Marlins Rumors & News

  • Report: MLB in serious talks about hosting games in London

    The Outside Corner "Major League Baseball could soon vacation to London, according to Fox Sports’ Jon Paul Morosi. Morosi reported Wednesday morning that MLB “is making progress” in discussion with London officials about bringing games to the UK as early as 2017. The talks were first reported last weekend by The..." November 25

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Everything is subject to change, but am hearing nothing is imminent on a possible Ozuna trade. #Marlins #Mariners #StayTuned

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    The #Mariners are working on a trade to acquire #Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna, according to MLB sources.

  • Miami Marlins Dump Longtime TV Analyst Tommy Hutton

    Deadspin "Tommy Hutton, the former major leaguer who has been the Marlins TV analyst since 1997, was kicked to the curb today, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Jackson, who called Hutton “the best TV analyst in South Florida,” reports that according to Hutton, the Marlins gave him no reason..." November 24

  • Look for second-tier pitcher to sign before Price, Greinke

    Fox Sports "Monday, multiple team executives in search of pitching told me they expect at least one second- or third-tier free-agent starter — think Wei-Yin Chen, Yovani Gallardo, Mike Leake or Jeff Samardzija — to sign before David Price or Zack Greinke agree to their market-setting deals. The thinking..." November 23

  • Once again, the Marlins are their own worst enemy

    SB Nation "The Miami Marlins have been having one of the weirder offseasons in baseball so far, which means that it's business as usual for the crew in South Florida. It's still extremely early in what is always a long and cold winter without baseball, but as usual, Jeffrey Loria and his antics are doing a..." November 23

  • Source: Hot target Bruce has limited no-trade clause "When the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline expired this past season, Reds right fielder Jay Bruce let out a big sigh of relief while sitting at his locker in the clubhouse at Great American Ball Park. One thing that is certain this winter for Bruce is he will get to live that feeling of..." November 22

  • Report: Marlins' Gordon attracting 'a ton' of interest

    The Score "Dee Gordon is on a number of teams' wish lists after a season capped off with a batting title, stolen base title, Silver Slugger, and Gold Glove. The Miami Marlins second baseman is drawing "a ton" of interest, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Cafardo reports that Miami has..." November 22

  • Jose Fernandez says talks with Marlins will include Scott Boras

    ESPN "Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez says any conversations regarding his 2016 workload will include agent Scott Boras, contrary to what the team has said. Marlins president David Samson last week pledged to exclude Boras after the agent complained about the Marlins' handling of another Boras..." November 21

  • Marlins' Fernandez 'not paying attention' to rumors

    The Score "As he prepares for his first full season since undergoing Tommy John surgery, Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez is far too busy to concern himself with trade rumors, or recent reports of an ongoing spate between him and his employer. "I have heard something," Fernandez told reporters..." November 21

  • MLB moving toward a “Chase Utley Rule” for slides into second

    Hardball Talk "Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reports from the Owners’ Meetings in Dallas that “momentum continues to build toward” a rule change that he correctly notes will likely be referred to as “The Chase Utley Rule.” Specifically, a change in the rules which would be aimed at eliminating the sorts..." November 20

  • Marlins taking offers on Marcell Ozuna because Jeffrey Loria “can’t stand the guy”

    Hardball Talk "For months now there’s been speculation about the Marlins looking to trade 24-year-old outfielder Marcell Ozuna, whom they demoted to the minors and then kept there far longer than reasonable. And now Jerry Crasnick of reports that “multiple teams” have talked to the Marlins about..." November 20

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Astros, #Marlins among teams to check in on Giles, sources say. #Phillies also could wait until July or next off-season to move him.

  • MLB minimum salary set to remain $507,500 in 2016

    True Blue L.A. "The major league minimum salary will remain at $507,500 in 2016, the same as in 2015, because of the Consumer Price Index released on Tuesday morning. Major League Baseball has not yet made the announcement. Next year is the final year of the collective bargaining agreement, which covers the..." November 18

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Two highly placed sources tell me Jose Fernandez is not being shopped or discussed to be shopped. Will that changes, who knows? #Marlins

  • Marlins could deal Jose Fernandez this winter

    Sporting News "THE RUMOR: Many around MLB think the Marlins will deal All-Star starter Jose Fernandez this offseason. REPORTED BY: Sirius XM's Craig Mish THE DETAILS: Marlins president David Samson said earlier this month that Fernandez rejected a long-term contract, which is nothing new for young Scott..." November 17

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Two highly placed sources tell me Jose Fernandez is not being shopped or discussed to be shopped. Will that changes, who knows? #Marlins

  • Marlins not shopping Fernandez "Since the start of the Hot Stove season, the Marlins have stated their top priority is adding starting pitching depth behind their ace, Jose Fernandez. Now a report Tuesday afternoon questions whether Fernandez will be part of Miami's 2016 plans. Craig Mish of SiriusXM, via Twitter, claimed..." November 17

  • Marlins interested in retaining vet Mathis "The Marlins are not expected to be extremely active on the free-agent market, but they've already expressed interest in retaining one of their most popular clubhouse veterans who is now on the market. Miami is open to bringing back catcher Jeff Mathis, one of three players from the 2015 roster..." November 15

  • Korean left fielder Hyun-soo Kim plans on signing with MLB team

    Yahoo! Sports "Hyun-soo Kim, one of the most consistent hitters in Korea for the past decade, plans on signing with a major league team this offseason and continuing the influx of top Korean players into the big leagues, sources told Yahoo Sports. Kim, a 27-year-old left fielder, is an international free..." November 13

  • Top hitters honored with Silver Slugger Awards "The best hitters in the American League and the National League were commemorated for their 2015 campaigns on Thursday, as the Silver Slugger Awards were announced during an hour-long special on MLB Network. The Silver Slugger Awards, presented by Louisville Slugger, are handed out annually to..." November 13

  • MLB assessing legality of daily fantasy sites

    Houston Chronicle "New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s declaration Tuesday that daily fantasy sports constitute illegal gambling in that state is being monitored by Major League Baseball, the league’s top lawyer said Wednesday at the general managers’ meetings. DraftKings and FanDuel — the former is..." November 12

  • Marlins president David Samson takes shots at Scott Boras

    The Outside Corner "Marlins team president David Samson has put superagent Scott Boras on blast. The feud between the two heightened when the Marlins sent outfielder Marcell Ozuna, a client of Boras’, to the minors following a slump. When pressed about the topic on Wednesday, Boras told Craig Davis of the South..." November 12

  • Lopsided trade between Pirates, Marlins was compensation deal

    ESPN "The Pirates and Marlins quietly worked out a seemingly uneven trade last month that was arranged because Pittsburgh demanded compensation in exchange for allowing highly regarded special assistant Jim Benedict to take a job with Miami, multiple sources told The deal, which was..." November 11

  • Marlins' Hill: 'We aren't looking to trade Marcell Ozuna'

    The Score "Though Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria was, at one point, reportedly eager to trade outfielder Marcell Ozuna this offseason, president of baseball operations Michael Hill insisted Tuesday he isn't exploring any deals involving the soon-to-be 25-year-old. "We aren't looking to trade Marcell..." November 11

  • Defensive standouts nab Gold Glove Awards "The 18 winners of the 2015 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced on Tuesday night, and the Platinum Glove winners for the best overall defensive player in each league will be unveiled on Friday following a fan vote. Only MLB managers and coaches can vote, and they can't vote for their own..." November 11

  • Superstars among finalists for BBWAA honors "Finalists for each of the four Baseball Writers' Association of America awards were unveiled during an hour-long MLB Network special on Tuesday night. Each league's winner of the Most Valuable Player Award, the Cy Young Award, the Rookie of the Year Award and the Manager of the Year Award will..." November 11

  • 2015 BBWAA Awards finalists announced on MLB Network "The Baseball Writers Association of America is revealing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special starting at 6:00 p.m. ET on MLB Network. We’ll post the names here as they..." November 10

  • MLB considering rule change to prevent takeout slides

    Larry Brown Sports "Major League Baseball is considering a rule change that would force runners to slide directly into second base, ostensibly eliminating takeout slides. While there are still hurdles, namely union approval, the proposal has apparently been discussed, according to FOX Sports’s Jon Morosi. The..." November 10

  • Jose Reyes arrested for domestic abuse

    Sportsnet "Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was arrested for domestic abuse in Hawaii after allegedly assaulting his wife on Oct. 31, according to Hawaii News Now. The 32-year-old hit .274/.310/.378 in 116 games between the Rockies and the Toronto Blue Jays with seven home runs, 53 RBI and 24 stolen..." November 10

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    Matt Eddy @MattEddyBA

    #Marlins release OF Austin Wates, whom they acquired with J. Cosart from #Astros for Moran, Marisnick, Martes & 2015 supp pick (Daz Cameron)

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Japanese 3B-2B Nobu Matsuda, 32, has declared for free agency with hopes of MLB deal. Hit 35 HR for softbank.

  • Report: Marlins will explore long-term deal with Dee Gordon

    The Score "Dee Gordon could make Miami his home for a long time. The Miami Marlins will explore a multi-year contract with the National League batting and stolen-base champion, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports. Gordon, 27, would welcome an opportunity to stay with the Marlins long term. "I..." November 09

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    I'm hearing Don Mattingly's 4-yr deal is for $10 mil. Matches #Marlins high figure for manager. Ozzie Guillen also 4/$10 mil in '12

  • Don Mattingly says Dodgers bench coach Tim Wallach may follow him to Miami

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dodgers bench coach Tim Wallach could follow Don Mattingly to the Miami Marlins. Mattingly spoke of the possibility Monday in a news conference introducing him as the Marlins' new manager. “I think Tim Wallach is going to come with me to be the bench coach,” said Mattingly, who managed the..." November 03

  • 2015-16 MLB Offseason: 10 trade and free agent predictions

    CBS Sports "The 2015-16 offseason is officially upon us. The Royals clinched the 2015 World Series title with their win over the Mets Sunday night, and, at 9am ET Monday morning, a total of 139 players became free agents. Here's the list. As always, the 2015-16 offseason promises to be action packed, with..." November 03

  • Count on a busy time for free agents and a whole lot more this offseason

    ESPN "One of the great misnomers in baseball is the offseason -- because there is no such thing. The fall and winter will bring signings and trades and rule changes, with barely a pause for Christmas. The baseball season ended late this year, which means slightly less time to get everything done. But..." November 03

  • Jose Fernandez Rejects Long Term Deal from Marlins

    Rotoworld "Marlins president David Samson said Monday that Jose Fernandez rejected a long-term contract. That news comes as no surprise. Fernandez is a Scott Boras client and Boras clients rarely accept pre-arbitration extensions. Plus, the 23-year-old right-hander is coming off a season in which he made..." November 02

  • MLB free agent class highlighted by David Price, Johnny Cueto and Jordan Zimmermann

    SB Nation "The World Series is over and Major League Baseball officially shifts into the hot stove season on Monday, beginning with dozens of players hitting free agency the morning after the World Series ends. It's a loaded free agent class highlighted by ace starting pitchers and a few impact position..." November 02

  • Don Mattingly officially announced as Marlins manager

    Hardball Talk "Don Mattingly and the Marlins made things official this morning, holding a press conference to announce his four-year contract and introduce the team’s new manager to the local media who covered eight managers in the previous six years. The vibe of the press conference put forth by the Marlins..." November 02

  • Jeffrey Loria reportedly got upset with Dan Jennings for playing Marcell Ozuna

    Larry Brown Sports "Six months ago Dan Jennings was the Miami Marlins’ GM, five months ago he was the team’s manager, and today he is neither. The Marlins on Thursday fired Jennings as the team’s GM. He had resumed the role after serving as the team’s interim manager for most of the season (he replaced Mike..." October 30

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    In a press release #Marlins announce Michael Hill, president of baseball operations, will assume full GM duties.

  • Marlins fire Dan Jennings as general manager

    USA Today "Dan Jennings, who moved from the front office to the dugout and back again in a wild and tumultuous year with the Miami Marlins, was fired as general manager on Friday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity..." October 30

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Marlins have fired Dan Jennings, per Barry Jackson of Miami Herald. He is owed $5.6M over the next three years.

  • Report: Miami Marlins hire Don Mattingly as manager

    SI "The Miami Marlins have reportedly hired Don Mattingly as their new manager, reports Molly Knight of Vice Sports. Mattingly interviewed with the Marlins on Monday after parting ways with the Los Angeles Dodgers last week after five years as the team’s manager. Mattingly’s deal with Miami is..." October 29

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Don Mattingly and #Marlins have made progress in talks, sources confirm; deal likely in coming days. @JonHeymanCBS first on story.

  • MLB commissioner Rob Manfred defends DraftKings partnership, says fantasy sports ‘not gambling’

    New York Daily News "Rob Manfred isn't a participant in daily fantasy leagues, but Major League Baseball's commissioner reiterated his support for the industry and the league's partnership with DraftKings. "I really don't have regrets about our involvement with fantasy," Manfred said. "I think that fantasy is an..." October 27

  • Commissioner Rob Manfred wants MLB to hire more minority managers

    SI "MLB commissioner Rob Manfred wants the league to hire more minority managers and coaches, the Associated Press reports. “We have had a year where our numbers are down in terms of the diversity that we have in some of our key positions,” Manfred said “I think it’s incumbent upon us to come up..." October 27

  • Marlins' GM situation unsettled as team eyes Don Mattingly for manager

    Fox Sports "With the naming of Matt Klentak as Philadelphia Phillies general manager, every GM search in baseball has concluded. There is uncertainty surrounding the contract of Toronto GM Alex Anthopoulos, which expires Saturday, but all is quiet . . . for now. Except, of course, in Miami. By now, Dan..." October 26

  • Dan Jennings’ role with Marlins still unknown

    Hardball Talk "Marlins GM Dan Jennings went from the front office to the dugout after the club let go of then-manager Mike Redmond. The Marlins went 55-69 under Jennings’ leadership, so it was no surprise when the team said they would go in a new direction for a manager. The assumption was that Jennings would..." October 26

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