Found May 21, 2014 on Fox Sports Florida:
MIAMI -- When Miami Marlins right-hander Anthony DeSclafani looks back on Tuesday's home debut, he'll probably want to take one pitch back. DeSclafani allowed five runs over 5 1/3 innings in Miami's 6-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park. The 24-year-old gave up six hits, while recording two strikeouts and a walk over 89 pitches (57 strikes). He was lifted with one out in the sixth and a runner at second that would come around to score against reliever Brad Hand. Philadelphia scored two runs in the first, working deep counts against the rookie. Jimmy Rollins led off with a single and Carlos Ruiz flied out to center. DeSclafani (1-1) walked Chase Utley before Ryan Howard drove in Rollins with a double. Marlon Byrd followed with an RBI groundout to short. "Locating and getting back into the count," DeSclafani said of what he needed to do more. "A positive count where I can try to make another quality pitch or go for a strikeout." After ne...

Competitive nature may have played part in Jose Fernandez's season-ending injury

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez appears superhuman on the mound, but his mortal flaw -- a relentless competitive nature -- may have been his undoing that led to season-ending Tommy John surgery. Fernandez, sporting a black sling and white cast for his right arm, walked with manager Mike Redmond into the home clubhouse at Marlins Park on Tuesday afternoon before the team...

Persistence pays off as Marcell Ozuna busts out of slump in big way for Marlins

MIAMI -- An animated fish once offered the famous advice "just keep swimming." Mired in a monthlong slump, Miami Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna knew he needed to do just that in order to break out of his rough stretch. Ozuna drove in a career-high five runs to help Miami rout the Philadelphia Phillies 14-5 Wednesday night at Marlins Park. The 23-year-old went 2 for...

Marlins sign Miguel Tejada, release Carlos Marmol

Miami Marlins players may have had their first day off in three weeks, but the front office kept busy upon its return to South Florida. The Marlins signed infielder Miguel Tejada to a minor-league contract while releasing right-handed reliever Carlos Marmol on Monday afternoon. Tejada, 39, is currently serving a 105-game suspension for amphetamines after testing positive three different...

Marlins release Carlos Marmol

The Miami Marlins have released relief pitcher Carols Marmol. It comes as little surprise that Marmol generated no interest while on waivers. Now the Marlins are left to pay the remainder of the $1.25 million on his contract. #Marlins have released Carlos Marmol — Joe Capozzi (@joecapMARLINS) May 19, 2014 Marmol appeared in 15 games this season producing a 8.10 ERA and a 1.95...

This Photo of Jose Fernandez Is So Damn Sad

The baseball world was devastated to learn that the electric Jose Fernandez would miss the rest of this season (and likely at least part of next) to Tommy John surgery. The young Marlins pitcher went under the knife last Friday and, from the looks of things in the photo above, he looks just as sad as we are. Photo Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Marlins Free Merchandise Really Piling Up As They Continue Wait For First 15,000 Fans

On the eve of yet another promotional giveaway night, the Miami Marlins staff continued their struggle finding room for leftover promotional merchandise, as the team is still awaiting their first 15,000 fans to show up to Marlins Park. “Sure, we’ll get a few hundred here and a few hundred there,” said Tim Carnell, the Marlins Marketing Director tasked with the difficult job...

The Rundown On Three National League Overachievers

In my last article, I wrote about the disappointing Arizona Diamondbacks. This time around, I thought I’d write a positive piece. What else could be more positive than overachievers? Not much really. To write about one team would be a mistake because multiple teams are winning an unpredicted amount of games. That is why 3 teams, the Miami Marlins, Colorado Rockies, and Milwaukee...

Marlins Park to play host to high-profile soccer teams in coming months

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins play 16 home games in June but just 10 during the month of July. Although there won't be beisbol played in Little Havana for weeks at a time, futbol will make its return. Marlins Park is set to host a tournament game between Atletico Nacional of Colombia and AS Monaco for the second annual Copa EuroAmericana at 7 p.m. on July 23. It will mark the first...

Gameday: Phillies (19-22) at Marlins (23-22)

Philadelphia Phillies (19-22) at Miami Marlins (23-22) Starting Pitchers: PHI: A.J. Burnett (2-3, 3.13) vs. MIA: Anthony DeSclafani ( 1-0, 3.00) Time: 7:10, Marlins Park TV: CSN Weather: Partly Cloudy, 79 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: Tonight is Anthony DeSclafani’s second Major League start.  The right-hander took over for phenom Jose Fernandez, who will undergo...

Let's Get It On- Marlins Series Preview

Philadelphia Phillies (19-22) @ Miami Marlins (23-22) Pitching Match-Ups:Tuesday, 7:10 - Sports Hernia Burnett vs. Rookie DeSclafaniWednesday, 7:10 - KK vs. 100 MPH EovaldiThursday, 12:40 - Cole Hames vs. Henderson AlvarezFish's Bats:R - 204 (6th)AVG - .263 (4th)OPS - .746 (5th) The offense is spearheaded by the man, the myth, the legend Giancarlo Stanton/RF (.318/1.017, 12 HR...

Marlins' late surge comes up just short in home loss to Phillies

MIAMI (AP) -- Jimmy Rollins homered for the second game in a row to put the Phillies ahead to stay, and four pitchers combined on a six-hitter to help Philadelphia beat the Miami Marlins 6-5 Tuesday. The Phillies began the night ranked 26th in the majors in homers, but they've hit seven in the past three games -- all wins -- while scoring 26 runs. A.J. Burnett (3-3), who pitched...

Kendrick, Bullpen Struggle in 14-5 Loss

Marcell Ozuna hits a grand slam in the Marlins’ 14-5 victory (Photo Credit: NBC Miami). Kyle Kendrick’s winless streak continues.  The right-hander has been without a win since August of 2013.  In previous starts, the offense or bullpen could have been to blame, but tonight it was mostly his own doing.  Kendrick allowed six earned runs in 5 and 2/3 innings.  He surrendered...

Phillies at Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Anthony DeSclafani isn't expected to perform to the level of Jose Fernandez just because he's taking the phenom's spot in the rotation for the time being. The newest Miami Marlins starter simply is trying to soak in the moment of playing in the big leagues. DeSclafani takes the mound Tuesday night as Miami...

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