Marlins beat Mets, try to keep pace with Phillies
No matter the first bus back to the hotel was leaving in 20 minutes, the
Ross hit a three-run homer in a four-run first inning,
“I’d be lying if I said I didn’t look up there after every out in every inning. I just look up there and see what’s going on,” Ross said of scoreboard watching. “I know (the
“All that doesn’t matter if we’re not doing our own business,” he said before tuning into the end of the
The past two Septembers, Florida played a big role in the
“It’s completely different, but I think we take it the same no matter what situation we’re in,” Nolasco said. “We’re just fortunate we’re in a situation to make the playoffs.”
Facing a star-laden
“Back in those starts, if I remember correctly, I just couldn’t make that pitch to get out of the big inning,” he said. “I feel like a different person from that time.”
Nolasco (11-8) gave up a leadoff hit to
“He kept us off balance and did a great job,” New York’s
Nolasco faltered in the seventh, walking
In 6 1-3 innings Nolasco allowed three runs, four hits and two walks. He struck out four in improving to 5-1 since the All-star break after getting off to such a bad start that he was sent to the minors in late May.
With one out in the first, Johnson,
“You got to give Danny credit there for first of all hustling and beating out the throw and saving the inning otherwise we’re up 1-0,” Ross said.
Ross then connected on a 1-1 pitch from
Uggla hit his 26th homer into the stands in left-center with one out in the sixth, the
Beltran, who returned from a knee injury Tuesday night, gave
Afterward, Manuel said Beltran wanted his ankle taped.
“He’s OK. But I think I’m going to give him a day off tomorrow,” Manuel said. “It’s almost like spring training for him.”