Miami Marlins at Houston Astros series primer

Last season's two most futile clubs meet this weekend for a three-game series. In 2013, the Miami Marlins dropped 100 games for just the second time in franchise history. This year, the Marlins (48-53), winners of four of their last five, are fresh off their first four-game series win in Atlanta since 2007. Still, they find themselves eight back in the National League East behind...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carl Pavano Q&A: Marlins looking for pitchers to step up

It’s tough for any ballclub to rebound from the loss of an ace. That has been the case for the Miami Marlins (47-52) since Jose Fernandez underwent Tommy John surgery in mid-May. The young rotation has had trouble regaining its 2013 and early 2014 form, ranking third-to-last in the National League with a 4.16 ERA. Veteran Randy Wolf was signed, then designated. Rookies Anthony...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Miami Marlins haven't had much success in Atlanta over the past five seasons, but clinching a four-game series with one to play would be a step in the right direction. The Marlins can secure just their third series victory at Turner Field since 2010 with a victory over the Braves on Wednesday night. Miami ...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins hold on to early lead, take second straight from Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Donovan Solano had a career-high four hits and also reached on a walk as Miami took its second straight win over Atlanta to open the four-game series. Christian Yelich...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Mike Minor's inconsistency has left the Atlanta Braves wondering what they're going to see from start to start. It's been pretty well known, though, that he hasn't been at his best when facing the Miami Marlins recently. Minor hopes that's not the case Tuesday night as he looks to help Atlanta avoid...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves series primer

Now that the Miami Marlins (45-52) have snapped a six-game skid dating back to the first half of the season, they will face National League East opponents in seven of the next 10 hoping to make up ground as the trade deadline approaches. Miami begins a seven-game road trip with four in Atlanta to face the Braves (54-44) -- 8 1/2 back of them and the Washington Nationals in the division...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Turner returns to rotation

MIAMI -- As the Miami Marlins seek stability with its rotation in the second half, a familiar face will return as the fifth starter.   Manager Mike Redmond announced that right-hander Jacob Turner will start Tuesday in Atlanta against the Braves.    Turner was moved to the bullpen when the organization called up rookies Anthony DeSclafani and Andrew Heaney in mid-June. Miami didn...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries, inconsistency hurting Marlins' starting rotation

MIAMI -- At the beginning of the week, the Miami Marlins made a series of transactions that changed two-fifths of their starting rotation. Veteran lefty Randy Wolf was designated for assignment to pave the way for right-hander Anthony DeSclafani's second stint in the big leagues. Southpaw Andrew Heaney earned his highly anticipated debut on Thursday in righty Jacob Turner'...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs at Miami Marlins series primer

The Chicago Cubs (28-39) and Miami Marlins (35-33) will close out their season series with a three-game midweek set in Miami this week. Less than two weeks ago, the Cubs snapped the Marlins' four-game winning streak by taking two of three at Wrigley Field. All three starting pitchers for the Cubs tossed strong outings and will look to recreate that success. Marlins right-hander...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Miami looking for more out of starting rotation

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins starting rotation needs to regain its mojo, and soon. A Marlins starter has not won since June 5 when righty Jacob Turner allowed five runs in 5 1/3 innings of an 11-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Over the past seven games, starters have averaged just 5 1/3 innings and 4.3 runs. In six of the contests, they failed to complete the sixth. "The last...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Week 11 Free Agent Fixes

There is a breakout player that I was shocked to learn is owned in under 50 percent of both ESPN and Yahoo! leagues, and his low ownership is inexcusable. This quiet source of top shelf power is joined by a a pair of young right-handed starting pitchers, a recent surprise free agent signing, a minor leaguer that is an on-base machine, and an outfielder in line for full-time work...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins rode their bats to this eventual sweep-clinching 11-6 win over Rays

The Miami Marlins depended on their pitching with timely offense for most of this series against the Tampa Bay Rays. But the finale versus the Rays was an offensive attack by Miami that was barely able to keep up with the onslaught the Rays pulled out against Jacob Turner and the Marlins' bullpen. Turner went 5 1/3 innings and gave up five runs, with two homers allowed and only...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Thursday, Jun 5

Thursday’s smaller slate gives us fewer ace-caliber pitchers, which means these rankings become even more necessary! Jake Odorizzi takes on Jacob Turner and the Marlins at home. Though Tampa Bay’s offense has struggled — Evan Longoria and Ben Zobrist did homer last night — this is a great spot for the Rays starter. He should put up some solid numbers and he has a great...
Via Baseball Professor
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitching, defense hurt Marlins in loss to Braves

MIAMI -- Home sweet home. That's how the saying went for the first nine series of the 2014 season for the Miami Marlins. Once a place for a sure win, the Marlins dropped their second straight to the Atlanta Braves in a 9-5 defeat Saturday night at Marlins Park. Miami (28-27) has lost four of five home games and consecutive series in South Florida after setting a franchise record...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins nip Brewers as Turner ends winless streak

It took one more out than the usual 27, but the Marlins managed to even their three-game series with the Brewers Saturday at Marlins Park. Closer Steve Cishek restored order in an untidy eighth inning, striking out Scooter Gennett with two out and two in scoring position to preserve a one-run lead. The Marlins held off the National League Central-leading Brewers 2-1, giving themselves...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacob Turner snaps personal winless streak with solid outing against Brewers

MIAMI -- A lot has happened since the last time Miami Marlins right-hander Jacob Turner won a game on July 10, 2013. Outfielder Christian Yelich has made his major-league debut. World Series champion Jarrod Saltalamacchia is Turner's battery mate. The club sits near the top of the National League East rather than the cellar. Turner snapped his streak of 17 consecutive starts...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers offense 'tough to figure out' in loss to Marlins

A day after breaking out for nine runs to win a slugfest, the Milwaukee Brewers failed to carry over the offensive momentum on Saturday afternoon at Marlins Park. The Brewers had 11 hits but pushed across just one run, going 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position and stranding nine in a 2-1 loss to the Miami Marlins, evening the three-game series at one game apiece. Marlins starter...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacob Turner shuts down Brewers, Marlins rebound for close victory

MIAMI (AP) -- Jacob Turner pitched 6 1-3 scoreless innings to help the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Saturday. Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Jeff Baker drove in the runs for the Marlins, who have won three of four. Steve Cishek recorded the final four outs for his 10th save in 11 chances. It was the best outing of the season for Turner (1-2), who struck out two and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins edge Brewers, 2-1

MIAMI (AP) -- Jacob Turner pitched 6 1-3 scoreless innings to help the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Saturday. Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Jeff Baker drove in the runs for the Marlins, who have won three of four. Steve Cishek recorded the final four outs for his 10th save in 11 chances. It was the best outing of the season for Turner (1-2), who struck out two and...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants jump on Jacob Turner early, top Marlins 4-1

SAN FRANCISCO -- Pablo Sandoval homered for the first time in more than a month, Ryan Vogelsong won for just the second time in nine starts, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series. Buster Posey returned from a day off to hit a sacrifice fly, while Tyler Colvin and Brandon Hicks each hit RBI singles in a stretch...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins at Giants game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. As the Miami Marlins look to continue their road success in San Francisco, Jacob Turner will try again to record his first career victory away from home. The right-hander tries to help the Marlins win their fourth straight road series at AT&T Park and first overall away from home this season Sunday. Miami (23-21...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish close road trip by the bay

Jacob Turner will get the start for the Marlins on Sunday. (Katherine Rios) West Coast trip for Miami ends in San Francisco An 11-game trip to the West Coast has not yet been kind to the Miami Marlins as the Fish are just 2-5 thus far. After losing series to the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami will conclude its stay with four games against the first place San Francisco...
Via isportsweb.com
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacob Turner tagged for 5 runs as Marlins lose to Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Josh Beckett earned his first victory since September 2012 and the Los Angeles Dodgers kept Jacob Turner winless, beating the Miami Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night. Miami lost its fifth in a row after learning ace Jose Fernandez had a significant elbow tear and that the team doctor had recommended Tommy John surgery. Beckett (1-1) gave up an unearned run and four hits...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins @ Dodgers May 13, 2014: So Many Injury Updates

After narrowly avoiding another melt-down by the bullpen last night, the Dodgers will go for a second consecutive win tonight behind Josh Beckett. Starting for the Marlins is Jacob Turner, who the Dodgers roughed up in Miami a week and a half ago. They scored six runs in four innings, capped off by a Yasiel Puig home run that traveled over 450 feet. His start between his last against...
Via Dodgers Digest
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers series primer

On the second leg of their season-long 11-game road trip, the Miami Marlins (20-18) visit the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-19). Both clubs have dropped three of four entering the series. The Marlins had won nine of 10 until losing three straight to the San Diego Padres. The Dodgers have won just three of their past 10 dating back to the May 2 series opener in Miami. Right-hander Tom Koehler...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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