The Miami Marlins avoid getting swept thanks to one of their young players in Harold Ramirez. The Fish defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-4 in a great comeback and walk-off victory. The Marlins trailed 4-1 going into the bottom of the ninth, and the Fish were able to tie up and then walk it off in the bottom of the twelve innings. Rookie outfielder Harold Ramirez is the player of the game as he was the hero that homered to deep left field. The Marlins bullpen also did a terrific job keeping them pitching six shutout innings.
There will be no Minnesota Twins sweep as they drop the final game of their three-game series 5-4. Right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda got the start for the Minnesota Twins. Pineda threw six innings allowing seven hits, one run, one walk, and three strikeouts. Reliever Cody Stashak gets the loss as he as the Twins pitcher that allowed the walk-off home run. At the plate, the Twins had a nice offense game as they scored four runs on nine hits. Outfielder Max Kepler went 2-6 including a leadoff home run in the first inning. Byron Buxton went 2-5 with a two-run double. Eddie Rosario went 1-4 with an RBI, and Miguel Sano went 1-5 with a double.
Flip the M! The Miami Marlins are back in the win column with their third walk-off win of the season. Right-handed pitcher Jordan Yamamoto got the start for the Miami Marlins. Yamamoto threw six innings allowing seven hits, four runs, no walks, and eight strikeouts. Relief pitcher Jeff Brigham picked up his first career win in the MLB. Brigham pitched two perfect innings with two strikeouts. The Marlins offense woke up late in the game and started to get their hits when they needed it most. Harold Ramirez went 2-5 with a triple and the walk-off home run. Neil Walker went 2-5 with a two-run single that tied the game in the bottom of the ninth. Jon Berti went 2-6 in his second start back from the IL, and Bryan Holaday went 1-4 with a single and walk.
The Miami Marlins will have Friday off before they take on the Tampa Bay Rays in a two-game series. Right-handed pitcher Elieser Hernandez will be on the mound for the Miami Marlins. The Tampa Bay Rays have not announced who they will start for the series opener versus Miami. You can watch this game on Saturday at 6:10 pm EST on Fox Sports Florida.