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Cano homers in 2nd straight game, Mets top Marlins 6-2

Jul. 14, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jeff McNeil joked with manager Mickey Callaway moments before leading off the game about hitting a home run on the first pitch. Callaway requested McNeil have an 11-pitch at-bat ending with a homer, but McNeil had other plans. "I just laughed and I said I'll do it on the first pitch," McNeil...

Cooper, Granderson help power Marlins past Mets, 8-4

Jul. 12, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins are last in the majors in home runs. When they do hit them, they've made them count. Garrett Cooper, Curtis Granderson and Brian Anderson all homered and drove in two runs to power the Marlins to an 8-4 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night in the first game after...

Jeter's Marlins could become a good team -- but when?

Jul. 10, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Phillies had just become the latest visiting team to win a game in Miami, and from the top of baseball's food chain, $330 million man Bryce Harper tried to be kind as he assessed the low-budget, low-expectation Marlins. "They've got a good pitching staff," Harper said. "They're young....

Culberson's 'clutch' throw saves Braves' 4-3 win over Miami

Jul. 7, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Culberson has only a lukewarm acceptance of his "Charlie Clutch" nickname. Culberson only made the moniker more difficult to shed with his game-saving throw to the plate in the ninth inning against Miami. Josh Donaldson capped his strong first-half finish by hitting a two-run homer...

Rivera helps Marlins break out with 15 hits, beat Braves 5-4

Jul. 6, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Caleb Smith wasn't satisfied with his first start in a month. Thanks to a productive day by the National League's worst offense, Smith's return was good enough to beat the first-place Braves. Yadiel Rivera hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the fifth inning and the Miami Marlins beat Atlanta...

Strasburg strikes out 14 as Nationals defeat Marlins 3-1

Jul. 3, 2019 10:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, the Miami Marlins brought out the best in Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg. The right-hander struck out 14 in 7 1/3 shutout innings and extended his personal winning streak against Miami to 11 as the Nationals continued their midseason surge with a 3-1 victory on...

Marlins rally from 5-run deficit to beat Phillies, 9-6

Jun. 29, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — When asked why the formidable Philadelphia Phillies bring out the best in his last-place team, Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas had a colorful response. "I think it's the red, probably," Rojas said. "We're like bulls. We see red and we go hard." Rojas' answer was the second-best comeback...

Sisco homers, drives in 5 runs as Orioles rout Indians 13-0

Jun. 28, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles took the luster off Mike Clevinger's return from the injured list, scoring seven early runs off the right-hander Friday night in a 13-0 rout of the Cleveland Indians. Chance Sisco homered and had a career-high five RBIs for the Orioles, who built an 8-0 lead in the...

Marlins snap Phillies' 4-game win streak with 6-2 victory

Jun. 28, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Phillies are having a tough time gaining ground in the NL East race because they can't beat the last-place Marlins. Brian Anderson drove in three runs with a double and his 11th homer , and Miami snapped Philadelphia's four-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory Friday night. The Marlins...

Soto, Robles HR as Nats beat Marlins to complete sweep

Jun. 27, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Another productive sixth inning helped the Washington Nationals reach a notable point of their season. A night after they scored three runs in the sixth to build a lead and eventually defeat the Miami Marlins, the Nationals did it again Thursday. Victor Robles and Matt Adams homered against...