Steve Cishek RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is Steve Cishek the closer the Mariners need?

    Baseball Essential "Mere days before the world became consumed with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Seattle Mariners signed free-agent reliever Steve Cishek to a two-year, $10 million deal. As the ink was drying on the John Hancocks, GM Jerry Dipoto declared Cishek would be the M’s new closer. This felt like..." December 24

  • Mariners agree with closer Steve Cishek on two-year deal

    ESPN "The Seattle Mariners have reached agreement on a two-year contract with free agent right-hander Steve Cishek to be their new closer, a baseball source told ESPN.com. The deal is pending completion of a physical exam. Cishek, 29, is 17-20 with a 2.82 ERA in 311 career big-league appearances. He..." December 12

  • Cardinals Non-Tender Steve Cishek

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cardinals announced that they have non-tendered right-hander Steve Cishek as well as catcher Cody Stanley. The latter of the two, as Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch notes (Twitter link), is in the midst of serving a suspension. Cishek’s non-tender wasn’t necessarily unexpected,..." December 03

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source confirms: #STLCards acquiring Cishek from #Marlins. First reported: @clarkspencer.

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Hearing at least four teams in on #Marlins Cishek. some making stronger push than #STLCards

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    Manny Navarro @Manny_Navarro

    #Marlins have optioned Steve Cishek to Double A Jacksonville to work on things Jennings said

  • Marlins making change in closer role

    MLB.com "As Scott Van Slyke's three-run homer cleared the center-field wall in the ninth inning Monday night, Steve Cishek's sinking feeling on the mound reached an all-time low. For the second straight game, the Miami right-hander surrendered a ninth-inning lead, and now the Marlins are unsure what to..." May 12

  • Cishek starting to surface in trade talks, suggesting Miami may sell

    CBS Sports "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

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    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    RHP Steve Cishek and #Marlins agree on $3.8M one-year deal, avoiding arb

  • Cishek sets franchise mark with 28th straight save, Marlins beat Phils 3-2

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The ball wasn’t hit well but Adeiny Hechavarria put it in the right spot. Jimmy Rollins darted to field the soft tapper up the middle but his off-balanced throw home gave Justin Ruggiano enough time to slide in safely with what proved the game-winning run. The Marlins’ eighth-inning rally set..." September 26

  • Marlins’ closer role is a quiet, shared one

    Miami Herald "If the Marlins have a closer controversy brewing, it’s hard to notice for a few reasons. The most obvious one is Miami (13-34) hasn’t had much need for a traditional late-inning, shutdown pitcher this season. Even manager Mike Redmond admitted that keeping a pitcher in the bullpen until a..." May 24

  • Steve Cishek is not the only Marlins closer

    Palm Beach Post "Is Steve Cishek out of the closer’s job? With Miami leading 2-1 in the eighth inning tonight, manager Mike Redmond had Chad Qualls warming up to pitch the ninth inning. After the game, Redmond was asked: Who’s your closer? “We’re going to use everybody,” he replied. “We’re going to use..." May 21

  • Cishek, Stanton back in black and orange

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Giancarlo Stanton and Steve Cishek have yet to experience the playoffs. If or when they do, the postseason atmosphere won't be completely foreign. Their participation in the World Baseball Classic took care of that. Back with the Marlins after their tour with Team USA, Stanton and Cishek both..." March 18

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