Marlins Rumors & News

  • Rangers ride early lead to win over Marlins

    Lone Star Ball "Celebrating a split in Miami Rangers 5, Marlins 4 The Rangers split their 2 game set in Miami. Yay? The Rangers actually have more wins on the road now than at home -- they are 26-39 on the road, 23-38 at home. Good job, Nick Martinez. Nick picked up his third win of the season with..." August 21

  • Stanton’s walk-off single leads Marlins to victory over Rangers

    Miami Herald "Giancarlo Stanton started his day at Marlins Park by getting doused by a fan with ice water to raise money for charity. He ended it Tuesday night by receiving a celebratory shower from his teammates. Stanton’s two-out line drive single to right field in the bottom of the 10th inning off..." August 20

  • Five D'backs errors equals one Marlins' win

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "MIAMI Somehow, the Marlins watched the Diamondbacks commit three second-inning errors Saturday and failed to score. They weren't going to let them get away with another bumbling inning unscathed. Errors four and five came in the seventh and contributed to the unearned run that proved the..." August 17

  • Marlins activate Henderson Alvarez from the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez was placed on the disabled list at the end of July due to shoulder inflammation, but he ended up missing just two starts and will make his return tonight against the Diamondbacks. Alvarez ranks fifth in the National League with a 2.48 ERA across 22 starts..." August 16

  • Aaron Hill, Cliff Pennington power Diamondbacks over Marlins

    Arizona Republic "RHP Trevor Cahill walked a tightrope but won his second consecutive start, pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Diamondbacks to a win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Cliff Pennington lined a solo home run off the left-field foul pole and Aaron Hill launched a two-run blast, the..." August 16

  • Ozuna delivers walk-off hit as Marlins top D'Backs

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Ten, 20, or 30 years from now, Bradin Hagens may or may not remember how in the second inning of his major league debut he walked Garrett Jones on four pitches to start the 10th. What might be tougher to purge is the run-scoring, Marcell Ozuna double that produced his first loss. The Marlins..." August 15

  • Justin Masterson shuts down Marlins in 5-2 win

    Viva El Birdos "Well, there's certainly nothing like a relatively comfortable victory to ease the minds a little bit. Justin Masterson, who has struggled this season to the tune of a 5.58 ERA, looked like vintage Justin Masterson tonight, pitching 7 shutout innings, allowing only 3 hits while getting 3..." August 14

  • An early look at the top MLB free agents

    MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14

  • Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart is stellar in win over Cardinals

    Miami Herald "All Mike Redmond wanted Jarred Cosart to do Tuesday night was to try to match Adam Wainwright with as many scoreless innings as he could. Cosart did the National League’s starting pitcher in the All-Star Game one better. He put up seven zeroes to Wainwright’s six, guiding the Marlins to a 3-0..." August 13

  • Bud Selig expects MLB regular season games in Europe soon

    SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13

  • Brad Penny is 13th starter used by Miami Marlins

    Miami Herald "Brad Penny on Saturday became the 13th pitcher to make at least one start this season for the Marlins, breaking a single-season team mark for number of starters used. “We’ve used a lot of guys,” manager Mike Redmond acknowledged. The season-ending injury to Jose Fernandez in May has been a..." August 10

  • Happy return for Penny as Marlins beat Reds

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Ten years and 13 days since his 48th career win for the Marlins, Brad Penny picked up his 49th. The bullpen made Penny’s five-inning, two-run (one earned) effort stand up in a 4-3 win over the Reds at Great American Ballpark Saturday. Though the Marlins clinched the series, they remain 1½..." August 10

  • Stanton's glove, bat help Eovaldi beat Reds

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It's rare that a Giancarlo Stanton home run isn't the highlight of an individual game performance for him. Friday, he hit his second in as many days, a towering, second-deck shot to left at Great American Ballpark that accounted for half of his team's run production. Yet of equal importance to..." August 09

  • Marlins calling up Brad Penny to start tonight against the Reds

    Hardball Talk "We heard earlier this week that the Marlins were thinking about calling up 36-year-old Brad Penny to fill the rotation spot of 23-year-old Jacob Turner, who was recently designated for assignment and swapped to the Cubs. The speculation is now confirmed, as the team has announced that Penny will..." August 09

  • Marlins don't seem optimistic on long-term deal for Giancarlo Stanton "The Marlins are said to be intent on making a "legitimate" attempt this winter to lock up superstar outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, according to sources, but word is some within the organization are still less than optimistic they'll be able to sign Stanton to a long-term deal anytime soon. With..." August 09

  • Cubs acquire Jacob Turner for two minor leaguers "As has been expected for two days, the Cubs have acquired right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner from the Marlins, according to the Cubs official website. It was expected due to the following chronology and factors. 1. Turner was designated for assignment and put on revocable waivers. 2. The..." August 09

  • Volquez, Pirates shut down Marlins, 7-2

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Edinson Volquez pitched another gem Thursday night, yielding one hit in seven shutout innings to lead the Pirates to a 7-0 win against the Miami Marlins at PNC Park. Gregory Polanco went 2 for 4, drove in four runs and made a play from right field that would have made his long-ago predecessors..." August 08

  • Dan Jennings diagnosed with concussion after line drive to head "Scary moment in Thursday night's Marlins-Pirates game. Miami left-hander Dan Jennings was hit in the side of the head by a line drive off the bat of Jordy Mercer. Jennings has been diagnosed with a concussion, the team announced. A CT scan came back clean, so he suffered no other injuries...." August 08

  • Pirates win over Marlins without Walker, McCutchen, 7-3

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "No Andrew McCutchen? No Neil Walker? No problem. For one night anyway. The Pirates marched on without several marquee players to beat the Miami Marlins, 7-3, Wednesday night at PNC Park, scoring four first-inning runs and adding three in the seventh. Jeff Locke gave up three early runs,..." August 07

  • MLB asks feds for names in probe "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07

  • Miami Marlins release pitcher Jacob Turner

    Miami Herald "Jacob Turner had the pedigree of an ace in the making when the Marlins acquired him from the Detroit Tigers two years ago. However, the 23-year-old right-hander turned out to be such a bust that the Marlins designated him for assignment prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Pittsburgh..." August 06

  • Marlins walk past Pirates for comeback win

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Over 180 career big league games and going back to his minor league career, Marcell Ozuna has earned a well-deserved "free-swinger" stamp on his scouting report. Tuesday, in the pivotal moment of the series opener against the Pirates, Ozuna left the bat on his shoulder. The result was..." August 06

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    #Marlins RP Kevin Gregg will have surgery tomorrow to remove bone chips in his right elbow.

  • Nightengale: MLB's Biogenesis nightmare far from over

    USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06

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    T.J. Quinn @TJQuinnESPN

    Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.

  • Reds offense wakes up in series win over Marlins

    Cincinnati Enquirer "As poorly as the Reds have played since the All-Star break – and make no mistake, it's been poor – it's important to note that after Sunday's 7-3 victory over the Marlins, the Reds are just 4 1/2 games back in the National League Central. The Reds are still in fourth place in the clustered NL..." August 04

  • Injury to Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez not serious

    Miami Herald "Henderson Alvarez said the MRI performed on his right shoulder Friday showed nothing more than inflammation, and he is hoping to be back on the mound when he’s scheduled to come off the 15-day disabled list during the team’s next homestand. Alvarez said he is aiming to pitch against the..." August 03

  • Yelich RBI-single gives Marlins walk-off win over Reds

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "On hand to bless the pups during a Bark at the Park event in 2004, Father Joe Spina of the St. Francis Friary in Oakland Park received a request from former manager Jack McKeon. His team in a bit of an offensive dry spell, McKeon before the game asked Spina to intercede at the bat rack. They..." August 03

  • Miami Marlins release ex-AL MVP Miguel Tejada from minor league deal

    Sun Sentinel "The Miami Marlins have released former All-Star infielder Miguel Tejada. Assigned to Double-A Jacksonville, Tejada totaled 14 at-bats over four games (May 31-June 4) before going on the disabled list with a right shoulder injury. Tejada, 40, told ESPN Deportes he planned on playing winter..." August 03

  • Marlins place Henderson Alvarez on the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "Henderson Alvarez has followed up last year’s no-hitter by being one of the best pitchers in the National League this season, but the Marlins have placed the 24-year-old right-hander on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation. Alvarez leads the league with three complete-game shutouts in..." August 02

  • Latos leads Reds to win over Marlins

    Cincinnati Enquirer "For the second night in a row, Ryan Ludwick got the big hit just when the Reds needed it. But this time we're talking about it. Ludwick hit a two-run single in the sixth inning to give the Reds a lead and a 5-2 victory over the Marlins, securing the Reds' first non-losing series since the..." August 02

  • MLB: 'Catcher did not provide a lane' during play in Reds-Marlins game "During the eighth inning of Thursday night's Reds-Marlins game (CIN 3, MIA 1), Todd Frazier flew into what was initially called an inning-ending double play with the bases loaded and one out. Giancarlo Stanton caught the soft line drive in right and fired home to get Zack Cozart, who tagged up..." August 01

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    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    RHP Jarred Cosart, who is starting tonight, will wear #23. Kike Hernandez will wear #12.

  • Reds rally in eighth to top Marlins

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds played in Miami, but they won in New York. The replay officials there ruled Zack Cozart safe with the tying run in the eighth inning, and Ryan Ludwick followed with a two-run single to give the Reds a 3-1 victory over the Marlins on Thursday. After being thrown out at the plate..." August 01

  • Marlins, White Sox “have discussed” a John Danks trade

    Hardball Talk "From FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi comes word that the Marlins and White Sox “have discussed a possible trade” involving left-handed starter John Danks. The Marlins have been linked to a range of starters this week — from Jon Lester to John Lackey and now Danks — as they look to beef up their young..." July 31

  • Stanton, Alvarez help Marlins get past Nationals and back to .500

    Miami Herald "The Marlins have said throughout their recent red-hot run that they’re going to need more than the usual suspects to carry them if they’re going to make a serious playoff push. On Tuesday night, though, it was still pretty nice to have a pair of those big horses around. Like a pair of tag-team..." July 30

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    Gordon Edes @GordonEdes

    Marlins among teams that have interest in Lackey

  • Continued surge could put Miami Marlins in buy mode for a starting pitcher

    Miami Herald "Giancarlo Stanton hasn’t played in many meaningful games with the Marlins, who have finished last in every one of his four seasons except for his first. That’s why he’s looking forward to this week's home showdown against the first-place Nationals, who arrive Monday for a three-game series that..." July 29

  • Marlins roll Astros for sixth win in seven games

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Marlins entered Saturday's game at Minute Maid Park with a 16-2 record when scoring seven or more runs. They also were 4-9 when their starter completes exactly five innings. Both situations occurred. Not exactly an immovable object and unstoppable force scenario, but in this case offense..." July 27

  • Marlins take down Astros for first set of back-to-back wins

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Marlins' offense made the top halves of Friday's nine innings at Minute Maid Park torturous. Fortunately for them, Brad Hand made the bottom halves a treat. In spite of having just two runs to show for their 11 hits, the Marlins topped the Astros 2-0 thanks Hand's second victory in as many..." July 26

  • Teams are lining up to scout Cuban OF prospect Castillo in Miami "There's buzz around the game regarding a new Cuban prospect. Scouts from around MLB are flocking to Miami to watch free agent outfielder Rusnay Castillo, who has been said to be like "Brett Gardner with power." Castillo is said to be multi-talented, but his stock is likely up due to his..." July 25

  • Braves take care of Marlins in 6-1 win

    Talking Chop "After two frustrating losses the Braves put together one of their more complete victories in a 6-1 win over the Marlins. Ervin Santana was on top of his game for Atlanta as he went 7 1/3 innings, allowing only one run and striking out ten Marlins. Freddie Freeman delivered the big blow with a..." July 24

  • Marlins hold off Braves' late rally bid to win third straight

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "ATLANTA Turner Field hadn't proved fertile ground for the Marlins' offense. Over their first four games here they totaled seven runs on 28 hits. Tuesday, they just missing matching that combined run total and they needed every one of those scores to clinch no worse than a split of the four-game..." July 23

  • Marlins again interested in A's reliever Jim Johnson?

    Miami Herald "Though they failed to pull the trigger on an earlier deal for A's reliever Jim Johnson, it appears the the Marlins continue to remain interested in Oakland's struggling former closer, according to sources. One player the A's have discussed with the Marlins as a possible trade return: Marlins minor..." July 23

  • Marlins are not shopping Casey McGehee, might sign him to multi-year contract extension

    Hardball Talk "Casey McGehee entered play on Tuesday evening with a batting average (.322) that is 54 points above his career mean (.268) and an RBI total (56) that ranks ninth in the National League. The 31-year-old third baseman — who spent the 2013 season in Japan — fits the mold of a sell-high..." July 23

  • The Race to Succeed Bud Selig Isn't Much of a Race

    The Wall Street Journal "As Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig approaches the end of his final season on the job, the task of choosing his successor remains far from finished. But there is a growing sense of inevitability among baseball officials that the job will end up going to Selig's right-hand man. Rob..." July 23

  • Koehler-Teheran pitching duel ends with Marlins' 10-inning win

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Bases loaded in the ninth of a 1-1 game and the Marlins couldn't score. They weren't about to let it happen twice. In the 10th with the bags packed again, this time with one out instead of none as was the case an inning earlier off Craig Kimbrel, the Marlins got a two-run single from Garrett..." July 22

  • Cishek starting to surface in trade talks, suggesting Miami may sell "Right-hander Steve Cishek, the Marlins' fine closer, is starting to come up in trade talks, perhaps the first sign that fading Miami may be moving into sell mode. The Marlins have been hoping to be buyers, but at 45-52 and 8 1/2 games back -- thanks to a six-game losing streak that ended with a..." July 21

  • Giants look rejuvenated in topping Marlins for 3rd straight

    San Francisco Chronicle "Want to know how odd this season has been? After the Giants beat the Marlins 5-3 on Saturday night, winner Tim Hudson talked about doing "what it takes to win ballgames, and get back into the race, and try to right the ship." Back into the race? Right the ship? The Giants have the best record..." July 20

  • Giants open 2nd half with win over Marlins

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Giants did not merely start the second half with a win. They looked as if they were shot out of a cannon, beating the Marlins 9-1 on Friday night with homers from Brandon Crawford and Pablo Sandoval producing five of the runs. "It definitely looks like we came back hungry today," Madison..." July 19

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