MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Miami Marlins trade rumors: Club could still consider adding reliever

Will Smith could be an option. Even after adding Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea on Friday morning, the Marlins could still consider adding a left-handed reliever. MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro reported the Marlins expressed interest in Mike Montgomery before he was traded to the Cubs and could be open to adding another relief option. Miami doesn’t have many prospects to turn to after...
Via Fish Stripes
1 hour ago

Marlins Designate Cole Gillespie, Cole Figueroa

The Marlins have designated outfielder Cole Gillespie and utilityman Cole Figueroa for assignment, per a club announcement. Their roster spots were needed for the club’s acquisition of righties Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea.
Via MLB Trade Rumors
2 hours ago

2003 Marlins reflect on Bartman play

The famous Steve Bartman play in Game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field often has been told from the Cubs point of view, but never really from that of the Marlins, who went on to beat the Yankees in the World Series.
Via Marlins.com
4 hours ago

Marlins signal they’re going for it with latest deal

The Miami Marlins have made it clear that they’re very serious about winning in 2016. Needing starting pitching after losing Wei-Yin Chen to injury, they went out and made a move for two starters from San Diego that will help them fill out a full, five-man rotation, according to Jon Heyman. Miami will receive Andrew […] The post Marlins signal they’re going for it with latest...
Via Today's Knuckleball
5 hours ago

Miami Marlins, wanting to win now, overpay for coveted starting pitchers

The Marlins want to win now. Miami wanted to upgrade its starting rotation and did so Friday morning by acquiring Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from the Padres in exchange for prospects Josh Naylor and Luis Castillo and starter Jarred Cosart. Since the end of June, the Marlins have been hoping to add another starter to an already effective unit that features Jose Fernandez and Adam...
Via Fish Stripes
7 hours ago

Report: Marlins agree to deal to acquire Andrew Cashner

The Marlins and Padres have agreed to a trade that will send right-handed starting pitcher Andrew Cashner to Miami. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Buster Olney. San Diego already traded starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox earlier this month, and the team is clearly committed to being sellers heading into the Aug. 1 trade deadline. The Padres also traded...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins trade rumors: Any prospect available in deal for starting pitching

The Marlins aren’t holding anything back. Miami Owner Jeffrey Loria is “committed to improving the rotation,” and as a result, the Marlins are considering trading any prospect in a deal for pitching if the return is right, according to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald. As the trade deadline approaches, the Marlins are reportedly hoping to add at least one but potentially...
Via Fish Stripes
9 hours ago

Minor League Report 7/29/16: Miami Marlins Minor Misfortune

Winning in the minor leagues is not priority number one, but if a team isn’t winning and lacks talented players then there are some real problems. Brandon Magee takes a look at the Miami Marlins minor misfortune and finds three very flawed short-season teams. Judging the merits of a minor league team, or system, by its record is an easy accomplishment. For example, one look at...
Via Sons of Sam Horn
10 hours ago

Jose Fernandez sails pitch into crowd after batter timeout

Jose Fernandez either lobbed the eephus pitch of all eephus pitches, or he really was not feeling a timeout by St. Louis' Jedd Gyorko on Thursday night.At the top of the second, Gyorko signaled for a timeout in the middle of Fernandez's throwing motion, prompting the Marlins ace to sail a ball high over the plate, the batter's box and the netting at the backstop.Pitchers aren't...
Via FOX Sports
17 hours ago

Urena gets call as Marlins look to even set vs. Cardinals

With St. Louis and Miami tied for the second National League Wild Card spot, the teams hope to gain some separation in the second of a pivotal four-game series Friday night at Marlins Park.
Via Marlins.com
18 hours ago

Garrett leads Miami's Top 30 Prospects list

Talk about making an immediate impact. Braxton Garrett, who has yet to pitch in a professional game, has already climbed to the head of the class among Marlins prospects.
Via Marlins.com
21 hours ago

Dee Gordon apologizes to Marlins fans as he returns from his PED ban

Dee Gordon played a total of 21 games for the Miami Marlins this season before getting hit with an 80-game suspension for performance enhancing drugs. The ban was a shocker given Gordon’s small stature and lack of power, but it was one that seriously hurt the Marlins, who are just four games back of the first-place Nationals in the NL East.On Thursday night, he returns from the...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Dee Gordon apologizes on Twitter before rejoining Marlins

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon has issued an apology on Twitter following his return from an 80-game suspension for a positive drug test. Gordon says in a video that he's learned from his mistake and will come back stronger. The 2015 NL batting and stolen base champion was reinstated before Thursday's game against St. Louis. When Gordon tested positive for...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Reinstate Dee Gordon, Designate Don Kelly

The Marlins announced today that they’ve activated Dee Gordon from the restricted list and designated infielder Don Kelly for assignment in order to clear a spot on the 25- and 40-man rosters. Gordon has been out since April due to an 80-game suspension that stemmed from a failed PED test. The 28-year-old batted .266/.289/.340 with six stolen bases through his first 21 games of...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

Dee Gordon returns to Marlins from suspension

Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon is finally eligible to return to the field now that he has served his entire 80-game suspension for using PEDs. Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald quotes team president David Samson as welcoming Gordon with forgiveness as he returns: “It’s the end of his suspension. He has served it. He will be […] The post Dee Gordon returns to...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Giancarlo Stanton hits 2-run HR, Marlins stride past the Phillies

MIAMI (AP) -- c to lead a 16-hit attack Wednesday, and the Miami Marlins took the rubber game of their series against Philadelphia, winning 11-1. Stanton hit his 22nd homer in support of Adam Conley (7-5), who pitched around eight hits and three walks to throw 6 2/3 scoreless innings. Don Kelly, who began the game 1 for 22 this season, went 3 for 5 with two triples, two RBIs and...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins unveil logo for 2017 MLB All-Star Game

With the MLB All-Star Game heading to South Florida next season, the Miami Marlins amped up the anticipation on Wednesday by officially unveiling the 2017 Midseason Classic’s official logo. We proudly present: the 2017 @MLB @AllStarGame logo!#ASGMiami | https://t.co/UexHfPilCQ pic.twitter.com/zrsHujnXJi — Miami Marlins (@Marlins) July 27, 2016 Interestingly, the logo...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins 2B Gordon Set to Return From Suspension

MIAMI (AP) Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon will be eligible for reinstatement from his 80-game suspension on Thursday prior to Miami's game against St. Louis. Gordon, last year's National League batting champ, was suspended for violating the league's performance enhancing drug policy. He will be looking to help the Marlins (53-46) make a postseason push although he will not...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Trade Rumors: Andrew Cashner edition

The Miami Marlins are right in the thick of things in the National League playoff race. They are 53-45 but that still leaves them 4.5 games back from the Washington Nationals in the NL East. The clear weakness of the team is the starting pitching. With news of Wei-Yin Chen hitting the disabled list, this only deepens the need for pitching. Obviously they don’t need an ace, that...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dontrelle Willis' great reaction to Giancarlo Stanton home run

During Saturday’s game between the Marlins and Mets, Giancarlo Stanton launched a monster home run that hit the scoreboard in left field at Marlins Park. Perhaps just as enjoyable as Stanton’s blast was the reaction by a former member of the Marlins. Dontrelle Willis was on hand for the game as it was his bobblehead night at the stadium. While there for the festivities, Willis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ichiro explains why you'll never see him slam a bat in frustration

Ichiro Suzuki is six hits away from the magical 3,000-hit milestone for his major-league career.The Miami Marlins' outfielder is having a remarkable season, batting .343 in a part-time role at age 42. Throughout his 16 season in the majors, we've seen the future Hall of Famer do just about everything on the diamond -- except take out his frustration on his bats."Why wouldn't you...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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