Found June 07, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
The Miami Marlins went heavy on position players in the second day of the MLB Draft on Friday. Miami picked eight position players, including shortstop Ben Deluzio of Orlando First Academy in the third round and Cal State Fullerton junior catcher Chad Wallach, the son of longtime major-league third baseman Tim Wallach, in the fifth round. Marlins director of scouting Stan Meek said the team did not make a concerted effort going into Friday to draft strictly position players. Thats really how the board fell, Meek said. We needed position players, but we didnt really say we were going to target position players. I didnt even realize it until it went down to the end, but we took a lot of athletes. It just kind of fit with how the board fell. Deluzio hit .400 with 20 RBI and 32 runs scored this past season. He is a Florida State signee, but Deluzio told the Orlando Sentinel on Friday night that he was going pro.Im looking forward to staying on the infield and making a difference for the...

Marlins take UNC 3B Colin Moran with sixth pick

The Miami Marlins selected North Carolina third baseman Colin Moran with the sixth overall pick in the MLB Draft on Thursday night.Moran is arguably the best player on the nation's No. 1 ranked team. The junior from Rye, N.Y., is hitting .357 with 13 home runs, 84 RBIs and 69 runs for North Carolina (52-8).The 6-foot-3, 215-pound Moran has been a decorated collegiate player,...

Marlins rumors: Ricky Nolasco is available

The Miami Marlins showed this offseason that they're willing to trade basically anyone on their team. With the way they've started the season you wouldn't think that this has changed. As such, it's not surprising to see that right-handed starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco is available, according to Joe Frisaro of Nolasco is the Marlins' highest-paid player...

Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton expected to return Monday

Earlier this week, Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton told reporters that he was targeting a Monday return. It sounds like he may have been correct in his projection, as manager Mike Redmond told Joe Capozzi of The Palm Beach Post yesterday that there’s a good chance Stanton will be activated from the disabled list in the next few days. #Marlins mgr Mike Redmond...

ASU's Williams taken by Marlins with 44th pick

Arizona State pitcher Trevor Williams was selected by the Miami Marlins with the 44th overall pick in the second round of the MLB draft on Thursday. Williams, a junior, went 6-6 this season in 16 starts with an ERA of 4.12, but his career ERA of 2.99 is tied for the fifth-lowest in the program's modern history. He threw three complete games this season while striking out 81...

David Wright scales tarp following catch

David Wright made a nice running catch on Marlins outfielder Chris Coghlan today. Wright decided to forgo the fall into the stands Derek Jeter act, instead opting to do what a spider can -- crawl all... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Astros claim LHP LeBlanc off waivers from Marlins

The Houston Astros claimed left-hander Wade LeBlanc off waivers from the Miami Marlins on Saturday and expect to use him out of the bullpen to provide depth in long relief. LeBlanc plans to join the team in time for Sunday's series finale in Kansas City, at which point the Astros will make a corresponding roster move. LeBlanc went 1-5 with a 5.18 ERA in seven starts for the...

Adeiny Hechavarria lifts Marlins past Mets in marathon affair

NEW YORK (AP) -- In the longest major league game in more than three years, Adeiny Hechavarria hit an RBI single in the 20th inning and the Miami Marlins outlasted the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday, well after Matt Harvey left with lower back tightness following another stingy start. Steve Cishek retired Daniel Murphy on a fly ball to the left-field warning track for the final out...

Marlins and Mets rained out; Sept 14 makeup

Updates with probable pitchers for Saturday and Sunday. The Miami Marlins' series opener at the New York Mets on Friday night was postponed because of rain, The game was rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Sept. 14 at 4:10 p.m. It was the second straight rainout for the Mets, who were washed out at the Washington Nationals on Thursday. The matchup of...

Marlins End 6-Game Trip at Citi Field

The Miami Marlins swept the New York Mets over the weekend, but were the victims of a sweep in Philadelphia. The Phillies took all three games from the Marlins as Miami’s six-game road trip got off to an 0-3 start. The good news for Miami is that the trip concludes in Citi Field against the [...]

Marlins Come Out On Top In 2-1 Marathon Win Over Mets

The Miami Marlins scratched out a run in the top of the 20th inning to break the 1-1 deadlock and beat the Mets 2-1 at Citi Field tonight. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and was solid for seven innings until he was removed with what the team initially diagnosed as “lower back tightness.”  The righthander gets his fourth straight no-decision after allowing just one run on six...

Marlins-Mets Preview

After the Miami Marlins surprisingly swept the New York Mets last weekend, Tropical Storm Andrea could wash out the teams' meeting Friday night at Citi Field and a scheduled matchup of two of the best young pitchers in baseball. Jose Fernandez and the Marlins try to avoid matching a dubious team record, while Matt Harvey looks to help the Mets gain a measure of revenge. Miami...

Moran Taken Sixth Overall In MLB Draft

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina junior third baseman Colin Moran was selected sixth overall by the Miami Marlins in the 2013 MLB Draft Thursday night. Moran becomes the 19th Tar Heel to be drafted in the first round and the seventh since 2006.

Marlins-Mets rained out

NEW YORK The Miami Marlins' series opener at the New York Mets on Friday night was postponed because of rain. The game was rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Sept. 14 at 4:10 p.m. It was the second straight rainout for the Mets, who were washed out at the Washington Nationals on Thursday. The Marlins and Mets will play on Saturday at 1:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Florida.
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