The Miami Marlins have lost 17 games this season, but few were as demoralizing as Thursday’s 4-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs.
Even after closer Steve Cishek allowed a two-out solo home run to Luis Valbuena in the top of the ninth, Miami felt in control when the first two batters in the bottom of the inning reached against Carlos Marmol with the top of the order coming up.
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