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Marlins Brad Penny Gets Win In 1st Start Since 2011.

Marlins starting pitcher Brad Penny made his first start yesterday since 2011 and made his first appearance in the Majors since 2012 as a reliever with the Giants. Penny went 5 innings and allowed 4 hits gave up 2 runs (1ER) while striking out 3 and walking 4 in the win against the Reds. Penny […]
Via Full Scale Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adeiny Hechavarria (SS, MIA) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Very Deep Leagues / NL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: Adeiny Hechavarria is not great at any one thing. That being said, the Marlins shortstop has posted decent numbers across the board this season, but nothing totally astounding. With post-break injuries and slowing production coming from several utility players and players in the shortstop position, […]
Via RotoBaller
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs acquire Jacob Turner from Marlins

getty images On Friday the Chicago Cubs acquired starting pitcher Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins for pitchers Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias. Turner, 23, was designated for assignment by the Marlins this week after a disastrous second year in the majors. In 20 games – including 12 starts – Turner had a 5.97 ERA and a 1.65 WHIP. It is a concern that the Marlins gave up on the...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins “not optimistic” about extension with Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton is hands down one of the best hitters in Major League Baseball and the slugging outfielder will soon be up for a new contract. Stanton is set for free agency in 2016 and the Miami Marlins would like to get an extension done with Stanton before then. However, according to CBS Sports’ Jon […]
Via Full Scale Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins not optimistic about Stanton extension

The Miami Marlins have a track record of trading their top players away from the organization. Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton might be the next on the list to depart South Beach for greener pastures. Miami did not trade Stanton before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline and has been adamant about keeping the All-Star outfielder. Stanton will not become a free agent until after...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Marlin's Brass Pessimistic On Stanton

Giancarlo StantonWhile a few teams (most notably the Red Sox and Dodgers) recently inquired about Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton, the Marlins rebuffed them at every turn. However, CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman is hearing that some Miami "higher-ups" are pessimistic about the team's ability to sign Stanton long-term. With the 29th lowest payroll in a 30-team league...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marlins pitch takes line drive to the head

Jon Judd Miami Marlins pitcher Dan Jennings took a line drive to the head Thursday night. At first, he seemed fine. It was soon very clear that he wasn’t. In the seventh inning, Jennings threw a pitch to Pittsburgh Pirates Jordy Mercer who cracked the ball right back to the mound, hitting the pitcher in the temple. Immediately Jennings went down, but he quickly came to his...
Via Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Dan Jennings has concussion; CT scan negative

Miami Marlins left-handed reliever Dan Jennings was carted off the field and taken to a local hospital where he was diagnosed with a concussion. A CT scan was negative, reports Joe Fresaro of MLB.com. Jennings was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Jordy Mercer  in the 7th inning of Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates (video here and below).Although...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Jennings taken to hospital after taking liner to head

Miami Marlins relief pitcher Dan Jennings was taken to a hospital in Pittsburgh after taking a line driver off his head. Jennings, 27, was carted off the field after taking a liner to the left side of his head. More will be known after Jennings is evaluated at the hospital. #Marlins Dan Jennings has been taken to a local area hospital where he will undergo further evaluation. ...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dan Jennings hit in head by liner, carted off field

Miami reliever Dan Jennings was involved in a scary moment during Thursday’s Pirates-Marlins matchup. In the seventh inning of the game, Jennings was hit in the left side of his head by a Jordy Mercer line drive. He immediately fell down to the ground, and then got up and staggered around on the mound, looking completely dazed. Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia ran to his aid, as the...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Mathis embraces role as Miami Marlins backup catcher, team leader

MIAMI -- When the Los Angeles Angels traded Jeff Mathis to the Toronto Blue Jays in December 2011, the former first-round selection would soon learn he wasn't just moving to another country. The Blue Jays approached him, the Angels' primary catcher over the previous three seasons, about serving as the backup to J.P. Arencibia. Mathis, who hit .194 with 26 homers and 139 RBI...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Jarred Cosart, Henderson Alvarez, Kevin Gregg

New Miami Marlins starter Jarred Cosart suffered some ill-effects from collecting his first MLB hit last week, as MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports. Cosart tweaked his left oblique during that at-bat and has been scratched from Thursday's scheduled start as a result. Fellow starter Henderson Alvarez looks on course to return from the DL when eligible, while Kevin Gregg'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Penny is an option to start Saturday for Marlins

With Jacob Turner designated for assignment the Miami Marlins are considering Brad Penny for Saturday’s game in Cincinnati. Turner’s rotation spot will need to be filled but how well Penny could do is up for debate. Penny has not pitched in the majors since 2012 but owns a 2.28 ERA in five starts for Triple- New Orleans this season. Ultimately Penny owns an opt-out clause which...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins designate Jacob Turner for assignment, recall Brian Flynn

The Miami Marlins designated right-hander Jacob Turner for assignment prior to Tuesday's series opener in Pittsburgh while recalling lefty Brian Flynn from Triple-A New Orleans. Turner, who was out of options, may have seen his last action in a Marlins uniform Sunday afternoon. He gave up five runs on nine hits over four innings in a loss to the Cincinnati Reds. The 23-year-old...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Redmond loses mind over controversial home plate ruling

MLB Major League Baseball wanted to eliminate those nasty collisions at home plate, the ones that make a catcher look like a tackling dummy. So in the off-season, they instituted a blocking the plate rule. A catcher couldn’t stand in a runner’s path if he didn’t have the ball. The wording was a bit more ambiguous but that was the gist. To my knowledge the rule hadn’t been...
Via With Leather
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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