The Miami Marlins continue to stay hot as they win their first game of their road trip. The Miami Marlins shut out the struggling Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Friday night. It was a great performance by the Marlins ace. Both of the Marlins rookies came through huge at the plate. Kyle Barraclough continues to shut the door for the Fish and the Marlins completely dominated the Baltimore Orioles all game long.
The Baltimore Orioles opened their three-game home series against the Miami Marlins with a loss. Right-handed pitcher Kevin Gausman got the start and loss for the Baltimore Orioles. Gausman threw 5.2 innings allowing five hits, two runs, three walks and seven strikeouts. Zach Britton came in relief for the Orioles and dominated with one inning of work and two K’s. At the plate, the Baltimore Orioles really struggled against the Marlins pitching staff. The O’s only had three hits on the night and they were all coming from the top of the order. Corban Joseph, Adam Jones and Manny Machado all went 1-4 with base knocks.
It was a nice win for the Miami Marlins as their pitching staff was lights out. Right-handed pitcher Jose Urena got the start and win for the Miami Marlins. Urena threw eight innings allowing three hits, no runs, one walk and four strikeouts. Closer Kyle Barraclough earned his fifth save of the year as he pitched one inning allowing no hits, no walks and two K’s. The Fish did have a better night at the plate than the O’s as they had seven hits in the ballgame. Brian Anderson had a really solid game as he went 2-4 with double and a RBI single. Lewis Brinson stays hot as he went 2-4 with two triples and a RBI. JT Riddle went 1-4 with a single and Miguel Rojas went 1-1 with a double and a HBP that forced him out of the game.
The Miami Marlins will play against the Baltimore Orioles again on Tuesday night. The Fish will look to clinch the series with a win Saturday afternoon. Left-handed pitcher Wei-Ying Chen will be on the mound for the Miami Marlins. Right-handed pitcher Alex Cobb will get the start for the Baltimore Orioles. You can watch this game at 4:05 pm EST on Fox Sports Florida.