MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
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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...
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Giancarlo Stanton and the Walkoff Grand Slam

If it weren't for the exploits of one Giancarlo Stanton, we aren't sure anyone would pay attention to the Miami Marlins.But Mr. Stanton, well, he provides an awful lot of highlights and few are better than what he did Friday night.After a reviewed play loaded the bases for the Marlins in a 4-4 game with the Seattle Mariners, Stanton strode to the plate with nobody out.He...
Via Online Sports Guys
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Marlins top Mariners on Stanton walk-off slam

Manager Mike Redmond was ready to take the bat out of Giancarlo Stanton's hands with the game on the line in the ninth inning Friday. Instant replay put Stanton back in position to win the game, and he did just that in grand fashion. With the bases loaded and no out, Stanton took anything but a defensive swing at Yoervis Medina's 1-2 pitch and deposited it over the left...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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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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Notebook: Marlins Derek Dietrich working on regaining confidence on field

MIAMI -- An odd hop off the bat of Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay is all it took to take away a bit of confidence. On March 20, a high bounce on a routine double play fractured Marlins infielder Derek Dietrich's nose. He needed to wear a protective mask for the next 10 days. "I think him getting hit in the face in spring training affected him a little bit, especially early...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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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...
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Young Marlins learning to adjust in second major-league season

MIAMI -- Eleven players made their major-league debuts for the Marlins during a 100-loss season in 2013. A rebuilding year proved to be the perfect time for future everyday players like Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna to acquaint themselves with baseball's highest level of play. "You never know how long the learning process is going to take in the big leagues," manager...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Ian Desmond tells Tom Koehler of the Marlins to throw it over the plate

There's no better way to make a 6-0 (soon to be 11-0) drubbing in the 4th inning watchable than by telling the opposing pitcher to throw it over the plate (turn up the volume on the Vine above). And so, Ian Desmond told Tom Koehler to throw it over the plate after coming high and inside, has words with Jarrod Saltalamacchia, benches clear, etc. (Vines, Screencap, via MASN/MLB TV)
Via Nationals Enquirer
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Marlins Injury Updates: Rafael Furcal, Ed Lucas, Jacob Turner, Marcell Ozuna

The Miami Marlins are at the bottom of the National League East.  They continue their three-game set with the Washington Nationals tonight when Tom Koehler (1-1) takes on Stephen Strasburg (1-1) at 7:10pm EST.  We have updates on four Marlins, let's go over the injuries.Rafael FurcalFurcal was supposed to be the opening day second baseman for the Marlins but the veteran...
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Take a Look at Nathan Eovaldi

Nathan Eovaldi is probably the pitcher that has most caught my eye in the early part of this season.  Obviously it is still early, and the analysis of the current season is based on a 3-start (19.1 innings) sample.  But there is a lot to like about Eovaldi’s performance to this point.  Eno Sarris at Fangraphs also seemed to notice, and did a write-up about Eovaldi between his...
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Garrett Jones uses The Ultimate Warrior's theme as walk-up song

Marlin to pay tribute with walk-up music
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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
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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
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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
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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