It turns out the Miami Marlins had their own way of honoring Mariano Rivera in his home country.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered off Zack Wheeler, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 1-0 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.
This dad is in ground-rule trouble. A man in a Miami Marlins shirt wanted a souvenir at Monday’s spring training game against the Mets but wound up sprinting after his son instead.
The Marlins look to the 22-year-old Christian Yelich to lead off and start in left field.
The Yankees are set to open their 2014 spring training schedule against the Florida State Seminoles on February 25 at Steinbrenner Field.
Jose Fernandez stood out in a deep National League class, and the pitcher received 26 of 30 first-place votes from a Baseball Writers’ Association of America panel in results revealed Monday.
D’Arnaud came through in a game of many missed opportunities after the two previous batters grounded into forceouts at the plate.
New York dropped to 3-10 in September and 6-11 this season against the Marlins, who have the NL’s worst record at 55-92.
Tom Koehler pitched six effective innings and the Miami Marlins stalled Matt Harvey once again, beating the New York Mets, 3-0, on Thursday.
Jake Marisnick hit his first major league home run, Henderson Alvarez pitched into the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Marlins reliever Chad Qualls took a tumble after escaping late trouble, but Miami stumbled in the 10th inning when John Buck hit a tiebreaking two-run single that lifted the New York Mets to a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
“That really surprised me, bothered me, and I felt like some of the people in the organization didn’t believe my story, and it was time to get out of there,” Martinez told Booger and Rich. “…It makes me feel terrible, that’s the only reason that I’m speaking out.”
Ike Davis had a go-ahead RBI double in a three-run seventh inning, Daniel Murphy drove in three runs, and the New York Mets snapped a five-game skid against the Miami Marlins with a 6-5 victory Monday night.
Tino Martinez resigned as the Miami Marlins’ hitting coach hours after complaints by players that he verbally abused them became public.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson finally had his Peter Finch moment: “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”