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Marlins position analysis: Third base

Last offseason when the Miami Marlins looked at areas of concern, third base sat atop the list. Seven players saw time at the position, which sorely lacked production (5 HRs/51 RBI).   In mid-December, the Marlins signed Casey McGehee, who had been relegated to Japan after his five-year big-league career fizzled in 2012. He resuscitated it by batting .292 with 30 doubles, 28 homers...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Marlins position analysis: Third base

Last offseason when the Miami Marlins looked at areas of concern, third base sat atop the list. Seven players saw time at the position, which sorely lacked production (5 HRs/51 RBI).   In mid-December, the Marlins signed Casey McGehee, who had been relegated to Japan after his five-year big-league career fizzled in 2012. He resuscitated it by batting .292 with 30 doubles, 28 homers...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds at Miami Marlins game preview

The Miami Marlins hadn't been buyers at the trade deadline for a long time before making a deal to improve a rotation that was already performing well of late. A day after obtaining Jarred Cosart, the Marlins look to rebound from a controversial defeat in the second of a four-game home set with the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Miami (53-55) has posted a 2.42 ERA -- including...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds try to take another in Miami

The Miami Marlins hadn't been buyers at the trade deadline for a long time before making a deal to improve a rotation that was already performing well of late. A day after obtaining Jarred Cosart, the Marlins look to rebound from a controversial defeat in the second of a four-game home set with the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Miami (53-55) has posted a 2.42 ERA - including...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Make Trade With Astros

The Miami Marlins made their lone move of the day as they acquired pitcher, Jarred Cosart, outfielder Austin Wates, and shortstop/outfieler **** Hernandez, while sending Jake Marisnick, top prospect Colin Moran, and a compensatory draft pick to the Houston Astros, according to MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart. Cosart, being the primary piece of the trade, has a 9-7 […]
Via On-Base Talk
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Astros have moved Jarred Cosart to the Marlins

The Miami Marlins have bought (!!!!!) at the trade deadline, acquiring Jarred Cosart, **** Hernandez, Austin Wates from the Astros in exchange for Jake Marisnick, Francis Martes, Colin Moran, and a comp balance pick. #Astros officially complete a 6-player trade with Miami. Houston receives OF Jake Marisnick, RHP Frances Martes, IF Colin Moran & Comp Pick — Houston Astros (...
Via The Outside Corner
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Astros have moved Jarred Cosart to the Marlins

The Miami Marlins have bought (!!!!!) at the trade deadline, acquiring Jarred Cosart, **** Hernandez, Austin Wates from the Astros in exchange for Jake Marisnick, Francis Martes, Colin Moran, and a comp balance pick. #Astros officially complete a 6-player trade with Miami. Houston receives OF Jake Marisnick, RHP Frances Martes, IF Colin Moran & Comp Pick — Houston Astros (...
Via Bloguin Best
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins acquire RHP Jarred Cosart, INF/OF **** Hernandez from Astros

MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins were shoppers instead of sellers for a change at the trade deadline, and they added a starting pitcher to help make a playoff push. Miami acquired right-hander Jarred Cosart from the Houston Astros in a six-player deal Thursday. The Marlins also acquired infielder-outfielder Kiki Hernandez and outfielder Austin Wates for third baseman Colin Moran,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins take high-school righty Tyler Kolek with second pick in draft

The Miami Marlins selected right-hander Tyler Kolek with the second pick in the 2014 draft Thursday night. A 6-foot-5, 230-pounder from Shepherd High School in Texas, Kolek posted a 0.35 ERA in 10 games his senior season. He struck out 126 batters and walked eight in 60 1/3 innings with an upper-90s fastball and power curveball. Miami last took a high-school player in the first round...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Eyewitness Accounts: May 9, 2014 by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Alex Gonzalez, Marco Gonzales, Teoscar Hernandez, Joey Gallo, Chance Sisco, and Colin Moran.
Via Baseball Prospectus
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Top 10 Prospects

The Miami Marlins farm system is not as deep as one would expect given the Major League club’s on-field performance in recent years. However, the Major League roster is full of young talent such as Jose Fernandez, Giancarlo Stanton, and Christian Yelich. Heaney profiles as a good Major League starter and Moran and Marisnick should become good Major League players. The rest of this...
Via Batting Leadoff
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' prospect Colin Moran out three weeks with knee injury

The Miami Marlins defeated the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday by the score of 4-3.  Nathan Eovaldi allowed only six hits, two runs and struck out six to get the win.  The Marlins won two of the three games in the series and are in second place in the National League East.  There is some news on the injury front as Colin Moran, the Marlins' first round pick of the 2013 First...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins players want to help honor Rivera's legacy

JUPITER, Fla. -- Growing up in Falmouth, Mass., every time Steve Cishek saw New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera enter for a save, he knew the game was over. ''He's one of those Yankees players that even though you're a die-hard Red Sox fan you can't hate him,'' said Cishek, who would watch with his father. ''He's just an awesome dude and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down the new-look Marlins infield

JUPITER, Fla. -- "Stop it! Stop it!" It's hard not to hear Marlins infield coach Perry Hill when he's working in the Bone Yard located at Miami's spring training complex at Roger Dean Stadium. Hill, an infield guru nicknamed "Bone," doesn't contain his excitement when a player makes a solid defensive play during drills. "Sometimes you work...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins 3B prospect Colin Moran makes most of spring training debut

JUPITER, Fla. -- Call it fitting that Marlins third-base prospect Colin Moran's debut came against the University of Miami. Over three seasons with the University of North Carolina, Moran went 13 for 35 (.371) with 10 runs, seven RBI and seven walks in nine games against the Atlantic Coast Conference rival Hurricanes. In Wednesday afternoon's 5-2 exhibition victory at Roger...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcomer spotlight: Baseball education never ending for Marlins' Moran

JUPITER, Fla. -- A quiet confidence. That's how Marlins manager Mike Redmond describes third-base prospect Colin Moran, who the organization selected sixth overall out of the University of North Carolina in last year's draft. The 21-year-old hit .299 with four home runs and 23 RBI in 42 games with Single-A Greensboro before heading to the Arizona Fall League where he batted...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A with Clint Frazier Part 1: The Draft and more

I recently had a chance to sit down for an hour for an in-person interview with Indians 2013 first round pick outfielder Clint Frazier. What was just going to be a short discussion with him for a feature story turned into a full blown conversation about many different topics. Frazier, 19, is a guy you can’t miss on the baseball field with the red hair that flows freely from beneath...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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