Justin Nicolino, taking the mound for the injured Jose Fernandez, showed potential for a solid future with 5.2 innings of four-run ball. He came close to a quality start against a talented Boston lineup.
With the injury concerns of the starting rotation for the start of 2016, assessing the starting pitching market has once again been highlighted as Miami's top priority this winter.
After starting strong and then fading after the All-Star break for the second straight season, how will Dee Gordon fare next season and what sort of numbers should the Marlins anticipate from him?
Jose Fernandez has been placed on the 15-day DL with a right biceps strain. It is possible that the staff ace may be shut down for the season.
The Fish should waste no time on starting their managerial search for 2016 and beyond as Dan Jennings looks set to return to his front office role.
Around the League
All 15 home crowds went home happy last night as MLB history was made.
Madison Bumgarner struck out seven Astros in a row at one point to out duel Scott Kazmir in San Francisco.
At Fish Stripes
Justin Bour delivered in the clutch to single home Dee Gordon for the victory.
The Fish took game one of the quick two game series.
Relive last night's victory as it happened with the game thread.
Carter Capps threw on flat ground and impressed manager Dan Jennings.