Things didn’t go so well for the Marlins at the Trop this weekend.
The Marlins pounded the Orioles 11-3 Thursday night, sweeping their second set of fowl in the last two weeks, and improving to 7-2 against their feathered friends this season. Just in case you were keeping track. (We thought so.)
In other late-breaking news, the Marlins and Ricky Nolasco won game two against the Orioles, extended the team’s winning streak to four games, and are a game over .500.
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After four straight losses it appears Volstad may be back, folks. Chris went six innings, giving up three runs on five hits and earning his first win in nearly a month. And while Volstad was busy remembering how to put together a quality start, Hanley Ramirez was working on a little memory-jog of his own, at last recalling how to hit for power. Nothing says “Happy Father’s Day, Fish fans” like the first HanRam home run in 101 at-bats.
Unless you’re blind and hearing impaired, odds are you’ve read and heard countless complaints about Fredi Gonzalez’s–inexplicably infuriating–even-keeled temperament. Eh, maybe you’re one of the people doing the complaining. I don’t really care. Until somebody puts together the mathematical proof that men with short fuses and boisterous personalities win a significantly greater percentage of games/championships, it’s not a conversation I care to have.
A visibly angry Fredi Gonzalez kicked reporters out of the clubhouse following Sunday’s victory over questions concerning remarks made by Hanley Ramirez suggesting he was hit intentionally with a pitch and implying the Marlins should have retaliated, but didn’t…