Marlins Rumors & News

  • Mets win eighth straight, but lose Blevins, d’Arnaud to injuries

    New York Post "So you’re the Mets and you have a six-run lead with Matt Harvey on the mound. That is a scenario you fantasize about. But the dream situation became a nightmare Sunday. Losing two very important pieces, catcher Travis d’Arnaud and lefty relief specialist Jerry Blevins, to fractured bones will..." April 20

  • MLB sets attendance record for first 2 weekends of season

    The Score "Baseball is proving, yet again, that it's not a dying sport. The first chunk of the 2015 season provided concrete evidence that America's pastime is alive and well. Major League Baseball games across the sport's 30 parks drew 1.5 million fans during each of the first two weekends for the..." April 20

  • Is Mike Redmond on the hot seat?

    Miami Herald "Reeling from a four-game sweep to the New York Mets that left the Marlins with the second-worst record in the majors at 3-10, manager Mike Redmond's job may be in jeopardy as the team heads to Philadelphia for a series with the Phillies that could dictate his fate. According to sources who have..." April 20

  • Joe Buck has a truly awful suggestion about how to improve MLB broadcasts "Specifically to baseball, I would make players more accessible. There is no way networks can be able to talk to NASCAR drivers before they stuff themselves into the driver's seat of a race car to go over 200 miles per hour while we are all forbidden to talk to the starting pitcher of that night's..." April 20

  • DeGrom monstrous again as Mets hold off Marlins late comeback

    New York Post "Who the hell are these guys, and what have they done with the Mets? Lockdown starting pitching, clutch hitting, crisp play — 12 games into the season the Mets look nothing like the team that has inhabited Citi Field the last several years. Behind Jacob deGrom’s seven innings of shutout ball..." April 19

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source #Marlins claim LHP Matt Tracy from #Yankees.

  • Colon propels Mets to win over Marlins

    New York Post "The scary part is the Mets won’t unveil their big guns until Saturday and Sunday. It’s Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey in succession for the Mets, and suddenly it seems likely the Marlins will be fortunate to find a win in this four-game series after getting leveled by Bartolo Colon on..." April 18

  • Giancarlo Stanton on Marlins: 'The fire is not there' "A frustrated Giancarlo Stanton was critical of the struggling Marlins, saying that they are "not really giving ourselves a chance" to win and that "the fire is not there" following Miami's latest loss. Stanton homered for the second straight game in Friday's 4-1 loss to the New York Mets but..." April 18

  • Lucas Duda’s clutch hit propels Mets to fifth straight win

    New York Post "This Dude is turning lefties into leftovers. Lucas Duda’s biggest flaw during his breakout 2014 season was an inability to handle left-handed pitching, but try stopping him now. The slugging Mets first baseman is tormenting all comers, and Thursday night it happened to be Mike Dunn’s..." April 17

  • MLB contacted Marlins over Carter Capps' unusual delivery "The Marlins were contacted by Major League Baseball officials over relief pitcher Carter Capps' unusual hop-step delivery, per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The league spoke with the Marlins to clarify what made some of his pitches illegal. Check out Capps' unorthodox mechanics for yourself here..." April 17

  • Haren, Hechavarria lead Marlins to victory over Braves

    Fish Stripes "The Miami Marlins captured a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves Wednesday. Dan Haren only allowed three base runners in seven innings and Adieny Hechavarria went 3-3. The Marlins' offense was on point, scoring six runs one night after scoring eight runs. Carter Capps has one of the most..." April 16

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    MLBLineups @mlblineups

    4/16 @Marlins lineup vs NYM Gordon 2B Yelich LF Stanton RF Prado 3B Morse 1B Ozuna CF Realmuto C Hechavarria SS Cosart P

  • Dan Haren didn’t want to pitch for the Marlins, but he’s pitching pretty well for the Marlins

    Hardball Talk "Dan Haren spent all offseason saying he only wanted to play for a team on the West Coast, before and after the Dodgers traded him to the Marlins, but he eventually stopped talking about retiring at age 35, relented, and agreed to spend this season in Miami. And through two starts the Marlins..." April 15

  • Offense perks up in Marlins win over Braves

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Through the season's first week and change the Marlins have been an untidy bunch on offense. Well before the start of Tuesday night's game against the Braves, they made another offensive mess. In an effort to wake up the bats, the Marlins strewed them about their clubhouse at Turner Field. They..." April 15

  • Giancarlo Stanton ditches protective mask for first time this season

    Yahoo! Sports "It wasn't at all surprising to see Giancarlo Stanton break out of his early season batting slump in Miami's 8-2 win over Atlanta on Tuesday. However, he did do something that was a little unexpected. For the first time since being hit in the face with a fastball last September, Stanton went to..." April 15

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Lineup #Marlins on soggy Wednesday @ #Braves

  • Braves hold off Marlins rally, win another game of small ball

    Fox Sports South "Atlanta scored a run in the fourth inning off heady base running, and two more in the fifth as once again the Braves' bats got hot all at the same time. Four consecutive hits -- three singles and a double -- turned into two runs as station-to-station baseball was in full effect in Monday's 3-2 win..." April 14

  • Baseball’s new metal detectors won’t keep you safe. They’ll just make you miss a few innings.

    Washington Post "Fans attending Major League Baseball games are being greeted in a new way this year: with metal detectors at the ballparks. Touted as a counterterrorism measure, they’re nothing of the sort. They’re pure security theater: They look good without doing anything to make us safer. We’re stuck with..." April 14

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    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    #Marlins RHP David Phelps placed on paternity list; RHP Jose Urena (#62) recalled from NOLA

  • Marlins place Alvarez, Mathis, Kelly on 15-day DL

    Fox Sports Florida "The Miami Marlins made a series of moves prior to Monday's game against the Atlanta Braves, starting with placing Opening Day starter Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Alvarez, who reportedly had an MRI on Sunday following his loss to the Tampa Bay..." April 13

  • DeJesus helps Rays to 8-5 win over Marlins

    Tampa Tribune "His role on the team might not seem ideal. Actually, a week ago today it didn’t appear as if David DeJesus even had a role with the Rays. Didn’t matter, DeJesus said. He was ready to do whatever was asked. Play the outfield? Sure. DH? Absolutely. Pinch hit? Why not. On Sunday, DeJesus found..." April 13

  • Marlins concerned with Henderson Alvarez's shoulder

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez is scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday, and the team is more concerned with the status of his shoulder than his elbow, FOX Sports reports. The pitcher felt enough discomfort with his arm after Sunday's start that he'll undergo an exam Monday." April 13

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Mathis estimates 4 -6 weeks with his fracture #Marlins

  • 8d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Jeff Mathis takes foul tip by Tim Beckham off right hand. Mathis exits in eighth #Marlins ailing

  • 8d
    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Don Kelly has fracture of his fourth ringer on right hand #Marlins

  • 8d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Don Kelly has tip of right ring finger bloodied after fielding grounder at third. Solano replaces in third #Marlins down 1-0 to #Rays

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Ozuna scratched from ,Sunday lineup after showing up late; Ichiro to start #marlins

  • Chris Archer dominates as Rays shut out Marlins 2-0

    Tampa Tribune "It was during the tail end of his pregame bullpen session when Chris Archer fell into the rhythm that would carry him through the game, when all his pitches became as crisp as the ones he was about to unleash on the Miami Marlins. As Archer headed toward the dugout, catcher Bobby Wilson turned..." April 12

  • Yelich hits walk-off winner as Miami Marlins top Rays despite two blown leads

    Miami Herald "The last thing anybody expected on Zombie Night at Marlins Park was for someone to get dunked on. But Christian Yelich was happy to oblige after a wild, 10-9 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. After driving in Dee Gordon with a walk-off hit in the 10th inning, the..." April 11

  • MLB, union prohibit players from daily fantasy games "Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to a deal that forbids players from playing in daily fantasy baseball games that involve a prize, but still allows them to endorse these companies. Earlier this week, at the IMG World Congress in California, commissioner Rob Manfred..." April 11

  • Pierzynski's homer gives Braves a sweep of the Marlins

    Talking Chop "Shelby Miller, in his Braves debut, pitched five scoreless innings against the Marlins, but it was A.J. Pierzynski who was the hero today. His two-run homer in the seventh allowed the Braves to leave Miami with a 2-0 win and a three-game sweep. Miller held the Marlins to four hits, but had a..." April 09

  • MLB Has Started Issuing Warnings To Those Violating Pace-Of-Play Rules "This offseason, MLB instituted a handful of new rules aimed at speeding up games. Less than a week into the season, the league seems to be making an effort to stay on top of the enforcement of these new rules. The new rules require batters to keep at least one foot in the batter’s box..." April 09

  • Braves pummel Mat Latos, trounce Marlins 12-2

    Talking Chop "Braves hitters greeted Mat Latos rudely in his debut with his new team, knocking him out with seven first-inning runs en route to a 12-2 beatdown of the Marlins. Latos couldn't fool anyone in his brief start. He allowed six hits, three of them doubles, and walked two, the first being Eric Young..." April 08

  • Mat Latos Puts up Historically Bad Start in Marlins Debut

    Sportsnaut "If the first two games of the season are any indication, the Miami Marlins still have a long way to go before being taken seriously in the National League East. Going up against an Atlanta Braves team that seemed to trade away its entire roster, the Marlins have dropped two in a row at..." April 08

  • Marlins RP Aaron Crow to undergo Tommy John surgery

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Marlins reliever Aaron Crow will undergo Tommy John surgery Wednesday after going for a second opinion, per Crow will miss the 2015 season due to the elbow injury." April 07

  • Braves take advantage of Marlins miscues to win on Opening Day

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It rained briefly in the second inning Monday at Marlins Park, where the roof didn’t close quickly enough to keep umpires from pulling the two teams off the field. For the Marlins, it didn’t pour until the seventh. That’s when, trailing 2-1 to a gutted Atlanta Braves outfit, they loaded the..." April 07

  • Marlins rain delay came after president David Samson misread weather app

    Larry Brown Sports "The first newsworthy thing the Miami Marlins did during the 2015 MLB season was forget to close their retractable roof to avoid a rain delay. Marlins Park, which cost $515 million to build and was opened just three years ago, is one of six MLB stadiums with a retractable roof. Despite that, the..." April 07

  • Cubs lead way as MLB sets spring training attendance records

    Sporting News "More than 4 million people attended MLB spring training games this year, the league announced Tuesday. The attendance total of 4,034,708 over 481 games breaks down to an average 8,388 per game. The total and average are new records for MLB; the previous marks were an 8,078 average last year and..." April 07

  • End of Cuban embargo may bring flood of MLB talent

    Yahoo Politics "One of the top sluggers in Cuban baseball says it is his “dream” to come to the United States and play in the major leagues for his favorite team, the New York Yankees. But Yulieski Gourriel, star third basemen for the powerhouse Havana Industriales and for years a highly regarded prospect by..." April 06

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Moves #Marlins Don Kelly selected; Jose Fernandez (retro to March 27) & Aaron Crow (retro to March 29) on 15-day DL

  • Cosart not found to have bet on baseball "Major League Baseball is fining Marlins right-hander Jarred Cosart and undisclosed amount for his involvement in gambling not related to professional baseball. The 24-year-old will not be suspended, and the case is concluded. MLB recently launched an investigation after direct message..." April 04

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    OF Cole Gillespie had accepted his assignment to @zephyrsbaseball but OF Tyler Colvin has opted out, now a free agent. #Marlins

  • Marlins reliever Crow likely to need Tommy John surgery

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Marlins will break camp on a down note as relief pitcher Aaron Crow revealed Wednesday that he is likely facing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Crow, acquired in an offseason trade with Kansas City, said he was told that he has a partially torn ligament in his pitching elbow...." April 01

  • Marlins SP Jarred Cosart: 'Never have, never will bet on baseball'

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart said Wednesday it is up to commissioner Rob Manfred to make a decision regarding the league's investigation into Cosart's alleged gambling ties, per FOX Sports Florida. He said he is hoping the investigation is done by Opening Day. "Never have, never will..." April 01

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins rotation will be: Henderson Alvarez, Mat Latos, Tom Koehler, Dan Haren, Jarred Cosart

  • MLB average salary to top $4 million "The average Major League Baseball salary will cross the $4 million threshold when the regular season begins next week. According to an analysis by The Associated Press, the average salary is projected to be about $4.25 million in 2015, depending on transaction before the start of the season on..." April 01

  • Major League players’ meal per diem to be $100.50 in 2015

    Hardball Talk "Yesterday we learned what the annual salary was in Major League Baseball. Now we know what the meal money situation is. I’m curious why the 50 cents is on there. Or what leads to the decision to raise it $1.50 from last year. I’m sure there are some accountants at MLB who have this all down..." April 01

  • Giancarlo's G-shaped face guard has been approved for use by MLB "Marlins star Giancarlo Stanon's personalized face guard has been approved for use in the regular season by MLB, people familiar with the situation say. Stanton has been using the guard, with the signature “G” formed in plastic throughout spring training, and MLB powers have ruled it will be..." March 31

  • Baseball Working to Help Spanish-Speaking Players Express Themselves

    New York Times "When Jose Pirela, a 25-year-old Venezuelan utility player for the Yankees, sat on a dugout bench last Tuesday to speak with more than a dozen reporters about the concussion he sustained two days earlier from crashing into an outfield wall, he did not feel comfortable speaking in English to a..." March 31

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    The #Marlins have placed left-handed reliever Andrew McKirahan, their Rule 5 pick, on waivers.