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STEVE CISHEK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steve Cishek returns to Miami Marlins after minor league stint

Steve Cishek is back from the minors.  Now the Miami Marlins are hoping their former closer’s game has returned with him. Cishek, who had 73 saves the past two seasons for the Marlins, has had trouble getting anyone out this campaign.  He blew four of his seven save opportunities and lost the closer’s role in May.  But even in a mop-up role, he was struggling with a 1-5 record...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former closer Cishek to be recalled from Double-A by Marlins

MIAMI (AP) Demoted closer Steve Cishek will be recalled Saturday from Double-A Jacksonville by the Miami Marlins. Cishek was 1-5 with a 6.98 ERA when he was sent down June 1. He pitched six scoreless innings in five games for the Suns with two saves. Miami optioned right-handers Kendry Flores and Andre Rienzo to Triple-A New Orleans on Friday. Both will join the rotation there....
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins option Steve Cishek to AA

The Miami Marlins‘ early struggles of  2015 season don’t seem to be getting better any time soon.  They have already fired their manager and have dropped nine of the last thirteen games.  Now they have decided to option former closer Steve Cishek to their AA ball club as reported by Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. The veteran righty came into the 2015 season regarded as the Marlins’...
Via Baseball Essential
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Cishek to work on mechanics in minors

The Miami Marlins are hoping a trip to the minor leagues will straighten out what is wrong with former closer Steve Cishek. Cishek was optioned to the club’s Double-A affiliate in Jacksonville on Monday.  But manager Dan Jennings told the Miami Herald that he doesn’t think the demotion will be a long term deal.  Cishek, who had 73 saves the last two seasons for the Marlins...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Why did Marlins players skip team charity event?

The Miami Marlins held their annual "Fish 'N Chips Casino Party" Thursday night, which is normally an opportunity for their fans a chance to interact with the team's current and former players as well as the coaches. Unfortunately, none of the players on the current Marlins roster showed up to this year's event.Considering the admission charge for the big night was $100 for singles...
Via Holdout Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Cishek on Steve Cishek: The Making of a Marlin

Steve Cishek learned to throw a slider in 2009. Three years later, the side-winding Miami Marlins righty learned how to throw it more effectively against left-handed hitters. He has since emerged as one of the best closers in baseball. Cishek – as Eno Sarris wrote in December – has a reverse platoon split, despite an […]
Via Fangraphs
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins Rumors: Steve Cishek is available

The Miami Marlins aren't completely out of contention yet, but at eight and a half games out from a wildcard if the season ended today, their chances are starting to look slim. As such, the Marlins may be starting to test the water as sellers and their top closer Steve Cishek is turning up in trade rumors.#451668150 / gettyimages.comPlenty of teams in contention are still looking...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Cishek gets early call, shuts door as Marlins sweep Braves

MIAMI -- Marlins closer Steve Cishek paced the dugout rather than the bullpen during the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night. With two men on against reliever A.J. Ramos in the top half of the frame, manager Mike Redmond elected to go with Cishek for the four-out save. Knowing Andrelton Simmons is a good fastball hitter who rarely strikes out, Cishek went to his slider out...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Steve Cishek starts 2014 much like he ended 2013

MIAMI -- There's a difference between pitching in spring training and regular season games. Look no further than Marlins closer Steve Cishek. The 27-year-old struggled in Grapefruit League action, allowing eight runs -- six earned -- on 13 hits over 10 innings for a 2-0 record and 5.40 ERA. Most of the time, he entered during the middle innings rather than in save situations. "Obviously...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Faith gets Marlins closer Steve Chisek through tough times

Faith plays a big part in Marlins closer Steve Cishek's life. When he struggled during the first two months of the 2013 season his faith seemed to waver along with his confidence. As the Marlins went 14-41 heading into June, Cishek had recorded five saves, three losses, a hold and a blown save. In seven separate outings he surrendered a run. After consecutive appearances in which...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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