Curtis Granderson came off the bench and homered twice, Jose Reyes had four hits and the surging New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Tuesday night.
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Lineup: Marlins (67-64) at Mets (67-64)
- 1. Dee Gordon, 2B (L)
- 2. Marcell Ozuna, CF (R)
- 3. Martin Prado, 3B (R)
- 4. Christian Yelich, LF (L)
- 5. Xavier Scruggs, 1B (R)
- 6. Ichiro Suzuki, RF (L)
- 7. J.T. Realmuto, C (R)
- 8. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS (R)
- 9. Tom Koehler, RHP Daily lineups
Great games happen in late August
Take the Marlins-Mets game, for example. Jose Fernandez set a new franchise record for strikeouts in a season, but the big moment came when Yoenis Cespedes hit the second walk-off homer of his career to lead New York to a pivotal win. What we learned Monday
Adam Amin ESPN College Football
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Yoenis Cespedes homered with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins in the first game of a pivotal series.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Ichiro Suzuki delivered his 3,010th career hit with a fourth-inning single against Rafael Montero on Monday. That tied him with Wade Boggs for 27th on the all-time list.
Marlins hold steady in Power Rankings
The Marlins are coming off a rough week that included four losses, two of which were shutouts. They also changed things up in the bullpen, with Fernando Rodney taking over the closer role and A.J. Ramos sliding into a setup spot. Week 21 Power Rankings
The Miami Marlins will reportedly be among the teams scouting Tim Tebow's Aug. 30 MLB workout.
Yelich proves looks can deceive
Despite his young appearance, Christian Yelich, 24, has been a mainstay in the Marlins' outfield for three seasons. He has a chance to be the third Marlin to have a 100-RBI season before turning 25. Baby-faced big leaguers
Ichiro not slowing down at his age
Despite being 42 years old, Ichiro Suzuki is still one of the fastest players in the majors from home to first base. Does he have teammate Dee Gordon beat, however? Baseball Info Solutions provides the answer. Measuring baseball skills (Insider)
Rookie Luis Perdomo benefited from a team record six double plays while pitching a six-hitter for his first complete game Sunday, and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-1.
MArlins come up empty at home ... again
Saturday night's loss to the Padres marked the Marlins' third 1-0 defeat during August, all coming at Marlins Park. Only one other MLB team in the last 48 seasons suffered three 1-0 losses at home in one month: the Padres in September 2010, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.
Ryan Schimpf homered, Clayton Richard pitched seven innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Saturday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
How does Fernandez rank in pitching tools?
Jose Fernandez ranks first in the NL in strikeout rate and second in strikeouts due to his two similar breaking balls, but is that good enough for No. 1 on our list? Keith Law breaks it down. Ranking pitching tools (Insider)
Chris Johnson's run-scoring ground-rule double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth gave the Miami Marlins a 7-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
Alcides Escobar homered and drove in two runs to lead the surging Kansas City Royals past the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Thursday night.
How do Marlins rank in intangibles?
Spoiler alert: Giancarlo Stanton ranks pretty high when it comes to power. But where is Dee Gordon slotted in terms of speed? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)
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
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.
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.
The Marlins snapped the Royals' nine-game win streak thanks to a great start by Jose Fernandez. We look at his historical dominance at home.
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