CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras pounded his chest and pointed toward the roaring crowd. It was quite a return to Wrigley Field for a player many thought would be gone by now.
Contreras hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning in his first home game since the trade deadline, Justin Steele matched a career high with 10 strikeouts and the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Garrett Cooper hit a two-run homer off the right field foul pole and Bryan De La Cruz doubled three times as the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-2 Friday night for their seventh win in nine games.
St. Louis Cardinals (7-3) vs. Miami Marlins (4-6)
Miami; Thursday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Jordan Hicks (1-0, .00 ERA, .75 WHIP, five strikeouts); Marlins: Pablo Lopez (1-0, .87 ERA, .97 WHIP, eight strikeouts)
St. Louis Cardinals (6-3) vs. Miami Marlins (4-5)
Miami; Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (1-0, 2.61 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, eight strikeouts); Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (1-0, 3.18 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, nine strikeouts)
Philadelphia Phillies (3-5) vs. Miami Marlins (3-4)
Miami; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Zack Wheeler (0-1, 1.93 ERA, .64 WHIP, three strikeouts); Marlins: Elieser Hernandez (0-1, 7.71 ERA, 1.71 WHIP, six strikeouts)
Philadelphia Phillies (3-5) vs. Miami Marlins (3-4)
Miami; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Ranger Suarez (0-0, 10.13 ERA, 2.25 WHIP, one strikeout); Marlins: Trevor Rogers (0-1, 3.60 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, three strikeouts)
Philadelphia Phillies (3-4) vs. Miami Marlins (2-4)
Miami; Friday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Zach Eflin (0-0, .00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, three strikeouts); Marlins: Pablo Lopez (0-0, 1.80 ERA, .80 WHIP, six strikeouts)
Washington Nationals (61-89, fifth in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (64-86, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Josh Rogers (1-0, 2.60 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 12 strikeouts) Marlins: Trevor Rogers (7-7, 2.79 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 141 strikeouts)
MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. homered twice before scoring from third on a wild pitch in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 8-7 Monday night.
After Dylan Floro (6-6) pitched a scoreless top of the 10th, Chisholm took his place at second to start the bottom of the inning as Miami’s automatic runner.
MIAMI (AP) — Lewin Díaz led off the bottom of the 10th with a two-run homer off Chad Kuhl, and the Miami Marlins beat Pittsburgh 6-5 Sunday to deny the Pirates what would have been their first series sweep this season.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandy Alcantara allowed one hit over eight sparkling innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Monday night.
With two outs in the seventh, Josh Bell lined a single off the base of the right-field fence to end Alcantara's no-hit bid.
ATLANTA (AP) — Bryan De La Cruz and Jesús Sánchez hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning against Richard Rodríguez, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 6-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Odúbel Herrera hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Philadelphia Phillies averted a three-game sweep, beating the Miami Marlins 4-3 Sunday.
Bryce Harper hit his 27th home run and Freddy Galvis also connected for the playoff-chasing Phillies.
MIAMI (AP) — Magneuris Sierra hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Saturday night.
Brian Anderson homered and drove in four runs for Miami, which earned its third consecutive victory.
MIAMI (AP) — Fernando Tatís Jr. hit his NL-leading 30th homer for an early lead but the Miami Marlins rallied late and defeated the San Diego Padres 3-2 Saturday night.
Jesús Aguilar lined a go-ahead, two-run single to center with one out in the seventh inning after reliever Tim Hill (5-5) walked pinch hitter Sandy León and allowed consecutive singles to Miguel Rojas and Starling Marte.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pinch-hitter Jorge Alfaro drove in the go-ahead run with a double in the 10th inning, and the Miami Marlins snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Zach Thompson struck out 11 in six innings, helping the Miami Marlins beat Kyle Schwarber and the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Saturday.
Thompson (2-2) held Schwarber in check while allowing two runs and three hits in his fourth major league start.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O’Neill doubled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning and the slumping St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Monday night to halt a three-game slide.
Adam Wainwright tossed six effective innings and Paul Goldschmidt had two hits and an RBI as the Cardinals won for only the third time in 14 games.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings hit a three-run double in the eighth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.
Trailing 3-2, the Pirates loaded the bases with two outs on a single by NL hits leader Adam Frazier and walks to Bryan Reynolds and Gregory Polanco.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins are gaining ground in the tight NL East, one game out of first place and not about to celebrate.
“You chase a team and you’re down one; two days later if you lose a couple in a row, you’re in last place,” manager Don Mattingly said with a chuckle.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronald Torreyes jumped on the first pitch he saw after sitting out a month due to COVID-19.
Torreyes delivered a tiebreaking, pinch-hit, two-run double in the eighth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Duvall goes up to the plate for the Miami Marlins with the same plan every time.
“I want the ball to feel like it was shot out of a cannon when it leaves my bat,” he said.
MIAMI (AP) — Pablo López came through with a strikeout when he needed it most, and the Miami Marlins won a close game for a change to complete their first sweep of the season.