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66-60, 2nd in NL East
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Fernandez is finally back on track

Dominating the Royals on Wednesday was much-needed for Jose Fernandez, who entered the game with a 4.60 ERA over his previous eight starts. He also broke the franchise record for K's in a season. What we learned Wednesday

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Marlins Park will host First-Round games during the 2017 World Baseball Classic

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Jose Fernandez does it all for Marlins

Fernandez went 2-for-2 and scored a run while also tossing seven shutout innings on Wednesday. It was the second time that Fernandez has had two hits and a run on offense while not allowing a run on the mound; he also did that against the Mets on June 1, 2013. The only other Marlins pitcher with more than one such game is Dontrelle Willis, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.

Stats & Info

Fernandez's numbers at home are historic

Jose Fernandez's 1.57 ERA through 40 starts at Marlins Park is the lowest in MLB history for a starter at his home field.

Fernandez fans nine, sets franchise mark for K's in season (0:23)

Lineup: Marlins (65-60) vs. Royals (65-60)

  • 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. Miguel Rojas, SS (R)
  • 9. Jose Fernandez, RHP
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Ichiro excelled on a struggling squard

In 2004, Ichiro set the MLB record with 262 hits in a single season, led the majors with a .372 average and won his fourth straight Gold Glove. Meanwhile, the M's finished last in the AL West and had the third-worst record in the majors. Great players on bad teams

Cain drives in lone run to propel Royals (0:19)
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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

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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)

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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

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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.

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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)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2693rd
On Base Percentage.3288th
Slugging Percentage.40519th
Earned Run Average3.908th
Quality Starts55Tied-18th

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