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Topic - Casey Mcgehee
The Washington Nationals broke out of their recent hitting slump Wednesday night against the Miami Marlins, rallying from an early 4-0 deficit and finishing with 15 hits.
Casey McGehee's fourth hit of the game drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and Reed Johnson doubled home two more as the Miami Marlins defeated the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Wednesday night.
The offense has made up for poor starting pitching during some of the San Francisco Giants' recent surge and did just enough to get back in the game Friday night.
Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond has no explanation for why his club has played so well at home and struggled so much on the road this season.
Racing to beat a throw from center field with the game on the line, Giancarlo Stanton slid and reached out with his left hand to tag the plate.
A high pitch count ended Jonathon Niese's night and propelled the Miami Marlins to another walkoff win.
When Henderson Alvarez closed out his shutout with a strikeout, the right-hander spun on the mound and threw a celebratory uppercut that landed on his left shoulder.
The Miami Marlins rewarded their manager with the best possible birthday gift.
The Braves will be happy to leave South Florida.
The Miami Marlins proved they can win the close ones, too.
When the Miami Marlins went deep into their bench during an eighth-inning rally Thursday, infielder Casey McGehee was told to be on standby as the emergency catcher.
Garrett Jones and Casey McGehee singled in their only at-bats and the Miami Marlins beat the University of Miami 5-2 Wednesday.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke says he's starting Jerry Hairston Jr. at third base instead of Casey McGehee for Milwaukee's playoff opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Yovani Gallardo emerged from the shadows, outpitching Arizona ace Ian Kennedy as the Milwaukee Brewers kept winning at Miller Park, beating the Diamondbacks 4-1 in their NL division series opener on Saturday.
"I think it was a classic case of being effectively wild," the Marlins' Casey McGehee said. "It was kind of a weird outing. He was giving the appearance that he was all over the place, but then when he was in the zone he wasn't in the fat part of the plate. His stuff was certainly there. There's a lot to like about the kid."
Miami Marlins' Casey McGehee, right, argues a called third strike with home plate umpire Brian O'Nora to end the fifth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers in a baseball game in Miami, Saturday, May 24, 2014.