MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Young Marlins learning to adjust in second major-league season

MIAMI -- Eleven players made their major-league debuts for the Marlins during a 100-loss season in 2013. A rebuilding year proved to be the perfect time for future everyday players like Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna to acquaint themselves with baseball's highest level of play. "You never know how long the learning process is going to take in the big leagues," manager...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins to wear Miami Sun Sox throwbacks vs. Cubs

The Marlins took part in Throwback Thursday in a unique way. Miami announced via its On Cloud Conine blog that the club will wear throwback jerseys of the Miami Sun Sox for its June 8 game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The Cubs are having a season-long celebration of "Throwback Sunday" for their "100 Years of Wrigley Field." The Miami Sun Sox played...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Enjoying Casey McGehee...for now

If you have read my stuff for a while, you know that I am a sucker for the comeback story. I love the improbable when a guy falls out of baseball only to come back a year or more later and have some success. There has been Vogelsong in the past and this year the Sizemore story in Boston. Another one that might not be as much in the news is what Casey McGehee is doing down in Miami...
Via The Flagrant Fan
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ian Desmond tells Tom Koehler of the Marlins to throw it over the plate

There's no better way to make a 6-0 (soon to be 11-0) drubbing in the 4th inning watchable than by telling the opposing pitcher to throw it over the plate (turn up the volume on the Vine above). And so, Ian Desmond told Tom Koehler to throw it over the plate after coming high and inside, has words with Jarrod Saltalamacchia, benches clear, etc. (Vines, Screencap, via MASN/MLB TV)
Via Nationals Enquirer
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Marlins don No. 42 for Jackie Robinson Day

MIAMI -- A flurry of jerseys wearing No. 42 took the field for Tuesday night's game at Marlins Park. Both Miami and Washington took part in a league-wide celebration of Jackie Robinson Day by honoring the first African American player in Major League Baseball. "I remember back to being a player where it was a choice. Each guy individually got a choice whether to wear 42...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Updates: Rafael Furcal, Ed Lucas, Jacob Turner, Marcell Ozuna

The Miami Marlins are at the bottom of the National League East.  They continue their three-game set with the Washington Nationals tonight when Tom Koehler (1-1) takes on Stephen Strasburg (1-1) at 7:10pm EST.  We have updates on four Marlins, let's go over the injuries.Rafael FurcalFurcal was supposed to be the opening day second baseman for the Marlins but the veteran...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Take a Look at Nathan Eovaldi

Nathan Eovaldi is probably the pitcher that has most caught my eye in the early part of this season.  Obviously it is still early, and the analysis of the current season is based on a 3-start (19.1 innings) sample.  But there is a lot to like about Eovaldi’s performance to this point.  Eno Sarris at Fangraphs also seemed to notice, and did a write-up about Eovaldi between his...
Via Batting Leadoff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish return home to face Nats

Fish look to end skid at home Thanks largely to a winless six-game road trip, the Miami Marlins have lost seven straight games. The good news for Miami is that a return home begins Monday with a three-game set against the Washington Nationals. The Marlins were swept last week by Washington and over the weekend by the Philadelphia Phillies. After sweeping Miami, the Nationals were...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Updates: Derek Dietrich, Rafael Furcal

The Miami Marlins lost to the Philadelphia Phillies in extra innings last night and the Phillies will attempt to sweep the Marlins this afternoon.  The Marlins are off to a slow start at 5-7 but a win today would move them back ahead of the Phillies (5-6).  They've been without Rafael Furcal all season and had to scratch Derek Dietrich last night.  Needless to say, the Marlins...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Slugger Giancarlo Stanton Keeps Cranking Out the Long Balls (the really, really, really, long ones that is)

Giancarlo Stanton is going to make another team real happy someday. Why another team and not the Marlins? Because as he continues to crank out monster home runs there is one thing that fans know is going to happen---the Marlins will either get rid of him or let him walk. So for now he gives Marlins fans something to cheer for--whether its at home or in enemy territory--by blasting...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones uses The Ultimate Warrior's theme as walk-up song

Marlin to pay tribute with walk-up music
Via Beer Mug Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jayson Werth does great bat flip after grand slam

Your browser does not support iframes. Jayson Werth must have been pretty ticked off after the Miami Marlins intentionally walked young second baseman Anthony Rendon to load up the bases in the 8th and bring him up to the plate, because he burned them for a grand slam and gave a mean bat flip afterwards. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins put RHP Jacob Turner on disabled list

WASHINGTON -- The Marlins placed right-hander Jacob Turner on the disabled list (retroactive to April 4) with a right shoulder strain. Turner, who was scheduled to pitch Wednesday's game against the Nationals, allowed five runs on eight hits over six innings in his 2014 debut. Miami recalled right-handed reliever Arquimedes Caminero from Triple-A New Orleans. Caminero was 1-0...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Good Samaritan returns Marlins fan's wallet with added bonus

Miami Marlins fans may be a lot of things — tanned, indifferent and even nonexistent — but now we can say kind-hearted.Christian Reyes lost his wallet at the Marlins-Rockies game at Marlins Park Thursday and — before the fan could say Miami Vice — had it returned with a note and an extra $20 in it."I found this at the game last night and wanted to make sure you got it...
Via The Other Paper
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins lefty Brad Hand to start Wednesday in place of Jacob Turner

Marlins left-hander Brad Hand will start in place of righty Jacob Turner on Wednesday night against the Nationals. Turner was scratched with a strained right shoulder. The Marlins announced the news following Tuesday's 5-0 loss to Washington. Hand, who lost out on the fifth spot in the rotation this spring, has pitched two scoreless outings out of the bullpen this season. He...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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