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2009-09-27 15:12:19

Patrick Misch hurled a complete game, eight-hit shutout Sunday, leading the New York Mets to a 4-0 win over the Florida Marlins. It was his first complete game. Misch (2-4) avoided the big inning by inducing 15 ground ball outs and three double plays in 110 pitches. One of two hits by New York's Jeff Francoeur was a two-run third-inning homer. Anderson Hernandez hit a solo homer in the fifth. Josh Thole hit a sacrifice fly and Wilson Valdez had three hits for the Mets, whose two victories in...

2009-09-13 19:05:18

Elijah Dukes and Pete Orr knocked in two runs each Sunday, boosting the Washington Nationals to a 7-2 win over the Florida Marlins. Dukes started the scoring with a two-run, first-inning single. Orr had two hits, one a two-run homer in the third inning. Cristian Guzman had three hits and one RBI. A run scored on Chris Volstad's first-inning wild pitch, while Wil Nieves hit an RBI groundout for the Nationals, who won twice in the three-game series. Despite two rain delays, the winner was...

2009-09-08 22:43:24

Hanley Ramirez and Cameron Maybin each hit two-run homers Tuesday to lead the Florida Marlins to a 4-2 win over the New York Mets. The Marlins have won five of their last six games and remained six games behind the NL East-leading Phillies, who beat Washington Tuesday. Florida starter Rick VandenHurk went four innings, allowing one run on four hits. Brian Sanches (4-1) pitched two scoreless innings to get the win and Leo Nunez earned his 19th save of the year. Luis Castillo went 3-for-4 with...

2009-08-20 21:49:48

Kenshin Kawakami won his first game since July 8 with a seven-inning stint Thursday and the Atlanta Braves held on to nip the New York Mets 3-2. Kawakami (6-9) outpitched Johan Santana, allowing the Braves to keep pace with Colorado in the National League wild-card race. Atlanta trails the Rockies by four games. In his six previous starts, Kawakami had gone 0-3 with three no-decisions. He limited the Mets to a run on seven hits while striking out five. Rafael Soriano allowed a two-out single...

2009-08-18 22:46:35

Ricky Nolasco pitched a three-hitter Tuesday to pace the Florida Marlins to a 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros. Nolasco (9-8) allowed two runs on two first-inning hits but gave up only one more hit in his third career complete game. Nolasco recorded 10 strikeouts, did not walk a batter and retired 23 consecutive batters until an infield single in the ninth. Jeremy Hermida had three hits, including a home run, and two RBI for Florida, which has won eight of its last 10 games. The Marlins,...

2009-08-16 17:22:48

Chris Coghlan and Hanley Ramirez homered for the Marlins Sunday in Florida's 10-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies in the first game of a doubleheader. Coghlan went 3-for-5 and had a three run homer that keyed a five-run second inning for the Marlins, who banged out 17 hits and scored six or more runs for the eighth consecutive game. The win also pulled Florida to within a game of Colorado in the National League wild-card race. Carlos Gonzalez went 2-for-4 for Colorado, but starting pitcher...

2009-08-01 23:09:39

Angel Pagan hit a grand slam and finished with five RBI Saturday, leading the New York Mets to a 9-6 win over Arizona. The slam snapped a 5-5 tie with one out in the eighth. Pagan had two of New York's 12 hits and added a sacrifice fly. Alex Cora had two hits and one RBI, while Jeff Francoeur and Cory Sullivan had one RBI each for the Mets, who have won six of eight. The winner was Pedro Feliciano (4-3). Starter Oliver Perez gave up three runs and six hits in five innings with five walks and...

2009-07-28 22:07:07

Ross Gload had a two-run, pinch-hit homer off Atlanta closer Rafael Soriano in the ninth Tuesday to give the Florida Marlins a 4-3 win over Atlanta. Garret Anderson had a leadoff home run in the top of the ninth to give Atlanta a 3-2 lead. But Soriano (1-2) walked Cody Ross to start the bottom of the inning, and Gload drove a low 3-1 fastball into the right-center field seats. Hanley Ramirez earlier had a two-run double for Florida, which has won six of its last seven games. Ricky Nolasco,...

2009-07-27 18:02:03

Florida Marlins reliever Burke Badenhop and Manager Fredi Gonzalez were suspended Monday for actions in Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Badenhop hit the Dodgers' Orlando Hudson in the seventh inning after a warning in the sixth and was ejected. His three-game suspension will start Tuesday. Gonzalez was suspended for one game after he also was ejected from Sunday's game. LA pitcher Jeff Weaver was fined an undisclosed amount for intentionally throwing at Florida's Hanley Ramirez...

2009-07-22 17:56:10

Ricky Nolasco and three relievers combined on a three-hit shutout Wednesday, leading the Florida Marlins to a 5-0 win over the San Diego Padres. Wednesday's victory capped a three-game sweep at San Diego's Petco Park. Chris Coghlan led Florida with two hits -- one a two-run ninth-inning homer. Dan Uggla had two hits and one RBI. One run scored on Everth Cabrera's eighth-inning error, while John Baker added two hits for the Marlins, whose last loss was 5-0 on July 19 against the Philadelphia...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.