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The Miami Marlins are coming off of a series in which they took two of three from the wild card-leading Pittsburgh Pirates. Henderson Alvarez picked up his first win as a member of the Miami Marlins while Giancarlo Stanton grabbed the team lead in home runs and RBIs during the series. The Marlins are off [...]
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Marlins pitcher Kevin Slowey will be out four to six weeks due to a strained right forearm muscle an MRI revealed on Monday.
Slowey felt discomfort while warming up in the bullpen during Saturday's game against Pittsburgh.
With the projected timetable for a return and the Marlins out of the playoff picture, Slowey could miss the rest of the season.
''As much as I want...
A day after teaming up to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and closer Steve Cishek were named co-winners of the National League Player of the Week Award on Monday.
Fernandez went 2-0 with a 2.40 ERA during the week. He allowed two runs and five hits in both starts -- seven innings at Colorado on Tuesday night and eight innings against Pittsburgh on Sunday...
Miami Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez resigned on Sunday, according to a report from Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. Martinez was Miami owner Jeffrey Loria's hand-picked choice for the job this offseason, and it was his first professional coaching job.
But a controversy soon erupted around Martinez, alleging that he was verbally and physically abusing players. The...
MIAMI — Tino Martinez resigned as the Miami Marlins’ hitting coach hours after complaints by players that he verbally abused them became public.
In one instance, Martinez acknowledged he angrily grabbed a player.
Martinez was in his first year as a professional coach this year. He sat in the dugout during Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, then met with Marlins officials...
MIAMI Jose Fernandez appeared on the verge of his first major-league career complete game.
Sure, the Miami Marlins had been very protective of their All-Star with the golden arm, saying the rookie's season would end after he throws 150-170 innings.
But on Sunday, Fernandez had struck out 13 Pirates through eight innings 13 Ks!
Plus, Pittsburgh had managed just five hits and...
Miami Marlins' right handed pitcher Kevin Slowey, who is sidelined with a right flexor strain, will need four to six weeks before he can begin to throw. The prognosis is that he may miss the rest of the season.
As reported by Joe Frisaro and Joe Morgan of MLB.com,
"The right-hander underwent an MRI on Monday after experiencing forearm
discomfort while warming up...
At some point in his managerial tenure with the Marlins Mike Redmond won't struggle with decisions like the one he made Sunday. Jose Fernandez will trot in after the eighth at 97 pitches and the thought of him not going out for the ninth will be absurd.
That day wasn't Sunday but it didn't detract from the 20-year-old Fernandez's latest jaw-dropping performance....
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Former Miami Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez, who resigned Sunday amid allegations that he was physically and verbally abusive, responded to said allegations.
Tino Martinez resigned as hitting coach of the Miami Marlins on Sunday amid multiple reports that he was verbally and physically abusive towards the team’s players. The strongest allegation against Martinez was that the former New York Yankees first baseman grabbed rookie seconde baseman Derek Dietrich by the neck. Martinez acknowledged a confrontation occurred between [...]
According to a published report in Sunday's Miami Herald, several Miami Marlins players have accused the teams hitting coach, Tino Martinez of abusive behavior.
And at least one of those players, recently demoted 2nd baseman Derek Dietrich says Martinez grabbed him by the neck.
For his part, Martinez appears ready to resign from...
Miami Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez resigned on Sunday amid reports that he had abused players physically and verbally.
According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, Martinez called out players for not picking up balls they hit in the batting cage. Picking up balls in the cage is standard practice according to the 45-year-old Martinez.
After seeing players repeatedly refuse to...
Picking up balls in the batting cage that’s what this was all about according to former Miami Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez.
Three different Marlins refused to pick up balls in separate incidents violating a standard practice during drills in which a coach “soft tosses” balls for players to hit Martinez said.
Martinez 45 confronted the players about it. The confrontations...
There are plenty of ways to talk about this game; one is to say that the Pirates lost two of three to the Marlins, who are generally pretty terrible and have the NL's worst record. Another would be to point out that since June 8th, the Marlins are 23-19, which is the NL East's best record in that span. You can point to all of the strikeouts (13 at the hands of rookie Jose...
Could Giancarlo Stanton be in the midst of a bounce-back from early season struggles? The Miami Marlins went 5-2 over the past seven days, led by the hot hitting of their right fielder.