Marlins Rumors & News

  • 7h
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: Free-agent RHP Jake Peavy drawing interest from #Marlins, #Braves, #SFGiants. Option for Miami only if Haren retires or is traded.

  • 15h
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins sign Michael Morse to two-year contract. Official

  • MLB releases statement on Cuban relations

    Sporting News "President Barack Obama's desire to restore relations with Cuba could have a significant impact on Major League Baseball. Obama said Wednesday he wants the U.S. to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba because isolating the communist Caribbean country has not worked. "Neither the American..." December 17

  • 1d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Marlins close to signing Mike Morse.

  • Garrett Jones garnering interest on trade market

    MLB Blogs "The Marlins have yet to officially announce the free agent signing of Michael Morse, but already the club has received calls from teams interested in Garrett Jones. Morse’s arrival gives the Marlins some flexibility regarding Jones, who suddenly becomes available. Miami may decide to keep..." December 16

  • 1d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Confirmed #Marlins have 2 yr deal pending physical w Morse #Marlins @flasportsbuzz @Ken_Rosenthal

  • Pirates' Prez Coonelly apologies to Marlins over Stanton flap

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Marlins President David Samson has been in touch with Pittsburgh Pirates' counterpart Frank Coonelly since his comments about Giancarlo Stanton's 13-year, $325 million contract. A former senior vice president in the Commissioner's Office, Coonelly told Trib Live Sports the Marlins weren't counting..." December 16

  • 2d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Marlins may consider trading Haren if he plans to retire rather than join them. Haren prefers to be with team out west.

  • Marlins plan on Stanton to opt out of deal "Earlier this offseason, Marlins superstar Giancarlo Stanton signed a 13-year, $325 million extension. It's a jaw-dropping figure for sure, but it could only cost the Marlins $107 million over six years. Stanton has an opt-out clause. And, if Pirates president Frank Coonelly is telling the truth..." December 15

  • 2d
    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Marlins don't want to trade Alvarez or Cosart for 1B.They've had more talks with FA Michael Morse in recent days;maybe best realistic option

  • Marlins manager Mike Redmond undergoes Achilles surgery

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Marlins manager Mike Redmond underwent surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon on Friday, according to his Twitter account. Redmond injured his Achilles while playing a doubles tennis match with his brother recently. He's expected to be fully recovered in approximately 10 weeks and read for..." December 14

  • 4d
    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Orioles are the leading contender to get the 2016 #MLB All-Star Game, while the 2017 All-Star Game will go to the #Marlins or #Padres

  • 3d
    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Marlins don't want to trade Alvarez or Cosart for 1B.They've had more talks with FA Michael Morse in recent days;maybe best realistic option

  • Marlins sign Scott Sizemore

    Hardball Talk "CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman writes that the Marlins have signed infielder Scott Sizemore to a minor league contract. Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish first mentioned that a deal was likely to get done. Sizemore turns 30 in April and has appeared in just eight games at the major league level since the..." December 13

  • 6d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: #Marlins, #Reds making progress on Mat Latos trade.

  • Marlins Interested In Morse, Morneau

    MLB Trade Rumors "As the Marlins continue to look for upgrades at first base, the team is considering free agent Michael Morse and trade target Justin Morneau of the Rockies, Joe Frisaro of reports on Twitter. Miami is looking for a left-handed bat, but Pedro Alvarez of the Pirates does not seem like a..." December 11

  • 6d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Latos going to #Marlins for DeSclafani and Chad Wallach.

  • Dodgers, Marlins Agree To Trade Dee Gordon, Andrew Heaney

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Dodgers and Marlins have agreed to a deal that will send middle infielder Dee Gordon to Miami in exchange for left-hander Andrew Heaney, Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reports. The two sides are sorting through some final paperwork before it becomes official. " December 11

  • 7d
    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    The Marlins and the Dodgers are in serious talks about a deal that would involve Dee Gordon going to MIA, Andrew Heaney to LAD.

  • 7d
    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Exec on Dodgers haul: "Easily the most lopsided of the offseason." Good RP in Hatcher, versatile Hernandez, solid prospects Heaney/Barnes.

  • MLB sees record $9 billion in revenues for 2014 "With 2014 soon coming to a close, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball can look back and say, “It was a very good year.” The league will see approx. $9 billion in gross revenues for the 2014 calendar year, a new record. Adjustments are still be calculated that could push the league slightly over..." December 10

  • 8d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    First base options #Marlins are considering: Michael Morse, Justin Morneau. Pedro Alvarez does not seem a fit. Would prefer lefty bat

  • Should Marlins go after Aroldis Chapman? "All offseason the Marlins have made it very clear they are seeking a top of the rotation starter. The ideal candidate is an All-Star caliber pitcher who can eat up innings and keep the club in the playoff picture until Jose Fernandez returns around the All-Star Break. It’s a reach for the sky..." December 09

  • Marlins, White Sox, Red Sox, maybe Cubs and more in Masterson derby "Free-agent pitcher Justin Masterson, looking for a big bounce-back year, has met with the Red Sox and has meetings set up here at the winter meetings with the Marlins, White Sox and possibly Cubs. Masterson met with Boston in his hometown of Indianapolis on Saturday. Masterson broke into the..." December 08

  • Marlins willing to trade pitching to address other needs

    Hardball Talk "’s Joe Frisaro reports that the Marlins are willing to trade some of their young, controllable pitchers to fill other areas of need. Thus far, though, nothing has felt like the “right deal” to Michael Hill, Marlins president of baseball operations. Of their six arbitration-eligible..." December 06

  • Marlins willing to trade pitching to address other needs

    Hardball Talk "’s Joe Frisaro reports that the Marlins are willing to trade some of their young, controllable pitchers to fill other areas of need. Thus far, though, nothing has felt like the “right deal” to Michael Hill, Marlins president of baseball operations. Of their six arbitration-eligible..." December 05

  • Report: Marlins in talks with Giants RHP Peavy

    CSN Bay Area "The Miami Marlins have 'had some dialogue' with Jake Peavy's camp, according to an ESPN report. Peavy, 33, was traded from the Red Sox to the Giants in July prior to San Francisco's World Series run. The right-hander went 7-13 with a 3.73 ERA in the 2014 season, but won six of those games..." December 05

  • Marlins reach out to Chase Headley in effort to improve lineup "The Miami Marlins, who may have an interesting idea to fill their first base opening, have reached out to free agent third baseman Chase Headley and may be ready to make a significant offer. Headley, of course, would play third base, with Casey McGehee, the NL Comeback Player of the Year in..." December 04

  • Marlins' interest in Headley derailed by word of alleged $65-million offer "The Marlins like Chase Headley very much and have been weighing an offer for the free agent third baseman, but it appears they are delaying the pursuit at least for now after learning about a huge offer allegedly made to Headley. Marlins people either heard via the baseball grapevine or read a..." December 04

  • 13d
    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Sources: Clubs being told Chase Headley has a four-year offer for ~$65M. @JonHeymanCBS says Marlins interested. Unclear if that's the team.

  • Miami makes long offers to four more stars; Fernandez deal long shot "Fresh off their record $325-million, 13-year extension with superstar outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, the Marlins have made a six-year guaranteed offer said to be worth close to $40 million to ace pitcher Jose Fernandez – although, there's still believed to be a lot of work to do if in fact there's..." December 01

  • Brandon Moss, Allen Craig on Marlins’ first base radar

    Hardball Talk "Yesterday, we learned that the Marlins were considering Evan Gattis and Chris Davis as trade options for an upgrade at first base. You can add Brandon Moss of the Athletics to the list, per’s Joe Frisaro, as well as Allen Craig of the Red Sox (via Clark Herald of the Miami Herald). The..." November 29

  • Royals, Marlins Swap Aaron Crow For Brian Flynn

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Marlins have acquired right-hander Aaron Crow from the Royals in exchange for left-hander Brian Flynn, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports" November 28

  • No, the Marlins probably have not changed

    Fox Sports "In The New York Times last week, television critic Jon Caramanica led his story about some new reality shows with a bit about John Rocker ... which was odd, since Rocker was recently featured on the oldest reality show. The connection, however tenuous, is that Rocker was attempting to reinvent..." November 25

  • Marlins have discussed trading for Wade Miley

    Hardball Talk "In his column for the Miami Herald, Barry Jackson reports that the Marlins have discussed trading starter Nathan Eovaldi to the Diamondbacks for starter Wade Miley. Jackson adds that the Marlins also have interest in free agent pitchers Francisco Liriano and Brandon Morrow. Miley, 28, was the..." November 24

  • Stanton Losing About $141 Million of Record Deal to Taxes

    Bloomberg "Giancarlo Stanton will give up more in taxes over his record contract than 24 Major League Baseball teams paid their players last season. The Miami Marlins outfielder two days ago signed a 13-year, $325 million deal, the richest in North American sports history. Federal, state, city and payroll..." November 24

  • Willingham retires after 11 seasons "Josh Willingham is retiring from baseball after an 11-year major league career, the outfielder told on Monday. Willingham, 35, hit .253 with 195 home runs during a career that included stints with the Florida Marlins, Washington Nationals, Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins and Kansas..." November 24

  • 27d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    reid brignac agrees to minor-league deal with #marlins

  • Will Giancarlo Stanton’s historic contract ever impact Bryce Harper?

    Washington Post "Baseball salaries are determined very much like real estate prices, using a thorough perusal of the surrounding properties in the neighborhood – the “comps.” Who else around here has three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths and was built in, say, 1990? Who else, after their first six years in the..." November 20

  • Marlins reportedly make offer to LaRoche "The Marlins may not have to look outside of their own division to find a middle-of-the-order hitter. Miami reportedly has a two-year, $20 million offer on the table to free agent Adam LaRoche, according to the Miami Herald. The 35-year-old first baseman batted .259 with 26 home runs and 92..." November 20

  • 29d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Marlins interested in Shields. Would cost team No. 12 pick in draft plus $$$. GM Dan Jennings drafted Shields for #Rays in 2000.

  • Heavy backload makes opt-out seem unlikely by Giancarlo Stanton "The headline for Giancarlo Stanton's new deal with the Marlins is obviously the 13 years and $325 million. The subhead has to include the no-trade and opt-out clauses. Diving into the meat of the deal, though, let's talk about how the deal is structured. That is, it's backloaded. No, that's..." November 18

  • Marlins owner confirms team signs Stanton to record 13-year, $325M deal

    The Score "The speculation can be put to rest. Power-hitter Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins have completed the richest contract in professional sports history. The two sides reached agreement on a 13-year, $325 million deal, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria told Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald...." November 18

  • Marlins serious about hooking slugger Giancarlo Stanton

    Boston Globe "Everyone in baseball has been waiting for the Miami Marlins to make a serious bid to sign Giancarlo Stanton for the long term. Now that a record 13-year, $325 million deal is being discussed for the 25-year-old slugger and perhaps on the verge of happening, the question being asked is, are the..." November 17

  • Marlins' Stanton mega deal is in place: $325M, 13 years, early opt out "Superstar outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and the Marlins now have a deal in place for a record $325 million over a record 13 years, sources connected to the team say. That landmark contract keeps the beloved Stanton in Miami at least through his 20s and maybe until he's 38, and brings credibility to..." November 17

  • Stanton's a start, but Marlins have other young players worth locking up "The Marlins are on the verge of signing slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a landmark 13-year contract worth $325 million. It will be the largest contract in baseball history once it's made official. Stanton is only 25 and he's the game's top power hitter at a time when power is hard to find. It's no..." November 15

  • Reports: Giancarlo Stanton nearing agreement on $325 million contract "The Marlins are nearing an agreement with outfielder Giancarlo Stanton on a 13-year, $325 million contract, according to Jon Heyman of FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal confirms Heyman's report. Rosenthal had reported Thursday that the parties were discussing a contract in excess of 10..." November 15

  • 33d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    #marlins, stanton closing in on $325M, 13-year deal. expected to have no-trade and opt-out. story up soon on @CBSSportsMLB

  • 33d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: Stanton deal under discussion with #Marlins is in range of 12 years/$320M. Reported last night that it was at least 10 years/$300M.

  • Marlins, Stanton discussing record-breaking $300 million deal

    Fox Sports "Would Giancarlo Stanton turn down the biggest contract in professional sports history? The Miami Marlins apparently intend to find out. The two sides are discussing a deal that would be for at least 10 years and at least $300 million, according to major-league sources. Stanton's..." November 14