Brad Ziegler News Archive
Ziegler will no longer operate as the Marlins' closer, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
Marlins manager Don Mattingly was noncommittal when asked if Ziegler would retain closing duties after blowing a save in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Padres, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports. "You want to get something dependable at the end of the game," Mattingly said, after Ziegler retired just one of five hitters he faced while giving up two runs (one earned) in the loss.
Ziegler (0-5) recorded just one out before allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits and two walks to blow his first save and take the loss Wednesday against San Diego.
Ziegler gave up a hit in a scoreless ninth inning Wednesday's to pick up his ninth save of the season in a 2-1 win over the Mets.
Ziegler retired two of the six batters he faced in Sunday's 10-9 loss to the Braves, surrendering four runs on three hits and a walk.
Ziegler allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save against the Braves on Friday.