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STEVE CISHEK RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins avoid arbitration with closer Cishek and 3 others

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Marlins and closer Steve Cishek have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $6.65 million, one-year contract. The team also settled Friday with right-handers Henderson Alvarez and Aaron Crow, as well as second baseman Dee Gordon. Alvarez agreed at $4 million for 2015, while Gordon will make $2.5 million and Crow's deal is for $1,975,000. Miami pitchers Mat Latos...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins reach agreements with four of seven arbitration-eligible players

The Miami Marlins agreed to 2015 contracts with four of their seven arbitration-eligible players prior to Friday's 1 p.m. deadline, including closer Steve Cishek, All-Star right-hander Henderson Alvarez and All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon. Cishek, the club's closer since taking over duties for Heath Bell in 2012, settled for $6.65 million, according to reports. He has gone 15...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Marlins avoid arbitration, agree to deals

The Miami Marlins agreed to 2015 contracts with four of their seven arbitration-eligible players prior to Friday's 1 p.m. deadline, including closer Steve Cishek, All-Star right-hander Henderson Alvarez and All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon. Cishek, the club's closer since taking over duties for Heath Bell in 2012, settled for $6.65 million, according to reports. He has gone 15...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 days ago  |  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

Marlins' Steve Cishek missed Tuesday bullpen session with sore neck

Miami Marlins closer Steve Cishek had to stop his Tuesday morning workouts early, and he missed his bullpen session on Tuesday due to a sore neck. The Sun-Sentinel's Marlins beat writer Juan Rodriguez tweeted the news late Tuesday morning.#Marlins closer Steve Cishek cut short workout before scheduled bullpen session. Sore neck.— Juan C. Rodriguez (@JCRMarlinsbeat) February...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 18, 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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