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MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

LEADING OFF: Stanton could return, Martinez well rested

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Friday: --- STANTON WATCH Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton had been hoping to play when the New York Mets came to town. He's been out since June 26 because of a broken left hand, and said it didn't feel totally OK after a couple minor league at-bats this week. Might come down to a gametime decision at Marlins Park. FEELING BETTER...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Adeiny Hechavarria leaves early with hamstring tightness

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Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Preston Wilson: Giancarlo Stanton will have discomfort

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Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Another offseason of chaos and confusion? Business as usual in Miami

The plan appears simple enough: The Miami Marlins this week will ask Dan Jennings to step down as manager and resume his role as GM, according to major-league sources. The change, if Jennings agrees, would occur at the end of the season. The Marlins then would seek to hire an experienced manager, sources say. Neither move would qualify as a surprise; the return of Jennings to the...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins All-Star Giancarlo Stanton feeling just 'OK' after rehab game

JUPITER, Fla. -- Miami Marlins All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton called his first rehab assignment with Single-A Jupiter on Tuesday just "OK." Stanton, who underwent surgery on a left hamate fracture on June 28, went 0 for 2 with one walk as the third batter in the Hammerheads lineup. He also played five innings of defense. "It didn't feel 100 percent, so that would make it just...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Q&A: Justin Bour, Marlins Slugger

Justin Bour is a big man who hits bombs. The 27-year-old Miami Marlins rookie is 6-foot-4, 250 pounds — and this season, 10 of his 14 home runs have gone at least 400 feet. On Saturday, he clubbed a 453 foot shot against Jordan Zimmermann at Nationals Park. The lefty swinger has power to all fields. Seven of his Bour’s blasts have been to the pull side, while six have been from...
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Koehler: 'I expect more out of myself'

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Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Prado stumbles and rolls out of batter's box (Video)

Miami Marlins third baseman Martin Prado stumbled and rolled out of the batter's box on a grounder to second base during the fifth inning of Friday night's game against Washington. Prado's not the first MLB player to stumble out of the batter's box, and he won't be the last. He didn't have a chance to beat the throw anyway.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins reinstate Andre Rienzo from DL, option McGough to Triple-A

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins reinstated right-hander Andre Rienzo from the disabled list and optioned righty Scott McGough to Triple-A New Orleans on Thursday. Rienzo, placed on the DL retroactive Aug. 4 with a left knee laceration, has a 5.23 ERA in six big-league relief outings spanning 10 1/3 innings this season. The 27-year-old went 2-6 with a 3.01 ERA in 15 games (14 starts) with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates lose…at least their outfielders are good at throwing baseballs

You gotta hand it to Marlins starter Brad Hand (sorry, too easy)…he shut down the Pirates for eight innings. Disappointing night for the offense in Miami for sure. Hand is your standard no-name lefty mold that seems to give the Bucs problems at times, and while I thought they weren’t terrible against him for the most part (several decently hit flyouts, a couple pretty sharp...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 123: Pirates 5 Marlins 2

It’s only the Marlins, but JA Happ’s Pirate resurgence continued tonight with six shutout innings, scattering four hits, striking out six, and issuing just one walk. Happ actually gave up half of those hits in the first inning, and he only allowed one base runner after the third. Happ’s now only allowed one run in his last three starts (17 1/3 innings), striking out 16, walking...
Via WHYGAVS?
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pirates head for Miami

After three weeks of games against the best teams in the National League, the Pirates are headed to Miami tonight to play the Marlins. The Marlins are, frankly, terrible. They just lost three games in a row to the Phillies and are now tied with the Phils and (statistically) the Rockies for baseball’s worst record. They are managed by a general manager and owned by a demon sent...
Via WHYGAVS?
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Harang looks to return to form against Nicolino, Marlins

View image | gettyimages.com Miami, FL - Tonight in the third meeting of the four-game set with the Miami Marlins (50-72), the Philadelphia Phillies (48-74) will seek to win their 20th game since the Mid-Summer Classic, and the 21st road game overall for the 2015 season. Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia...
Via Philliedelphia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins’ Marcell Ozuna Somehow Hits Homer Off Top Of Foul Pole (Video)

If you’ve ever chatted with an older baseball fan, chances are you’ve heard them say, “I’ve seen just about everything out there.” Well, wait ’till they get a load of what Marcell Ozuna did Thursday night. The Miami Marlins outfielder hit a home run to left field in the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park. But trust us: it wasn’t just any...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcell Ozuna home run lands on top of foul pole (Video)

Marcell Ozuna homered for the second consecutive game on Thursday. The one he hit on Wednesday, against the Brewers, was over the center field wall. Thursday’s blast had a decidedly different landing place. In the bottom half of the second inning, Ozuna turned on the first pitch he saw from Jerome Williams and pulled it down the left field line. The ball was hit high enough that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton and playing the waiting game

In November 2014, when Giancarlo Stanton signed the biggest contract in American sports history, it was seen as the first in a series of moves that would eventually lead the Miami Marlins to relevance once again. The 13-year, $325 million deal, while eye-popping, seemed almost reasonable for a player of Stanton’s ability. There are only a handful of players who are probably...
Via The Outside Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Marcell Ozuna compares AAA stint to jail

Last week, I wrote about the Miami Marlins and how their continued existence is a complete and utter joke. One of the points I focused on was center fielder Marcell Ozuna’s demotion to AAA following a cold streak, which everyone saw through as an attempt to prevent Ozuna from reaching Super Two status this winter. Well, Miami finally called Ozuna back up to the majors over the...
Via The Outside Corner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ichiro Suzuki Passes Ty Cobb In Career Hits With 4,192 in MLB, Japan

ST. LOUIS — Ichiro Suzuki singled in the first inning for his 4,192nd career hit in the major leagues and Japan, passing Ty Cobb’s total that ranks second in history. The 41-year-old Suzuki got his 2,914th big league hit for the Miami Marlins against the Cardinals on Saturday night. He had 1,278 hits in nine seasons for the Orix Blue Wave in Japan. The combined total is not recognized...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins will be a joke until they commit to a plan

The Miami Marlins are a walking disaster once again. Following a surprising 77-85 season in 2014, the Marlins were a chic playoff pick heading into 2015 season. “They have the best outfield in baseball!” said many (myself included) “They have a great young rotation!” said many (myself included) “They had a great winter!” said many (myself included) Of course, 2015...
Via The Outside Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Jose Fernandez Injury Update

Saturday, Miami Marlins fans once again faced tough news concerning their 22 year old ace Jose Fernandez. Seven starts after missing 14 months to Tommy John surgery, he’s heading back to Miami to visit doctors for a sore shoulder. Coming off his surgery, Fernandez had been getting back to his old self, and his shoulder injury looks to set back what had been a pleasant recovery...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins P Jose Fernandez to miss 4-6 weeks

On Friday night, the Miami Marlins fell to the Atlanta Braves, 6-3, at Turner Field. However, they may have suffered an even bigger loss. Following the game, starting pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was pulled after five innings, underwent medical evaluation that revealed a shoulder injury. Campus Sports is now hearing that the young ace will miss four to six weeks due to the injury...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Boras: Marlins players are angry Marcell Ozuna is in minors

Scott Boras says that Miami Marlins players are pissed off at the team over the handling of Marcell Ozuna. Ozuna, who is represented by Boras, was demoted to Triple-A earlier this month. Though Ozuna’s numbers weren’t great, they certainly weren’t bad enough where you’d say he should be in the minors. He was batting .249/.301/.347,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers reportedly acquire Mat Latos and Michael Morse

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been heavily rumored to be interested in multiple starting pitchers. Whether they get that ace remains to be seen, but the team did add a solid veteran arm in Mat Latos on Wednesday. Source: Latos, Morse to Dodgers for prospects. At least one competitive balance pick also to Dodgers. W/ Latos off board Haren still in play — Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub...
Via Sportsnaut
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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