Marlins Rumors & News

  • Giancarlo's G-shaped face guard has been approved for use by MLB

    CBSSports.com "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.

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Marlins ReedJohnson was granted his release

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    It's official has Henderson Alvarez will start opening day for marlins

  • For Ichiro Suzuki, 41 Is the New 25 in Miami

    Hardball Talk "Marlins reserve outfielder Ichiro Suzuki used an interesting analogy to describe what it was like to be a free agent during the off-season. Via Brad Lefton of the Wall Street Journal: “That must be what it feels like to be a puppy at a pet shop,” Ichiro explained in his unique style. “Amongst..." March 29

  • MLB investigating claims tying Marlins Jarred Cosart to gambling

    Miami New Times "UPDATE: Cosart has apparently now responded to the claims; an account claiming to be his new official Twitter says his original account was hacked and DMs were sent to incriminate him in a gambling conspiracy. He says "I have not, nor will I ever, bet on the game of baseball." We've messaged the..." March 25

  • Heath Bell To Retire

    MLB Trade Rumors "Veteran right-handed reliever Heath Bell, 37, has decided to retire, he tells MLB.com’s Corey Brock. Bell had been in camp with the Nationals on a minor league deal until his release yesterday. Though Bell says he felt good this spring and believed he could still contribute at the big league..." March 24

  • Miami's starting 5 'probably set,' barring the unforeseen

    MLB.com "Without formally announcing the Marlins' five-man rotation, manager Mike Redmond strongly indicated the starters are already set. Barring something unforeseen, there are no surprises. Henderson Alvarez is likely to be the Opening Day starter, followed by Jarred Cosart, Mat Latos, Dan Haren and..." March 23

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    MLBRosterMoves @MLBRosterMoves

    .@Marlins sign OF Christian Yelich to contract extension through 2021 season, with club option for 2022.

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    The #Marlins are no longer in bidding for Hector Olivera

  • Sources: Rangers talking to Marlins about pitching help

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers chances of obtaining lefty Cole Hamels may be slim, but the club is talking to an NL East team about acquiring pitching, two major league sources said Saturday. The club: The Miami Marlins. The Marlins have a pair of lefties who could be available in deals, swing-man Brad Hand,..." March 22

  • Marlins make a savvy move in signing Christian Yelich to $49M extension

    Yahoo! Sports "The Miami Marlins did quite well for themselves in the offseason, acquiring players such as Mat Latos, Dee Gordon and Martin Prado to complement their $300 million slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Now, they've made another savvy move before the regular-season gets rolling. The Marlins are finalizing..." March 19

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    yelich deal with the marlins will be for $49.5M, 7 years once completed. @mikelowell25 1st said close to deal.

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    The #Marlins are close signing Christian Yelich to a 7-yr deal worth more than $40 million total

  • Royals sign infielder Rafael Furcal

    Royals Review "The Royals have signed long-time veteran infielder Rafael Furcal, in a story broken by our own BHWick and confirmed by beat writer Andy McCullough. Terms have not been disclosed. The 37-year old Furcal is a fourteen year Major League veteran with a career line of .281/.346/.402. He spent 2000-2005..." March 17

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    #Marlins Urena opt to NOLA; Flores opt to Jax; Wittgren, Williams, Romero, Wates & Wilson reassigned to min lg camp;

  • MLB approves external padding on pitchers' caps

    The Score "Major League Baseball has approved a revised product for pitcher's head protection that it hopes will be user-friendly enough to trigger widespread use. The league introduced a padded cap for the first time last season, but San Diego Padres lefty Alex Torres was the only pitcher to use it in a..." March 14

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    #Marlins made $53m offer for Hector Olivera, but backed away after hearing #dodgers offered $77m, source says. #padres 52m; #braves 44m

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Adeiny Hechavarria (tired right shoulder) is resting a few days. Hope to have him back on Tuesday #Marlins

  • After retirement thoughts, Dan Haren back 'for one more year at least'

    CBSSports.com "Dan Haren wasn't sure he wanted to move across the country to pitch another year. And then Haren wasn't sure how badly the Marlins wanted him. Yet, here Haren is, with the Marlins, 2,500 miles from where he wanted to be. "I've been traded a bunch before, but this one caught me off guard,"..." March 05

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Marlins made try at k-rod, offering 2 yrs at $10M

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    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    #Marlins ace Jose Fernandez to throw off mound for first time this since undergoing TJ surgery last May. Set to throw 15 FBs.

  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton hit by pitch in intrasquad contest

    Fish Stripes "Giancarlo Stanton did not touch Henderson Alvarez's fastball on Saturday morning. Miami played its first intrasquad game of the spring, and Alvarez hit Stanton on the hip after attempting to throw a fastball inside. The pair subsequently laughed and shook hands, as Stanton faced live pitching for..." March 01

  • Giancarlo Stanton hit in scrimmage

    ESPN.com "It was expected at some point Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton would have to react to getting hit by a pitch, but he probably didn't think he'd be the victim of friendly fire. Stanton was plunked in the hip by a Henderson Alvarez fastball during an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday. To his..." February 28

  • Check Out Stanton's Strange New Helmet

    Miami Herald "When the slugger steps into a batting cage later today to face live pitching for the first time since he was struck down by a Mike Fiers pitch in September, he'll be wearing this custom-made helmet and face guard to prevent a repeat occurrence: The helmet was designed and manufactured for..." February 26

  • Why Ichiro is glad to be a Marlin — and away from Joe Girardi

    New York Post "Ichiro Suzuki is a proud man. At the age of 41, he is looking for a fresh start with a young, exciting team. Don’t count the old man out. A smiling Ichiro went through his first official workout with Miami on Tuesday. He is thrilled to be a Marlin, and although Ichiro will not say it, for he..." February 25

  • Marlins wouldn't say no, and neither could Ichiro Suzuki

    Fox Sports Florida "Future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki knew the Marlins organization could be accommodating before signing a one-year deal with the team this offseason. As a member of the Seattle Mariners in 2011, Suzuki recalled when the then-"Florida" Marlins held a doubleheader at Safeco Field because of a..." February 24

  • Brewers, Marlins continue talking to K-Rod; deal should come soon

    CBSSports.com "The Brewers and Marlins are continuing to talk to veteran free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez, and he is expected to have a deal soon. Milwaukee hasn't named its closer, and K-Rod had a nice year for the Brewers in 2014, saving 44 games, posting his career best 0.985 WHIP and making his fifth..." February 24

  • Reds fire back in response to Mat Latos' comments about medical staff

    CBS 21 Harrisburg "Former Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos, who was traded to the Marlins in the offseason, had some pretty candid remarks about his former employer when talking with FOX Sports over the weekend. Latos indicated the Reds' medical staff rushed him back from knee surgery last spring. “It's kind of..." February 24

  • Hand, Phelps to prepare as starters

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Marlins' season-opening rotation in 2014 made it once around before the club required a sixth starter. A shoulder injury scratched Jacob Turner from his second scheduled outing, opening the door for Brad Hand. Hand along with offseason acquisition David Phelps will prepare as starters this..." February 21

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    The lone #Marlins pitcher not in camp is Kendry Flores, who will be another day or two due to visa issue.

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    The #Marlins have definitely not closed the door on signing K-Rod.

  • Dan Haren happy with Marlins, sets aside retirement plans

    CBSSports.com "RHP Dan Haren reported to spring training with the Marlins on Friday and put to rest any talk of retirement. The Dodgers traded Haren to the Marlins in December, and Haren was unhappy with the deal. The 34-year-old starting pitcher threatened to retire instead of reporting to the..." February 21

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Look for Jose Fernandez to throw off mound for first time on March 1. #Marlins #BaseballBegins

  • New Marlins 2B Dee Gordon motivated by breakout '14, offseason trade

    Fox Sports Florida "In 2014, Dee Gordon got the breakout season he had been seeking, the validation that he could be an everyday player in the big leagues. After making the National League All-Star team, Gordon closed out the year with a .289 average while leading the majors in both triples (12) and stolen bases..." February 17

  • Marlins re-sign Reed Johnson

    Hardball Talk "Veteran outfielder Reed Johnson has re-signed with the Marlins on a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. For a long time Johnson was an ideal fourth outfielder who could handle all three spots defensively and knock around left-handed pitching, but now he’s 38 years old..." February 17

  • The Marlins have looked into Joba Chamberlain

    Hardball Talk "We have heard the Marlins linked to free agents Francisco Rodriguez and Phil Coke in recent weeks, but CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman hears that they have discussed another veteran arm for their bullpen. The market for Chamberlain has been remarkably quiet this offseason, but some of that has been his..." February 17

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    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    According to a source, David Phelps lost his arbitration case with the Marlins. Phelps had requested $1.875M; Marlins countered with $1.4M.

  • Yankees’ big plan to harness Nathan Eovaldi’s 100-mph heat

    New York Post "Michael Pineda had just turned 23 when the Yankees surrendered one of their top prospects, Jesus Montero, to get the young right-hander in pinstripes. Pineda was coming off a solid rookie season in Seattle and the Yankees were intrigued by his size and the fact he could throw hard. Three..." February 12

  • Report: Marlins to host 2017 All-Star Game

    The Score "The Midsummer Classic is coming to Miami. Marlins Park will be home of the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. It will mark the first time the event has ever been held in Miami and comes after a failed attempt to land the All-Star Game..." February 11

  • Marlins, lefty reliever Dunn agree to 2-year deal, avoid arbitration

    Fox Sports Florida "The Miami Marlins and reliever Mike Dunn agreed to a two-year deal Sunday to avoid arbitration. Dunn, who went 10-6 with a 3.16 ERA and 22 holds in 75 appearances (matching his career high) in 2014, is the lone returning left-handed arm in the bullpen after the Marlins dealt Dan Jennings to the..." February 09

  • Jose Fernandez could rejoin the Marlins as early as June 15

    MLB.com "Dan Haren is ready to be part of the Marlins' rotation and ace Jose Fernandez could be back as early as June 15, according to general manager Dan Jennings. Jennings addressed Haren and Fernandez on SiriusXM's MLB Network Radio on Sunday, and noted Miami still may add a reliever before Spring..." February 09

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    MLB Network Radio @MLBNetworkRadio

    Jennings on Dan Haren: "We've had conversation, he is preparing for spring training and he is looking forward to being a Miami Marlin."

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Nothing is imminent, but #Marlins have touched base w/ Scott Boras about K-Rod. Club may revisit.

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    Mat Latos loses his arbitration case: He will receive $9.4 million from the #Marlins instead of $10.4 million he was seeking.

  • Pirates acquire Arquimedes Caminero from Marlins

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Pirates bolstered their bullpen depth Wednesday by acquiring right-hander Arquimedes Caminero from the Miami Marlins in exchange for cash considerations. Caminero, 27, was designated for assignment last week after logging just six relief appearances with the Marlins in 2014. The..." February 04

  • Stanton, Abreu faves to hit the most homers in 2015

    Covers.com "With Super Bowl XLIX in the books, bettors can begin to look elsewhere for their futures bets, including who will hit the most dingers in the 2015 MLB campaign. According to the Westgate LV Superbook sluggers Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins and Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox, are..." February 04

  • Giancarlo Stanton planning to wear protective face guard when hitting this season

    Fox Sports Florida "More than four months have passed since Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton took a fastball to the face, prematurely ending his MVP-worthy season. Stanton, who sustained several facial fractures and dental damage Sept. 11, plans to wear a protective face guard when batting this..." February 03

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    #Marlins should be wrapping up Ichiro signing in the next couple of days. He still needs to take his physical.