Marlins Rumors & News

  • Miami to adjust dimensions at Marlins Park

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The Miami Marlins have one of the most cavernous ballparks in baseball with field dimensions so large that the game itself is affected. Some hits that would be homers in other ballparks instead fall in as doubles, or are caught by rangy outfielders. But that factor at Marlins Park may be no..." October 07

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Dan Jennings will not return as manager for 2016 #marlins

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    The #Marlins are signing Ichiro Suzuki today for the 2016 season. Announcement will be today

  • Miami Marlins to re-sign Ichiro Suzuki

    Miami Herald "Ichiro Suzuki will continue in his quest for 3,000 hits with the Miami Marlins. The Marlins are expected to announce Tuesday that Suzuki, who turns 42 on Oct. 22 will sign a one-year contract for 2016. The news was first reported by Suzuki needs 65 more hits to reach 3,000. On..." October 06

  • Marlins' "Manager" Dan Jennings to return to former job in front office

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Marlins made it official: Dan Jennings, who made the stunning move in May from general manager to manager without previous experience in the role, is returning to his former post in the front office. The club has already interviewed three candidates for the next manager, and more are..." October 06

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Asked if he would like to return to #marlins next season, Ichiro Suzuki (.229 BA, 9.00 ERA) replied "Of course."

  • Phillies finish season of head-spinning change on winning note vs. Marlins

    CSN Philly "When the Phillies began their 133rd season back on April 6, Cole Hamels was on the mound, Chase Utley was at second base, Carlos Ruiz was the No. 1 catcher, Jonathan Papelbon was closing in on the team’s all-time saves record, Ryan Howard was in the cleanup spot, Ryne Sandberg was in the manager’s..." October 05

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Ichiro Suzuki, who turns 42 this month, "is definitely planning to play in 2016 and beyond," according to his agent, John Boggs. @FOXSports

  • Ichiro finally got to pitch in an MLB game and he has a wicked slider

    SB Nation "Ichiro Suzuki has played 15 MLB seasons and nine more in Japan, compiling a whopping 4,213 hits in one of the most impressive professional careers in baseball history. But now, he's finally accomplished one of his dearest career goals: He has finally pitched: During his stint with the Yankees,..." October 05

  • Gordon seals steals crown as Marlins sweep Phillies

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The day was ugly, and so was the baseball. Then Dee Gordon brought a ray of sunshine to a gloomy Saturday with a double-dose of lightning, getting his 200th hit of the season and wrapping up the National League stolen-base title in the same inning. Forced to play a doubleheader due — which..." October 04

  • “Significant changes” expected in Marlins front office

    NBC Sports "The Marlins have begun the search for their next manager, with both Bo Porter and Manny Acta going for interviews in recent days, but big changes are also in store for the front office. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports has the story. Jennings made the move from the front office to the dugout after..." October 03

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Marlins have spoken to #Rays director of player personnel Matt Arnold about a position in their front office.

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    Ryan Lawrence @ryanlawrence21

    Game off. Doubleheader tomorrow at 4.

  • Boxberger saves 40th game as Rays beat Marlins

    Tampa Bay Times "RHP Brad Boxberger didn't know what to expect coming into this season. Logging 40 saves, and having a chance to lead the American League, was definitely not on the list. "It's just an honor I never could have thought of coming into this year," Boxberger said. "To be able to get the..." October 01

  • Marlins interview Bo Porter for manager; he joins Acta as candidate

    CBS Sports "The Marlins have intereviewed former Astros manager Bo Porter for their managing position, sources said. Porter joins Manny Acta as one of the two known interviewees for the job currently held by Dan Jennings, who is expected to return to the front office as general manager after the season..." October 01

  • Baseball's culture clash: Vast majority of brawls involve differing ethnicities

    USA Today "A scene from the Texas Rangers’ clubhouse at Oakland's Coliseum last week neatly captured the blending of cultures that’s so prevalent in baseball. As Shin-Soo Choo highlights flashed on a TV screen, a group of seven Latin players sitting around a table – some born in the U.S., others abroad –..." October 01

  • Moore turns in another fine outing as Rays top Miami

    Tampa Tribune "The back-to-back doubles to open the game that produced a run were nearly forgotten as Matt Moore sailed into the middle innings having retired 10 straight Marlins. If Tuesday was indeed his final start of the season, then Moore finished his season with this thought: “Very grateful to be back..." September 30

  • Marlins announce Giancarlo Stanton won’t play again this season

    NBC Sports "Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been on the disabled list since June hand surgery and the team announced that he will not return before the end of the season. This is the second straight year in which Stanton has finished the season on the disabled list, as he missed the final three weeks..." September 29

  • Marlins defeat Braves 9-5 in home finale

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "If only the Miami Marlins could have played this well most of the season. The Marlins continued their strong September by defeating the Atlanta Braves on Sunday at Marlins Park. They are now a league-best 16-8 this month. "Very happy," Marlins manager Dan Jennings said. "Excellent home..." September 28

  • MLB will allow iPads in dugouts with limitations

    Baseball Essential "In a world that is constantly seeing technology become more advanced with each passing day, it’s good to see sports leagues apply that technology during games and practices. The NFL was the first league to begin using tablets last season when they struck a $400 million deal with Microsoft to..." September 28

  • Open-and-shut case for Marlins against Braves, thanks to Bour, Nicolino

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The last time the roof was open at Marlins Park with the Marlins facing Julio Teheran and the Braves the sky fell on the home team. That was the embarrassment on Opening Day when a rogue storm caused the first rain delay in the ballpark with the retractable roof designed to prevent such..." September 27

  • Marlins nearing decision on Stanton return

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Giancarlo Stanton has not seen a major league pitch since June 26. The Miami Marlins have yet to determine whether he'll get back in the box this season or shut it down until next spring. A fractured hand has kept Stanton sidelined for more than two months. In July, he underwent surgery with a..." September 27

  • Marlins outslug Braves, help Fernandez to record win

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Jose Fernandez was certainly overdue for an off night at Marlins Park. Since his debut in 2013, the Cuban-born right-hander has performed like Pavarotti every time he toes the rubber in Little Havana — every note resonating in perfect pitch. That's why it was difficult to believe your ears,..." September 26

  • Six Marlins pitchers combine to shut out Phillies 1-0

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The numbers don't always paint a revealing picture in baseball. Consider that the Miami Marlins came into Thursday's series finale against the Phillies with the best batting average for September in the National League by far. Their .287 mark was a full 12 points better than the Nationals, who..." September 25

  • Marlins nearly brought back Ozzie Guillen as manager in May

    Sporting News "All indications are the Marlins are about to be looking for their third manager this calendar year, but perhaps things would have been different if they had gone down a different path in May. The Marlins contacted former manager Ozzie Guillen about replacing the fired Mike Redmond in May, USA..." September 25

  • Marlins get strong start from Conley, walk-off win in 11 on Gordon's hit

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The ah-ha moment for Adam Conley came last week in New York when he shut out the first-place Mets for seven innings. The Marlins rookie left-hander, who had been struggling to complete five innings in previous starts, took a more aggressive approach in challenging hitters, and it paid..." September 24

  • Phillies players thrilled by Mackanin hiring, reward him with win over Marlins

    CSN Philly "On his first day as, you know, the official, no-more-interim-label manager of the Phillies, Pete Mackanin was a 6-2 winner over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. Cody Asche swung the big stick – he hit a pair of homers, giving him a career-high 11 on the season – Aaron Harang pitched well and..." September 23

  • Reports: Marlins interview Manny Acta for manager job

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Though Marlins manager Dan Jennings hasn't said much publicly about the role he expects to have with the team next season, there have been numerous media reports indicating his future likely includes a return to the front office — not the dugout. Another sign pointing in that direction emerged..." September 23

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Indications I've heard #Marlins have already engaged in discussions with Dusty Baker. Unsure when. But this process has been ongoing

  • Escobar, Moore power Nats' offense in blowout win over Marlins

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "When a team scores 13 runs in a game, there are usually plenty of contributors, and that was the case for the Nationals in their win over the Marlins on Sunday afternoon. But two players in particular - Yunel Escobar and Tyler Moore, who combined for seven RBI - stood out above all. Escobar..." September 21

  • Bryce Harper’s 41st home run caps Nationals’ 5-2 win over Marlins

    Washington Post "As Bryce Harper rounded the bases in the seventh inning Saturday afternoon, the Washington Nationals en route to a 5-2 win thanks to his two-run home run to the second deck, the letters M, V and P flashed on the right field scoreboard. And as he went through the many teammate-specific celebrations..." September 20

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Correction to Marlins rotation to finish series in DC. Brad Hand is throwing today and Justin Nicolino is throwing tomorrow, Sunday.

  • Nats beat Marlins in 10 innings

    Washington Post "It won’t be long now until nights like these are frozen into memory, buried under layers of disappointment and what-might-have-beens for these Washington Nationals. Expectations, injuries and frustration ruined many warm and pleasant District evenings, complicated by context. But all these..." September 19

  • Tanner Roark struggles, and Nats fall to Marlins, dropping deficit to 8 games

    Washington Post "While the Washington Nationals aren’t mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, each loss makes even the most optimistic fans turn their thoughts toward next season. And unless the Nationals make a surprising offseason addition like last winter, Tanner Roark is likely a candidate to return to..." September 18

  • Scar tissue puts Giancarlo Stanton return back on hold

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The on-again-off-again status of Giancarlo Stanton is back on hold after tests performed earlier in the week on his injured left hand revealed an “abnormal amount” of internal scar tissue. Stanton hasn’t taken batting practice since Monday in New York and doesn’t expect to step back in the cage..." September 18

  • Conley has best start of career, Marlins beat Mets 6-0

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Adam Conley slowed the Mets pursuit of a National League East title with a career-high seven innings, and the streaking Miami Marlins handed New York a 6-0 loss Wednesday night. Facing a makeshift lineup of all right-handers, Conley (4-1) had the best start of his young career in front of his..." September 17

  • Dee Gordon has four of Marlins' 15 hits in 9-3 rout of Mets

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Jacob deGrom was hit hard during a rare dud at home against one of his favorite opponents, and the Miami Marlins stopped the New York Mets' eight-game winning streak with a 9-3 victory Tuesday night. Mets nemesis Dee Gordon homered and had four hits to back Tom Koehler, who plunked Yoenis..." September 16

  • Loria Reportedly Open To Trading Marcell Ozuna This Winter

    MLB Trade Rumors "Marcell Ozuna has been the source of some controversy this season, and that, paired with his disappointing offensive output, could have him on the trade block this winter. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that while many in the organization would like to hold onto Ozuna given his..." September 16

  • The minor leaguers’ minimum wage lawsuit was dismissed

    Hardball Talk "In early 2014 several minor leaguers filed a putative class action lawsuit against Major League Baseball alleging that minor leaguers are underpaid and exploited and that the Uniform Player Contract unfairly takes advantage of them. The upshot: excluding bonuses which only a few minor leaguers..." September 16

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins Gordon 2b, Yelich cf, Prado 3b, Bour 1b, Ozuna rf, Dietrich lf, Realmuto c, Rojas ss, Koehler p

  • Wright, Cespedes lead comeback for suddenly unbeatable Mets

    New York Post "Yeah, the Mets fell behind. Yeah, they rallied. Yeah, Yoenis Cespedes homered. And yeah, of course they won as once again they used their “Everybody in Uniform Contributes” approach. This time, the biggest hit came from David Wright. “It’s nice to be in a lineup where it’s not just one or..." September 15

  • Giancarlo Stanton makes road trip, could return to lineup soon

    Sporting News "Giancarlo Stanton's season may not be over after all. The Marlins outfielder made the road trip with the team Monday and was seen taking batting practice before the game against the Mets at Citi Field. Stanton broke the hamate bone in his left hand June 26 and feared he wouldn't play again this..." September 15

  • Max Scherzer throws eight scoreless in finale with Fish

    Federal Baseball "Max Scherzer entered today's outing winless in his last seven starts, but the 31-year-old Washington Nationals' ace threw eight scoreless against the Miami Marlins and the Nats avoided a sweep in Marlins Park with a 5-0 win. 5. Scherzer vs Miami: Washington Nationals' right-hander Max Scherzer..." September 14

  • Marlins eliminated: Owner Jeffrey Loria has a mess on his hands

    CBS Sports "Overmatched by Max Scherzer and the Nationals on Sunday afternoon, the Marlins fell 5-0 and were eliminated from the 2015 playoff race. By now, their elimination was a surprise to no one, but the Fish were said by some to be playoff contenders during the preseason. Soon after opening day, it..." September 14

  • Marlins likely to tender a contract to Henderson Alvarez

    Hardball Talk "The Marlins are likely to tender a contract to starter Henderson Alvarez by the early December deadline, but are unlikely to do so with reliever Aaron Crow, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports. Both pitchers are currently on their way back from surgical procedures. The Marlins will wait for..." September 14

  • Marlins' Fernandez ties home wins mark in return against Nationals

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Except for that eye-catching Blue Meanie glove, Jose Fernandez looked the same as always when he pitches at Marlins Park. The Marlins' hard-throwing ace showed no rust Saturday in a return from his latest injury layoff. As usual, Fernandez left the opposition feeling truly blue. Fernandez,..." September 13

  • Cosart starts strong, Marlins' bullpen finishes off reeling Nationals

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Jarred Cosart has some idea how the Washington Nationals have felt this week. The visitors arrived at Marlins Park on Friday reeling from a head-spinning sweep at home by the Mets that dealt their playoff hopes a dizzying jolt. The Marlins right-hander spent much of the season dealing with the..." September 12

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    With #Phillies GM job now open expect to see Dan Jennings linked to that job if he doesn't return as #Marlins GM

  • Koehler ends own 7-game skid as Marlins win third consecutive series

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Labor Day is past and South Florida’s thoughts are clearly on pigskin possibilities. Rightfully so, considering the local baseball club squandered a chance to command the local sports spotlight when they had the stage to themselves at midsummer. To their credit, the Marlins have not turned full..." September 10

  • Jose Fernandez cleared to return to Marlins’ rotation Saturday against the Nationals

    Hardball Talk "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez made it through another bullpen session on Wednesday without experiencing any discomfort in his right biceps and remains on schedule to return to Miami’s starting rotation Saturday in the second of three games against the visiting Nationals." September 10