Miami Marlins y Pittsburgh Pirates They start this Friday, September 29, the last series of 2023 time on Big leagues. Both teams will play three games between Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Marlins are getting into position Wild Card about Chicago Cubs and the possibility of transfer to Arizona Diamondbacks. The Floridians are looking to qualify for the postseason for the first time since 2020.
On the other hand, Pittsburgh, which has already been eliminated, completes the schedule and finishes with a good face in front of its fans in PNC Park. In April they had the best record in the National League, though it was clear they couldn’t keep up.
The Pirates made things difficult for Miami in the first innings and their starter, Edward Cabrera. The Dominican held off the hosts in the first two innings, but in the third he allowed the advantage.
In the third inning the bases were loaded with no outs due to a walk. Andy Rodríguez and consecutive singles Liover Peguero y Connor Joe. After punching Bryan Reynolds, It’s Bryan Hayes He drove in the first himself with a ground ball to the third baseman.
In the fourth inning Jared Triolo opened with a double. After two outs, complications continued for Cabrera. Endy Rodríguez doubled the difference with a simple line drive up the middle. With the bases loaded and two outs, Reynolds grounded out to shortstop. Shortstop Garrett Hampson was caught and grounded out. However, the throw was high and they did not complete the out.
Three for zero.
Miami’s offense mustered five hits in the first five innings. The quintet indisputably has such authors in it: Jesus Sanchez, Garrett Hampson, Jacob Stallings, Jorge Soler y Jake Burger. The latter hit a double, the only extra-base hit.
Every game this weekend is important to the aspirations of Miami to classify the playoffs.