JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Infielder Donovan Solano and outfielder Don Kelly have been told they will be on the Miami Marlins' opening-day roster.
Manager Mike Redmond said Tuesday he decided to keep Solano over Reid Brignac because of Solano's ability to play second, third and shortstop, as well as steal some bases.
Solano hit .252 in 310 at-bats for the Marlins last season.
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March 31, 2015
MIAMI (AP) -- Jarred Cosart pitched into the eighth inning, Marcell Ozuna had four hits and four RBIs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 11-3 on Friday night.
Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs and Donovan Solano also had four hits for the Marlins, who had a season-high 18 hits.
Freddie Freeman hit his 18th home run for the Braves, who have lost three of four.
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September 05, 2014
MIAMI -- Miami Marlins infielder Donovan Solano was one of the final cuts this past spring training.
Hours later, Ed Lucas broke his hand and Solano made the Opening Day roster with a bench role. In 2013, he served as the starting second baseman.
Though he has been up and down between the majors and Triple-A New Orleans this season, Solano has made the most of his opportunities when...
Your browser does not support iframes.A Miami Marlins fan caught a foul ball and gave it to his baby, who immediately began chewing on it, during Thursday night's game against Philadelphia.In the bottom of the third, Marlins batter Donovan Solano hit a popup foul into the short right field stands. The fan made the catch and gave the ball to his wife, who proceeded to give the ball...
MIAMI -- There are few certainties in life.
For the Miami Marlins, two things come close: right-hander Steve Cishek recording the save and infielder Donovan Solano making the defensive play.
Both instances didn't come through Thursday night, as the Marlins gave up a ninth-inning lead in a 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park.
In the decisive ninth, Cishek walked...
Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retro June 21) with a right triceps strain prior to Wednesday's game in Philadelphia.
Hechavarria, who has not played since last Friday, experienced soreness in his right elbow during warm-up tosses last Saturday before batting practice. He was a late scratch. Ed Lucas has started each game since then...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Donovan Solano hit a three-run homer off David Price to help the Miami Marlins beat Tampa Bay 5-3 on Wednesday night, extending the Rays' longest losing streak in nearly five years to nine games. It is the second-longest losing streak in the major leagues this season.
Casey McGehee had an RBI single for the Marlins, who won the first two games of a four-game...
JUPITER, Fla. -- The Miami Marlins' opening-day roster continued to take shape Thursday morning before the team's final home Grapefruit League game.
Miami optioned outfielder Jake Marisnick and infielder Donovan Solano to Triple-A New Orleans (Pacific Coast League) after close races for roster spots.
Marisnick competed with Marcell Ozuna for the starting center-field job.