Steve Cishek News Archive
Cishek said Tuesday that he will be used in earlier innings for the time being, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
Cishek blew a save opportunity for the second day in a row and the fourth time in seven attempts in Monday's loss to the Dodgers. After the game, manager Mike Redmond wouldn't commit to a change, but hinted that one might be in the offing, the Miami Herald reports. "(Cishek) has done a tremendous job for us," Redmond said. "But at the end of the day, it's about winning games. We can't keep blowing late leads. We'll see tomorrow, regroup, see where we're at."
Cishek suffered his third blown save of the season Sunday against the Giants, surrendering two runs on three hits and two walks.
Cishek notched his third save of the season Tuesday, giving up one hit and fanning two over one inning against the Nationals.
Cishek picked up a win on Friday night after entering a tie game in the ninth inning, and enjoying his mates walk-off victory.
Cishek bounced back with a successful save Tuesday against the Mets, working around a walk in a scoreless inning.
Cishek took the loss and a blown save Monday, allowing a three-run home run to Daniel Murphy in the ninth inning.