Marlins Rumors & News

  • Marlins escape with victory over Nationals

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- - The Miami Marlins have been through a lot this week, with the death of ace pitcher Jose Fernandez in a boat accident Sunday and the emotions of a private memorial service Thursday in Florida. The Marlins left the Sunshine State for the first time since his death when they..." October 01

  • D-Backs leave Marlins heartfelt message

    Arizona Republic "It's been a very difficult week for the Miami Marlins. The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to make it just a little bit easier. After their series with the Nationals in Washington ended Thursday, someone from the Diamondbacks left a message for the Marlins on the visiting team's whiteboard at..." October 01

  • Boras setting up trust fund for Fernandez's unborn daughter

    ESPN "When Scott Boras' cellphone buzzed at 4:30 a.m. Pacific Time on Sunday, 31 years of professional experience and a sports agent's intuition told him the news was probably grim. His instincts were validated when the phone flashed the name of Alex Morin, a Boras Corporation associate who was calling..." September 30

  • The Jose Fernandez jersey that was stolen during vigil in his honor was returned

    CBS Sports "On Thursday, we brought you news that one of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez's old jerseys had been stolen from Alonso High School during a candlelight vigil held in his honor following his tragic death in a boating accident. Evidently the thief came to realize how disrespectful and distasteful..." September 30

  • Scott Boras breaks down delivering eulogy for Jose Fernandez

    Fox Sports "The funeral for Jose Fernandez took place on Thursday in Miami. Scott Boras, Fernandez's agent, spoke at the private gathering of his client and the person who saw him as a confidante. The eulogy is touching and riveting. A must-watch." September 30

  • Someone stole Jose Fernandez’s high school jersey after a vigil

    Hardball Talk "People are the absolute worst sometimes. The latest example: someone stole one of Jose Fernandez’s high school jerseys, which had been displayed in his old high school’s dugout for a vigil last night. That report comes from Anastasia Dawson of the Tampa Bay Times who covered the vigil at Alonso..." September 29

  • Family, friends attend Jose Fernandez's private funeral Mass

    ESPN "A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez attended a private funeral Mass on Thursday. Fernandez and two friends were killed in a boat crash off South Beach early Sunday. "I think the most important thing is that he brought this..." September 29

  • Mets maintain wild-card lead with victory over Marlins

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- After the Wednesday night game at Marlins Park, New York Mets manager Terry Collins made his way across the diamond. He found Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly and shook his hand after New York won 5-2. "I told Donnie, what he had to go through the past three days and what..." September 28

  • Newspaper runs insensitive headline following Mets win

    Sportsnaut "There are editors for a reason. Most papers also has specific headline writers for a reason. It’s all part of the process. A process that includes providing quality content and making sure all your I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed. Unfortunately, mistakes are sometimes made. The idea of..." September 28

  • Miami, Marlins gather to say goodbye to Jose Fernandez at Marlins Park

    USA Today "After three days of mourning the death of Jose Fernandez inside Marlins Park, it was time for the rest of the community he called home to have its moment to grieve. A funeral procession carrying Fernandez’s body left Marlins Park shortly after its scheduled 2:16 p.m. departure on Wednesday, one..." September 28

  • Marlins coach shares 6-year-old son's story about his 'buddy' Jose Fernandez

    Fox Sports "In the wake of the tragic death of 24-year-old Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez in a boating accident early Sunday morning, players have rallied together, paid tribute and told stories about their late teammate and friend. Fans and other admirers have shared memories, too. One such..." September 28

  • Cardinals' Aledmys Diaz hits emotional grand slam, honors Jose Fernandez

    USA Today "St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz, grieving with his best friend’s family Monday in Miami, didn’t feel like getting back on that plane to St. Louis. He was saying goodbye to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was killed Sunday in a boating accident. It was like his own brother..." September 28

  • Mets pile up 19 hits, manhandle Marlins

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- Monday, with all the emotion of the death of star pitcher Jose Fernandez still fresh on everyone's mind, belonged to the Miami Marlins. Tuesday, the New York Mets took over, banging out 19 hits in a 12-1 win over Miami at Marlins Park. Jay Bruce and Yoenis Cespedes each hit..." September 27

  • Fans invited to gather Wednesday to pay tribute to Jose Fernandez

    ESPN "Fans will get two opportunities Wednesday to pay their respects to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died this past weekend in a boating accident. Fans have been invited to gather Wednesday at the West Plaza at Marlins Park for Fernandez's final departure from the ballpark at 2:16 p.m...." September 27

  • Marlins To Extend Martin Prado

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Marlins have agreed in principle to a three-year, $40MM extension with third baseman Martin Prado, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports. Assuming the deal goes through to completion, he’ll remain with Miami through 2019. While the Miami organization will obviously be glad to have..." September 27

  • A bag with signed Fernandez baseballs washed ashore a day after boat accident

    CBS Sports "In the wake of the tragic death of Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends, a beachgoer in Miami stumbled upon a personal bag -- apparently of Fernandez's -- that washed ashore and contained four autographed baseballs and his checkbook. There also appears to be an iPhone..." September 27

  • Multiple Miami Marlins passed on joining Jose Fernandez on that boat

    Hardball Talk "A brutal couple of updates on the night of Jose Fernandez’s death from Jeff Passan of Yahoo and from Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald. Passan reports on the leadup to the fateful boat trip. About how a friend of one of the other men killed on the boat had pleaded with him not to go out in..." September 27

  • Details emerge on Jose Fernandez's last night

    USA Today "Jose Fernandez was upset following an argument with his girlfriend and summoned two friends for the late-night boating expedition that ended in the death of the 24-year-old Miami Marlins pitcher and his companions, according to reports that detailed the final evening of his life. Eddy Rivero..." September 27

  • Why some agents have serious concerns about MLB's next CBA

    Fox Sports "Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said last week that he was optimistic a new collective-bargaining agreement could be reached in "relatively short order." While most in the sport would celebrate a resolution prior to the current CBA's Dec. 1 expiration, some player agents fear that the new..." September 27

  • Dee Gordon: Hitting HR for Jose Fernandez ‘best moment of my life’

    Sportsnaut "Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon paid tribute to fallen teammate Jose Fernandez with a lead-off home run on Monday night. One of Fernandez’s good friends, he broke down in tears afterward. On Sunday, after news broke that Fernandez had died in the tragic boat crash, Gordon remembered his..." September 27

  • Dee Gordon Overcome With Emotion After Leading Off Marlins Game With A Dinger

    SI "Moments after the Marlins and Mets remembered Jose Fernandez before their game on Monday night in an emotional tribute, infielder Dee Gordon led off the bottom of the first with a solo homer to right, his first of the season. Gordon, wearing Fernandez’s No. 16 jersey on his back, just as his..." September 27

  • Marlins honor Fernandez in win over Mets

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins struggled for answers in the aftermath of Jose Fernandez's tragic death. There was just raw emotion, and -- somehow -- that was enough. Miami, playing inspired baseball in their first game since they lost Fernandez, defeated the New York Mets 7-3 on Monday..." September 26

  • Jose Fernandez's No. 16 to Be Retired by Marlins

    Bleacher Report "Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died Sunday in a boating accident, will be forever remembered as part of the franchise. " September 26

  • José Fernández owned boat in fatal crash, water cops say

    Miami Herald "Investigators looking into the crash that killed Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández and two friends changed course Monday and said the vessel in which they were riding belonged to the superstar pitcher. Authorities said Sunday during a news conference that the boat involved in the fatal..." September 26

  • All Marlins to wear No. 16 in Fernandez tribute

    SI "Every member of the Marlins will wear No. 16 on Monday as a tribute to Jose Fernandez, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. The game will be Miami’s first since Fernandez was killed in a boat crash early Sunday morning. Sunday’s game against the Braves was canceled. The..." September 26

  • How Baseball World Is Mourning The Death Of José Fernández On Social Media "Sunday morning was already shaping up to be a sad day given it would be the last time Vin Scully would call a home game for the Dodgers, but it quickly took on greater sadness and significance when it was learned that Miami Marlins ace pitcher José Fernández had died in a boating accident at the..." September 26

  • Baseball needed Jose Fernandez more than Jose Fernandez needed baseball

    CBS Sports "The baseball world suffered a devastating and tragic loss Sunday morning. Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and two others were killing a boating accident, the team and police have confirmed. The Marlins have canceled Sunday's game against the Braves. Fernandez was only 24 and he'd recently announced..." September 26

  • Don Mattingly sheds tears remembering life and legacy of Jose Fernandez

    Sportsnaut "The sudden and tragic death of Jose Fernandez has obviously hit the Miami Marlins hard. Understandably, manager Don Mattingly had a hard time working through his emotions when talking about the late pitcher." September 25

  • Speed a factor in boat wreck that killed Marlins’ Jose Fernandez

    Palm Beach Post "Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was not driving the 32-foot boat when it crashed into a jetty off Miami Beach, Lorenzo Veloz, a spokesman with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said at a news conference this morning. Officials said alcohol and drugs do not appear to have..." September 25

  • Fernandez recently shared photo of pregnant girlfriend

    Hollywood Life "The news of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez’s untimely death gets even sadder. It’s now been revealed that the 24-year-old’s girlfriend, Carla Mendoza, is pregnant. Jose was about to become a father. Jose Fernandez, 24, shared a beautiful photo of his girlfriend, Carla Mendoza, just five..." September 25

  • Braves, Marlins cancelled due to tragic death of Jose Fernandez

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández was killed in boating accident and the game scheduled against the Atlanta Braves Sunday is canceled, officials said." September 25

  • Marlins ace Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident Sunday

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident early Sunday morning, a source confirmed to the Sun Sentinel. The team, in a statement confirming Fernandez's death, canceled its home game Sunday against the Atlanta Braves." September 25

  • Braves pull out victory over Marlins

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- Not even the ejection of 30-plus-homer, 100-plus-RBI man Matt Kemp on his 32nd birthday can stop the red-hot Atlanta Braves, who have won seven games in a row -- their best streak in two years. Adonis Garcia's ninth-inning single drove in the go-ahead run as the Atlanta Braves..." September 24

  • Gordon helps Marlins keep playoff hopes alive

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- Dee Gordon, who led the National League in batting average and steals last season, hasn't been that same player this year. An 80-game PED suspension pretty much ruined Gordon's year, and his electric speed at the top of the lineup has often been missing when the Miami Marlins needed..." September 24

  • Kemp homers twice, powers Braves past Marlins

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- The rebuilding Atlanta Braves have Matt Kemp under contract for the next three seasons. Even though that contract is huge -- $21.5 million per year -- the Braves don't seem to mind it because of the way he is hitting the ball. That was on display again Thursday night as Kemp..." September 23

  • Miami radio host will literally eat crow after losing bet over Christian Yelich

    The Comeback "The Miami Marlins fell to .500 after a tough loss against the Washington Nationals on Thursday. The game was largely uneventful for Miami, as three errors and just four mediocre innings from Tom Koehler led to the defeat. One of the Marlins runs’ came from a Christian Yelich solo homer in the..." September 22

  • Nats pound Marlins, close in on NL East title

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- If anybody thinks major league players don't watch the scoreboard to track other games, they are wrong. Proof positive was provided by Max Scherzer after he led the Washington Nationals to an 8-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. The first-place Nationals (89-63)..." September 21

  • Fernandez, Marlins blank Nationals

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- Marlins manager Don Mattingly earlier said his team's playoff chances were on life support. However, after Miami's third consecutive win -- a 1-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night -- perhaps it is time for an update. The Marlins, as it turns out, are still..." September 20

  • Should The Marlins Shop Jose Fernandez This Offseason?

    MLB Trade Rumors "This time of year is as quiet as it gets in terms of actual baseball transactions, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things happening beneath the surface. While postseason play remains the focus for contenders, all teams need to have at least one eye on an offseason that isn’t far away. Internal..." September 20

  • Marlins take advantage of Nationals' miscues

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker won't blame rookie center fielder Trea Turner for misplaying two fly balls. Baker knows that Turner, a natural shortstop, is playing out of position to help the team. Still, Turner's issues led to three runs and the Miami Marlins used..." September 19

  • Marlins rally to avoid sweep in Philly

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- An eighth-inning rally helped the Miami Marlins avoid a sweep with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday. Reliever Hector Neris (4-4) took the loss after blowing a two-run lead for Philadelphia. Center fielder Christian Yelich belted a..." September 18

  • Seven MLB managers who could be fired after the season

    Sporting News "The regular season is winding down, and you know at least a couple of MLB managers are wondering whether they’re wearing their current uniform for the final few times down the stretch. At one point this season, Yankees manager Joe Girardi might have wondered about his job security. But after..." September 18

  • Phillies outlast Marlins in 13 innings

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- In the Philadelphia Phillies' longest game this season, at least the home crowd went home happy. Pinch-hitter Jimmy Paredes played hero in the 13th inning with an RBI single to deliver a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. "Where do I start?" Phillies..." September 17

  • Hellickson, Phillies shut out Marlins 8-0

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- The word 'explosive' hasn't been used much to describe anything the Philadelphia Phillies have done in the second half of a season that had seen them go 18-34 entering the weekend. Yet, that term perfectly summed up their performance Saturday. Behind a seven-run onslaught in..." September 17

  • Giancarlo Stanton bats second in return to Marlins' lineup

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Giancarlo Stanton's return to the Marlins' lineup Friday in Philadelphia, more than a week ahead of the original six-week best-case-scenario timetable made public after he strained his groin in August, came with a curious twist: The slugging right-fielder is penciled into the No. 2..." September 17

  • Heyman: Top 30 free agents and early contract guesses

    Today's Knuckleball "Edwin Encarnacion rolled the dice, declining to counter the Toronto Blue Jays’ mild overtures in spring, and he’s hit a grand slam. Encarnacion moves way up the free-agent list (he’s No. 2 on our list, and actually No. 1 among players who are unfettered free agents: technically, Yoenis Cespedes..." September 15

  • Benches clear after Braves throw at Fernandez in apparent retaliation

    CBS Sports "The Braves and Jose Fernandez are at it again. Three years ago, Fernandez and Braves famously got into a little kerfuffle after Fernandez hit a home run and admired it a little too long. Several Braves players, including Chris Johnson and Brian McCann, took exception. hat was a long time ago..." September 15

  • MLB releases 2017 schedule "After a fourth installment of the World Baseball Classic in March, the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season will arrive with three games on the first Sunday (April 2), 13 more Opening Day games on that Monday, and a calendar that includes the debut of a brand-new ballpark in Atlanta and the..." September 14

  • Marlins' Marcell Ozuna: Removed with left knee contusion

    CBS Sports "Ozuna was removed with a left knee contusion Monday for precautionary reasons, Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald reports." September 13

  • Ichiro passes Brock for 25th on all-time hits list

    Hardball Talk "Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki had two hits in his first three at-bats on Monday night against the Braves, allowing him to tie and then pass Lou Brock (3,023) for sole possession of 25th place on baseball’s all-time hits list." September 13

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  1. Jose Fernandez -- Rest in Peace
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