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.
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.
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.
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.
More from Marlins History
- Miami Marlins One-Year Wonder 1B
- Miami Marlins players & the 2023 Hall of Fame
- Former Miami Marlins star is retiring
- Gary Sheffield or Mark Buehrle, will either Marlin make the Hall of Fame?
- Why don’t we see more dynasties? Part 3
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.
Braves 4, Marlins 0
On April 5th, the Marlins are 9-12 throughout their major league history. How’d they do on April 6th? Find out tomorrow.