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Giancarlo Stanton mocks Jason Grilli after blasting home run

Texas Rangers reliever Jason Grilli was beyond fired up when he struck out Giancarlo Stanton to preserve a 10-4 lead in the ninth inning Tuesday night, and Stanton clearly took notice.On Wednesday, Stanton got revenge on Grilli by blasting a solo home run in the eighth during Miami’s eventual 22-10 thrashing of the Rangers. Stanton enthusiastically celebrated the meaningless feat...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Marlins set club record for runs to clinch series

The tone was set from the beginning when Dee Gordon, the least likely player in the lineup, homered to lead off against Yu Darvish. From there, the hits and runs kept coming and coming.
Via Marlins.com
7 hours ago

Adrian Beltre ejected for bizarre on-deck circle incident

Stop me if you’ve ever seen this before: An MLB player was ejected from a game for physically moving the on-deck circle.Adrian Beltre, who is making a run at 3,000 career hits, was tossed from Wednesday’s Rangers-Marlins game after literally moving the circle closer towards the plate where he wanted to stand while warming up for an at-bat. Marlins pitcher Drew Steckenrider asked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Barraclough joins key Marlins on disabled list

The Marlins' bullpen sustained a significant blow on Wednesday when setup reliever Kyle Barraclough was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a right shoulder impingement. Rookie right-hander Drew Steckenrider has been recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
Via Marlins.com
16 hours ago

O'Grady set for rematch vs. Reds' Stephenson

With little time since they last met for three games in Cincinnati, the Reds and Marlins will convene for a four-game set that begins on Thursday in Miami. The opener will have a rematch between Cincinnati's Robert Stephenson and Miami's Chris O'Grady.
Via Marlins.com
17 hours ago

Advance Scouting Series: Dan Straily by Scott Delp

The Marlins have thus far resisted overtures for Straily, but what would an acquiring team be getting?
Via Baseball Prospectus
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Koehler optioned to NOLA, Cervenka recalled

Following his latest tough outing, the Marlins optioned struggling starting pitcher Tom Koehler to Triple A New Orleans on Monday.             Since July 1 when he was activated from the disabled list (right shoulder bursitis), Koehler has gone 0-3 with a 9.87 ERA in four starts. Koehler has allowed 15 home runs, including three in Sunday’s 6-3 loss to the Reds and...
Via Fish Bytes
2 days ago

The 'When George Brett went completely batty' quiz

On this date in 1983, the most famous ejection and one of the most indelible moments in all of MLB history took place when George Brett hit a home run that gave his team a 5-4 lead but was then tossed from the game for having too much pine tar on his bat and proceeded to lose his mother-loving mind.The Pine Tar Incident was so famous that it warranted having both its own book and...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reporters spar over report linking Stanton to Yankees

With a new ownership group set to take over the Miami Marlins, there have been rumblings that Giancarlo Stanton and his 13-year, $325 million contract could be traded to usher in a new era. The New York Yankees are one of the teams that have been mentioned as potentially being interested — depending on who you ask, of course.Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported on Saturday that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dee Gordon got kicked by a young Reds fan, and it was funny (VIDEO)

A young Reds fan demonstrated the power of home-field advantage during Sunday’s game against the Marlins.The fan was given the pleasure of meeting Marlins SS Dee Gordon, and he did not disappoint while doing so. He approached Gordon before he made his way to the plate, and then kicked him right in the shin, which was both adorable and funny. Even at such a young age, that little...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Get David Phelps, Who Is Good

The Marlins? They’re out of it. At some point it seemed like they might have a chance, but now they’re out of it, ever so out of it, so they’ve gone into sell mode. The Marlins are used to being in sell mode. The Mariners? They’re not out of it. They’re out of it within their own division, but they’re close to a wild-card spot, like a lot of the American League. They’re...
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton vents about Marlins dropping series to Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies, owners of MLB’s worst record, pounded the Miami Marlins 10-3 on Wednesday to secure a series win. After the game, Giancarlo Stanton was not happy. Ordinarily, this wouldn’t be especially noteworthy. The Marlins are in the midst of a bad season and likely saw a home series against the Phillies as a chance to win at least two of three instead of dropping...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Braxton Garrett injury is a big setback

The nice thing about Tommy John Surgery is that it can help those who tear ligaments in their elbow return to full strength. Still, it is a big setback for players hoping to prove their worth in the big leagues, and the seventh overall pick in the 2016 Draft will now be out for at least a year because of it. Miami Marlins top prospect Braxton Garrett could only survive four starts...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton’s glove goes flying over outfield wall on catch attempt

Giancarlo Stanton did everything he could in an attempt to rob Chris Taylor of a possible home run in Sunday’s game, as he really gave it his all.That includes his glove, which he “donated” to whatever lies behind the outfield wall.Stanton took flight in an attempt to rob Taylor, but missed the ball, which ended up bouncing off the wall, leading to a triple. As for Stanton’s...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 30 - Marlins Sale, USA Gymnastics fallout, St. Louis relocation lawsuit update

Sports lawyers Dan Werly (@werlysportslaw) and Dan Wallach (@wallachlegal) discuss the Miami Marlins impending sale and lawsuits against fans, the latest developments regarding ex-USA Gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar, new developments in the daily fantasy sports class action lawsuits, and an update on St. Louis's lawsuit against the NFL and Rams.
Via YouTube
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pitbull joins Jeb Bush group trying to purchase Marlins

Jeb Bush has been trying to acquire the Miami Marlins for a while now, and the group he heads now has a new member, Armando Christian Peréz. Or, as he’s famously known, Miami-based rapper Pitbull.According to Douglas Hanks of the Miami Herald, Pitbull “is joining the investment group that includes the former Florida governor, a CNBC star, and the son of former presidential...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Typo leads to hilarious mistake at Futures Game in Miami

The Miami Marlins are running a tight ship in their All-Star Game festivities. They have a strict seating chart for the people who have different jobs for Sunday’s Futures Game.But for one job, they made what we can only assume (and frankly, hope), was a slight mistake. See if you can spot it. If that’s not a typo, we have to know. What exactly goes into that job? Inquiring minds...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Taxpayers to pay $2 billion for Marlins Park

If you didn’t already think that publicly funded sports stadiums were a bad idea, maybe the situation in Miami will convince you.Back in 2009, taxpayers in Miami and Miami-Dade County voted to pay for about three quarters of the new $645 million Marlins Park, even though the team got to keep nearly all stadium revenue. Now, eight years later, the New York Times reports that the...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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