Marlins Injury Update: Derek Dietrich hurts ankle in winter ball

The Miami Marlins won 77 games this past season and finished near the middle of the pack in runs scored and ERA. One move that should improve the Marlins was the signing of Dee Gordon. On the injury front, backup infielder Derek Dietrich injured his ankle and ended his Winter League season on Tuesday. View image | As reported by Juan C. Rodriguez at sun-sentinel...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins position analysis: Second base

Second base wasn't supposed to be a revolving door in 2014 when the Miami Marlins signed veteran Rafael Furcal to a one-year, $3.5 million deal last offseason. But various leg injuries prevented the 36-year-old from re-energizing his career in South Florida. After missing 2013 with Tommy John surgery, Furcal sustained a hamstring strain during spring training in Jupiter, Fla. While...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins place infielder Derek Dietrich on 15-day DL

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Miami Marlins have placed infielder Derek Dietrich on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right wrist. Miami also recalled outfielder Jake Marisnick from Triple-A New Orleans before Friday night's game at St. Louis. Manager Mike Redmond said Dietrich hurt the wrist taking practice swings in the on-deck circle Tuesday against the Phillies, and then aggravated...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Derek Dietrich placed on DL

The Miami Marlins placed second baseman Derek Dietich on the 15-day DL retroactive to July 2 with a strained right wrist and recalled outfielder Jake Marisnick from Triple-A New Orleans, the team announced before today's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.Dietrich was called up June 22 when Rafael Furcal went on the DL, and hit .143/.250/.179 in eight games. He began the season...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins recall Derek Dietrich from Triple-A New Orleans

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins recalled Derek Dietrich from Triple-A New Orleans as the corresponding move with Rafael Furcal headed to the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Dietrich was the club's Opening Day starter at second base with Furcal on the DL with a right hamstring strain. In 41 games, he hit .246 with five doubles, two triples, five homers and 16 RBI....
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins demote Derek Dietrich, call up Justin Bour

The Miami Marlins will select the contract of first baseman Justin Bour prior to Wednesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg. Following Tuesday's 1-0 win over the Rays, the club optioned struggling second baseman Derek Dietrich to Triple-A New Orleans. A move must be made to the 40-man roster to make room for Bour. Bour, who was taken in the 25th round of the 2009...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins option 2B Dietrich to Triple-A

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins optioned second baseman Derek Dietrich to Triple-A New Orleans following Tuesday night's 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. There will be a corresponding roster move prior to Wednesday's game in St. Petersburg, Florida. Dietrich was batting .246 with five home runs and 16 RBI in 41 games. Ed Lucas started the past two games at second for Dietrich, who...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Mike Redmond concerned about fielding

MIAMI -- During Sunday's presser following a sweep by the Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond called the defense a "big concern." The Marlins rank 28th in the majors with a .978 fielding percentage. "It's something we've got to improve," Redmond said. "If it comes to playing guys who can play defense who can pick up the ball and throw it, then that's what we have to...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' batters doing whatever it takes to get on base ahead of Stanton

Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich wears a right elbow protector like a piece of armor, and for good reason. A pitch has hit Dietrich three times over the past eight games. It's a stat that doesn't bother him since he sees it as part of his job. During the third inning of Monday's 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals, righty Tanner Roark hit Dietrich with a 1-2 pitch. Giancarlo...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins at Giants game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 8:30 p.m. The Miami Marlins may finally be starting to find a rhythm on the road, particularly at the plate. Winning back-to-back games on the road for the first time this year would certainly help. Garrett Jones and Derek Dietrich will try to continue providing some unexpected offensive production for the Marlins as they go...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Casey McGehee singles home winning run as Marlins rally past Giants in 9th

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Casey McGehee singled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning to help the Miami Marlins earn a rare road win, 7-5 over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night. Derek Dietrich and Christian Yelich homered, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia snapped an 0-for-26 skid by tying his career high with four singles to stop Miami's slide. The Marlins entered the...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Battles After Rough Start, Logs First Season Win As Giants Beat Marlins 6-4

It didn’t start too pretty, but Matt Cain was able to bounce back from an early hole to earn his first win of the season as the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Thursday night. Cain struggled from the beginning, allowing a home run to Derek Dietrich on the sixth pitch of the game. He gave up a two-run bomb to Garrett Jones in the second inning, then let one more...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton lifts Marlins past Padres with extra-innings HR

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning and the surprising Miami Marlins earned a rare road win, beating the San Diego Padres 3-1 Thursday night for their fifth straight victory. Stanton lined an 0-2 pitch from Dale Thayer (2-1) over the right-center fence after Derek Dietrich reached on a two-out error by second baseman Jedd Gyorko. Stanton leads...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily DraftStreet Matchups: Thursday, May 8

For the first time since last week, Team BaseballProf was merely average. Our Optimal Lineup 332nd-of-697, and none of our slight variations performed much better. Part of the blame falls on my decision to take a closer — always a risky proposition — and the rest falls on choosing an offense than went 6-for-32 (.188). You can’t win ‘em all, but we win more than we lose. Have...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Marlins 3, Mets 0

The problem with throwing away two games in three days, first a 6-0 lead on Saturday, and then a 3-0 lead last night, is that a night like tonight comes, when the opposing pitcher is good enough to pitch a shutout. Bartolo Colon started out shaky, but found his way through seven innings, but three runs were all the Marlins would need to beat the Mets 3-0 and take the second straight...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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 on," Marlins...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats rally and down Marlins 6-3

Down 3-0 through five innings, the Washington Nationals rallied behind a three run home run by Jayson Werth to defeat the Miami Marlins 6-3.  The win improved the Nats to 9-6 and keeps them 1.5 games back from NL East leading Atlanta Braves. Tanner Roark pitched three shutout innings before giving up a three run home run to Derek Dietrich, to put the Nationals behind 3-0 in the...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Updates: Derek Dietrich, Rafael Furcal

The Miami Marlins lost to the Philadelphia Phillies in extra innings last night and the Phillies will attempt to sweep the Marlins this afternoon.  The Marlins are off to a slow start at 5-7 but a win today would move them back ahead of the Phillies (5-6).  They've been without Rafael Furcal all season and had to scratch Derek Dietrich last night.  Needless to say, the Marlins...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Derek Dietrich has triple overturned in favor of home run

Miami Marlins infielder Derek Dietrich had his triple turned into a home run after a review.
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Derek Dietrich has triple overturned in favor of home run

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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins defeat Cards 6-4

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Wacha looked sharp in his final spring start Thursday, giving up a run in five innings of the St. Louis Cardinals' 6-4 loss to the Miami Marlins. Wacha gave up four hits and struck out six. He is scheduled to start the Cardinals' second game of the season, on Tuesday at Cincinnati. He will start the home opener in St. Louis on April 7. Wacha did struggle...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notebook: Infielder Derek Dietrich to don clear mask

JUPITER, Fla. -- Marlins infielder Derek Dietrich debuted a new accessory Monday morning for a minor-league intrasquad game. Dietrich, who sustained a small fracture on the bridge of his nose last Thursday, wore a clear mask to protect his face when he played second base. It marked his first action in a game since a high hop off the bat of Jon Jay hit him on a would-be double play...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Derek Dietrich suffers broken nose after being hit by ground ball

The Miami Marlins got a scare yesterday when second baseman Derek Dietrich, who is battling for a utility infield position, got hit in the face with a hard hit ground ball off the bat of Cardinals' Jon Jay. The bad-hop bouncer caused a fracture to Dietrich's nose, but he was thankful that the outcome wasn't worse. Dan Lundberg via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Craig Davis of...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins 2B Derek Dietrich's nose busted by bad hop

Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich was victimized by the thing that infielders hate most: The bad hop. But instead of simply bungling a play and getting charged for an error, the unfortunately wicked bad hop actually inflicted some pretty serious damage on Dietrich as the ball bounced up and drilled him directly in the […] The post Marlins 2B Derek Dietrich nose busted...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ground ball breaks Derek Dietrich's nose

Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich fractured his nose after a ground ball took a bad hop and hit him in the face. Dietrich laid on the ground for a minute after the Cardinals’ Jon Jay grounder hit him in the fifth inning.  Dietrich was helped off the field by a trainer and taken to a local hospital for X-rays.  Dietrich was diagnosed with a fracture and also has a bruise...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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