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Yamamoto dazzles in debut as Marlins beat Cardinals 9-0

Jun. 12, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins pitcher Jordan Yamamoto had just dropped down a successful suicide squeeze bunt and was on his way back to the dugout when he stopped at the plate to pick up his bat and return it to the rack, beating the batboy to the task. What a rookie. Yamamoto did it all Wednesday, earning...

Anderson hits grand slam as Marlins beat Nelson, Brewers 8-3

Jun. 6, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brian Anderson noticed Jimmy Nelson was struggling with his breaking ball, and he took advantage. Anderson hit his first career grand slam, Sandy Alcántara pitched seven crisp innings and the Miami Marlins spoiled Nelson's return to the majors, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on...

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row

May. 23, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A day after hitting his first major league home run, Garrett Cooper connected again. In grand fashion, too. Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 Thursday to finish a terrible homestand for the...

Alcantara pitches 2-hitter, Miami beats reeling Mets 3-0

May. 19, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The New York Mets aren't hitting, and another lapse by slugger Robinson Cano raised questions about how hard they're trying. None of which helps the shaky job security of manager Mickey Callaway. Sandy Alcantara needed just 89 pitches to throw a two-hitter in a duel with Noah Syndergaard , and...

Heyward homer gives Cubs 3-2 win in 11th in Russell's return

May. 9, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — For the second straight night, the surging Chicago Cubs walked off with a victory. Jason Heyward homered leading off the 11th inning to lift Chicago over the Miami Marlins 3-2 Wednesday in Addison Russell's return to the majors. Heyward lined a 1-2 pitch from Jose Quijada into the basket in...

Bryant's 3-run HR gives Cubs 5-2 win over Marlins

May. 8, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant thinks he is locked in at the plate at the moment — and it shows. Bryant hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. With runners on the corners, Bryant drove a 1-2...

At 9-24, Marlins could be headed for worst season yet

May. 6, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter says the Miami Marlins are better than this. If he's wrong, the woebegone franchise is headed for its worst season yet. The Marlins began the week with the worst record in the majors at 9-24 (.274), which put them on pace to finish 44-118. That's bad, even for a franchise that...

González's 3-run homer helps Indians beat Marlins 7-4

Apr. 30, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Because of the unusual way the game started, Carlos González figured the Cleveland Indians might need a lot of runs. "I've never seen Trevor Bauer struggle before," González said with a chuckle. Bauer fell behind early, but González put the Indians ahead to stay with a...

Hoskins, Williams, McCutchen lead Phillies over Marlins 12-9

Apr. 27, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Williams sparked a rare offensive outburst for the Philadelphia Phillies, and they needed almost all the runs. Williams, Rhys Hoskins and Andrew McCutchen homered, and the Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 12-9 Saturday night after nearly wasting a nine-run lead. "What saved us was...

Starlin Castro homers in 10th, lifts Miami over Phillies 3-1

Apr. 25, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Starlin Castro nearly knocked himself out of the game before he knocked one out of the park. Castro hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning after fouling a pitch off his foot, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night. "I...