T.J. McFarland, Brian Matusz’s replacement, gave up the game-winning single to Martin Prado in the 13th, and the Orioles lost to the Miami Marlins 1-0 Saturday.
The Orioles overcame a 3-0 deficit for their fourth victory in the past five games.
Mat Latos and four relievers combined on a three-hitter, and the Miami Marlins beat Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals 2-1 Tuesday night.
Yunel Escobar had a career-high five hits, the last a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 Monday night.
Adeiny Hechavarria hit a bases-loaded triple after a botched rundown kept the inning alive, and the Miami Marlins completed their first three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals since May 2012 by winning 6-2 Sunday.
The Washington Nationals took an early lead. Then they rallied from behind. In the end, they came up a little short — again.
It’s not often a 23-year-old marches into the Major Leagues and puts up the numbers Marcell Ozuna did in 2014. You can blame the relative obscurity of a 77-win Miami Marlins team, but that doesn’t change the fact that Ozuna is one of the more talented young outfielders in the game and should continue to blossom in an improved lineup in 2015.
One out away from pitching the Washington Nationals’ first no-hitter, Jordan Zimmermann watched his 104th pitch on a crisp, clear Sunday afternoon get smacked toward deep left-center.
For the second time in three seasons, the Washington Nationals will head to the postseason with the top seeding in the National League.
The Washington Nationals have clinched a division title and are continuing to make a push toward home-field advantage for the playoffs.