This Day in Marlins History: April 5

SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 23: Carlos Delgado of the Florida Marlins bats during the game against the San Francisco Giants at SBC Park on July 23, 2005 in San Francisco, California. The Marlins defeated the Giants 4-1. (Photo by Don Smith /MLB Photos via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 23: Carlos Delgado of the Florida Marlins bats during the game against the San Francisco Giants at SBC Park on July 23, 2005 in San Francisco, California. The Marlins defeated the Giants 4-1. (Photo by Don Smith /MLB Photos via Getty Images) /
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2017

Nationals 6, Marlins 4

J.T. Realmuto had a pair of hits, including his first homer of the season amongst his two RBI in the game. Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna each had two hits, and Ozuna had the other two RBI in the loss.

Dan Straily (0-1, 13.50) lasted 3 1/3 innings, allowing five runs on six hits and two walks. He didn’t strike anyone out. Kyle Barraclough and A.J. Ramos each pitched a scoreless innings later on.

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Designated hitter J.T. Realmuto of Miami Marlins. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP) (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images) /

Garrett Cortright was signed to a minor league deal and pitched to a 6.53 ERA in 20 2/3 innings between the Jupiter Hammerheads and the Greensboro Grasshoppers before getting released.

2018

Phillies 5, Marlins 0

The Phillies pushed the Marlins to 2-5 with 44,488 on hand at Citizens Bank Park. The only offense Miami could muster was a double from Brian Anderson and singles from Derek Dietrich, Starlin Castro, and Justin Bour.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – AUGUST 2: Justin Bour #41 of the Miami Marlins. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) /

Caleb Smith (0-1, 4.32) struck out four in three innings, but also gave up three runs on two hits and six, count ’em six walks.

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Garrett Cooper was placed on the 10-day DL with a bruised wrist, and Braxton Lee was called up from the New Orleans Baby Cakes. Lee, who had led the Southern League with a .309 batting average in 2017, managed to go just three-for-17 in a limited look at the big league level.

2019

Braves 4, Marlins 0

Kevin Gausman held the Marlins to two hits over seven shutout innings, and Pablo Lopez took the loss. Brian Anderson, JT Riddle, and Martin Prado were the only Marlins to collect hits in the game.

Lopez gave up four runs on seven hits and a walk, striking out five in five frames. Tyler Kinley, Drew Steckenrider, and Tayron Guerrero relieved with an inning each of hitless baseball.

On April 5th, the Marlins are 9-12 throughout their major league history. How’d they do on April 6th? Find out tomorrow.

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