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Yordano Ventura escaped two threats while pitching six innings, and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to nine games by beating the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Tuesday night.
The Miami Marlins have placed infielder Derek Dietrich on the 15-day disabled list and claimed outfielder Oswaldo Arcia off waivers.
Lineup: Marlins (65-59) vs. Royals (64-60)
- 1. Dee Gordon, 2B (L)
- 2. Martin Prado, 3B (R)
- 3. Christian Yelich, LF (L)
- 4. Marcell Ozuna, CF (R)
- 5. J.T. Realmuto, C (R)
- 6. Ichiro Suzuki, RF (L)
- 7. Xavier Scruggs, 1B (R)
- 8. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS (R)
- 9. Andrew Cashner, RHP Daily lineups
Christian Yelich on bench for Team USA?
Yelich makes the cut, but Giancarlo Stanton is nowhere to be found on David Schoenfield's ideal roster. That's because it's safe to assume that Yelich is the better bet to stay healthy over the next four years. 2020 U.S. Olympic dream team
Is Stanton baseball's best power hitter?
Some would say Giancarlo Stanton settled that debate with his performance in the Home Run Derby this year. But, for good measure, Keith Law offers his opinion. Best hitting/speed tools in MLB (Insider)
For teams with even a glimmer of hope of reaching the playoffs, here are the pivotal injuries worth watching between now and Game No. 162.
Marlins hold steady in Power Rankings
The Marlins swept the Pirates over the weekend, but it wasn't enough for them to leapfrog Pittsburgh in our rankings. Miami missed out on Carlos Gomez, but several other potential outfield options are still out there. Week 20 Power Rankings
Yelich feels at home in Pittsburgh
With a solo shot on Sunday, Christian Yelich has hit five home runs in just 47 career at-bats at PNC Park, the Elias Sports Bureau notes. Yelich is averaging one home run every 56.6 at-bats in all other ballparks in his career.
Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill expressed confidence that Giancarlo Stanton will return before the postseason.
Christian Yelich homered in the first inning, Miami added a pair of unearned runs and the Marlins rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
The Marlins have reinstated right-handed reliever A.J. Ramos from the 15-day disabled list and optioned reliever Brian Ellington to Triple-A New Orleans.
Xavier Scruggs hit his first major league home run and David Phelps pitched six scoreless innings to help the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Saturday night.
Robert Andino hit a tiebreaking single in the top of the ninth inning, and the Marlins held off a bases-loaded rally in the ninth to beat the Pirates 6-5.
The Houston Astros have reportedly requested unconditional release waivers on Carlos Gomez after designating him for assignment last week.
No matter the team, Miggy gets it done
Miguel Cabrera, who reached 1,000 RBIs with the Tigers on Thursday and had 523 RBIs for the Marlins, is now one of seven players in MLB history to drive in 500 runs for one team and 1,000 for another, the Elias Sports Bureau reports. The others:
- Jimmie Foxx (Athletics/Red Sox)
- Frank Robinson (Reds/Orioles)
- Barry Bonds (Giants/Pirates)
- Ken Griffey Jr. (Mariners/Reds)
- Rafael Palmeiro (Rangers/Orioles)
- Alex Rodriguez (Yankees/Mariners)
Fernandez joins ranks of strikeout elite
Jose Fernandez is the second-fastest pitcher in major league history to reach 200 strikeouts in a season (139 2/3 IP), the Elias Sports Bureau notes. Randy Johnson got there the quickest, in 130 2/3 innings in 2001.
Jim Bowden has seven trade options for the Marlins, who are looking to add a right-handed bat and starting pitcher before the waiver trade deadline.
Ramon Cabrera hit a three-run homer, and the Cincinnati Reds made it eight wins in 10 series since the All-Star break with a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.
The Marlins are reportedly pursuing outfielder Carlos Gomez, who was designated for assignment by the Astros last week.
Mark McGwire is a bench coach. Barry Bonds is a hitting coach. A-Rod is a "special adviser." Jayson Stark ranks which All-Stars the public associates with steroids are most likely to manage.
Brandon Phillips drove in two runs with his second double of the game and the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.
Tucker Barnhart's first career grand slam capped the Cincinnati Reds' five-run first inning, giving Anthony DeSclafani all the support he needed to beat the Miami Marlins in a 6-3 win Tuesday.
Right-hander Jose Urena has been recalled from New Orleans by the Miami Marlins, who optioned right-hander Austin Brice to the Triple-A farm team.
Teixeira not interested in joining Marlins
With Miami believed to be in the market for a first baseman, Mark Teixeira made it clear that he wouldn't waive his no-trade clause to play there. "It's not something that I think would benefit me or the Yankees," he said. "So no, I'm staying put." New York Post
On Base Percentage.3296th
Earned Run Average3.959th
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