Marlins Rumors & News

  • Ozuna, Prado power Marlins past Braves 7-3 in 3-game sweep

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Marlins rarely play well in Atlanta. Against this Braves club, Miami could do no wrong. "To come in and sweep a team that's always played the Marlins tough and to sweep them here in their ballpark is big," manager Dan Jennings said. Marcell Ozuna hit a two-run homer, Martin..." September 03

  • Marlins chaos puts Giancarlo Stanton on clock for a trade

    New York Post "From the moment Giancarlo Stanton signed his record 13-year, $325 million contract with the Marlins, a clock began ticking: When would Stanton want out and when would the Marlins oblige? The answer is: Not yet. But more Marlins craziness only brings us closer to the day. The Marlins under..." September 03

  • Dan Jennings might be out completely with Marlins

    Sporting News "The Dan Jennings experiment did not work in Miami. But instead of the Marlins manager moving back to the general manager office, he may be out entirely. The Marlins were expected to ask Jennings to resume his general manager role after they surprisingly tabbed him to be the bench manager in..." September 03

  • Nicolino, Bour lead Marlins to 7-1 win over hapless Braves

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Justin Nicolino turned in another impressive performance, taking advantage of a team that can't seem to do anything right. Nicolino pitched seven scoreless innings, Justin Bour hit a three-run homer, and the Miami Marlins beat the hapless Atlanta Braves again, winning 7-1 Tuesday night. For..." September 02

  • Stanton doubtful for Friday return after making rehab start

    The Score "Giancarlo Stanton may have to wait even longer than expected to make his return to the majors. The Miami Marlins slugger took part in his first rehab start with Class-A Advanced Jupiter on Tuesday, and things didn't go according to plan. Stanton went 0-for-2 with a walk and wasn't feeling "100..." September 02

  • Marlins to move Jennings out of skipper's chair; Mattingly next?

    CBS Sports "The Marlins have decided to make a change at manager after the year and plan to ask interim skipper Dan Jennings to move back to the front office, sources confirm. The Marlins, who have had a disastrous injury-plagued season, also are readying for what is expected to be an "exhaustive" search..." September 02

  • Marlins plan sweeping changes, and Dan Jennings likely will be among the affected

    Miami Herald "Dan Jennings will almost certainly not be returning to the Marlins’ dugout as their manager next season, several sources have said. Whether he remains with the team in any capacity is up in the air. The Marlins, under orders from owner Jeffrey Loria, are making sweeping changes to the team’s..." September 02

  • Miller's hard-luck streak reaches 19 starts without a win

    Palm Beach Post "Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says he's never seen anything like Shelby Miller's tough run of luck as a starting pitcher. "The only thing I can explain is the way Shelby has behaved through all this, the way he's gone out and battled through everything we've asked him to do, and he doesn't..." September 01

  • 1d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Stanton told reporters in Jupiter he felt ok "not 100 percent" Friday v. #Mets appears doubtful #Marlins update

  • 2d
    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Narveson with a blister on his left middle finger.

  • Nats roar back to defeat Marlins

    Washington Post "No one marched out to the mound to retrieve Stephen Strasburg from the Washington Nationals’ 7-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. He left quickly and quietly, done after four innings, not emerging for the fifth because of upper-back discomfort. Manager Matt Williams was unemotional as he..." August 31

  • Zimmermann stifles Marlins, Nats gain a game on Mets

    Washington Post "In the fourth inning of the Washington Nationals’ 5-1 win over Miami on Saturday night, Marlins third baseman Martin Prado lined a ball back at Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann, who collapsed to the ground, trying to catch it as he fell. He missed it, and as he lay on the ground, he slammed his..." August 30

  • Marlins touch up Max Scherzer early with 2 HRs, hang on to edge Nationals

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Martin Prado and Marcell Ozuna homered off Washington starter Max Scherzer, and the Miami Marlins built a three-run lead and held on to beat the Nationals 4-3 on Friday night. The Nationals began play 6 1/2 games behind the NL-East leading Mets. Scherzer (11-11) went seven innings, allowing..." August 29

  • Pirates turn nifty double play in 9th, edge Marlins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "It doesn't look like anything special in the box score, a routine double play. Yet the catch-throw-catch-throw in the ninth inning Thursday night was different than most of the 146 other double plays the Pirates have turned this season. It happened in a one-run game, with the infield shifted,..." August 28

  • 6d
    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Yelich out of lineup with bruised knee, not taking B.P., day to day. #marlins

  • Pirates erupt for 6-run 2nd, maul Marlins behind Locke, McCutchen

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "It had not been a good month for Jeff Locke. The Pirates left-hander lurched through his first four starts in August without picking up a win. Over 21 innings pitched, Locke put 34 men on base and allowed 15 runs. “It's frustrating at times because we have such a good ballclub,” Locke said...." August 27

  • Marlins trade rumors: Club 'leans strongly against' trading Christian Yelich

    Fish Stripes "Christian Yelich is not expected to be moved by the Miami Marlins. Yelich has struggled throughout the course of 2015, but according to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, the Marlins are "leaning strongly against" moving their starting left fielder. ChristianYelich has been a disappointment;..." August 27

  • 6d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Heard today that #Marlins are hopeful Jose Fernandez will rejoin their #MLB rotation by mid-September. @FOXSports

  • Marlins might move in and lower the fences at Marlins Park

    Hardball Talk "Joe Frisaro, the Miami beat writer for, has the report … On what is shaping up as a lengthy “to do” list for the Marlins in the offseason will be addressing the dimensions at spacious Marlins Park. Team president David Samson said on Wednesday that the organization is considering..." August 26

  • Marlins snap skid with win over Pirates; Giancarlo Stanton close to return

    Miami Herald "They haven’t happened often enough this season, but Tuesday was a good day for the Marlins. Well, about as good as it’s been in a while. Brad Hand tossed a career-high eight innings of two-run ball, Christian Yelich produced his 100th career RBI in his return from the disabled list, Dee..." August 26

  • Giancarlo Stanton and his dingers will return soon

    SB Nation "We've all missed Giancarlo Stanton and his majestic dingers these past couple of months. Whether you simply appreciate how far he can hit a baseball or you've found your fantasy season slowed by yet another Stanton injury or you are somehow both the general manager and the manager of the Marlins..." August 26

  • 7d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Heard today that #Marlins are hopeful Jose Fernandez will rejoin their #MLB rotation by mid-September. @FOXSports

  • Marlins' Suzuki makes 10,000th plate appearance, becomes 2nd fastest in MLB

    Fox Sports Florida "Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki became the second-fastest major leaguer to reach 10,000 plate appearances on Tuesday night. Suzuki accomplished the feat in the first inning batting second against Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Charlie Morton. He lined out to right on a 2-1 pitch -- a 93..." August 26

  • Happ, Polanco lead Pirates to victory over Marlins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Pirates did not merely survive their recent 18-game stretch against the toughest teams in the National League. They flourished. Facing three division leaders and three other playoff contenders, the Pirates went 13-5. Their reward is seven straight games against two of the league's worst..." August 25

  • 9d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Kendry Flores is dealing with some right arm discomfort. Is not expected to start for #Marlins Wed v #Pirates

  • Aaron Nola dazzles as Phillies take series from Marlins

    CSN Philly "In a couple of years, Aaron Nola will be permitted to put the final brush strokes on a masterpiece outing like the one he delivered on Sunday. But not now. This is a developmental season for the Phillies and the 22-year-old right-hander’s development was served just fine as he tossed eight..." August 24

  • PHILLIES: Back-to-back homers fuel victory against Miami

    Courier-Post "Aaron Altherr and Darin Ruf hit back-to-back solo home runs in the top of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. The Phillies scored two runs in the top of the eighth, sparked by Darnell Sweeney’s first major league hit, a..." August 23

  • Marlins open to Ichiro Suzuki returning in 2016

    Hardball Talk "Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki recently tied and surpassed Ty Cobb for second on the unofficial professional hits leaderboard. He entered Saturday’s game against the Phillies with 2,923 hits in the major leagues, leaving him 77 hits shy of another major milestone — 3,000 MLB hits. The Marlins..." August 23

  • Eickhoff makes strong debut in 7-1 win against Marlins

    Courier-Post "Jerad Eickhoff pitched six scoreless innings and drove in two runs in his major league debut to help the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Ryan Howard had three doubles and drove in two runs and Odubel Herrera had two hits and scored twice for the..." August 22

  • 12d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Giancarlo Stanton is hopeful to be back by Sept. 1 #Marlins slugger still has minor discomfort

  • Marlins continue runaway offense; hold off Phillies

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Even rehabbing slugger Giancarlo Stanton was impressed by the way the Marlins’ resurgent lineup flexed its muscles on the recent road trip. “Smacked it around a little bit. Good to see,” Stanton, who is trying to regain the strength in his hand and wrist following surgery, said before..." August 21

  • Brewers win with three HRs, including Braun's record-breaker

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The long ball helped the Milwaukee Brewers salvage the finale in their three-game series with the Miami Marlins on Wednesday afternoon. Khris Davis drove in five runs with a pair of homers and Ryan Braun passed Robin Yount to become the franchise's all-time leader with another as the Brewers..." August 20

  • Ichiro's four hits lift Marlins past Brewers 9-6

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Ichiro Suzuki had his first four-hit game in over two years, and Cole Gillespie drove in a season-high three runs to lead the Miami Marlins to a 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Suzuki was 4 for 5 with two runs scored for his first four-hit game since July 28,..." August 19

  • 15d
    Joe Capozzi @joecapMARLINS

    #marlins Update on David Phelps, he has stress fracture of the radius bone in his right forearm. He will miss the remainder of the season

  • Nicolino, Dietrich lead Marlins past Brewers 6-2

    Palm Beach Post "Without an arsenal of overpowering pitches, Miami rookie left-hander Justin Nicolino relies on his defense to make plays behind him. The gloves were there Monday night, and the results were encouraging. Nicolino pitched 6 2-3 solid innings and Derek Dietrich homered as the Marlins beat the..." August 18

  • Rehabbing Stanton in 'hitting progression' "Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton began hitting off a pitching machine and against live pitching on Monday, manager Dan Jennings said. Stanton has been on the disabled list since June 27 with a fracture of the hamate bone in his left hand. "He's in a hitting progression," Jennings said..." August 18

  • 16d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins David Phelps placed on 15-day DL, with right forearm strain. RHP Erik Cordier (#50) selected from NOLA.

  • Dietrich helps Marlins beat Cardinals 6-4

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Derek Dietrich is going to need a new nickname. Dietrich drove in three runs, Dee Gordon had three hits, and the Miami Marlins broke a six-game losing streak against St. Louis with a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday. Adeiny Hechavarria had two hits and scored two runs as Miami won..." August 17

  • Marlins open to bringing Ichiro back in 2016

    The Score "Ichiro Suzuki is leaving quite the impression on the Miami Marlins. The veteran outfielder, who signed a one-year, $2-million contract with the Marlins last January, may have earned a spot on the team next year with his leadership skills and recent milestone achievements. "I know that it's..." August 16

  • Lackey notches his 10th win for Cards

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The terms of his removal from the mound in the ninth inning were negotiated before veteran starter John Lackey left the dugout to try for those final outs Saturday. When manager Mike Matheny stepped onto the field after Lackey allowed a hit, he had already explained when and how and even why he..." August 16

  • When do you trade a former top prospect?

    SB Nation "If you bet on Jackie Bradley as the player who would post the highest number of total bases in a game this season, come on down! Nobody? Yeah, not really a surprise. Although Bradley, a former top-50 prospect in baseball, really flashed his full potential against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday..." August 16

  • Marlins’ Marcell Ozuna called up, compares Triple A to jail

    Miami Herald "Returning to the Marlins was like escaping prison for Marcell Ozuna. The slugging outfielder, who was optioned to Triple A New Orleans on July 5, was recalled by the Marlins on Saturday and started in center field in the second of a three-game series against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium...." August 16

  • Ichiro surpasses Ty Cobb for 2nd on all-time professional hits list

    The Score "Only one name remains in the way of Ichiro Suzuki and his quest to become baseball's all-time hits leader. The Miami Marlins outfielder surpassed Hall of Famer Ty Cobb for sole possession of second place on the all-time professional hits list with a first-inning single Saturday against the St...." August 16

  • Garcia is all business as Cards beat Marlins

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The best measure of how startlingly efficient lefthander Jaime Garcia has been between injury setbacks is that in the 74-plus innings he has pitched this season for the Cardinals, the opposition has scored in only 10 of them. Or to put it another way ... In just one of Garcia’s 11 starts has he..." August 15

  • Ichiro matches Ty Cobb for 2nd on baseball's combined hits list

    The Score "Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki reached a significant milestone with one swing of the bat Friday that was 24 professional seasons in the making. The 41-year-old hit a fifth-inning single off St. Louis Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia to match Ty Cobb for second on the unofficial all-time..." August 15

  • Marlins place Christian Yelich on the disabled list, recall Marcell Ozuna from Triple-A

    Hardball Talk "Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports that the Marlins have placed outfielder Christian Yelich on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee contusion and recalled Marcell Ozuna from Triple-A New Orleans. The Marlins demoted Ozuna to Triple-A in early July as he was hitting a meager..." August 15

  • Red Sox head list of Top 10 Minor League systems "The consensus pick to win the American League East, the Red Sox instead have posted the worst record in the circuit and are headed toward their third last-place finish in the past four years. Boston fans can take solace in the facts that the one exception, 2013, produced a World Series title and..." August 15

  • 19d
    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Christian Yelich still has some swelling in that right knee. reason he is getting another day or two. #Marlins

  • Franchise favorite Mike Lowell interested in managing in future

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "When Marlins manager Dan Jennings was asked if the fans got it right when they voted for Jeff Conine, Mike Lowell, Gary Sheffield and Giancarlo Stanton as the franchise's Mount Rushmore of their most impactful players, his mind seemed to drift. "It's awesome fans got to vote and the ones they..." August 14

  • Marlins rookie J.T. Realmuto keeps setting marks

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Marlins manager Dan Jennings has made it clear to his young pitchers and position players that he is using the final 48 games of this season gone wrong as an audition to determine their future roles with the organization. Rookie catcher J.T. Realmuto, coming off a record-breaking offensive..." August 13