User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Horses
Golf
Auto
Soccer
More
Betting Tools

 
Marlins, Fernandez blank Rockies 3-0

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

MIAMI (AP) - Rookie Jose Fernandez struck out eight in seven innings, leading the Miami Marlins to a 3-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.

Advertisement
Fernandez (10-5) allowed four hits and did not walk a batter as he lowered his ERA to 2.30. The 21-year-old All-Star has been one of the best pitchers in the Majors since June 1, compiling a 1.52 ERA and 112 strikeouts in 15 starts.

A.J. Ramos pitched the eighth and Steve Cishek earned his 28th save in 30 chances.

Todd Helton had two hits for the Rockies to move into 96th place on the career hit list with 2,496 in 17 seasons, all with Colorado.

The Marlins scored three runs in the fourth off Jeff Manship (0-4).

Fernandez showed off his youthful exuberance on several plays. First, when he snagged Troy Tulowitzki's line drive to end the first inning, Fernandez glared at the Rockies All-Star shortstop, who said something to Fernandez. Fernandez flashed a big smile on his way back to the Marlins dugout.

Then in the fifth, Fernandez tried to bunt for a base hit, but third baseman Nolan Arenado barehanded the ball and threw him out at first base. Fernandez thought he was safe and jumped up in a sign of frustration, yelled, and then gave another big smile.

Fernandez grinned broadly after Helton singled in the seventh, which moved him ahead of Mickey Vernon on the hits list. The ball was thrown into the Rockies dugout as a keepsake and Fernandez tipped his cap to Helton.

Giancarlo Stanton led off with a double and scored on an RBI single by Ed Lucas. Adeiny Hechavarria followed with an RBI triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Jake Marisnick for the 3-0 lead.

Manship allowed three runs in six innings.

Tulowitzki's season-high 10-game hitting ended with an 0-for-4.

NOTES: Fernandez is likely to have two more starts before the Marlins shut him down for the season. ``The date is still roughly going to be early September,'' manager Mike Redmond said. ... Miami 3B Placido Polanco was expected to field groundballs before the game and could return to the team on Tuesday. ... Rockies RHP Roy Oswalt threw a bullpen session before the game. ``He had a good day,'' Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. ``The bullpen went well.'' ... Colorado LHP Jorge De La Rosa (13-6, 3.21 ERA) will face Miami RHP Jacob Turner (3-4, 3.02 ERA) in the series finale on Sunday.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2015
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Mejia: NL Futures Analysis - Post-deadline
Lawrence: August Pitchers Report
News: Win Total Update - July
Davis, CaJo homer as Orioles beat A's 9-2
Angels hold off Indians, end 6-game skid
Beltre hits for cycle, Rangers edge Astros
Braves keep rallying, stun Giants 9-8 in 12
Mets top Marlins, take NL East lead
Godley helps D-Backs past Nationals, 6-4
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Hot Streaks
4-0 Run, 10-3 +848 L13, +1,573 TY
3-0 Y'day, 9-2 +722 L11, +1,632 TY
4-0 +454 L2 Days, 8-1 +725 GPlays
6-1 +523 L7 G-Plays, +1,396 TY
5-0 L5, 15-5 L20 Guarantees
+873 L2 Days, +1,741 This Year
13-7 L20, 22-12 +996 L34 Picks
5-3 +416 L8, +1,303 This Season
7-1 +645 L8 G-Plays, +1,301 TY
6-2 G-Plays, 16-7 +838 L23 Picks
+1,253 Guarantees This Year
15-8 Last 23 MLB G-Plays
10-5 Last 15 Guarantees
21-12, +1,005 L33 Guarantees
8-4 +393 L12, 12-6 +593 L18
NFL Pro Football Expert Sports Picks-
2015 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Chip Chirimbes + 1554
Jimmy Boyd + 1492
John Fisher + 1484
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Dave Cokin + 1363
Kevin Rogers + 1257
Michael Black + 1077
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kyle Hunter + 852
John Fisher + 799
Marc Lawrence + 505
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Joe Nelson + 1385
Bruce Marshall + 1243
Dave Cokin + 1121
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Chip Chirimbes + 1948
Jimmy Boyd + 1313
Vince Akins + 1288
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Chip Chirimbes + 1598
Jimmy Boyd + 1007
Stephen Nover + 668
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership