Marlins Rumors & News

  • Marlins pick up first sweep of season with win over Nationals

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Throughout three incredibly frustrating weeks, the Marlins have been adamant. At some point, many of them believed, things would turn around. With their lineup, they had to. Over the course of the past five days, that's seemingly been what's happened as Miami has benefited from something it..." April 27

  • Marlins owner Loria endorses Mike Redmond: 'He's the manager. Period'

    CBSSports.com "With the Marlins on a five-game winning streak a week after stories surfaced indicating manager Mike Redmond may be on the hot seat, team owner Jeffrey Loria gave Redmond his first public endorsement Sunday. Speaking to CBSSports.com after the Marlins defeated the Nationals 6-2, Loria said of..." April 27

  • Marlins blast Nationals, win second straight series

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Marlins manager Mike Redmond likely didn't go into this series anticipating sitting at his desk before Saturday's game contemplating whether to give Justin Bour a start at first base. Christian Yelich (back) going on the 15-day disabled list Friday put Bour in play for Redmond. Having deemed..." April 26

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Jose Fernandez with throw 15 pitches vs hitters on Thur #Marlins

  • Prado delivers go-ahead hit as Marlins pick up win against Nationals

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Marlins saw three fewer innings worth of Jordan Zimmermann on Friday. That was a good thing, considering he no-hit them last time he faced the Marlins when it counted. With Zimmermann already looking ahead to his next outing, the Marlins in the bottom of the eighth put enough together off..." April 25

  • Cuban-born Jose Fernandez becomes U.S. citizen

    ESPN.com "Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, a native of Santa Clara, Cuba, become a U.S. citizen Friday and was the keynote speaker during the ceremony for 140 other South Florida residents. "This is a dream that I've had since I was little, and actually achieving it is really amazing," Fernandez said...." April 25

  • Back injury sends Christian Yelish to disabled list

    Hardball Talk "Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich is headed to the disabeld list with a lower back strain and the team has called up first baseman Justin Bour from Triple-A to replace him on the roster. Yelich, who agreed to a seven-year, $49 million contract this spring, was off to a slow start by hitting..." April 24

  • Marlins end tumultuous trip with laugher in Philly

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For all the hand-wringing, soul-searching and "palace intrigue," the Marlins concluded a tumultuous three-city trip Thursday as they began it, by winning a series. They actually returned home on a winning streak after David Phelps flummoxed the Phillies for seven shutout innings on the way to..." April 24

  • Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez to become American citizen

    CBSSports.com "Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, who is still weeks away from a return to the majors coming off Tommy John surgery in 2014, is set become an American citizen, per the Palm Beach Post. The 22-year-old Fernandez, who defected from Cuba in 2008, will partake in a naturalization ceremony Friday. The..." April 24

  • Phillies' flubs help Marlins end skid

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For a rare night, karma took a seat in the Marlins' dugout. They scored first with the aid of an error and took the lead for good on a balk. Two more errors produced four important add-on runs as boos rained late Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park. Most important, the Marlins got the quality..." April 23

  • Marlins owner doing ‘manager’ homework on Wally Backman

    New York Post "The Marlins’ visit to Citi Field last week turned into a fact-finding mission of sorts for team owner Jeffrey Loria. According to a baseball source, Loria quizzed people who know Wally Backman on whether the former Mets second baseman would be a good major league manager, with the implication..." April 22

  • Howard hits first homer as Phillies sink Marlins

    Philly.com "Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna halfheartedly leaped in front of the center-field wall, to no avail. Ryan Howard rounded first base as Dan Haren's belt-high splitter found a home in the Citizens Bank Park bushes. Howard's first home run of the season - a two-run shot in the sixth inning -..." April 22

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: Backman not a candidate to replace Redmond if #Marlins change managers. Loria actively reviewing. Redmond remains under scrutiny.

  • Marlins' Yelich may get MRI on ailing back

    The Score "The Miami Marlins are becoming increasingly concerned about outfielder Christian Yelich's ailing back. Yelich was held out of the lineup for a second consecutive game Wednesday and is still considered day-to-day. "(He could get an MRI) depending on how he feels over the next day or so,"..." April 22

  • Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria: 'We've got to win games. Period'

    Sporting News "The moves the Marlins made over the winter were designed to send one simple message: It's time to win, sooner rather than later. In acquiring non-minimum-wage pieces Martin Prado, Dee Gordon, Michael Morse, Mat Latos and Ichiro Suzuki and shelling out roughly a gazillion dollars ($325 million..." April 21

  • Mets win eighth straight, but lose Blevins, d’Arnaud to injuries

    New York Post "So you’re the Mets and you have a six-run lead with Matt Harvey on the mound. That is a scenario you fantasize about. But the dream situation became a nightmare Sunday. Losing two very important pieces, catcher Travis d’Arnaud and lefty relief specialist Jerry Blevins, to fractured bones will..." April 20

  • MLB sets attendance record for first 2 weekends of season

    The Score "Baseball is proving, yet again, that it's not a dying sport. The first chunk of the 2015 season provided concrete evidence that America's pastime is alive and well. Major League Baseball games across the sport's 30 parks drew 1.5 million fans during each of the first two weekends for the..." April 20

  • Is Mike Redmond on the hot seat?

    Miami Herald "Reeling from a four-game sweep to the New York Mets that left the Marlins with the second-worst record in the majors at 3-10, manager Mike Redmond's job may be in jeopardy as the team heads to Philadelphia for a series with the Phillies that could dictate his fate. According to sources who have..." April 20

  • Joe Buck has a truly awful suggestion about how to improve MLB broadcasts

    SI.com "Specifically to baseball, I would make players more accessible. There is no way networks can be able to talk to NASCAR drivers before they stuff themselves into the driver's seat of a race car to go over 200 miles per hour while we are all forbidden to talk to the starting pitcher of that night's..." April 20

  • DeGrom monstrous again as Mets hold off Marlins late comeback

    New York Post "Who the hell are these guys, and what have they done with the Mets? Lockdown starting pitching, clutch hitting, crisp play — 12 games into the season the Mets look nothing like the team that has inhabited Citi Field the last several years. Behind Jacob deGrom’s seven innings of shutout ball..." April 19

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source #Marlins claim LHP Matt Tracy from #Yankees.

  • Colon propels Mets to win over Marlins

    New York Post "The scary part is the Mets won’t unveil their big guns until Saturday and Sunday. It’s Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey in succession for the Mets, and suddenly it seems likely the Marlins will be fortunate to find a win in this four-game series after getting leveled by Bartolo Colon on..." April 18

  • Giancarlo Stanton on Marlins: 'The fire is not there'

    ESPN.com "A frustrated Giancarlo Stanton was critical of the struggling Marlins, saying that they are "not really giving ourselves a chance" to win and that "the fire is not there" following Miami's latest loss. Stanton homered for the second straight game in Friday's 4-1 loss to the New York Mets but..." April 18

  • Lucas Duda’s clutch hit propels Mets to fifth straight win

    New York Post "This Dude is turning lefties into leftovers. Lucas Duda’s biggest flaw during his breakout 2014 season was an inability to handle left-handed pitching, but try stopping him now. The slugging Mets first baseman is tormenting all comers, and Thursday night it happened to be Mike Dunn’s..." April 17

  • MLB contacted Marlins over Carter Capps' unusual delivery

    CBSSports.com "The Marlins were contacted by Major League Baseball officials over relief pitcher Carter Capps' unusual hop-step delivery, per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The league spoke with the Marlins to clarify what made some of his pitches illegal. Check out Capps' unorthodox mechanics for yourself here..." April 17

  • Haren, Hechavarria lead Marlins to victory over Braves

    Fish Stripes "The Miami Marlins captured a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves Wednesday. Dan Haren only allowed three base runners in seven innings and Adieny Hechavarria went 3-3. The Marlins' offense was on point, scoring six runs one night after scoring eight runs. Carter Capps has one of the most..." April 16

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    MLBLineups @mlblineups

    4/16 @Marlins lineup vs NYM Gordon 2B Yelich LF Stanton RF Prado 3B Morse 1B Ozuna CF Realmuto C Hechavarria SS Cosart P

  • Dan Haren didn’t want to pitch for the Marlins, but he’s pitching pretty well for the Marlins

    Hardball Talk "Dan Haren spent all offseason saying he only wanted to play for a team on the West Coast, before and after the Dodgers traded him to the Marlins, but he eventually stopped talking about retiring at age 35, relented, and agreed to spend this season in Miami. And through two starts the Marlins..." April 15

  • Offense perks up in Marlins win over Braves

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Through the season's first week and change the Marlins have been an untidy bunch on offense. Well before the start of Tuesday night's game against the Braves, they made another offensive mess. In an effort to wake up the bats, the Marlins strewed them about their clubhouse at Turner Field. They..." April 15

  • Giancarlo Stanton ditches protective mask for first time this season

    Yahoo! Sports "It wasn't at all surprising to see Giancarlo Stanton break out of his early season batting slump in Miami's 8-2 win over Atlanta on Tuesday. However, he did do something that was a little unexpected. For the first time since being hit in the face with a fastball last September, Stanton went to..." April 15

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Lineup #Marlins on soggy Wednesday @ #Braves pic.twitter.com/Kl4kRO22Zd

  • Braves hold off Marlins rally, win another game of small ball

    Fox Sports South "Atlanta scored a run in the fourth inning off heady base running, and two more in the fifth as once again the Braves' bats got hot all at the same time. Four consecutive hits -- three singles and a double -- turned into two runs as station-to-station baseball was in full effect in Monday's 3-2 win..." April 14

  • Baseball’s new metal detectors won’t keep you safe. They’ll just make you miss a few innings.

    Washington Post "Fans attending Major League Baseball games are being greeted in a new way this year: with metal detectors at the ballparks. Touted as a counterterrorism measure, they’re nothing of the sort. They’re pure security theater: They look good without doing anything to make us safer. We’re stuck with..." April 14

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    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    #Marlins RHP David Phelps placed on paternity list; RHP Jose Urena (#62) recalled from NOLA

  • Marlins place Alvarez, Mathis, Kelly on 15-day DL

    Fox Sports Florida "The Miami Marlins made a series of moves prior to Monday's game against the Atlanta Braves, starting with placing Opening Day starter Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Alvarez, who reportedly had an MRI on Sunday following his loss to the Tampa Bay..." April 13

  • DeJesus helps Rays to 8-5 win over Marlins

    Tampa Tribune "His role on the team might not seem ideal. Actually, a week ago today it didn’t appear as if David DeJesus even had a role with the Rays. Didn’t matter, DeJesus said. He was ready to do whatever was asked. Play the outfield? Sure. DH? Absolutely. Pinch hit? Why not. On Sunday, DeJesus found..." April 13

  • Marlins concerned with Henderson Alvarez's shoulder

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez is scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday, and the team is more concerned with the status of his shoulder than his elbow, FOX Sports reports. The pitcher felt enough discomfort with his arm after Sunday's start that he'll undergo an exam Monday." April 13

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Mathis estimates 4 -6 weeks with his fracture #Marlins

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Jeff Mathis takes foul tip by Tim Beckham off right hand. Mathis exits in eighth #Marlins ailing

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Don Kelly has fracture of his fourth ringer on right hand #Marlins

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    Don Kelly has tip of right ring finger bloodied after fielding grounder at third. Solano replaces in third #Marlins down 1-0 to #Rays

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    Ozuna scratched from ,Sunday lineup after showing up late; Ichiro to start #marlins

  • Chris Archer dominates as Rays shut out Marlins 2-0

    Tampa Tribune "It was during the tail end of his pregame bullpen session when Chris Archer fell into the rhythm that would carry him through the game, when all his pitches became as crisp as the ones he was about to unleash on the Miami Marlins. As Archer headed toward the dugout, catcher Bobby Wilson turned..." April 12

  • Yelich hits walk-off winner as Miami Marlins top Rays despite two blown leads

    Miami Herald "The last thing anybody expected on Zombie Night at Marlins Park was for someone to get dunked on. But Christian Yelich was happy to oblige after a wild, 10-9 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. After driving in Dee Gordon with a walk-off hit in the 10th inning, the..." April 11

  • MLB, union prohibit players from daily fantasy games

    ESPN.com "Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to a deal that forbids players from playing in daily fantasy baseball games that involve a prize, but still allows them to endorse these companies. Earlier this week, at the IMG World Congress in California, commissioner Rob Manfred..." April 11

  • Pierzynski's homer gives Braves a sweep of the Marlins

    Talking Chop "Shelby Miller, in his Braves debut, pitched five scoreless innings against the Marlins, but it was A.J. Pierzynski who was the hero today. His two-run homer in the seventh allowed the Braves to leave Miami with a 2-0 win and a three-game sweep. Miller held the Marlins to four hits, but had a..." April 09

  • MLB Has Started Issuing Warnings To Those Violating Pace-Of-Play Rules

    Deadspin.com "This offseason, MLB instituted a handful of new rules aimed at speeding up games. Less than a week into the season, the league seems to be making an effort to stay on top of the enforcement of these new rules. The new rules require batters to keep at least one foot in the batter’s box..." April 09

  • Braves pummel Mat Latos, trounce Marlins 12-2

    Talking Chop "Braves hitters greeted Mat Latos rudely in his debut with his new team, knocking him out with seven first-inning runs en route to a 12-2 beatdown of the Marlins. Latos couldn't fool anyone in his brief start. He allowed six hits, three of them doubles, and walked two, the first being Eric Young..." April 08

  • Mat Latos Puts up Historically Bad Start in Marlins Debut

    Sportsnaut "If the first two games of the season are any indication, the Miami Marlins still have a long way to go before being taken seriously in the National League East. Going up against an Atlanta Braves team that seemed to trade away its entire roster, the Marlins have dropped two in a row at..." April 08

  • Marlins RP Aaron Crow to undergo Tommy John surgery

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Marlins reliever Aaron Crow will undergo Tommy John surgery Wednesday after going for a second opinion, per MLB.com. Crow will miss the 2015 season due to the elbow injury." April 07