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  1. 2014 Game Thread
  • Gattis walkoff homer wins wild one

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Just when the Braves thought they had orchestrated a fairly textbook come-from-behind victory on the Marlins Monday night, shaky defense and some bullpen questions made it anything but. Homers continue to cure the Braves ills, though, and they got what they were after. Evan Gattis launched a..." April 22

  • Replay decision helps Miami Marlins sweep Seattle Mariners

    Miami Herald "Baseball’s new replay rules are bringing smiles — and wins — to the Marlins. For the second time in three days, the Marlins on Sunday benefitted from a replay decision that led directly to a victory — not to mention a series sweep over Seattle. The Marlins scored the tying run in the eighth..." April 21

  • Mariners manager calls Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton ‘a force’

    Miami Herald "Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon had nothing but praise for Giancarlo Stanton after the slugger’s ninth-inning grand slam on Friday night left the Mariners walking off in defeat. “He’s a force,” McClendon said. “His strike zone is getting better. He’s probably a much more patient..." April 20

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    dontrelle willis is thinking about transitioning to pitching coach, agent matt sosnick said. has had a couple feelers.

  • Henderson Alvarez tosses two-hitter as Miami Marlins blank Mariners

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Henderson Alvarez didn’t produce another no-hitter to go with the one he delivered on the final day of the 2013 season. But he came tantalizingly close. Alvarez pitched a gem Saturday at Marlins Park, holding the Seattle Mariners to only two hits in a 7-0 victory. All that prevented..." April 20

  • Marlins top Mariners on Stanton walk-off slam

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Manager Mike Redmond was ready to take the bat out of Giancarlo Stanton's hands with the game on the line in the ninth inning Friday. Instant replay put Stanton back in position to win the game, and he did just that in grand fashion. With the bases loaded and no out, Stanton took anything but a..." April 19

  • Nationals Werth & Walters homer in 6-3 win over Marlins

    CSN Washington "GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Desperate to close out a rough road trip on a high note, the Nationals found themselves in a familiar position tonight: Trailing early. Derek Dietrich's fourth-inning homer off Tanner Roark left the Nationals in a 3-0 hole and surely left some wondering whether this would..." April 17

  • Stanton, Koehler help Marlins end 8-game skid

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The predicament screamed for a hero. "The only way we can get out of this thing is somebody needs to step up and say it's over and done with," manager Mike Redmond said after the Marlins' losing streak reached eight on Monday. Who better than the man who might as well wear a giant S on his..." April 16

  • Bryce Harper, Jordan Zimmermann lead Nationals to 9-2 rout of Marlins

    Washington Post "Two players central to the Washington Nationals’ plans began the season puzzlingly slow. Bryce Harper, the Nationals’ star outfielder, declared himself “lost” at the plate after only five games, and his equipment paid the price for his frustration. Jordan Zimmermann, the Nationals’ most consistent..." April 15

  • Rafael Furcal to begin minor league rehab assignment tonight

    Hardball Talk "The Marlins signed veteran infielder Rafael Furcal over the winter with the idea of using him as their starting second baseman, but he suffered a left hamstring injury during spring training and was forced to begin the season on the disabled list. According to Joe Frisaro of, he’ll begin..." April 14

  • Chase Utley's homer helps Phillies sweep Marlins

    CSN Philly "Chase Utley’s reputation precedes him. Before Tony Gwynn Jr. joined the Phillies Utley was viewed a certain way. Since joining the team there has been nothing to sway Gwynn’s original assessment. “He was a baller,” Gwynn said. “And he continues to be a baller.” It was Utley’s home run..." April 14

  • Phillies 5, Marlins 4 (10 innings)

    CSN Philly "Jimmy Rollins belted a solo home run in the bottom of the 10thinning to lift the Phillies to a 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins Saturday night. Rollins’ second career walk-off homer came with two outs in the inning. It was a high, arching fly ball into the left field seats. The win was the..." April 13

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Derek Dietrich scratched from lineup with lower back tightness. Baker takes his place in lineup #Marlins

  • Phillies beat Marlins, but A.J. Burnett might be hurt

    CSN Philly "After absorbing three days of heavy bombing from Ryan Braun and the Milwaukee Brewers, life didn’t figure to be much easier for the Phillies as Friday night meant a date with the Miami Marlins and Jose Fernandez’s power arm. Fernandez, already one of baseball’s best at the age of 21, faced the..." April 12

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    FOXMarlins: OFFICIAL: Excited to announce the addition of our newest on-air analyst, Carl Pavano. #Marlins

  • Strasburg brilliant in Nats’ 7-1 win over Marlins

    CSN Washington "Stephen Strasburg entered Thursday’s matinee against the Marlins with a 6.10 ERA after two starts, and just a day after the Nationals’ bullpen was needed for over seven innings. He was also facing a Marlins team who, even in their lowest moments, seem to give him trouble. Fortunately for the..." April 11

  • 12d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    MRI confirms Jacob Turner has a right shoulder strain. No time table for return #Marlins

  • Harper, Werth homers power Nats' comeback win over Marlins

    CSN Washington "It took 62 tries, not until a June 9 doubleheader against the Twins, before the 2013 Nationals came from three runs down to win a ballgame. Only eight games into the 2014 season, the Nationals have already done it twice. And after Wednesday's dramatic, back-and-forth, plucked-out-of-thin-air,..." April 10

  • Gio, Rendon power Nats to 5-0 win over Marlins

    CSN Washington "On a chilly April evening, the pitchers figured to be ahead of the hitters. And sure enough, that was true for Gio Gonzalez and Henderson Alvarez. The two young starters combined to allow only one run through 5 1/2 innings. That's not to say Gonzalez was in top form; he racked up a much higher..." April 09

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Micah Owings is signing Minor League contract w/ #Marlins will wind up soon at Triple-A New Orleans. First reported by @ChrisCotillo

  • Marlins and Micah Owings agree on a minor league contract

    Fansided "The Miami Marlins and outfielder/pitcher Micah Owings were able to come to agreement today on a Minor League contract according to Owings, 31, will be switching back to a full-time pitcher after switching positions. Micah signed a Minor League contract with the Washington..." April 07

  • Pinch-hit homer helps Padres snap four-game losing streak

    San Diego Union-Tribune "His offense reeling again as another right-handed power arm settled into deep groove, Bud Black had good reason to turn to the 5-foot-6 Alexi Amarista in the seventh inning Sunday afternoon. Some of it even had to do with matchup logic. All of it did actually, even if the Padres manager saw the..." April 07

  • Jose Fernandez now 11-0 at home; Marlins improve to 5-1

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The latest indication of Jose Fernandez's rising stature in this town, Heat owner Micky Arison and team President Pat Riley came to watch him pitch Saturday at Marlins Park. Or maybe they came with the hope of seeing another tape-measure homer from Giancarlo Stanton, who hit one 484 feet the..." April 06

  • Giancarlo Stanton hit a 484-foot home run against the Padres

    Hardball Talk "According to ESPN’s Hit Tracker Online, only one home run registered at 480 feet or longer last season: an Evan Gattis monster home run off of Cole Hamels at Citizens Bank Park, which went 486 feet. It may be Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton‘s personal mission to be the distance champion of..." April 05

  • Giancarlo Stanton’s mammoth home run leads Miami Marlins in win over San Diego Padres

    Miami Herald "The ball rocketed off his bat, soared over the Budweiser sign and bar in left-center field, bounced off the floor of the concourse level, clanked off one of the pillars supporting the roof and eventually landed in the hands of a fan. That’s how the night began Friday: Giancarlo Stanton’s..." April 05

  • Miami Marlins defeat Rockies 8-5 to cap successful opening series

    Miami Herald "It took a while for the Marlins to shake the sleep from their systems Thursday. But hours after losing to the Colorado Rockies the night before, they stormed back in the early matinee to defeat them 8-5 and capture the series, three games to one. Trailing 5-4 entering the 8th, the Marlins came..." April 04

  • Colorado starts fast, holds on late for 1st win of 2014

    Purple Row "If the Rockies play too many games like this one, 2014 is going to be a nerve-racking experience. And one that is tremendously long. Colorado started quickly by scoring three runs on six hits in the first inning and held on late despite hiccups from the back-end of the bullpen to earn its first..." April 03

  • The Marlins obviously weren’t prepared for a sellout on Opening Day

    Hardball Talk "The Marlins had over 35,000 people in their ballpark on Opening Day. And some of those 35,000 apparently faced traffic issues getting to the park and long lines at concession stands and poor service. As this has turned into talk radio fodder in Miami, Marlins president David Samson has decided..." April 02

  • Ramos douses Rockies as Marlins go 2-0

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "With the tying run on third in the eighth inning Tuesday, A.J. Ramos faced two Rockies' hitters. He got ahead of both 0-2 and threw nothing but sliders to both from that point. Wilin Rosario watched four drop out of the zone and jogged to first. Nolan Arenado watched one drop right into Jarrod..." April 02

  • Betting 101: How to safely bet early-season MLB action "Baseball is here, firing the starting gun on what is a marathon for bettors that stretches the spring, summer and fall. The MLB season is filled with peaks and valleys, however, if those valleys come too soon into the schedule, you won’t even have a shot at hitting those peaks. Navigating the..." April 01

  • Marlins find right mix in season-opening rout of Rockies

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill before Monday's opener spoke of a philosophical shift. His first Marlins' team wasn't going to be comprised of talented kids left to sink or swim on their own as in years past. Hill and his lieutenants infused the young corps with a handful of..." April 01

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    Nilson Pepén @JuniorPepen

    #Orioles Vs. #RedSox: Markakis RF, Hardy SS, Jones CF, Davis 1B, Cruz LF, Wieters C, Young DH, Flaherty 3B, Schoop 2B, Tillman P. #MLB

  • Jeff Baker to bat cleanup for Marlins on Opening Day

    Hardball Talk "From Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald comes the Marlins’ lineup plan for Opening Day … With Rafael Furcal headed to the disabled list, Christian Yelich will lead off. [Manager Mike Redmond] said that means Adeiny Hechavarria could bat second, followed by Giancarlo Stanton and Jeff Baker,..." March 30

  • Miami Marlins’ Brett Butler supports Jim Kelly in cancer battle

    Miami Herald "Brett Butler survived oral cancer after his doctors said he probably wouldn’t. Now the new third-base coach for the Marlins said he is pulling for former NFL and University of Miami quarterback Jim Kelly to do the same. “If he wanted to talk about it with me, I’d love to,” Butler said. “I try..." March 30

  • 24d
    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Adeiny Hechavarria (groin) scratched from #Marlins lineup, replaced by Nola. That is, if game is even played. Rain moving in.

  • Report: Drug policy changes will bar players from postseason, even if they’ve served their suspensions

    Hardball Talk "Yesterday, when looking at reports of the changes to the Joint Drug Agreement, I said that the increased penalties and testing protocols didn’t seem draconian. The latest report on the changes could change my mind about that. Christine Brennan reports that the policy — not yet finalized – will..." March 29

  • Righty Tom Koehler named Marlins' No. 5 starter

    Fox Sports Florida "Marlins manager Mike Redmond officially announced the starting rotation heading into the season following Thursday's 6-4 win over the Cardinals. Reigning National League Rookie of the Year Jose Fernandez will pitch Opening Day followed by right-handers Nathan Eovaldi, Henderson Alvarez, Jacob..." March 28

  • Lucas injury makes Solano demotion short-lived

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "A dejected Donovan Solano departed the Marlins' minor league complex in street clothes Thursday morning. Team officials had just informed him he would be opening the season at Triple-A New Orleans. About six hours later, Solano learned his season-opening assignment had changed. Earmarked for a..." March 28

  • Rafael Furcal’s comeback will begin on the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "After missing all of last season following Tommy John elbow surgery Rafael Furcal signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Marlins, but his comeback has hit an immediate snag. Furcal hasn’t played since March 15 because of a strained hamstring, so he’ll begin the season on the disabled list..." March 27

  • Tony Clark officially voted in as Executive Director of the MLBPA

    Hardball Talk "Back in December the Executive Board of the Major League Baseball Player’s Association appointed Tony Clark as the head of the MLBPA. It was announced via press release today that the players have ”overwhelmingly confirmed” the appointment. This comes as no surprise, of course, even if it is now..." March 27

  • MLB working toward new PED deal, would increase suspensions "Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are working toward increasing penalties for players caught using performance-enhancing drugs while also decreasing penalties for players testing positive unintentionally, the Associated Press reports. The AP report notes that now a first..." March 26

  • Marlins make tough call, demote Caminero to minors

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Marlins made the first of what figure to be a week's worth of tough decisions Tuesday, optioning big-armed reliever Arquimedes Caminero to Triple-A New Orleans. Based on his major league debut last September and his Grapefruit League numbers this month, Caminero seemed like a safe bet to..." March 26

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins Marcell Ozuna removed from today's game with a left leg cramp. He is day to day.

  • 33d
    Joe Capozzi @joecapMARLINS

    #marlins Derek Dietrich shows off nasty bruise after taking a baseball to the face on field. Pic courtesy marlins

  • 33d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Mariners, DBacks are possible fits for Marlins starter Jacob Turner; Marlins having active trade talks because of quality pitching depth.

  • Rough spring hasn't dashed Ozuna's Opening Day lineup bid

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "In going 3-for-5 in Tuesday's win against the Astros, Jake Marisnick raised his Grapefruit League batting average to .375. Meanwhile, Marcell Ozuna and his .135 spring average watched from the bench. With Opening Day less than two weeks away, it would seem Ozuna is in the process of playing..." March 19

  • Giancarlo Stanton will wait a season before considering long-term deal with Marlins "Giancarlo Stanton appears to be in a good place, and yes, he's still very much a Miami Marlin. He's hitting, he's smiling broadly and constantly, and most importantly, he likes where he is. "There's a good vibe here," Stanton says, before adding, "and I'd say so if it wasn't." Umm, yes, we..." March 18

  • Rivera honored before 4 Marlins pitchers no-hit Yankees "It turns out the Miami Marlins had their own way of honoring Mariano Rivera in his home country. Rivera threw out a ceremonial first pitch before Brad Han and three relievers combined for a no-hitter in Miami's 5-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday night in the first of two..." March 16

  • Marlins opening day tickets going for $13 on Groupon "The Miami Marlins -- despite having a shiny-new ballpark -- ranked 29th of 30 MLB teams in attendance last season. It doesn't appear things are set to change, either, because fans can purchase opening-day tickets on Groupon for as little as $13. And that's not all. Here are the options:..." March 15

  • Could Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton end up with Red Sox?

    Boston Globe "Mention Giancarlo Stanton and general managers drool. What would it take for the Miami Marlins to part with him? Everyone has a price, right? Marlins GM Dan Jennings digs in and swears Stanton is not for sale. Jennings said as much on Sirius/XM radio with Jim Bowden in the offseason. As..." March 10

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