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Marlins designate Wolf and Slowey for assignment among slue of Monday moves

On Monday the Miami Marlins designated pitchers Kevin Slowey and Randy Wolfe for assignment. Signed after the Marlins lost Jose Fernandez for the season, Wolf allowed five runs in four innings of work on Saturday dropping to 1-3 with a 5.26 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP in 25 2/3 innings of work. Slowey, 30, made two starts and 15 relief appearances for the Marlins posting a 5.30 ERA and a...
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DraftKings – Koehler Heads Prevail

I see you back there. Yes I'm talking to you. You love risk and I know you do. How can I tell? Well for starters you're reading my column here at the 'ole Razzball rag. You don't know what a 'rag' is do you? It's ok, you're the internet generation, we'll let it slide. I can't wait for the days when my walk up to the check out at the...
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Tyler Kolek: Marlins Reach Agreement With Second Overall Pick

The Miami Marlins shave reached an agreement with Tyler Kolek, the second overall pick of the 2014 draft, and will officially introduce their newest prospect later today.The deal is worth a reported $6 million below the approximate $6.822MM slot price for the No. 2 overall selection. Kolek is a big-bodied right-hander, 6-foot-5, 255-pound,  who can touch triple digits and boasts...
Via Baseball News Source
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Marlins notebook: Christian Yelich could be placed on DL

MIAMI -- With right-hander Nathan Eovaldi flying out to Houston for the birth of his first child, the Miami Marlins placed him on the paternity list and recalled righty Sam Dyson from Triple-A New Orleans prior to Sunday's finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Dyson went 1-1 with a 2.66 ERA and one save in 20 1/3 innings for the Zephyrs. He missed some time when he and teammate...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Father's Day special for Marlins players awaiting to become new dads

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins right-hander Nathan Eovaldi will toss his routine bullpen session Sunday morning before hopping on a flight to Houston. Eovaldi's wife, Rebekah, may give birth to their first child on Father's Day. "It's real exciting," said Eovaldi, who was placed on the paternity list prior to Sunday's finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates. "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Marlins Injury Update: Christian Yelich exits with back tightness

Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich left last night's extra-innings loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates after experiencing back tightness.'s Joe Frisaro tweeted that the diagnosis is a lower back strain:Just announced Yelich has a lower back strain #Marlins #Pirates— Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro) June 13, 2014According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel, Yelich...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Furcal reinstated from 60-day DL, ready to make Marlins debut

MIAMI -- Rafael Furcal will make his long-awaited Miami Marlins debut Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Furcal, who signed a one-year deal in the offseason to be the club's second baseman and leadoff hitter, was reinstated Friday after having been on the 60-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain and right groin strain. Since May 29, he played in 11 minor-league...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Rafael Furcal should return Friday

Veteran infielder Rafael Furcal is set to get back on a major league field for the first time since 2012, with the Miami Marlins preparing to activate him before Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald reports that Furcal, now playing second base, is likely to replace rookie Justin Bour on the roster after Bour was optioned following...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Nearing Deal With Tyler Kolek

The Marlins are “in advanced negotiations” with second overall pick Tyler Kolek, reports Joe Frisaro of With the sides nearing agreement, a deal is expected to be official within days. The magnitude of Kolek’s bonus remains unreported, but he is certainly in line for a big payday after being taken in the second slot, which carries an allotment of just over $6.8MM...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Updates: Henderson Alvarez, Rafael Furcal, Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Miami Marlins 2B/SS Rafael Furcal has not played a regular-season Major League game since the end of 2012 as a Cardinal. He has spent the entire season on the disabled list, but he could make his debut with the Marlins as early as this coming weekend.'s Joe Frisario reports that Furcal, who has rehabbed with the Double-A Jacksonville Suns, will move down to Class-A...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish face Rangers in interleague action

Marlins conclude road trip in Texas For the second time in three series, the Miami Marlins will be playing a two-game interleague road set. Miami will conclude a 7-game road trip with two games in Arlington against the Texas Rangers. Miami is off to a 3-2 start on the trip. The Marlins most recently dropped two of three to the Chicago Cubs in Wrigley Field, but rallied their last...
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Marlins Rumors: No reason to believe Miami won't add a player via trade

There is no reason to believe that the Miami Marlins won't add a player through trade at the trade deadline. Playing in a relatively weak NL East division, the Marlins, who sit at 33-30, could decide to make a move to bolster their squad down the stretch into September.Could David Price go to the Marlins? (Picture via Wikimedia Commons)According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Transition to catcher pays off for Marlins' J.T. Realmuto

As the story goes, a Midwest scout for the Marlins heard word from a friend about a state champion high school quarterback and shortstop with "makeup off the chart." The kid had decided during his senior year to pursue baseball rather than football, turning down interest from big programs like Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Stanford. Vice president of scouting Stan Meek decided...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Ozuna first among NL outfielders in RBI and tied for first in HRs

STREAKY OZUNA Since May 21, Marcell Ozuna is batting .328 with five homers and 16 RBI. During that span, he ranks first among NL outfielders in RBI and tied for first in home runs. Like teammate Christian Yelich, this year marks Ozuna's first major-league season. The pair earned call-ups in 2013. "He's a rookie," Redmond said. "This guy's a young hitter...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 11 MLB Waiver Wire: Henderson Alvarez not getting deserved respect

Henderson Alvarez: (SP,MIA,22% owned): 22 percent? Are you joking? Alvarez threw a no-hitter against the Tigers last year. The Tigers. Last year he pitched 102.2 innings and only gave up 2 homers. He hasn’t allowed a single run in each of his last three starts. His next start comes against the Chicago Cubs who, let’s face it, don’t have a lot of firepower. He doesn’t do anything...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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