With a 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals at home tonight, the Miami Marlins have been statistically eliminated from the playoff race.
Though Jarred Cosart started tonight with six scoreless innings, he ran into trouble before being knocked out in the seventh inning.
Though Brad Hand got off to a strong start tonight, retiring the first ten in a row, he had trouble getting three outs in the fourth inning.
Though not much has been released about Jose Fernandez since his surgery, it has not been revealed he could start a throwing program on October 1.
More updates were revealed about the recovery of Giancarlo Stanton tonight, including the fact that he sustained on orbital fracture when he was hit.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, an outstanding catch by Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna saved two runs in a crucial spot in the game.
The Miami Marlins announced earlier this afternoon that Giancarlo Stanton will be shut down for the rest of the 2014 season while he recovers.
Though there have been many surprises from this season's Marlins squad, the biggest one might be the developement of the team's outfield.
Miami Marlins closer Steve Cishek has been nominated by the team for the Roberto Clemente Award; no Marlins player has ever won the award.
Giancarlo Stanton is scheduled to have his stitches removed today before undergoing more tests to see if he can return this season.