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Injury and opportunity have appeared often during the early part of the Miami Marlins season.
Starting pitchers Nathan Eovaldi, Henderson Alvarez, first basemen Logan Morrison and Casey Kotchman, and catcher Jeff Mathis all were put on the disabled list before the season began.
First baseman Joe Mahoney, sidelined for part of spring training, went on the DL in late April with a right hamstring strain. Shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria was out with a bruised elbow but returned for the current road trip.
Right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (hamstring), second baseman Donovan Solano (ribs), third baseman Chris Valaika (fractured wrist) and pitcher Alex Sanabia (groin) presently are sidelined.
All that, and the season isnt six weeks old!
Spots to fill mean opportunity for other players. Veteran journeymen catcher Miguel Olivo, infielder Nick Green and outfielder Matt Diaz are among the players added to help cope with the absences.
Miami also chose to promote pitcher Jose Fernandez, outfielder Ma...
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The Miami Marlins, who rank dead last in MLB attendance, reportedly will close off the upper deck at Marlins Park for several games this season.
It’s no secret that the Miami Marlins have struggled with their attendance numbers since Opening Day. The team ranks last in attendance in the National League, and have decided to take steps to give their home field a little more of a home field feel.
The team has announced they will be closing the upper bowl of recently built Marlins Park to reduce stadium capacity from 37,442...
Miamai Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna appears to be camped under a lazy fly ball off the bat of Will Venable. Moments later Ozuna loses the ball, reason being it was a home run that he was never close to catching. Even Venable was confused on the play as his body language indicated he thought he was out.
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Early yesterday, we reported how in just the second year of a new ballpark, the Miami Marlins were on pace to potentially see the largest attendance drop between first and second year for a new facility. Based on dumping of player payroll after lavishing money in the 2010-11 offseason the Marlins could see a decline of more than 38 percent, which would break the record held by in...
Ozzie Guillen managed the Miami Marlins last season but after a tumultuous season was let go during the off-season.
The Marlins were hoping to use Guillen as a center of their franchise as they courted the fans of south Florida but the former White Sox manager alienated fans after his comments in support of Fidel Castro and the Marlins failed to perform despite a expanded payroll...
Philadelphia sports fans are notorious for their harsh behavior. They boo their own players, they boo opposing players, they hassle family members, and they’ll even boo Santa Claus if they feel up to it. But one thing that makes the booing worse is if players complain about it, because then it seems like the athlete is too weak to handle the pressure. Chase Utley didn’t come...
The Miami Marlins have what could be called a love/hate relationship with its fan base. For the most part the folks in South Beach love to hate their baseball team. They've shown that so far this season by not being too excited to by season tickets and then by simply not coming to games (Marlins are 26th with just under 19K a game).
Their feelings have become even more painfully...
Future Major League Baseball all-star Christian Yelich is ready for the big leagues and the Miami Marlins‘ brass need to get him on the next bus to southern Florida. I don’t need...The post The Miami Marlins Could Use Christian Yelich appeared first on Bohemian Baseball.
It looked like a match made in heaven a year ago when Ozzie Guillen took over as the manager for the Miami Marlins. He was a coach with the team when they last won a World Series, and him also being part of the Latino community only made it seem more natural to be the skipper with a suddenly high-priced team moving into a new stadium. But then it all fell apart. The Marlins struggled...
We've posted some pretty bizarre Major League Baseball moments over the years here on Outside the Boxscore but a moment from last night's Marlins/Padres games might take the cake for one of the strangest.
The moment happened in the second inning of play as Marlins pitcher Alex Sanabia delivered a pitch to San Diego's Will Venable who appeared to hit a lazy fly ball...
The Miami Marlins have gotten so desperate to put fans in the stands that they are prepared to give away more than 100,000 free tickets to FAU students and faculty.
Derek Dietrich tied the game with his first major league home run, Juan Pierre singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Miami Marlins dealt the Los Angeles Dodgers their eighth straight loss, 5-4 on Friday night.
The Dodgers blew an early lead for the second straight game in equaling their longest skid since dropping eight in a row from Aug. 22-29, 2008. Five of...
Alex Sanabia pitched for the first time in San Diego as a Major Leaguer and fell to 2-5 in the process. The San Diego native was the pitcher of record in the Miami Marlins’ 5-1 loss to the Padres. Miami has now scored only 1 run combined in two games after putting up a season high 14 in Philadelphia. The Padres who also have a losing record have outscored the Marlins 10...
The San Diego Padres completed a sweep on Wednesday with a 1-0 win over the Miami Marlins. In the series, the Marlins scored one total run following on a two game win streak in Philadelphia. The hard luck loser in this game was Ricky Nolasco who was brilliant but fell to 2-4 on the year due to the inept offense. Miami is now 10-25 on the season
Nolasco struck out nine in...