Major League Baseball would have to change its policy on Cuban players if the Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays want a share of state money that would be set aside for professional sports stadiums under a bill the House passed Friday.
The Marlins look to the 22-year-old Christian Yelich to lead off and start in left field.
Clayton Kershaw allowed five hits in eight innings to lower his ERA to 1.72, best in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their third game in a row by beating the Miami Marlins 6-0.
Yasiel Puig entered the game and launched the first pitch he saw over the fence in left center field to give the Dodgers the winning run as Los Angeles took game two of the four-game series 6-4.
Yasiel Puig is out of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting lineup against the Miami Marlins, and manager Don Mattingly says the one-day move was made because of the rookie’s slump.
Fernandez struck out eight Dodgers through and gave up a single run through six innings as the Marlins beat the Dodgers 6-2 on Monday to give Los Angeles their first two-game losing streak in two months.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired right-hander Ricky Nolasco in a trade with the Miami Marlins.
Kemp had two singles for Los Angeles on Sunday in a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins, giving him 1,000 career hits and extending his hitting streak to 11 games. But manager Don Mattingly insists it’s only a matter of time before the homers come in bunches for Kemp, who hit a career-high 39 in 2011.
Andre Ethier had a pair of doubles among his season-high four hits, Dee Gordon hit a rare home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday will host the first of two Natural Balance “Bark in the Park” promotions during their game against the Miami Marlins.
Derek Dietrich tied the game with his first major league home run, Juan Pierre singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Miami Marlins dealt the Los Angeles Dodgers their eighth straight loss, 5-4 on Friday night.
There won’t be a whole lot of things to look forward to in Miami this season, but watching Jacob Turner develop will be one of them.
Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.
Dodgers right-hander Aaron Harang (9-8) allowed three runs and six hits in 5 1-3 innings. He struck out four.
Josh Johnson needed 45 pitches to get out of the first inning. By then, the damage was done. Adrian Gonzalez and Clayton Kershaw saw to that.