Marlins Rumors & News

  • Pirates win 5th straight as offense continues to click in win over Marlins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Frequently in April, the Pirates' counted-upon hitters cringed when they noticed a swarm of reporters headed their way. Questions about slumps usually followed. There's been few looks of dread on the Pirates' faces lately when the time to discuss offense arises. A team that ranked among..." May 27

  • Marlins third base coach Brett Butler being reassigned "Marlins third base coach Brett Butler is being reassigned, according to Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Butler is taking over as the outfield and baserunning coach, while Lenny Harris takes over as the third base coach. Butler is in his second season with the Marlins after a..." May 26

  • Pirates pitcher Morton turns in solid performance in win over Marlins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "As he was pulled for a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning, ending his season debut, Charlie Morton received a handshake and a pat on the back from teammate A.J. Burnett while seated in the dugout Monday. The game's ERA leader welcomed Morton back to the rotation and congratulated him on seven..." May 26

  • Report: Marlins' Jose Fernandez to begin extended spring on Monday

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez is reportedly set to begin throwing in extended spring training on Monday, according to USA Today. Fernandez, who is currently on the 60-day DL while recovering from Tommy John surgery, is hoping to make his return to the team by the All-Star break." May 26

  • Marlins 'puzzled' by Mat Latos' struggles

    Fish Stripes "When the Marlins added Mat Latos, they were confident he would be a valuable addition to a young rotation. But Latos has had difficulty early, and according to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, the Marlins are "puzzled" by his early struggles. The Marlins are puzzled how Mat Latos, one of only..." May 25

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    Joe Capozzi @joecapMARLINS

    #Marlins C Jeff Mathis placed on a rehab assignment at New Orleans

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    #orioles and marlins lineups

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    The lineup #Marlins

  • Prado's walk-off single snaps Marlins' losing streak to beat Orioles

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It’s been an eventful, emotional week for the Marlins, who entered the second game of their series against the Orioles looking to snap an eight-game losing streak. And during a stretch where there’s been frustration, and drama aplenty, it seemed fitting all of that would continue into Saturday..." May 24

  • The Marlins had interest in Jonathan Papelbon before firing Mike Redmond

    Hardball Talk "Marlins closer Steve Cishek blew four of his first seven save chances, part of the reason why the Marlins got off to a 16-22 start under manager Mike Redmond before he was fired on May 17. Things haven’t gone much better since then, as the Marlins entered Saturday’s game against the Orioles on an..." May 24

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    clarkspencer @clarkspencer

    #marlins place Henderson Alvarez (right shoulder inflammation) & Mat Latos (left knee inflammation) on 15-day DL

  • O's go on offensive to surge past Marlins, 8-5

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles received a subpar performance from starter Ubaldo Jimenez, made a key defensive lapse early on and needed an error on a rare two-strike bunt to jumpstart the offense Friday night. And still they won 8-5 in their first appearance in club history at Marlins Park. Fortunately for..." May 23

  • Ichiro Suzuki passes Babe Ruth on the all-time hits list

    Hardball Talk "Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki broke a tie with Babe Ruth to take sole possession of 42nd place on baseball’s all-time hits list. Suzuki led off the second inning with a single against Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez, giving him 2,874 for his career. Suzuki, 41, should jump up a few more..." May 23

  • Oops: Marlins charity event features no Marlins "Riding a seven-game losing streak and fresh off the heels of a managerial hiring that drew mockery from across the continent, the last thing the Marlins needed was some more bad press. Uh oh, here it comes. The Marlins hosted a charity event in Marlins Park Thursday night after their loss to..." May 22

  • 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? "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' "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 "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

  • 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

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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

  • 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 "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 "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