Marlins Rumors & News

  • Diamondbacks complete 4-game sweep of Marlins

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks overcame a shaky start from right-hander Archie Bradley to beat the Miami Marlins 7-6 on Thursday afternoon, a win that completed a four-game series sweep. It was the Diamondbacks' 10th four-game sweep in franchise history and their first since September 2008. Pollock's..." May 22

  • Anderson pitches Diamondbacks past Marlins, 6-1

    Arizona Republic "Chase Anderson threw eight-plus innings and the Diamondbacks ran wild on the Miami Marlins and came away with a 6-1 win on Wednesday night at Marlins Park. The Diamondbacks recorded six stolen bases, three by CF A.J. Pollock. The Diamondbacks will look to complete a four-game sweep today,..." May 21

  • Enrique Burgos again slams door in Diamondbacks' win over Marlins

    Arizona Republic "Diamondbacks rookie Enrique Burgos speaks in quiet, reserved tones, and he talked early on Tuesday afternoon about how much he enjoyed the chance to close out Monday night's win against the Miami Marlins. He described what he loves about closing games, how he hopes he gets more chances to do..." May 20

  • Yasmany Tomas 'exudes fun' in Diamondbacks win over Marlins

    Arizona Republic "When he first arrived in the big leagues last month, Yasmany Tomas seemed tentative at the plate, almost like he were feeling his way around a pitch-black room, careful not to break anything. On defense, his throws had the look of someone trying not to make a bad one. But, in recent days, as..." May 19

  • Rafael Furcal announces his retirement after 14 seasons

    Hardball Talk "Three-time All-Star shortstop Rafael Furcal has decided to retire at age 37 after injuries derailed numerous comeback attempts in recent years. Furcal debuted for the Braves in 2000, winning the Rookie of the Year award, and spent the next decade as one of the league’s best all-around..." May 19

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Marcell Ozuna has gone home for personal reasons. #Marlins

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    MLBLineups @mlblineups

    5/18 NEW @Marlins lineup vs ARI Gordon 2B Prado 3B Stanton RF Bour 1B Realmuto C Yelich LF Hechavarria SS Ichiro CF Haren P

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Heard from multiple sources it is not expected to be Brett Butler #Marlins

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    Correction: Jeff Conine will NOT be the next #Marlins manager, a front official insists.

  • Could GM Dan Jennings be Marlins' surprise managerial choice?

    CBSSports.com "In an unusual twist, Marlins GM Dan Jennings has been getting serious consideration to succeed Mike Redmond as Marlins manager, according to people familiar with the team's thinking. The Marlins haven't said anything about the likely successor, but a few people with ties to the team suggested..." May 18

  • Miller loses no-hit bid, but Braves complete sweep of Marlins

    Fox Sports South "One out away. Shelby Miller had a date with history, but Justin Bour had other ideas, breaking up his no-hitter with two outs in the ninth in the Braves' 6-0 victory. It was a dominating outing that wrapped up a dominating weekend. From Miller's latest gem to Atlanta's perfect getaway spot..." May 18

  • New Marlins manager: Mom asked if I was 'crazy'

    ESPN.com "Miami Marlins general manager Dan Jennings will move down to the dugout to become the team's manager -- the team's fifth in six years -- for the remainder of the season, team president Michael Hill said Monday. Jennings, who was in his second season as general manager after spending the bulk of..." May 18

  • In twist, Jennings, Marlins GM, will take over as the team's manager

    CBSSports.com "In one of the more interesting and surprising managerial twists in years, sources say general manager Dan Jennings will be hired to succeed Mike Redmond as manager. Jennings, the GM since late in 2013, is a well-respected longtime baseball executive, but even by Marlins standards, this is a..." May 18

  • Marlins Fire Manager Mike Redmond, Bench Coach Rob Leary

    NBC Miami "The Miami Marlins dismissed manager Mike Redmond and bench coach Rob Leary following Sunday's loss to the Atlanta Braves. After entering the year with high expectations, the Marlins have faltered and are six games under .500. Miami has endured two poor stretches already this season and were..." May 18

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Nick Masset designated for assignment by marlins. Need room as Henderson alvarez comes back to start sunday.

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Lineup #Marlins pic.twitter.com/qoqFyJDKtg

  • Peterson HR helps Braves ride mastery of Marlins in Miami

    Fox Sports South "A second-inning grand slam from second baseman Jace Peterson -- his first career bomb -- was all the offense Atlanta needed to hold off the Marlins in Miami on Saturday. Alex Wood threw seven strong innings as the Braves won 5-3 over the Marlins for the second time in as many days. Here are..." May 17

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Latos left shin contusion, a bruise. listed day to day #Marlins

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Jose Fernandez throwing on the 1 yr anniversary of his Tommy John surgery #Marlins pic.twitter.com/Y2gmGf7JJR

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    Craig Davis @CraigDavisRuns

    Henderson Alvarez will be activated and start Sunday for #marlins instead of Tom Koehler, who appears headed for bullpen duty.

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Lineup #Marlins pic.twitter.com/vmoMu4YUW5

  • Cunningham arrives, lifts Braves over Marlins

    Fox Sports South "Here are three random, but detailed takes from the Braves' 5-3 win over the Marlins on Friday -- a back-and-forth victory that included clutch performances from a few non-regulars: 1. JULIO TEHERAN RIPPED A SMALL PAGE OUT OF ALEX WOOD'S TWO-WAY PLAYBOOK FROM LAST WEEKEND Forget about..." May 16

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case

    Deadspin.com "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15

  • The 2015 MLB All-Star Game caps have apparently been leaked

    Hardball Talk "Via Phil Hecken of Uni Watch, the caps for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game have apparently been leaked. Check them out below: This year’s All-Star Game is set to take place in Cincinnati. Just in case it wasn’t obvious, these caps were inspired by the pillbox hat of Reds mascot Mr. Redlegs. The..." May 15

  • MLB's culture clash, or why baseball is boring

    Vice Sports "Emilio Bonifacio of the Chicago White Sox cracked a home run Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds and made a big show of flipping his bat. He saluted the gods, rounded the bases with his arms out as if he were an airplane, and when he crossed home? He leaped into the crowd, giving fans a chance to..." May 15

  • Stanton stars on offense, defense, Ramos gets first save in trip-ending Marlins win

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Giancarlo Stanton knocked in three runs and the Miami Marlins salvaged a three-game series with a 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. Dee Gordon went 4-for-5 and scored a pair of runs and Sam Dyson (2-0) picked up the win by recording the final two outs of the sixth for the..." May 14

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Soriano one of several options #Marlins are considering, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. Team for now interested in him only at a low price.

  • Andre Ethier has 5 hits in Dodgers' rout of Marlins, 11-1

    True Blue L.A. "The Dodgers overcame the eighth wonder of the world with a wondrous offensive performance of their own. Andre Ethier tied a career high with five hits, including a home run in an 11-1 win over the Marlins on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers reached a new season high with 21 hits,..." May 13

  • Marlins “no longer considering” Rafael Soriano

    Hardball Talk "Yesterday several reports had the Marlins expressing interest in unsigned veteran closer Rafael Soriano, with the caveat that Soriano and agent Scott Boras were still holding out for a lot more money than Miami wanted to spend. Apparently whatever interest was there is gone, because Clark..." May 13

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    #marlins will mix and match in 9th inning, but look for Ramos to receive bulk of close situations. Dunn and Morris also possible.

  • Scott Van Slyke’s walk-off home run gives Dodgers 5-3 win over Marlins

    L.A. Daily News "Scott Van Slyke has your back. A baserunning blunder by Joc Pederson that costs a run? No worries, Van Slyke makes a spectacular running catch and throw to nail a runner at the plate. A rare ninth-inning meltdown by the Dodgers bullpen? No problem. Van Slyke answers with a booming three-run..." May 12

  • 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

  • Marlins could pursue Rafael Soriano

    Fish Stripes "Steve Cishek blew his third save in six opportunities on Sunday afternoon but the Marlins may not be prepared to explore other options. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe notes the price on Rafael Soriano has steadily decreased, and as a result, the Marlins might be interested. Scott Boras, who..." May 12

  • Giants rally in ninth, beat Marlins on walk-off

    CSN Bay Area "What looked like it would be a just a decent homestand turned into a pretty strong one in the bottom of the ninth on Sunday. Matt Duffy hit a walk-off single and the Giants got a 3-2 walk-off win over the Marlins that was their seventh victory of the 10-game homestand. The Giants trailed by a..." May 11

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Slumping Stanton gets a day off: Gordon 2b, Prado 3b, Ichiro rf, Ozuna cf, Yelich lf, Morse 1b, Hechavarria ss, J. Solano c, Latos p

  • Ozuna leads Marlins past Bumgarner, Giants to 6-2 win

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Marcell Ozuna homered off Madison Bumgarner in a three-run fourth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Saturday night. Jeff Baker and Adeiny Hechavarria added RBI doubles in the fourth and Donovan Solano hit a two-run double in the eighth to help the Marlins win for..." May 10

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Dee expected back Sunday #Marlins

  • Marlins' Baker exits with ailing oblique

    MLB.com "The Marlins are running thin on second basemen. Jeff Baker, making his first start of the season at second base on Saturday, exited in the bottom of the fourth inning in Miami's 6-2 win over the Giants at AT&T Park. Baker, who has been dealing with a tight right oblique, was replaced by Donovan..." May 10

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins Christian Yelich returned from rehab and reinstated from dl and Reid Brignac designated for assignment.

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Gordon out of lineup with leg injury, not believed serious. Yelich leading off. Solano at 2n

  • Lincecum, McGehee carry Giants to 6-0 win over Marlins

    CSN Bay Area "Casey McGehee was given his 2014 National League Comeback Player of the Year Award before the first pitch at AT&T Park on Friday night. It turned out to be a sign of things to come. This night was all about the comebacks, a stunning one for McGehee and a continued one for right-hander Tim..." May 09

  • Haren pitches, hits Marlins past Giants

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dan Haren drove in two runs, scored two more and took a shutout bid into the seventh inning to almost single-handedly lead the Miami Marlins to a 7-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night. Marcell Ozuna added a two-run homer off Tim Hudson (1-3), Giancarlo Stanton drove in two..." May 08

  • Ichiro Suzuki: 'I just want to play baseball'

    USA Today "Ichiro Suzuki was not feted with a pregame ceremony Thursday night. That honor was reserved for teammate Michael Morse, who was presented his 2014 World Series ring by the San Francisco Giants in a veritable lovefest. Suzuki wasn't reuniting with members of his last team either, as was the case..." May 08

  • Harper hits three homers in Nationals’ 7-5 victory over Marlins

    Washington Post "Bryce Harper has been more patient at the plate, tiring out pitchers and getting on base. He leads the league in walks and has been more selective and less inclined to swing recklessly to show off his power than he was as a big league teenager. But to maximize the potential of a hitter as..." May 07

  • MLB commissioner remains open to 154-game schedule

    Sporting News "In his first year as commissioner, Rob Manfred already has overseen an improvement in pace of play on the field. Might he be up for shortening the length of the season, too? Manfred certainly appears open to the possibility. At a news conference Wednesday night in Houston, Manfred indicated..." May 07

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Hearing Jarrod Saltalamacchia expected to sign with Dbacks once he clears waivers.

  • Christian Yelich expected to rejoin Marlins on Friday

    Hardball Talk "Some very good news here for the Marlins … According to MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro, outfielder Christian Yelich — who has been sidelined since April 19 with a bulging disk in his lower back — is expected to return from the disabled list this Friday. Yelich began a minor league rehab assignment on..." May 06

  • Marlins' Latos finally notches win with hometown team

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Mat Latos First Victory Watch is mercifully over. The Broward County native, in his sixth attempt, finally notched the elusive first win with his hometown team. Latos limited the Nationals to one run and two hits in 6 1/3 innings, and the bullpen rebounded from a failed effort the..." May 06

  • Nationals rally for four runs in eighth to beat Marlins

    Washington Post "As he touched first base following his go-ahead single in the bottom of the eighth Monday night, Yunel Escobar slapped his hands together in glee. Ian Desmond, the author of a game-tying two-run home run four batters earlier, cheered from the dugout. With a furious four-run rally, the Washington..." May 05

  • Marlins didn’t take a taker for Jarrod Saltalamacchia, will release him

    Hardball Talk "Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports that the Marlins were not able to find a trade for catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia after designating him for assignment last week, meaning they will outright release him. Miami cut Saltalamacchia loose with about $15 million remaining on a three-year, $21..." May 05