Marlins made try at k-rod, offering 2 yrs at $10M
#Marlins ace Jose Fernandez to throw off mound for first time this since undergoing TJ surgery last May. Set to throw 15 FBs.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The lone #Marlins pitcher not in camp is Kendry Flores, who will be another day or two due to visa issue.
The #Marlins have definitely not closed the door on signing K-Rod.
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
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
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
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
According to a source, David Phelps lost his arbitration case with the Marlins. Phelps had requested $1.875M; Marlins countered with $1.4M.
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
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
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
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
Jennings on Dan Haren: "We've had conversation, he is preparing for spring training and he is looking forward to being a Miami Marlin."
Nothing is imminent, but #Marlins have touched base w/ Scott Boras about K-Rod. Club may revisit.
Mat Latos loses his arbitration case: He will receive $9.4 million from the #Marlins instead of $10.4 million he was seeking.
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
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
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
#Marlins should be wrapping up Ichiro signing in the next couple of days. He still needs to take his physical.
CBSSports.com "As a pitcher, James Shields is among the more predictable, even dependable, right-handers in the game. But as a free agent, to date he has been one giant mystery. Almost nothing useful about Shields' market has come out to this point (and there's less than a month to go until spring training!)...." January 25
Ichiro gets $2M on marlins deal. Pretty accomplished 4th OF.
The Marlins continue to be involved and are closely monitoring James Shields Free Agent situation according to a source
Sporting News "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, most likely will return to the mound sometime after June 1, according to team owner Jeffrey Loria. Michael Hill, Marlins president of baseball operations, echoed Loria's sentiment. "We're still thinking June, July area,"..." January 22
MLB.com "The Marlins have intensified talks with 10-time All-Star outfielder Ichiro Suzuki and are open to a possible two-year deal, MLB.com has learned. Multiple reports on Saturday said talks between the two sides were progressing. Miami is searching for a fourth outfielder, and the 41-year-old..." January 20
Don Kelly has signed a minor-league deal with the Marlins. Includes an invitation to spring training.
With Ichiro Suzuki 156 hits away from 3,000, #Marlins not ruling out a 2 yr deal with 10 time All-Star
The #marlins interest in free agent OF Ichiro Suzuki has begun to intensify, according to MLB sources.
mat latos files at $10.4M, marlins at $9.4M
Arthur Rhodes, 45, hasn't pitched in big leagues since 2011. But I heard that he officially retired today. Was All-Star for #reds in 2010.
Aaron crow, marlins settle at $1.975M
Hardball Talk "On Saturday, we learned the Marlins were still hoping Dan Haren would agree to show up at spring training despite his preference to pitch near his home on the West coast. Their hope has been rewarded. Per a report from Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Haren will indeed attend spring training with the..." January 14
nick masset agrees to minor-league deal with #marlins
MLB.com "All options remain in play for the Marlins in their search for a fourth outfielder. There are at least four candidates, and no clear frontrunner. Free agents Nate Schierholtz and Ichiro Suzuki definitely are in the mix. But the list is deeper than these two. The organization is pretty much..." January 12
Sources: Dan Haren plans to report to spring training with #Marlins.
MLB Blogs "All options remain in play for the Marlins in their search for a fourth outfielder. There are at least four candidates, and no clear frontrunner. Free agents Nate Schierholtz and Ichiro Suzuki definitely are in the mix. But the list is deeper than these two. The organization is pretty much..." January 11
MLB Blogs "Don’t close the door on Dan Haren pitching for the Marlins just yet. I’m hearing rumblings that Miami hasn’t given up hope the 34-year-old will have a change of heart and ultimately report to Spring Training with the rest of the pitchers and catchers on Feb. 20. Perhaps with Spring Training..." January 11
MLB.com "Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. The three pitchers were voted in on their first time on the ballot, while Biggio was selected in his third year. Johnson received 97.3 percent..." January 06
#Marlins have checked on Ichiro Suzuki as backup outfield option.