Jose Reyes had his first three-hit game since joining the New York Mets early this month and scored twice to help them beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night.
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Ichiro Suzuki remains four hits shy of 3,000 for his MLB career. Pinch hitting in the eighth inning of Friday's series opener against the Mets, he struck out against Addison Reed. Ichiro would become the 30th MLB player to reach that threshold.
Lineup: Marlins (52-43) vs. Mets (50-44)
- 1. J.T. Realmuto, C (R)
- 2. Miguel Rojas, 3B (R)
- 3. Christian Yelich, LF (L)
- 4. Giancarlo Stanton, RF (R)
- 5. Marcell Ozuna, CF (R)
- 6. Derek Dietrich, 2B (L)
- 7. Chris Johnson, 1B (R)
- 8. Adeiny Hechavarria, SS (R)
- 9. Adam Conley, LHP Daily notes
El camino a los 3000 imparables de Ichiro Suzuki
Ichiro Suzuki está cerca de la mítica cifra de los 3,000 hits en Grandes Ligas. Gracias a ESPN Datos, recopilamos algunos de sus imparables más memorables. Leer
With Mike Dunn as the sole southpaw in their bullpen, the Marlins are reportedly looking to add a left-handed reliever before the deadline.
Marlins' deadline status: buyers
Owner Jeffrey Loria has given president of baseball operations Michael Hill the green light to continue buying, and a starting pitcher is Miami's top priority, Jim Bowden writes. Trade deadline objectives (Insider)
Yelich saves his best for the road
Christian Yelich has reached base safely (via hit, walk or hit by pitch) in 46 of the 47 road games he's started for Miami this season, and in each of his last 29 road starts. That's the longest such streak by a Marlins player within one season since Hanley Ramirez reached safely in 29 consecutive road starts in 2009, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.
Tale of the tape: Reynolds vs. Stanton
Mark Reynolds hit the majors' second-longest home run this season on Thursday -- a 486-foot moonshot. The homer got more height than Giancarlo Stanton's 490-footer but didn't come off the bat as fast.
Howard ties Chipper as Marlins' nemesis
Ryan Howard's home run off Tom Koehler on Thursday was the 40th he's hit off Marlins pitching, tying Chipper Jones for the most against the franchise. The blast traveled 363 feet, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.
Ichiro Suzuki moved within four hits of reaching 3,000 for his career and the Miami Marlins pounded out 16 hits in a 9-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
All-time #MLBRank: No. 39 Miguel Cabrera
Cabrera won the majors' first Triple Crown since 1967 with his first of back-to-back MVP seasons in 2012. Among Venezuelan-born players, Cabrera ranks No. 1 all time in home runs (426), RBIs (1,498) and OPS (.956). Nos. 40-31
Miami has had longstanding interest in Phillies righty Jeremy Hellickson, who started against the Marlins on Wednesday.
Jeremy Hellickson struck out eight in eight impressive innings, Tyler Goeddel hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Andrew Cashner is reportedly drawing a surprising amount of trade interest, with the O's, Rangers and Marlins all eyeing the Padres right-hander.
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
Is tonight Jeremy Hellickson's last start for the Phillies? & could he go to the team he's facing (MIA)? They've had longstanding interest.
More magic for the Miami Marlins
Are you feeling the Marlins? David Schoenfield is starting to after their second extra-inning win in two days. If they find rotation help at the trade deadline, they're going to stay in this wild-card race. Five things we learned Tuesday
Yelich evolving into feared slugger
Christian Yelich only has eight home runs this season, but his 456-foot blast on Tuesday was his second to travel at least 450 feet this season, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.
Tuesday's longest home runs
Christian Yelich was the hero in extra innings on Tuesday, but his fourth-inning home run also made headlines for its distance traveled. Meanwhile, David Ortiz is showing no signs of slowing in his final season, and Trevor Story continues to slug for the Rockies.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The Dodgers and Marlins are your current NL wild-card leaders. Would you watch Jose Fernandez versus Clayton Kershaw in the wild-card game? I would watch Jose Fernandez versus Clayton Kershaw.
Christian Yelich homered and drove in the game-winning run with a single in the 10th inning to lead the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
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