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In his words: Marlins' Justin Bour details his overseas trip to visit troops

Justin Bour is a first baseman for the Miami Marlins. The Marlins acquired Bour, a 25th-round pick in the 2009 draft, from the Chicago Cubs during last year's Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 Draft. Bour made his big-league debut on June 5, 2014. The 26-year-old hit .284 with three doubles, a home run and 11 RBI in 39 major-league games as a rookie. He teamed up with FOXSportsFlorida...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins representatives take 6th trip overseas to visit U.S. military

Representatives from the Miami Marlins will make the organization's sixth trip to visit U.S. military personnel stationed overseas in the coming week. First baseman Justin Bour, right-handed reliever Chris Hatcher as well as former big leaguer and FOX Sports analyst Preston Wilson will visit southwest Asia from Dec. 6-13. Members of the front office and three dancers from the Marlins...
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December 03, 2014  |  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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