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Volquez to start Saturday's spring opener

It won't take long for the Marlins to get a look at their primary offseason free-agent acquisition. Right-hander Edinson Volquez is scheduled to start for Miami in its Grapefruit League opener at 1:05 p.m. ET on Saturday against the Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium.
3 days ago

Hosmer talking extension, but prepared for breakup of Royals' core

SURPRISE, Az. -- He wants to stay. All of the Royals' potential free agents want to stay. But as first baseman Eric Hosmer puts it, "I realize what hand Dayton was dealt."Which isn't to say that "Dayton" -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore -- is conceding that he will lose Hosmer, the most coveted of the four Royals players entering their walk years.Hosmer said Sunday that he...
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7 days ago

Tall order for Volquez in first live BP session

After seeing the list of hitters he would be facing on Sunday morning, Marlins right-hander Edinson Volquez joked that the coaching staff may not like him.
7 days ago

Report: Marlins acquire Dan Straily from the Reds

Talk about getting water from a rock. Less than a year after picking up Dan Straily off waivers from the San Diego Padres, the Cincinnati Reds have reportedly flipped the veteran starter to the Miami Marlins for three prospects. Straily, 28, is coming off a rebound performance this past season. He posted a 14-8 record with a 3.76 ERA and 1.19 WHIP in 34 games (31 starts) for the...
Via Sportsnaut
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Which Edinson Volquez will they get?

The starting rotation for the Miami Marlins was on its way toward becoming dangerous, but it took a devastating hit in September when Jose Fernandez died from a boating accident. Replacing him is impossible, but the Marlins are doing their best to get what they can find. Their first major signing of the offseason was 33-year-old Dominican Edinson Volquez. At certain times, he looks...
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez Is So Many Pitchers

The top priority for the Marlins is boosting the pitching staff that suffered a devastating blow upon the death of Jose Fernandez. That can’t be forgotten, but at the same time, it’s as good as unfair to other pitchers to lead with this, because Fernandez could have no suitable replacement. The Marlins were robbed of one of the greatest talents on the planet. The Marlins just...
Via Fangraphs
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

AP source: Volquez signs two-year, $22M deal with Marlins

MIAMI -- The Marlins have begun the painful task of revamping their rotation following the death of ace Jose Fernandez, reaching a deal with free agent Edinson Volquez.The veteran right-hander agreed to a two-year, $22 million contract, a person familiar with the situation said Monday. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it won...
Via Associated Press
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Rangers reportedly expressing interest in Edinson Volquez

If the Texas Rangers are looking for some World Series experience this trade deadline, here’s one way they can get it. According to a report by Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News on Sunday, the Rangers are expressing interest in Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez and even sent their entire inner circle of front office personnel to watch Volquez’s most recent start against...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez might have just made the worst start in MLB history

A pitcher's career is filled with unforgettable highs and very forgettable lows.Take right-hander Edinson Volquez, for example. Last October, he shined in the decisive Game 5 of the World Series that clinched the Kansas City Royals' first championship since 1985. On Friday night, however, nothing went right.Volquez allowed 12 runs (11 earned) on eight hits and three walks in one...
Via FOX Sports
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez has wardrobe malfunction during game (PHOTOS)

Starting pitchers tend to stay to themselves, but Royals ace Edinson Volquez probably should’ve checked with his teammates before taking the mound in Sunday’s game against the Mets. The Royals are sporting new hats this year, and they are fresh. Gold lettering but no crown above them. Volquez apparently didn’t get that memo, though. Edinson Volquez had to change hats inbetween...
Via The Sports Daily
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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