Found July 29, 2013 on Guyism:
TEAMS: Miami Marlins

Marlins Pitcher Chad Qualls Wipes Out While Attempting Post-Strikeout Fist Pump (GIF)

Even when the Marlins make a quality play, something goes wrong. Reliever Chad Qualls became the latest victim of that fact Tuesday night, when he botched the execution of his celebratory fist pump and ended up taking a tumble on the infield grass. Qualls escaped his one inning of relief unscathed — on the stat sheet, at least — but the Marlins were not so lucky. The Mets touched...

Marlins' Slowey out 4-6 weeks

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...

Marlins' Jose Fernandez, Steve Cishek share NL weekly honor

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...

Jose Fernandez records 13 K's, wins duel with Gerrit Cole

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...

What in the Qualls was he thinking?

Marlins reliever Chad Qualls had one heck of a celebration after recording the final out in the New York Mets' eighth inning in Miami on Tuesday night. Qualls entered a tie game in the top of the eighth, but he surrendered a leadoff triple to Marlon Byrd. However, the right-hander escaped the jam, leading to his awkward celebration roll -- or flop . Qualls, who is with his...

Fist Pump Fail: Chad Qualls Takes Tumble After Pump

Miami Marlins reliever Chad Qualls wins the award for “Fist Pump Fail of the Year”. Qualls takes a tumble after an emphatic fist pump to end the inning and an embarrassing walk back to the dugout. The post Fist Pump Fail: Chad Qualls Takes Tumble After Pump appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.

Tino Martinez blew up after Derek Dietrich didn’t pick up balls?

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 [...]

HItting Coach Tino Martinez Accused of Abusing Players

((ht: Interesting. 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...

Martinez responds to abuse allegations

Former Miami Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez, who resigned Sunday amid allegations that he was physically and verbally abusive, responded to said allegations.

Qualls gets a strikeout - then a knockdown

Chad Qualls got a strikeout and a knockdown on the same play. The Miami Marlins reliever gave up a leadoff triple to the New York Mets' Marlon Byrd to lead off the eighth inning Tuesday night, then fought his way out of the jam to preserve a 2-all tie. He struck out Ike Davis, got John Buck to ground out and two batters later struck out Omar Quintanilla to end the inning. That...

Chad Qualls Perfects Fist Pump Somersault

((HT: MLB/SNY)) It's one of those rare highlights that turned into something else entirely... What would you call this action after a strike out...??? A fist pump-trip-blown tire-somersault should just about cover it...

Chad Qualls Fist Pump Fail Video

In case you missed it, here it is… Miami Marlins reliever Chad Qualls squeaked out of trouble in the eighth inning of tonight’s game against the Mets. After allowing a leadoff triple to Marlon Byrd, he struck out Ike Davis, got John Buck to ground out, and then struck out Omar Quintanilla on three pitches to strand Byrd and end the inning with the game tied 2-2. For Qualls it...

Tino Martinez responds to abuse allegations

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...

Tino Martinez speaks out about incidents

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...

Marlins Continue Homestand with Mets

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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