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Our Noticias, 9/18/20: Marlins-Nats series preview; ride the wave

Our Noticias, 9/18/20: Marlins-Nats series preview; ride the wave

Photo by Julio Aguilar/ The second-to-last weekend of the MLB regular season features five games between the Fish and the reigning World Series champions. Nats series preview Get set for five games this weekend between the Marlins (25-23) and Nationals (18-29). A Miami sweep would essentially lock up a postseason berth, while getting swept would put the club in desperation mode entering the final road trip of the regular season. Probable starters: Friday early game—RHP Erick Fedde (5.06 ERA, 6.76 FIP in 37.1 IP) vs. RHP Sixto Sánchez (1.69 ERA, 3.26 FIP in 32.0 IP); Friday late...
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Our Noticias, 9/18/20: Marlins

Our Noticias, 9/18/20: Marlins

Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports ... MPCS underway A regular season series with massive playoff implications, the Marlins-Phillies Championship Series began Thursday night. The first 85% of the opening game was infuriating for the Fish, characterized by lazy defense and poor situational hitting. They seemed determined to drop below .500. But Corey Dickerson, Starling Marte and Jorge Alfaro came up with the critical two-out hits in the bottom of the eighth and ninth to finish off the exhilarating comeback. Zach Letson has more. You won’t see many Dickerson highlights playing on a loop...
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MIA 3, BOS 5; Marlins bats kept in check once again

MIA 3, BOS 5; Marlins bats kept in check once again

Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports Former Marlin Nathan Eovaldi held Miami scoreless over five innings and Boston took the series with a 5-3 win. Behind two big swings and strong pitching, the Red Sox took down the Marlins 5-3 Thursday to take the series. The loss drops Miami to 25-23. Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Miami got a start good enough from a victory from José Ureña. The righty pitched 5 2⁄3 innings of scoreless ball before Boston’s Kevin Plawecki broke open a scoreless tie with a two-run single. With two down in the sixth, Don Mattingly went to the bullpen....
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Braxton Garrett Has Look of Rotation Fixture

Braxton Garrett Has Look of Rotation Fixture

Photo by Mark Brown/ Through a major injury, the young lefty has maintained the stuff profile that made him a top-10 pick while polishing the finer points of his game. When Braxton Garrett was selected in the 2016 draft, the Marlins were in a much different position. José Fernández was in the middle of a sensational rookie campaign that captivated the baseball world every fifth day, the outfield was populated by budding stars Christian Yelich, Marcell Ozuna and Giancarlo Stanton, and Jeffrey Loria was still perched in the owner’s box. The team hadn’t been able to seriously...
Marlins' rally falls short against Red Sox, but Miami keeps NL East runner-up playoff positioning

Marlins' rally falls short against Red Sox, but Miami keeps NL East runner-up playoff positioning

The Marlins fell three games behind division-leading Atlanta, which was idle, and led third-place Philadelphia by a game entering the Phillies' game on Thursday night.