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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...

Rojas gets clutch hit as Marlins snap 5-game skid

Sep. 15, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro got some timely advice from a teammate, and he put it to good use. Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the Miami Marlins beat...

Beede, 2 relievers combine on 4-hitter, Giants top Marlins

Sep. 14, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As home run records keep falling in a changing game, the San Francisco Giants are still playing a more traditional brand of baseball. Tyler Beede allowed three hits in 6 1/3 innings, Buster Posey drove in the game's only run, and the Giants beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Friday night....

Marlins OF Garrett Cooper leaves game with knee injury

Sep. 13, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Miami right fielder Garrett Cooper left the Marlins' game Friday night against the San Francisco Giants with a left knee injury after making a sliding catch on leadoff man Mike Yastrzemski's fly ball in the bottom of the first. Cooper limped off the field on his own power and was...

Moustakas hits 2 HRs, Brewers minus Yelich top Marlins 7-5

Sep. 12, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Mike Moustakas celebrated his 31st birthday in style. He homered twice, including a tiebreaking, two-run shot in the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Miami Marlins 7-5 Wednesday night in their first game following star outfielder Christian Yelich's season-ending injury....

Alcantara 1st Marlins rookie with 2 shutouts since Willis

Sep. 8, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara is providing a little optimism for Marlins fans during another frustrating season. Alcantara became the first Marlins pitcher with two shutouts in his rookie season since Dontrelle Willis, and Miami beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0 Sunday. "You've seen the same thing you saw...

Diaz, Reynolds rally Pirates past Marlins 6-5 in 9th

Sep. 4, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds has a chance to make history, though he isn't making a big deal about it. Reynolds' two-run bloop single capped a three-run ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. A 2-for-5 night boosted the outfielder's average...

Rojas, Cooper late homers help Marlins end record road skid

Sep. 4, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jose Urena was the Miami Marlins' opening day starter. He is now finishing the season as the closer. Miguel Rojas hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning and Garrett Cooper connected in the 10th as the Marlins rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday...

Pirates rookie Keller struck by liner, has bruised wrist

Sep. 3, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates rookie right-hander Mitch Keller has been pulled from a game with a bruised right wrist after being struck by a line drive. Keller was injured in the second inning on a comebacker hit by Miami's Garrett Cooper. Considered the Pirates' top prospect coming into the season, Keller...

McMahon hits 2 homers as Rockies beat Marlins 11-4

Aug. 18, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon is emerging as another home run hitter in a Colorado lineup loaded with big bats. The second baseman continued his power surge with two more long balls to help the Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 11-4 on Saturday night for their first three-game winning streak in two months....