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Bour getting crash course in facing lefties

Justin Bour has shown enough pop against right-handers that the Marlins plan on giving the left-handed hitting first baseman chances off lefties.
10 days ago

Christian Yelich, Justin Bour each blast 3rd-inning homers for Marlins

MARLINS 8, CARDINALS 7 At Jupiter, Florida, Christian Yelich and Justin Bour homered off closer Seung Hwan Oh in the third inning, and Matt den Dekker added a two-run single in the fifth. Marlins starter Edinson Volquez gave up a run without a hit in his one inning of work. New Cardinals center fielder Dexter Fowler walked twice and scored twice, and Matt Carpenter hit a three-run homer.
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins considering Chris Carter, Mark Reynolds

After hitting the second-fewest home runs in the MLB last season, the Miami Marlins are hoping to add some raw power on the free agent market.According to a report by Jerry Crasnick of ESPN on Friday, the Marlins want to sign a righty first baseman to complement Justin Bour and are considering Chris Carter and Mark Reynolds among other options. Carter, 30, batted .222/.321/.499 in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Marlins activate Giancarlo Stanton from DL

The Miami Marlins will have some extra thump in their lineup as they try to compete for a wild card spot. The club announced on Tuesday that it has activated slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who hasn’t played since August 13. OFFICIAL: Giancarlo Stanton has been reinstated from the Disabled List and is activated for tonight's game. — Miami Marlins (...
Via Sportsnaut
September 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Marlins' Justin Bour named September's NL rookie of the month

Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour was named National League Rookie of the Month for September on Monday. Bour hit .290 with nine home runs and 25 RBI in 26 games in the season's final month. Over 129 contests, Bour finished .262 with 20 doubles, 23 dingers -- third most among NL rookies -- with a team-high 73 RBI. The 27-year-old likely cemented his role as the starting first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bartolo Colon makes slick behind-the-back throw

Don’t let Bartolo Colon’s physique fool you. He is one heck of an athlete. The New York Mets right-hander made perhaps the play of the year Saturday night, and he made it look so easy. Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour hit a weak grounder down the first base line that looked like a potential infield hit. But Colon was there to scoop it up and make one of the craziest...
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Q&A: Justin Bour, Marlins Slugger

Justin Bour is a big man who hits bombs. The 27-year-old Miami Marlins rookie is 6-foot-4, 250 pounds — and this season, 10 of his 14 home runs have gone at least 400 feet. On Saturday, he clubbed a 453 foot shot against Jordan Zimmermann at Nationals Park. The lefty swinger has power to all fields. Seven of his Bour’s blasts have been to the pull side, while six have been from...
Via Fangraphs
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Bour glad to finally have first major-league HR under belt

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour, the owner of 92 homers in six minor-league seasons, felt a sense of relief Friday night. Through 52 plate appearances in the big leagues, he had yet to clear the fences. Bour sent the first offering -- an 86 mph fastball -- from Washington Nationals right-hander Doug Fister for a leadoff blast in the fourth inning of a 3-2 loss. A...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Bour's Wrigley dream comes true, in roundabout way

CHICAGO -- When first baseman Justin Bour envisioned his debut at Wrigley Field, it didn't include him wearing the visiting club's uniform. But that's what he found himself donning Friday afternoon for the series opener between the Miami Marlins and Chicago Cubs. Bour, who was acquired by the Marlins in the Triple-A phase of the 2013 Rule 5 draft, batted .330 with 20 doubles, nine...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins demote Derek Dietrich, call up Justin Bour

The Miami Marlins will select the contract of first baseman Justin Bour prior to Wednesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg. Following Tuesday's 1-0 win over the Rays, the club optioned struggling second baseman Derek Dietrich to Triple-A New Orleans. A move must be made to the 40-man roster to make room for Bour. Bour, who was taken in the 25th round of the 2009...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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