Marlins Rumors & News

  • 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

    CBSSports.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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

  • Jeter, Trout spark victory American League

    MLB.com "The 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field was always going to be about Derek Jeter. Jeter has been the face of baseball for nearly two decades, winning five World Series titles and being named an All-Star 14 times in a career that is set to end with his retirement after the season. So it was..." July 16

  • Selig, PA aim to end smokeless tobacco use

    ESPN.com "As the recent death of Tony Gwynn to salivary gland cancer continues to resonate in baseball circles, commissioner Bud Selig and Players Association executive director Tony Clark both want MLB to make strides toward reducing and ultimately eliminating the use of smokeless tobacco in the game. But..." July 15

  • 15d
    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    AL All-Star lineup Jeter SS Trout LF Cano 2B Cabrera 1B Bautista RF Cruz DH Jones CF Donaldson 3B Perez C Hernandez P

  • 15d
    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    NL All-Star lineup: McCutchen CF Puig RF Tulowitzki SS Goldschmidt 1B Stanton DH A. Ramirez 3B Utley 2B Lucroy C Gomez LF Wainwright P

  • Young, Campbell come up big off the bench to propel Mets to win over Marlins

    New York Post "A pinch-hit homer from Chris Young, an outstanding defensive play by Daniel Murphy and a win in a one-run game. What’s gotten into these Mets? Young’s homer tied the game in the seventh and Eric Campbell’s pinch-hit single an inning later knocked in the winning run in a 5-4 victory over the..." July 13

  • Marlins getting calls on Giancarlo Stanton

    Boston Globe "When the Marlins lost six of eight in late June/early July, Miami general manager Dan Jennings started getting calls. About you-know-who. “I think teams thought that by losing a few games we were out of it and we were selling off,” Jennings said. “So sure, I started to get calls and teams..." July 13

  • 17d
    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    RHP Henderson Alvarez will join Giancarlo Stanton on NL All-Star squad. #Marlins

  • Mets use long ball to crush Marlins

    New York Post "The Mets might need to move back the fences in their bandbox ballpark. Lucas Duda and David Wright sure made Citi Field resemble an East Coast version of the Friendly Confines with monstrous home runs Friday night to offer a glimpse of what was largely missing from this Mets lineup over the..." July 12

  • Goldschmidt's walkoff double leads the Diamondbacks over Marlins

    Arizona Republic "Aaron Hill's numbers are tumbling, his playing time is dwindling and his name keeps surfacing in trade rumors. He has not had many moments to savor this season, but he entered a game in the 10th inning on Wednesday afternoon and set into motion a series of events that ended with the Diamondbacks..." July 10

  • Ozuna’s late-game heroics propel Marlins over Diamondbacks

    Miami Herald "It had been exactly three years and a day since Brad Hand started and won. His long drought didn’t come to an end Tuesday in the desert of Arizona. But neither Hand nor the Marlins lost. While Hand failed to receive the win, the Marlins pulled out a dramatic victory on Marcell Ozuna’s..." July 09

  • Arizona Diamondbacks run over Miami Marlins

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks didn't need RHP Chase Anderson to be perfect, considering their offense provided him with an eight-run cushion, but it was hard not to appreciate Anderson's handiwork in a win over the Miami Marlins on Monday in front of 17,103 at Chase field. "I just had fastball command right..." July 08

  • Alvarez leads Marlins to 8-4 win against Cardinals

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It has become a perfect constant for the Marlins: Henderson Alvarez starts on the mound, they win. Such was the case again Sunday as the Marlins beat the Cardinals 8-4 at Busch Stadium to win their first series in St. Louis since 2009 and their second here in 11 years. The Marlins won their..." July 07

  • Marlins rally from four down to beat Cardinals 6-5

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "After grounding into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded Friday night, Casey McGehee lamented how he "spoiled" the chance and wished he could have back the at-bat. Late Saturday afternoon, much sooner than he could have expected, McGehee got a chance at redemption – again in the..." July 06

  • 23d
    Miami Marlins @Marlins

    ROSTER MOVES: •Adeiny Hechavarria recalled from DL •Tom Koehler reinstated from paternity list •Jake Marisnick & Andrew Heaney to AAA NOLA

  • Cards pull escape act against Marlins

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "As July steams toward baseball’s annual trade deadline, so much of the focus around and on contending teams will be ways to improve by looking beyond their clubhouse, shopping for help from outside the organization. In what probably will be a recurring theme from the Cardinals this month, general..." July 05

  • Miami Marlins’ Casey McGehee is at peace with low All-Star vote support

    Miami Herald "The deadline for fans to vote for the All-Star Game was 11:59 p.m. Thursday night, and barring some ballot-stuffing that hasn’t been seen before, Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee is going to need the support of his peers in the player vote to earn a trip to the Midsummer..." July 04

  • Phillies mount comeback win over Marlins

    CSN Philly "Ryne Sandberg considered calling a team meeting before the Phillies played the finale of a three-game series against Miami on Thursday night. The Phillies had lost six in a row and the manager had a few things he wanted to say to his lifeless, losing team. Ultimately, Sandberg decided..." July 04

  • Marlins lose lead in eighth, walk-off Phillies in 11th

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Having already set the major league record for most losses of 13 or more innings in a month, the Marlins on Tuesday didn't let it get that far. After coughing up a late two-run lead, Ed Lucas's 11th-inning RBI-single sent the Marlins to a 5-4, walk-off win over the Phillies at Marlins Park and..." July 02

  • Miami Marlins reassure Giancarlo Stanton they are not trying to trade him

    Miami Herald "Marlins president of baseball operations Mike Hill said he called slugger Giancarlo Stanton recently to reassure him the team is not looking to trade him. On Monday, 10 months’ worth of internal trade talks by the Houston Astros’ front office were leaked online by computer hackers. Among a..." July 02

  • 10 Months Of The Houston Astros' Internal Trade Talks

    Deadspin.com "Two years ago, the Houston Astros constructed "Ground Control"—a built-from-scratch online database for the private use of the Astros front office. It is by all accounts a marvel, an easy-to-use interface giving executives instant access to player statistics, video, and communications with other..." June 30

  • 29d
    Kansas City Royals @Royals

    #Royals announce that they've traded LHP Donnie Joseph to Miami for cash considerations. Joseph was DFA'd on June 24.

  • Jake Marisnick will get the squeeze when Christian Yelich returns from the DL

    Hardball Talk "Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich will return from the disabled list on Sunday, and when he does, he’ll take back his spot in left field, while Marcell Ozuna will slide back to center field, MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro reports. As a result, Jake Marisnick — who has been playing in center field with..." June 29

  • 30d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins Christian Yelich returned from rehab and reinstated from DL. Dan Jennings recalled from NOLA

  • A's beat Marlins 7-6 in 14 innings

    Oakland Tribune "Veteran left-hander Jeff Francis was the last man standing in the A's bullpen but nonetheless was asked to preserve a next-to-impossible situation in the 14th inning Saturday -- bases loaded, one out and a one-run lead. He did it to perfection, getting a strikeout and a game-ending fly ball to..." June 29

  • Oakland A's win in ninth despite blowing four-run lead in Miami

    Oakland Tribune "Once upon a Friday, the A's blew a four-run lead. It was bound to happen; they hadn't done that all season. That Oakland came back to score a 9-5 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night says as much about the A's relentless pursuit of wins as anything could. To get back into a tie,..." June 28

  • 31d
    Caitlin Swieca @CaitlinSwieca

    Some @AllStarGame news: Troy Tulowitzki says that Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to do the Home Run Derby. #rockies #marlins

  • Marlins' Alvarez, three relievers hold off Phillies

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Marlins didn't have a good offensive game Wednesday. They had a good offensive inning, scoring all of their runs and tallying four of their six hits in the fourth. That was just enough for starter Henderson Alvarez and three relievers, who overcame a pair of errors as the Marlins nipped the..." June 26

  • Byrd goes deep as Phillies down Marlins

    Philly.com "On Monday night, soon after Marlon Byrd capitulated for the final out in another Phillies shutout, the rightfielder grabbed a bat and settled into the black leather chair next to his locker. Byrd, hitless in four at-bats, examined the wooden weapon. While seated, he mimicked his stroke, with extra..." June 25

  • 34d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins Adeiny Hechavarria placed on 15-day DL, retro to 6/21, with a right triceps strain. Donovan Solano recalled from NOLA

  • Unable to cook at home, Marlins do some road work

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Most of their recent attempts at home cooking left the Marlins wanting to eat out. Back on the road Monday, they whipped up a more palatable result. The offense still is more fizzle than sizzle, but the seven hits sufficed for starter Nathan Eovaldi and four relievers in the 4-0 win over the..." June 24

  • Mets enjoy rare laugher, pound Marlins

    New York Post "There is no such thing as overkill for a team like the Mets. Just keep the runs coming on those rare days you are scoring, and enjoy every last second of the barrage until reality — usually the next game — arrives to deliver a wake-up call. On Sunday, the Mets littered South Beach with 17 hits..." June 23

  • Marlins plan to bolster their roster at the trade deadline

    Hardball Talk "The Marlins lost 11-5 to the Mets on Sunday afternoon, falling to 37-38 in third place, but they remain just 2.5 games out of first place in the NL East. Great starts by Giancarlo Stanton, Henderson Alvarez, and Steve Cishek have contributed to the club being in a much better spot than expected,..." June 23

  • 37d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Nothing official yet, but Furcal will be headed to DL. Corresponding move tomorrow. #Marlins Do the math on replacement.

  • DeGrom finally gets first big league win as Mets blank Marlins

    New York Post "Jacob deGrom did his best to flip the equation and turn Saturday into the shortest day of the season for the Mets. Stress was kept to a minimum. That became especially true in the ninth inning at Marlins Park, when Lucas Duda’s two-run homer pushed the Mets beyond three runs for the first time..." June 22

  • Ozuna's arm, Marisnick's wheels help Marlins hold off Mets

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Marcell Ozuna knew one thing for certain as the fly ball floated his way in the ninth inning Friday. He was coming up throwing. Most everybody at Marlins Park figured the Mets had tied the game on a Chris Young sacrifice fly to left. Not on Ozuna's arm. Having already thrown out a man at the..." June 21

  • Zack Wheeler’s complete-game shutout sparks Mets past Marlins

    New York Post "One year and a day removed from his Super Tuesday debut, Zack Wheeler reminded the Mets what all the fuss was about. This was pure dominance, straight from the Matt Harvey playbook, and with this pathetic Mets lineup providing no room for error, the right-hander endured. Wheeler’s three-hit..." June 20

  • Power Hitting prospect Yasmani Tomas defects from Cuba

    Baseball America "Yasmani Tomas, one of the top young power hitters in Cuba and a member of the national team, has left the island to pursue a contract with a major league team, Baseball America has learned. The Cuban newspaper Granma also confirmed that Tomas had left the country. Tomas is 23 and has played..." June 20

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