MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Miami Marlins: Stanton a MVP candidate?

Giancarlo Stanton leads the National League with 27 RBIs. (Frank Couts) Miami’s Stanton making an early case for Most Valuable Player The 2014 Major League Baseball season is less than a month old and it’s far too early to talk pennant races, award winners or even All-Stars. To this point however, few players if any in the National League have had a better start than Miami...
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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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Marlins recall RHP Carter Capps

The Marlins recalled right-handed reliever Carter Capps from Triple-A New Orleans Wednesday morning. Capps was 0-1 with a 1.64 ERA in seven minor-league outings. In 11 innings he allowed three runs (two earned) on eight hits with 17 strikeouts and six walks. The 23-year-old, who was acquired from the Mariners for Logan Morrison this past offseason, worked on a new delivery during...
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Nathan Eovaldi: Bartolo Colon Meets Yordano Ventura

While there’s a chance you have your own personal anecdotes, most of us are familiar with Nathan Eovaldi for one thing: He’s a starting pitcher who throws super hard. I guess that’s two things. But so far this year, he’s got baseball’s second-fastest average fastball among starting pitchers, behind only Yordano Ventura. Eovaldi has been […]
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Jose Fernandez strikes out 14 to help Miami Marlins beat Atlanta Braves

Jose Fernandez said his breaking ball was “horrible” as he was warming up in the bullpen. It definitely made a quick recovery. Facing a Braves lineup he beat in the final start of his Rookie of the Year season last September, Fernandez put on another one of his clinics Tuesday night. The 21-year-old Cuban right-hander equaled a career high with 14 strikeouts on 109 pitches...
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Jose Fernandez records 14 strikeouts in win over Braves

getty images Jose Fernandez raked up 14 strikeouts in Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves. Fernandez held the Braves scoreless for his eight innings of work in what turned out to be a 1-0 win for the Miami Marlins. While Fernandez had his way with the Braves lineup, it was especially tough for Justin Upton, Dan Uggla and Evan Gattis who all whiffed three times each. Fernandez...
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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
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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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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
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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...
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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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Garrett Jones uses The Ultimate Warrior's theme as walk-up song

Marlin to pay tribute with walk-up music
Via Beer Mug Sports
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
15 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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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