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Scherzer fans 10, wins 5th straight start, Nats beat Marlins

Jun. 26, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Max Scherzer had his worst outing of the season the last time he visited Marlins Park and vowed to do better in his next trip. He did. Scherzer struck out 10 in eight innings and won his fifth straight start, leading the Washington Nationals over the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Tuesday night. The...

Yamamoto wins again, Marlins hand Phillies 7th straight loss

Jun. 23, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Manager Don Mattingly likes the progress he is seeing from the rebuilding Marlins. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler thinks he has the right pieces, too — even if that's a tough sell right now to frustrated fans in Philadelphia. Rookie right-hander Jordan Yamamoto won for the third...

Alcantara helps Marlins beat slumping Phillies 2-1

Jun. 21, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sandy Alcantara gave Miami's tired pitching staff a huge boost with a stellar effort. Alcantara pitched 7 2/3 sharp innings, Bryan Holaday hit a solo homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Friday night. "He was awesome," Holaday said of his battery mate. "He...

Riddle's homer in 11th lifts Marlins over Cardinals, 7-6

Jun. 21, 2019 1:26 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marlins outfielder JT Riddle wiped out two months of frustration with one swing of the bat. Riddle hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, Zac Gallen was effective in his major league debut and Miami beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 on Thursday night. Brian Anderson also went deep and...

Goldschmidt's homer in 11th lifts Cardinals over Marlins 2-1

Jun. 20, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even though he wasn't in the starting lineup, Paul Goldschmidt didn't take the night off. Goldschmidt hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. Dexter Fowler had an RBI single in the...

Rookie Yamamoto blanks Cardinals again, Marlins win 6-0

Jun. 19, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — In his first two starts, Jordan Yamamoto has done things that have been accomplished once, or not at all, in the past century. It's been a dream debut for the 23-year-old rookie, who was acquired by the Marlins in the Christian Yelich trade and summoned from Double-A to the majors earlier...

Mikolas, Carpenter lead Cardinals to win over Marlins

Jun. 18, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mile Mikolas knew his luck would turn around. Dexter Fowler and Matt Carpenter homered to back a strong outing by Mikolas and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Mikolas (5-7) snapped a career-high losing streak of five straight decisions. He...

Pirates rally for 5-4 victory over Marlins

Jun. 16, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Bell padded his NL-leading RBI total and helped the Pittsburgh Pirates to a series-clinching victory. Bell's go-ahead double in the seventh lifted the Pirates over the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Sunday. The Pirates rallied from a 4-2 deficit on Corey Dickerson's pinch-hit RBI double off Miami...

Lopez pitches 7 innings, Marlins win 4-3 over Pirates

Jun. 15, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — For the second straight game Pittsburgh jumped on Miami, this time though the Marlins' answered and Pablo Lopez and his teammates were able to lock down the Pirates the rest of the way. Lopez pitched seven strong innings and allowed three runs to help the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh...

Pirates rout Marlins 11-0 to stop 7-game slide

Jun. 14, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Steven Brault nearly had a very brief outing. Fortunately for the Pittsburgh Pirates, he stayed in the game. Brault scattered eight hits over six innings, and the Pirates stopped a seven-game slide by routing the Miami Marlins 11-0 on Friday night. Brault (3-1) was hit on his left leg by...