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Giancarlo Stanton ditches protective mask at the plate

Giancarlo Stanton for the first time on Tuesday night stepped into the batter’s box without a protective face guard attached to his helmet, something he has been wearing throughout spring training and the early part of the regular season. And the results were good. In his sole at-bat without the custom, carbon fiber face guard,...Read More The post Giancarlo Stanton starting to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carter Capps, Jordan Walden, and Legal Deliveries

Yesterday, the Marlins called up Carter Capps from the minors, and Capps went on to make his season debut in last night’s game against the Braves. He pitched well, getting all three batters he faced out, one of them by strikeout. But a reliever getting called up and throwing a scoreless inning isn’t worthy of […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Alvarez goes on DL with shoulder inflammation

ATLANTA (AP) Miami Marlins opening day starter Henderson Alvarez has been put on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The move was made before Monday's game at Atlanta. Alvarez (0-2) gave up four runs in five innings and lost Sunday to Tampa Bay. Alvarez went 12-7 with a 2.65 ERA last year and made the All-Star team. The Marlins are already without ace Jose...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After Frustrating Opening Week, Miami Marlins Lose Three Players

Picture Credit – Mike Ehrmann / Getty Images North America Following the Miami Marlins 8-5 loss against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday April 12th, the Marlins current ace Henderson Alvarez went for an MRI on his right elbow and shoulder. While the results of the MRI came back inconclusive, Alvarez has been placed on the disabled list, most likely for precautionary reasons. ...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Marlins’ slam dunk celebration is awesome

On Friday night, the Miami Marlins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-9 in ten innings after a walk off single by Christian Yelich. After the win, Mat Latos set Dee Gordon up for a celebratory slam dunk on Yelich. Jeffrey Loria is everything that’s wrong with pro sports…but I can’t help but like this Marlins team. Help me. The post The Marlins’ slam dunk celebration is awesome appeared...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Ozuna benched after being late for batting practice

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna has been scratched from the starting lineup for their game against Tampa Bay after he was late for batting practice. Ichiro Suzuki replaced Ozuna on Sunday and was set to make his first start for the Marlins. Manager Mike Redmond declined to give a reason for Ozuna's tardiness but was unhappy about it. Redmond says that ''we...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Unveil Worst Victory Celebration Of All Time

The Miami Marlins have a new victory celebration for the 2015 season and it's going to make you root against them all year.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dee Gordon dunks on Christian Yelich during postgame interview (Video)

Miami Marlins infielder Dee Gordon threw down a dunk on teammate Christian Yelich while he was giving a postgame interview following Friday night's extra-inning victory over Tampa Bay.Yelich drove in three runs and hit the walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 10th to give the Marlins a 10-9 win over the Rays. After the game, Yelich was "rewarded" by getting dunked on, with Mat...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Christian Yelich gets dunked on in postgame interview

Getting dunked on is perhaps the most humiliating thing that can happen to a basketball player. For baseball players, it's simply a photobombing opportunity in the midst of a postgame celebration. After Christian Yelich hit the game-winning RBI single in the 10th inning Friday night vs. Tampa Bay to give the Miami Marlins a 10-9 victory and their first win of the season, Dee Gordon...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins host 'Zombie Night' (Video)

On Friday night, the Miami Marlins hosted "Zombie Night", where fans were encouraged to come to the game dressed as zombies, or they could choose to get makeup at the game. Actor IronE Singleton (T-Dog from the AMC television series The Walking Dead) threw out the first pitch.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton lays out and makes great diving catch, doubles off runner (VIDEO)

The first week of the 2015 MLB season isn’t even in the books yet, and thanks to Giancarlo Stanton, we already have an early candidate for best catch of the year so far. In the fourth inning of Wednesday night’s Braves-Marlins game, Freddie Freeman hit a screamer which was headed for the gap. It seemed like Freeman had himself a surefire double or even a triple. But Stanton...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Reinvention Of Mat Latos Isn’t Off To A Good Start

You already know what I’m going to say — this early in the year, we don’t really care about results so much as we care about what goes into those results. Maybe that’s a new pitch, or a new batting stance, or our first look at a guy trying to come back from an injury. Sometimes, […]
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Sell Mat Latos

A show of hands that started Mat Latos in their daily fantasy leagues (DFS) yesterday. I was one of them, but he never would’ve sniffed my lineup if the Cardinals/Cubs game wasn’t postponed. Latos dealt with myriad injuries last year, but unlike other injured players I didn’t believe he would bounce back in 2015. If the Reds thought more highly of him they would have acquired...
Via Baseball Professor
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mat Latos has historically bad debut for Marlins

The Miami Marlins were a trendy pick to contend this season after having a busy offseason, but based on the first two games of the season, it might be a long year in South Florida. Mat Latos, who was acquired from the Cincinnati Reds in a trade, made his season debut with the Marlins —...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain delay came after Marlins president misread weather app

The first newsworthy thing the Miami Marlins did during the 2015 MLB season was forget to close their retractable roof to avoid a rain delay. Marlins Park, which cost $515 million to build and was opened just three years ago, is one of six MLB stadiums with a retractable roof. Despite that, the second inning...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dee Gordon stumbles, falls after laying down perfect bunt (GIF)

Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon stumbled and fell after laying down the perfect bunt during the eighth inning of Monday's opening day game against Atlanta.The bunt would have been good enough to earn a single if Gordon could have stayed on his feet, but he lost his footing right out of the box and couldn't make it halfway to first before falling on his face.  The Braves...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Someone Please Tell Marcell Ozuna That He Did Not Make This Catch

Marcell Ozuna of the Miami Marlins thought he had made a great play in center field on opening day, but unfortunately he was very wrong. Check out Marcell dive for a catch and as he got back up to show off the ball in his mitt, he sadly realized that the ball was not in Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins have rain delay in ballpark with retractable roof

The Miami Marlins opened a new ballpark in 2012 that features a retractable roof. Yet, somehow, their first home game of the 2015 season was stopped in the second inning because of rain. The weather in South Florida can be extremely unpredictable, which is why the Marlins became one of just six teams in professional...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Six Bold Predictions for 2015

 With the 2015 season right around the corner, it is time to make some bold predictions about how the Miami Marlins will perform in 2015; 1. Dee Gordon will lead the National League in Stolen Bases and Runs. Dee Gordon Scoring in a Spring Training Game Batting at the top of the order for one of the top offenses in the NL, Dee Gordon is poised to have a career year while establishing...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarred Cosart being investigated for gambling

According to the Miami New Times, Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart may be in hot water after a private Twitter exchange was leaked indicating that Cosart is heavily into sports gambling of some sort: Cosart’s troubles started last night with a gambling expert on Twitter alleging he’d direct messaged a colleague asking for betting advice. Cosart later deleted his own account as...
Via The Outside Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins sign Christian Yelich to huge contract extension

The Miami Marlins have locked up a second young outfielder on a long-term deal. Just a few months after signing Giancarlo Stanton to a 13-year, $325 million contract, the Marlins have agreed to yet another lucrative deal with a player that figures into the team’s future. Christian Yelich, 23, signed a seven-year, $49.5 million contract that will take him through the 2022 season...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton was 'angered' over $325 million offer

First world problems right here. Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, who signed the first $300 million contract in the history of North American sports back in November, indicated in an interview with Ben Reiter of Sports Illustrated that he was initially “angered” by the contract offer.  I think they were thinking I was going to be like, ‘Oh, well, sign me up...
Via Sportsnaut
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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