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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...

Cano's two-run homer in the 8th lifts Mets past Marlins, 4-2

Jul. 13, 2019 10:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Manager Mickey Callaway said before the Mets played Saturday night that he was not concerned with Robinson Cano's lack of power thus far. Why not? "Because I knew he was going to hit a bomb tonight to win it," Callaway quipped. "You guys didn't realize that?" Cano hit a tiebreaking, two-run...

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...

Bleday, Misner reach deals with Marlins ahead of deadline

Jul. 12, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Vanderbilt outfielder J.J. Bleday, the fourth overall pick in last month's amateur draft, agreed to a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins that includes a $6.67 million signing bonus. The deal signed Friday was just above the $6,664,000 slot value for the No. 4 pick. Missouri...

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...

McCann's bases-loaded single in 9th lifts Braves past Miami

Jul. 6, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann was determined to take advantage of a long-awaited scoring chance. The Braves catcher needed only one swing. McCann hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the ninth inning to lift Atlanta to a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. The game, delayed 2 hours, 28...

Rendon homers, red-hot Nationals complete sweep of Marlins

Jul. 4, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manager Dave Martinez gave Anthony Rendon the option of sitting out a late-morning start after a night game. The All-Star third baseman told Martinez he wanted to play, and he made the most of it. Rendon hit his 20th homer and knocked in the go-ahead run to help the Washington Nationals...

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...