MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper had three hits including his 35th homer, Ranger Suárez pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Friday night.
Harper, who went hitless in 11 at-bats during three losses at Atlanta that eliminated the Phillies from the NL East race, broke out of his slump with an RBI double in the third inning against Sandy Alcantara.
Philadelphia Phillies (81-78, second in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (65-94, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Ranger Suarez (7-5, 1.46 ERA, .97 WHIP, 98 strikeouts) Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (9-14, 3.05 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 195 strikeouts)
Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler has a lot of pride in reaching 200 innings pitched this season, especially considering he's battled injuries through parts of his career, including Tommy John surgery.
Miami Marlins (64-89, fourth in the NL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (95-59, first in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (9-13, 3.01 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 189 strikeouts) Rays: Shane McClanahan (9-6, 3.43 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 135 strikeouts)
Washington Nationals (61-88, fifth in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (63-86, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Monday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Erick Fedde (7-9, 5.16 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 120 strikeouts) Marlins: Jesus Luzardo (5-8, 6.81 ERA, 1.62 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)
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.
Pittsburgh Pirates (56-92, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Miami Marlins (62-86, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: TBD Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (9-13, 3.05 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 185 strikeouts)
MIAMI (AP) — Bryan De La Cruz had three hits, including a game-winning single off the center-field fence in the bottom of the 10th inning that gave the Miami Marlins a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
New York Mets (70-69, third in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (57-81, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Rich Hill (6-6, 3.93 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 119 strikeouts) Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (8-13, 3.30 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 164 strikeouts)
MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara enjoyed a big lead early and finished with a flourish.
Buoyed by uncharacteristic run support, Alcantara had a career-high 12 strikeouts in seven innings Saturday night to help the Miami Marlins beat the Cincinnati Reds for the first time in six meetings this year, 6-1.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tyler Naquin hit two solo homers and Vladimir Gutierrez pitched seven effective innings, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Sunday for a sweep of their four-game series.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lewis Brinson hit two of Miami's three home runs off rookie lefty Ryan Weathers, Sandy Alcantara shut down San Diego for seven brilliant innings and the Marlins avoided a winless road trip by beating the punchless Padres 7-0 Wednesday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sandy Alcantara took the mound under difficult circumstances — the Miami right-hander's mother died, and this was his first start since coming off the bereavement list.
ATLANTA (AP) — Sandy Alcantara pitched six strong innings, Garrett Cooper homered and drove in two runs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Saturday.
Tempers were calm a day after Pablo López was ejected for hitting Ronald Acuña Jr.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina grounded an RBI single down the third base line in the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Miami Marlins 1-0 Wednesday to sweep the season series.
Molina’s eighth career regular season walk-off hit came with one out and sent Miami to its fourth straight loss.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sandy Alcantara cruised through eight innings, ending the Miami Marlins’ longest losing streak in six years at eight games with a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Jesus Aguilar hit a long solo home run and added a sacrifice fly for Miami.