Set to play October baseball for the first time since they won the World Series in 2003, the Marlins are looking for credibility and momentum under CEO Derek Jeter.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:55 am
Other than that, it’s win two and move on or lose two and be done. That’s true whether your regular season record was 29-31 in Milwaukee or 43-17 in Los Angeles. No, the regular season wasn’t entirely meaningless.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:00 am
The Marlins’ first playoff appearance since 2003 is not supposed to last long, but it could spur the beginning of a brand new era for Miami.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 2:06 am
A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians in Cleveland beginning Tuesday night: NEW YORK YANKEES Record: 33-27. Playoff Entry: second place, AL East. Playoff Seed: No.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:52 am
SWAT team responds to barricade situation in West Garfield Park A male barricaded himself in the basement of a home in the 3800 block of West Adams Street, police said.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:28 am
Who doesn’t love 2020? (Wait, don’t answer that.) Who didn’t have a weekend for the ages? (Assuming your tax returns weren’t released.) Who you got now in a South Florida sports scene crammed with winning stories: the Miami Heat or Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals? The Miami Marlins or Chicago Cubs in the baseball playoffs? Miami or (gulp) Clemson in a looming matchup of top-10 teams? My …
Posted: September 28, 2020, 7:27 pm
Don’t tell Max Scherzer this year didn’t count. All Scherzer knows is there was a Major League Baseball season played in 2020, his Washington Nationals were coming off a World Series championship, and they ended up tied for last in the NL East with a record of 26-34. You’re always going to have that pressure to perform,” the three-time Cy Young Award winner said.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 3:59 pm
Christopher Crawford lists his top 10 prospects for the 2021 campaign. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:56 pm
Rookie Jazz Chisholm had a home run and three RBIs on Sunday in a 5-0 win over the New York Yankees. Miami (31-29) finished third in the NL East and earned the NL’s sixth seed and a matchup at the Chicago Cubs in the first round. ”We’ll be rested,” Marlins manager Don Mattingly said.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 4:30 am
Having completed a 60-game schedule that seemed daunting at times, MLB is moving on to an unprecedented postseason.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:21 am
Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a ragged start this year. A pandemic-altered, 60-game regular season that many believed would never get completed and saw games postponed because of virus outbreaks, racial injustice protests and a hurricane went into the final day without a single playoff matchup set. Not a bad way to start, either: Gerrit Cole vs. Shane Bieber in a mega-watt duel as the New York Yankees face the Cleveland Indians in the best-of-three wild-card round Tuesday.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:59 am
Marlins outfielder Starling Marte and right-hander Jose Urena left the regular-season finale against the Yankees due to injuries.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:06 am