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Marlins option CF Marcell Ozuna to Triple-A

The Miami Marlins optioned struggling center fielder Marcell Ozuna to Triple-A New Orleans following Sunday's finale against the Chicago Cubs. Ozuna is in a 1-for-36 slump over his past nine games. His average has dropped to .249 with a .301 on-base percentage. The 24-year-old has just four homers on the season -- all of which have come on the road -- with 26 RBI in 79 contests....
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Marlins activate Morse from 15-day DL

CHICAGO (AP) The Miami Marlins activated 1B Michael Morse from the 15-day disabled list making him available to come off the bench in Sunday's game against the Chicago Cubs, though he wasn't in the starting lineup. Morse joined the team in Chicago following a 12-game rehab stint. During his rehab assignment, Morse hit .263. He is hitting .211 with 2 home runs and 10 RBIs in 37 games...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins @ Cubs: Latos vs. Hendricks (Game 80 Thread)

MIA (35-47): RHP Mat Latos (3-5, 5.27) CHC (43-36): RHP Kyle Hendricks (3-4, 4.15) First pitch: 1:20pmCT   Gordon* 2b Yelich* lf Hechavarria ss Bour* 1b Gillespie rf Dietrich* 3b Ozuna cf Mathis c Latos p   Fowler# cf Coghlan* lf Bryant 3b Montero* c Castro ss Soler rf Baxter* 1b Hendricks p Russell 2b Hendricks won against the Mets his last time out (6 IP, 0 ER, 6 Ks) but...
Via Cub Reporter
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins to activate Michael Morse from DL, send Jarred Cosart to Triple-A

The Miami Marlins will reinstate first baseman Michael Morse from the disabled list prior to Sunday's finale in Chicago against the Cubs after optioning right-hander Jarred Cosart to Triple-A New Orleans. Morse, who went on the 15-day DL with a right ring finger sprain retroactive to May 24, played Saturday for Single-A Jupiter to test out his back that began bothering him earlier...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Around the world: Marlins' Jeff Baker learned baseball on military bases

During the late 1980s, Miami Marlins infielder Jeff Baker and his father would play catch on the second floor of a five-story villa in Saudi Arabia. As a child raised in a military family, Baker learned baseball the unconventional way while bouncing around bases across the globe. Born in 1981 in Bad Kissingen, Bayern, Germany -- then part of West Germany -- Baker rarely spent more...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bour on the 4th of July

Justin Bour celebrated the birth of our nation Friday night by going 2-for-3 with his 10th home run, making that four straight games he's homered. Bour is hotter than a roman candle! He's hotter than a screaming mimi, on top of a snicker blaster with a sparkling spleen splitter igniting a whistling kitty chaser! Thems fireworks, y'all!  I will try to keep it short and sweet today...
Via Razzball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Bour’s recent power surge is giving the Miami Marlins something to think about

The Miami Marlins are 5-1 since Giancarlo Stanton was knocked out of the lineup with a broken bone in his hand.  Clearly, there’s no way that kind of form is going to continue for the next four to six weeks, which is how long Stanton is supposed to be sidelined.  But Justin Bour is certainly doing his part to make up for the loss of baseball’s leading home run hitter. He has...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins rely on solo homers to beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1

On an afternoon in which both teams were relatively quiet on offense, the Miami Marlins relied on the long ball en route to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday. Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich put up the first run of the ball game in the top of the first inning with a solo home run to center field. Yelich has been hot at the plate as of late for the...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez has a blast in his Miami Marlins’ return

Welcome back, Jose Fernandez.  After nearly 14 months out of the game following Tommy John surgery, the Miami Marlins ace returned to the big leagues with a quality start in a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants.  The 32,598 fans who came to see him on “Jose Day” at Marlins Park weren’t disappointed. Fernandez went six innings in his first major league game since May 9...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: The return of Jose Fernandez

The Miami Marlins took the field against the San Francisco Giants at Marlins Park on Thursday, with Jose Fernandez as their starting pitcher for the first time since May 4, 2014. The Cuban right-hander was forced to miss just over a full year after needing the universally dreaded Tommy John surgery to repair his throwing elbow. Although this surgery requires a grueling recovery...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez homered in his 2015 debut

Jose Fernandez made his 2015 debut on Thursday following Tommy John surgery last May. But the biggest highlight of the day for Fernandez and the Marlins didn’t come on the mound – it came in the batter’s box. This. Just. Happened. – The Outside Corner | Facebook That’s a pretty ridiculous homer, and it came off of another guy making his 2014 debut, Matt Cain of the Giants...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan who wouldn’t cut hair until Jose Fernandez returned gets haircut from pitcher

Andres Salgado is a seriously devoted Miami Marlins fan. When pitching sensation Jose Fernandez suffered an elbow injury that required Tommy John surgery, Salgado vowed not to cut his hair until the 22-year-old recovered. So he let it grow for 13 months. But with Fernandez returning to the Marlins’ rotation Thursday, it was time for Salgado (who became known as “The Jose Guy“...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Marlins 2B Dee Gordon Ends Season Long Home Run Drought With an Inside-the-Park Gem

Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon is not known for his power hitting. However, even though it is not his strong suit ever player likes to hit one out of the park every now and then. Going in to Tuesday night's game against the San Francisco Giants it had been over a full season since the last time Gordon had hit a home run (June 14).Well--he got a home run against the Giants...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dee Gordon races for inside-the-park HR vs Giants (Video)

Dee Gordon displayed his blazing speed on the basepaths during the second inning of Tuesday night's Miami Marlins game as he hit an inside-the-park home run. The homer was Gordon's first of the season and helped the Marlins beat the Giants 5-3.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite 'sophomore jinx,' Marlins still happy with outfielders Yelich, Ozuna

The Miami Marlins were expected to have one of the best outfields in baseball this season, but it hasn't quite panned out that way so far. With slugger Giancarlo Stanton well established as one of the most productive hitters in the majors, pundits contended that with the emergence of center fielder Marcell Ozuna and left fielder Christian Yelich, the Marlins outfield would be be...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins option LHP Justin Nicolino to Triple-A, reinstate Bryan Morris from DL

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins optioned left-hander Justin Nicolino to Triple-A New Orleans and reinstated right-handed reliever Bryan Morris from the disabled list prior to Tuesday's series opener against the San Francisco Giants. After seven scoreless innings June 20 against the Cincinnati Reds in his debut, Nicolino allowed five runs on six hits with two strikeouts and a walk over...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton injury update

For 4-6 weeks the Miami Marlins will be without Giancarlo Stanton, arguably the one player who’s kept them above water in 2015 (and by water I mean the last place Philadelphia Phillies). Stanton suffered a left hamate wrist fracture on a swing-and-miss during Friday’s game. He remained in the game, but in visible pain during his 9th inning at-bat, after which X-Rays revealed...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Miami Marlins edition

Martin Prado during his stint with the New York Yankees in 2014 Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton leads the major leagues with 27 home runs and 67 RBIs, but he’ll have his work cut out for him if he wants to be on top of those categories by season’s end. On Saturday night, the 25-year old outfielder broke a bone in his wrist during a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bad break: Giancarlo Stanton suffers broken bone in hand, out indefinitely

Bad news for the Miami Marlins, and bad news for baseball fans in general. Slugger Giancarlo Stanton has a broken bone in his hand, an injury that is expected to knock him out for four to six weeks. Stanton suffered the injury in Friday’s 7-1 loss to the Dodgers. During his final at-bat, Stanton struck out versus Pedro Baez and was in noticeable pain after swinging and missing...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton out 4-6 weeks with broken bone in hand

Giancarlo Stanton suffered a hand injury during Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, and it appears he could end up missing some time. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Stanton has a broken bone in his left hand. The 25-year-old slugger initially hurt his hand on a swing and miss in the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' new uniforms leaked, feature neon green, wild pattern

Nobody can accuse the Atlanta Hawks of lacking creativity in the designing of their new uniforms. The official unveiling of the Hawks’ revamped unis is set for Wednesday, but the Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution got his hands on some images of them one day early. Woah. As you can see, the Hawks have ditched their red, white and blue color scheme for...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton launches longest HR of year

You would expect Giancarlo Stanton playing at Coors Field would be must-watch television. On Friday night the Miami Marlins slugger proved that to be true, as he launched an enormous home run that instantly became the longest ball hit in the major leagues this year. The 484-foot blast to dead center off of Eddie Butler was his 18th round-tripper of the season and gave the Marlins...
Via Rumors and Rants
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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