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Marlins reinstate pitchers Carter Capps, Dan Jennings from disabled list

On the first day of expanded rosters, the Miami Marlins reinstated left-handed reliever Dan Jennings and right-handed reliever Carter Capps. Jennings, who was struck by Jordy Mercer's liner to the head Aug. 7, was on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion. He didn't allow a run on three hits with nine strikeouts and one walk in four minor-league appearances between...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Storylines: Pirates have the ammo to add starter

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @AndrewIBI. ...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Updates: No TJ for Carter Capps, Brad Hand rehab results

Not only did the Miami Marlins (31-28) beat their Florida rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays, on Wednesday night, pulling within 1/2 game of the Division-leading Atlanta Braves, but they also got good news on the injury front:  Right-handed reliever Carter Capps, on the 60-day DL with a sprained right elbow will not required Tommy John surgery; and lefty Brad Hand, on the 15-DL since May...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter Capps receives good news from Dr. James Andrews about elbow

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Miami Marlins reliever Carter Capps has gotten some good news about his strained right elbow. Marlins manager Mike Redmond says Capps got a second opinion Wednesday from Dr. James Andrews. The noted orthopedist agreed with team doctors that the right-hander doesn't need surgery and that he can resume playing catch after a month of rest. Capps was 0-0 with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Carter Capps to see Dr. Andrews

Marlins reliever Carter Capps was placed on the disabled list earlier this week with a right elbow sprain and Juan Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that he’ll see Dr. James Andrews on June 4.#Marlins RHP Carter Capps to see Dr. Andrews Wednesday.— Juan C. Rodriguez (@JCRMarlinsbeat) May 31, 2014 #494292627 / gettyimages.comCapps was acquired in the trade that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Reliever Carter Capps hopeful on second opinion for elbow injury

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins right-handed reliever Carter Capps remains hopeful leading up to a second opinion on his right elbow sprain. Capps, who will visit Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala. this Wednesday, is on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive May 26). "I won't have a level of concern until Wednesday when I get a second opinion, so right now waiting on a holding...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Carter Capps to DL with elbow sprain

The Miami Marlins have a very short disabled list so far in 2014, but they have just added one player to it. Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports that the Marlins have placed reliever Carter Capps on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 26. The Marlins will recall Arquimedes Caminero from Triple-A New Orleans to fill in the roster spot.#Marlins place Carter Capps on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins place reliever Carter Capps on DL with right elbow sprain

Miami Marlins right-handed reliever Carter Capps was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 26) with a right elbow sprain Tuesday afternoon. It is the same injury that initially sent ace Jose Fernandez to the DL on May 12. Capps, whom the Marlins acquired in the Logan Morrison trade and who started the season in Triple-A New Orleans, was 0-0 with a 3.00 ERA in nine...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Transaction Analysis: Ranklin` Franklin by R.J. Anderson

The Mariners send Nick Franklin back down, the Twins know when to Fuld `em, and Carter Capps will face harder chaps.
Via Baseball Prospectus
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins trim roster to 34

The Marlins trimmed their roster by four Tuesday morning with Opening Day less than a week away. Right-handed relievers Arquimedes Caminero and Carter Capps were optioned to Triple-A New Orleans. Caminero, who earned his call-up last season and allowed four runs over 13 innings, went 1-0 with a 2.00 ERA in seven spring appearances. He struck out nine batters and walked just one....
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Will an off-season of gambling pay off for the Mariners?

Rolling the dice It’s been a rough go if you’ve been a fan or employee of the Seattle Mariners lately. Over the last few season now, the team has looked more like a three ring circus than a professional baseball organization. Whether it was the talent or the management, there has always been a source of blame. Eight of the last ten seasons saw the team finish with a losing record...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Mariners' Acquisitions

The MLB off-season has produced a lot of excitement thus far, but the past few weeks have been slower. The biggest news to break recently was a contract extension for Los Angeles Dodgers' ace Clayton Kershaw. Aside from that, there hasn't been too much to report. So let's look back at the off-season so far: Seattle Mariners edition. They surprised many a fan by swooping...
Via The Sports Post
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Have the Seattle Mariners’ hot stove gone cold?

Are the M’s broke thanks to Cano? After an early, red hot start to the baseball offseason, the Seattle Mariners have certainly closed the dampers on the fire as of late.  There has been next to nothing in the rumor pile from “unnamed sources” since Robinson Cano signed his jackpot 10 year, $240 million deal. Are the M’s out of cash? Mathematically speaking, no, the Mariners...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 26, 2013  |  1 Comment

Busy Marlins still looking for upgrade at 3B

The thrifty Miami Marlins were nonetheless busy at this week's winter meetings, and they're not done trying to upgrade an offense that ranked a distant last in the majors. ''We've made tremendous strides in improving our offense and improving our ability to win more games in 2014,'' president of baseball operations Mike Hill said Friday. Miami signed...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

The Market Value of Post-Hype First Basemen

Logan Morrison came up with glove, power and patience and a big twitter presence. It was exciting. Then he was injured, the power waned, and he used that twitter account to upset his franchise. Now he’s a Mariner, traded for Carter Capps. And all of this means something for the Mets and Ike Davis. The bar is so high when it comes to first base that a little bit of struggle can...
Via Fangraphs
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners Add a Pair Of Bats

Wednesday was a busy day for the Seattle Mariners at Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings. First, they inked outfielder and first baseman Corey Hart to a one-year contract for $5 million plus incentives that could increase the deal to $13 million. They weren’t done as they sent promising relief pitcher Carter Capps to the Miami Marlins for another outfielder and first baseman...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners trade for Logan Morrison, send Carter Capps to Miami

The Seattle Mariners have continued their flurry of offseason activity by trading for Miami Marlins outfielder and first baseman Logan Morrison. Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reported that right-handed reliever Carter Capps is heading the other way in exchange for Morrison.Source: #Marlins trading Logan Morrison to Seattle for RHP Carter Capps— clarkspencer (@clarkspencer...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners Acquire Logan Morrison In Trade With Marlins

The Seattle Mariners acquired 1B/OF Logan Morrison from the Miami Marlins in a trade in exchange for right-handed reliever Carter Capps. Morrison, 25, hit .242/.333/.375 with six home runs in 85 games in 2013. Capps, 23, has a 5.04 ERA and 2.76 K/BB ratio in 84 relief innings spread across two major-league seasons. In those 84 innings, he’s recorded 94 strikeouts, but he’s also...
Via Baseball News Source
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners acquire Logan Morrison from Marlins for relief pitcher

getty images The Seattle Mariners have acquired first baseman Logan Morrison from the Miami Marlins. Morrison, 26, had been dangled in trade talks since the offseason began and its the Marliners who landed him. Morrison was a .249/.337/.427 hitter in four seasons with the Marlins and had a career best 23 home runs and 72 RBI in 2011. The Marlins got reliever Carter Capps in return...
Via Tireball.com
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

With Hart and LoMo Off The Boards, Plot Thickens For First Base Market

About ten minutes after announcing that they had acquired Corey Hart to their roster, news broke that the Seattle Mariners have also acquired Logan Morrison from the Marlins for right-hander Carter Capps, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. Morrison has been mostly injured and ineffective for the past two seasons, hitting just .236 with a .708 OPS in 178 total...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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