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Marlins decline $16 million option on Starlin Castro

Nov. 1, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins have declined their $16 million option on infielder Starlin Castro for 2020 and will pay him a $1 million buyout, allowing him to become a free agent. The move confirmed Friday had been expected as the Marlins rebuild. Castro, 29, batted .270 while playing all 162 games this year...

Harper, Phillies finish 81-81 with 4-3 loss to Marlins

Sep. 29, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After a season that fell well short of expectations, Bryce Harper can't wait for another go-round in Philadelphia. Manager Gabe Kapler might not get that chance. Harper got two hits and a standing ovation to close out his first season with the Phillies, who finished at 81-81 after a 4-3...

Haseley's grounder sends Phils past Miami 5-4 in 15 innings

Sep. 28, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Adam Haseley and Philadelphia's bullpen showed the Phillies aren't quitting on the season. Haseley's fielder's choice scored Rhys Hoskins with the winning run in the 15th inning and Philadelphia outlasted the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Friday night. Adam Conley (2-11) hit Hoskins and then...

Mets slammed by Marlins, fall 5G back of Brewers with 6 left

Sep. 23, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have had a funhouse mirror season — always different, depending when and where you look. Division contenders or also-rans? Buyers or sellers? Second-half Cinderellas or too little, too late? Approaching the end of the ride, New York has no doubts about where it...

Nationals lose at Marlins 5-3 to tighten NL wild-card race

Sep. 22, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Nationals blew a late two-run lead to lose, and less than an hour later, their advantage atop the NL wild-card race was gone, too. Three relievers each gave up an extra-base hit in a seventh-inning meltdown Sunday, and Washington's streak of 11 consecutive wins against the Miami Marlins...

Nationals score 6 runs in 10th, beat Marlins 10-4

Sep. 21, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Kurt Suzuki made the most of his first at-bat following a lengthy absence. Suzuki's pinch-hit, bases-clearing double capped a six-run, 10th inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-4 Saturday night. The Nationals catcher has been sidelined because of an elbow injury since...

Turner homers twice to lead Nationals over Marlins

Sep. 20, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Trea Turner welcomed back manager Dave Martinez with two big swings. Turner hit two solo homers, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Friday night. Washington stayed one game ahead of Milwaukee for the top spot in the NL wild-card standings. The Nationals had dropped four...

Yankees lose to Angels 3-2, miss chance to clinch AL East

Sep. 19, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino sailed a 30-foot throw home on Albert Pujols' tiebreaking chopper, and the sloppy New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday night with a chance to clinch the AL East. New York still would have locked down the division title with a Tampa Bay...

Diamondbacks bounce back with 5-4 win over Marlins

Sep. 19, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A bullpen blowup put the Arizona Diamondbacks in a tough spot Tuesday night. A next-day bounce back keeps their slim NL wild-card hopes alive. Mike Leake worked effectively through traffic into the seventh inning, Domingo Leyba had two RBIs and the Diamondbacks rebounded from an ugly loss to...

Ray dominant, D-backs rally for 7-5 win over Marlins

Sep. 17, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Lamb has spent a big chunk of this season injured and even when healthy, his .199 batting average entering Monday was proof of a year gone awry. But in a big moment for the Diamondbacks, he came through. Lamb hit a three-run double in the seventh inning as Arizona rallied for a 7-5...