The Miami Marlins have ended their series against the Washington Nationals on a high note. The Fish defeated the Nationals 10-2 Sunday afternoon as they avoided a four-game sweep. The Marlins offense was the story of the game as they had over twenty hits in the ballgame and only a few extra base hits. All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto had a great day at the plate as well as the rest of the Miami Marlins offense. Six starters had multiply hits against the Nationals.
The Washington Nationals won the first three games of the series but failed to complete the sweep against Miami. Right-handed pitcher Tanner Roark got the start and loss for the Nationals. Roark threw four innings allowing ten hits, four runs, three walks and five strikeouts. Reliever Ryan Madson had a rough outing as he pitched 0.2 innings allowing four hits, four runs and two walks. The Nationals also struggled on offense as they scored two runs on five hits. Mark Reynolds went 2-4 with a double and even threw 0.1 inning on the mound. Daniel Murphy went 1-3 with two RBIs and Matt Adams went 1-3 with a base on ball.
The Fish had ended their short road trip with a win against their N.L. East rival, Washington Nationals. Rookie right-handed Trevor Richards got the start for the Miami Marlins. Richards threw 3.2 innings allowing four hits, two runs, seven walks and five strikeouts. Left-handed pitcher Adam Conley got the win as he pitched two innings allowing no hits, no runs and four K’s. At the plate, the Fish had an incredible game. Miami had a season-high 22 hits against the Nationals. J.T. Realmuto went 5-6 with three RBIs. Justin Bour went 2-5 with a walk and two-run double. JT Riddle went 3-6 with two RBIs. Martin Prado went 4-6 with a RBI double and Cameron Maybin went 2-4 with two walks.
The Miami Marlins will be back home for the rest of the week. The Fish will host the Milwaukee Brewers in a three-game series. Right-handed pitcher Jose Urena will be on the mound for the Miami Marlins. Right-handed pitcher Chase Anderson will get the start for the Milwaukee Brewers. You can watch this game on Monday night at 7:10 pm EST on Fox Sports Florida.