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The Miami Marlins have recalled catcher Kyle Skipworth from their Triple-A New Orleans minor league affiliate. He is up to cover the roster spot that has been vacated for the next handful of days while Austin Kearns is on the bereavement list. In an unrelated transaction, the organization has outrighted infielder Nick Green to Triple-A New Orleans after having cleared waivers.
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Injured Miami Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez was moved to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday after second baseman Donovan Solano was put on the 15-day DL with a rib injury.Solano missed three straight games with an intercostal issue before being put on the DL following Monday nights loss at San Diego.Alvarez, acquired in the offseason from Toronto, went on the disabled list...
The Miami Marlins’ offense has a big day on Sunday beating the Philadelphia Phillies by a final score of 14-2. Miami scored nine runs in the first few innings and continued to add on as the game progressed. The oddity of this outburst is Kevin Slowey was the starter and he had received the worst run support thus far. With the ton of support, Slowey won his first game as...
The Miami Marlins have recalled infielder Nick Green from their Triple-A New Orleans minor league affiliate to fill the roster void on the parent club as second baseman Donovan Solano went on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left intercostal muscle. Ironically, Green was designated for assignment and then optioned by the Marlins just last week.
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On Monday night, the Miami Marlins suffered a 5-0 loss to the San Diego Padres, but shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria continued to prove he belongs in the big leagues. The 24-year-old Cuban made a diving stop that has to be among the early leaders for defensive play of the year.
Hechavarria ranged to his left, made a ridiculous diving snare of a Nick Hundley grounder, then pulled himself...
The last time that right-hand starting pitcher Kevin Slowey received a winning decision was on September 18, 2010. At least, that was the case. Slowey finally earned a win today, May 5, 2013, pitching seven scoreless innings against the Philadelphia Phillies, allowing two hits and walking a pair while striking out seven during the Miami Marlins 14-2 victory. Slowey has pitched...
The Miami Marlins have sent infielder Nick Green to Triple-A New Orleans. Green was designated for assignment last week but cleared waivers.
During Green’s brief stint at the big league level this year he compiled a .321/.344/.500 line in eight games. Green, 34, will likely return to the major league level at a later date for the Marlins. He appeared with the team in seven games last year.
According to a source with knowledge of the situation, longtime major league pitcher Carlos Zambrano has signed with the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League. Zambrano will join ex-major leaguers Dontrelle Willis, Vladimir Guerrero, Ramon Castro, Ben Broussard, and Josh Barfield on the Ducks' current roster. After spending 2012 with the Miami Marlins, Zambrano became a free...
A day after scoring 14 runs, the Miami Marlins were shut out by the San Diego Padres in a 5-0 loss. The loss snapped a two game win streak for Miami and quieted some murmurs about an improved offense. The loss to a fellow team with a losing record dropped the Marlins to 10-23 on the year. Miami remains in last place in the National League East.
Wade LeBlanc returned to the...
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As the Marlins hits two solo shots off of Cole Hamels, the Phils are one-hit by Marlins’ pitching, as they lose to the fish, 2-0.
The Marlins took the lead in the top of the second as Marcell Ozuna hits a lead-off home run, his first home run of the season, and his first career home run, giving the Marlins a 1-0 lead. The Marlins added to their lead in the third as, with one man...
Adeiny Hechavarria hit a grand slam and a bases-loaded triple off beleaguered Philadelphia Phillies starter Roy Halladay, driving in seven runs for the Miami Marlins in their 14-2 victory Sunday.
Kevin Slowey (1-2) pitched seven shutout innings for his first win since September 2010. He allowed two hits while striking out seven and walking two.
The right-hander had been winless...
Jose Fernandez dominated the Phils and combined with two other relievers on a one-hit shutout of the Phils.
Ks PILE UP
On the eve of Cinco De Mayo, the Phillies 3-4-5 hitters (Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, and Delmon Young) combined for seven Ks, including a Golden Sombrero from the Big Piece. Only two Phils starters (Carlos Ruiz, Ben Revere) did not strike out in last night’s affair...
The Miami Marlins are coming off their best offensive performance in three seasons. They may need to deliver a similar effort against the San Diego Padres the way left-hander Wade LeBlanc has been struggling.
LeBlanc will make his first start against his former team - and first at Petco Park as a visitor - Monday night when these last-place clubs begin a three-game set.
Miami Marlins (9-22) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (14-17)
Kevin Slowey (0-2, 2.15 ERA) vs. Roy Halladay (2-3, 6.75)
TIME: 2:35 PM, Citizens Bank Park
TV: PHL 17
Weather: 63, clear
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Doc Halladay attempts to win the series for the Phils, looking to bounce back versus the Fish after one of the worst starts of career against the Indians. Against current Marlins...
This weekend everything set up perfectly for the Phillies to finally get back to .500. They came home for a four game set against the last place Miami Marlins. They were a combined 4-1 against the fish coming into last night. However, as each inning came and went last night, fans were painfully treated to [...]