Friday Apr 11
National League Game Capsules
Marlon Byrd had a double and two RBI to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-3 win over the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
Cubs Pitcher Pedro Strop Knocks Down Catcher Jeff Baker While Catching Ball
The Chicago Cubs lost two extra-inning games to start the 2014 MLB season, and a collision in the bottom of the ninth could've put the team in serious jeopardy of getting swept by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Miami Herald
Ed Lucas makes Miami Marlins roster, then gets hurt
Ed Lucas spent 10 years in the minors trying to land an Opening Day roster spot.
Reed Johnson makes Marlins roster, completes veteran bench
The Miami Marlins have the young core they need to contend for the postseason. All they need now is a group of veteran bench players that can keep the team afloat with their leadership and part-time production.
Miami Marlins 2014 Preview
What happened in between was a lot of losses for the Marlins, who went just 62-100 under first year manager Mike Redmond as they reached triple digits in setbacks for the first time since 1998.