MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marlins to activate Furcal, reliever Marmol day-to-day

getty images The Miami Marlins are expected to activate second baseman Rafael Furcal from the disabled list in the next week. “He’ll play tomorrow (for Double-A Jacksonville on his rehab assignment),” Marlins manager Mike Redmond said prior to Wednesday’s game. “I think the plan for him, as of right now, is to be there for a week.” Once Furcal is activated he will take...
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Miami Marlins: Fish visit first place Braves

Giancarlo Stanton leads the National League in home runs and RBIs. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Marlins eye first road win in Atlanta The Miami Marlins’ return home was a productive one as the Fish completed a 4-2 homestand with a sweep of the Seattle Mariners. Miami improved to 9-4 at Marlins Park this season, but will once again hit the road where the Fish have yet to win in 2014....
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Three-game sweep swings Marlins' early season back in right direction

MIAMI -- Baseball is cyclical over the course of a 162-game season. One week, everything goes right. During the following stretch, everything goes wrong. Just as quickly as a losing skid develops, a winning streak begins. Down by one heading into the eighth inning, the Marlins produced two runs on one hit en route to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Mariners on Sunday afternoon. Miami...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Replay decision helps Miami Marlins sweep Seattle Mariners

Baseball’s new replay rules are bringing smiles — and wins — to the Marlins. For the second time in three days, the Marlins on Sunday benefitted from a replay decision that led directly to a victory — not to mention a series sweep over Seattle. The Marlins scored the tying run in the eighth inning when replays showed Christian Yelich, who was called out at home on a force...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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DraftKings – Stanton Lights Up Easter Sunday

Giancarlo Stanton ($5,800) is locked in to start the season, hitting .329 with six homers and 26 runs batted in. He’s taking his walks as well, but when the young slugger gets a pitch to hit, he’s not missing. Hitter-Tron is liking him to the tune of $40 for this Easter Sunday / four-twenty festivus for the rest of us. Where did we hide the Easter baskets, guys? Nobody can remember...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Henderson Alvarez tosses two-hitter as Miami Marlins blank Mariners

Henderson Alvarez didn’t produce another no-hitter to go with the one he delivered on the final day of the 2013 season. But he came tantalizingly close. Alvarez pitched a gem Saturday at Marlins Park, holding the Seattle Mariners to only two hits in a 7-0 victory. All that prevented Alvarez from working his second no-hitter in seven months was a leadoff single in the sixth by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Henderson Alvarez reverses fortune, delivers two-hit shutout

MIAMI -- Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez recently sat at his apartment with family and friends reflecting on how good life can be and what he needed to do to reach the next level. Since tossing a no-hitter on Closing Day 2013, Alvarez had opened this season with three rough starts. Over 14 2/3 innings, he had surrendered 12 runs (seven earned) on 25 hits with five walks and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Miami benefits from replay call

MIAMI -- Marlins outfielder Reed Johnson stood at the top step of the dugout during Friday night's ninth-inning delay once he saw the instant replay on the Jumbrotron. With runners at first and second, Yoervis Medina fielded Marcell Ozuna's sacrifice bunt and threw to third for the force out. But third baseman Kyle Seager bobbled the ball on the transfer. Major league administrative...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner could start rehab assignment next week

They started off their weekend series against the Seattle Mariners with a walk off win on a Giancarlo Stanton grand slam home run. It was Stanton's sixth home run of the season to improve the Marlins to 7-10 on the season. Earlier in the afternoon, right-hander Jacob Turner threw 45 pitches off the mound and could be ready for a rehab assignment next week.  As reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball News & Notes Update: Giancarlo Stanton still ripping and more

Fantasy Sports Locker Room takes a closer look at last night’s Fantasy Baseball News and Notes from around the majors – Twitter style. Giancarlo Stanton again continues to tear the cover off the baseball… VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton sinks Mariners with walk-off grand slam http://t.co/DPlGp44ZOe via @cbssports — Eye on Baseball (@EyeOnBaseball) April 19, 2014 Thanks to @Giancarlo818...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish welcome in Mariners

Felix Hernandez and Seattle heads to South Florida to face the Marlins. Seattle visits Marlins Park for first time It’s no secret that the Miami Marlins have been struggling of late. Since opening the season 5-1, Miami has lost nine of 10 and most recently, dropped two of three to the Washington Nationals. The Marlins will conclude a six-game homestand with their first taste...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones uses The Ultimate Warrior's theme as walk-up song

Marlin to pay tribute with walk-up music
Via Beer Mug Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins put RHP Jacob Turner on disabled list

WASHINGTON -- The Marlins placed right-hander Jacob Turner on the disabled list (retroactive to April 4) with a right shoulder strain. Turner, who was scheduled to pitch Wednesday's game against the Nationals, allowed five runs on eight hits over six innings in his 2014 debut. Miami recalled right-handed reliever Arquimedes Caminero from Triple-A New Orleans. Caminero was 1-0...
Via Fox Sports Florida
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Good Samaritan returns Marlins fan's wallet with added bonus

Miami Marlins fans may be a lot of things — tanned, indifferent and even nonexistent — but now we can say kind-hearted.Christian Reyes lost his wallet at the Marlins-Rockies game at Marlins Park Thursday and — before the fan could say Miami Vice — had it returned with a note and an extra $20 in it."I found this at the game last night and wanted to make sure you got it...
Via The Other Paper
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins lefty Brad Hand to start Wednesday in place of Jacob Turner

Marlins left-hander Brad Hand will start in place of righty Jacob Turner on Wednesday night against the Nationals. Turner was scratched with a strained right shoulder. The Marlins announced the news following Tuesday's 5-0 loss to Washington. Hand, who lost out on the fifth spot in the rotation this spring, has pitched two scoreless outings out of the bullpen this season. He...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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