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. Rafael Devers had a three-run homer, Kevin Plawecki hit a two-run single and Alex Verdugo had three hits for the Red Sox....

Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper, right, celebrates with Jesus Aguilar (24) after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Alfaro 2 HRs; Marlins beat BoSox 8-4, inch closer in NL East

Sep. 16, 2020 11:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro homered twice before he took a foul ball to his helmet and the Miami Marlins beat the Boston Red Sox 8-4 on Wednesday night. Garrett Cooper also homered and scored twice for Miami, which moved within 2 1/2 games of first-place Atlanta in the NL East. Alfaro, the Marlins’...

Miami Marlins' Miguel Rojas (19) congratulates Chad Wallach after Wallach hit a home run that also scored him during the sixth inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Garrett wins major league debut as Marlins sweep Phillies

Sep. 13, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Braxton Garrett allowed three hits over five innings to win his major league debut, and the Miami Marlins beat the Phillies 8-1 to complete a doubleheader sweep and leapfrog Philadelphia for second place in the NL East. Rookie Sixto Sánchez pitched a three-hitter over seven innings to...

Miami Marlins' Jazz Chisholm (70) is congratulated by Starling Marte after scoring on a single by Corey Dickerson during the third inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Sanchez shuts down Phillies in first career complete game

Sep. 13, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Sixto Sánchez pitched a three-hitter over seven innings for his first complete game in five major league starts, leading the Miami Marlins over Philadelphia 2-1 Sunday in a doubleheader opener to close on the second-place Phillies in the NL East. Facing the organization that...

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola, left, and catcher J.T. Realmuto congratulate each other after they defeated the Miami Marlins in a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Aaron Nola's 7-inning shutout helps Phils split with Marlins

Sep. 11, 2020 11:52 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Nola gives his seven-inning complete game victory an asterisk. As for the doubleheader nightcap, the Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen remains a big question mark. Nola struck out 10 and went the distance for the first time in his career as Philadelphia handed the Miami Marlins their worst...

Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper (26), Jazz Chisholm (70) and Corey Dickerson, right, celebrate after they scored on a double by Starling Marte during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Marlins rally past Phils, open 1st 7-game series since '67

Sep. 10, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Starling Marte hit a tying, three-run double off Brandon Workman in the eighth inning, Jorge Alfaro singled home the winning run in the ninth and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 Thursday night in the opener of a seven-game series, the longest in a major league regular...

Miami Marlins outfielders Monte Harrison, right, and Starling Marte celebrate the team's 8-0 win over the Atlanta Braves in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Sánchez, 4 relievers throw 4-hitter as Marlins blank Braves

Sep. 8, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Sixto Sánchez is helping the Miami Marlins match up with the Braves, even in Atlanta. Sánchez combined with four relievers on a four-hitter, Jorge Alfaro hit one of three homers for Miami and the Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 8-0 on Tuesday night. Garrett Cooper had two hits,...

Miami Marlins' Migual Rojas follows through on a go-ahead one-run double to center field during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Marlins beat Braves 5-4 in 10th inning on Rojas's 4th hit

Sep. 7, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Miguel Rojas had four hits, including a go-ahead double in the 10th inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Monday. Pinch-hitter Adam Duvall led off the ninth with a tying homer off Brandon Kintzler (2-3), the closer's second blown save in 11 chances. Atlanta loaded the...