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Young Marlins learning to adjust in second major-league season

MIAMI -- Eleven players made their major-league debuts for the Marlins during a 100-loss season in 2013. A rebuilding year proved to be the perfect time for future everyday players like Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna to acquaint themselves with baseball's highest level of play. "You never know how long the learning process is going to take in the big leagues," manager...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Marlins don No. 42 for Jackie Robinson Day

MIAMI -- A flurry of jerseys wearing No. 42 took the field for Tuesday night's game at Marlins Park. Both Miami and Washington took part in a league-wide celebration of Jackie Robinson Day by honoring the first African American player in Major League Baseball. "I remember back to being a player where it was a choice. Each guy individually got a choice whether to wear 42...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals at Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. It took a start against the reeling Miami Marlins to finally give Stephen Strasburg something positive to build on. Looking for a second straight strong outing against them, the right-hander tries to help the visiting Washington Nationals hand Miami a ninth consecutive defeat Tuesday night. Strasburg (1-1, 4.24 ERA...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcell Ozuna homers, but Marlins done in by Stephen Strasburg, Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg struck out 12 in 6 2-3 innings on a day Washington really needed to rest its relievers, and Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond homered, leading the Nationals past the Miami Marlins 7-1 Thursday for a three-game sweep. Strasburg (1-1) got 14 consecutive outs in one stretch and allowed only three hits, including Marcell Ozuna's homer in the seventh...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcell Ozuna homers, but Marlins done in by Stephen Strasburg, Nationals

Marcell Ozuna hit a solo home run in the seventh inning, but that turned out to be the only run the Marlins would muster against Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals, as they are swept in three games in Washington.
Via FOXSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcell Ozuna homers, but Marlins done in by Stephen Stasburg, Nationals

Marcell Ozuna hit a solo home run in the seventh inning, but that turned out to be the only run the Marlins would muster against Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals, as they are swept in three games in Washington.
Via FOXSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The best defensive plays from the week ending April 9th

Man, do we love awesome defense here at TOC. From homer robbing catches to single stealing throws, we’re going to cover it all at TOC each week. Today, we’re going to be covering the first ten or so days of the season, and we’ll continue doing this each Thursday throughout the regular season. Cool? Cool. April 1st, Rockies vs Marlins – stop it, Tulo. This play by Troy Tulowitzki...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The best defensive plays from the week ending April 9th

Man, do we love awesome defense here at TOC. From homer robbing catches to single stealing throws, we’re going to cover it all at TOC each week. Today, we’re going to be covering the first ten or so days of the season, and we’ll continue doing this each Thursday throughout the regular season. Cool? Cool. April 1st, Rockies vs Marlins – stop it, Tulo. This play by Troy Tulowitzki...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Adeiny Hechavarria flashes potential on Opening Night

MIAMI -- The Marlins scored double-digit runs on Opening Night, and the bottom of the order played a huge role in that production. Marcell Ozuna and Adeiny Hechavarria both collected three hits in the seventh and eighth spots, respectively. Hechavarria, who finished last in batting average (.227) among 17 qualifying major-league shortstops last season, went 3 for 4 with two runs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies at Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 Marcell Ozuna showed promise as a rookie in 2013, while Casey McGehee wasn't even in the majors. Now, they're looking to help the Miami Marlins start a season with back-to-back wins for the first time in five years. Ozuna and McGehee attempt to build on impressive season debuts Tuesday night when the Marlins face...
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins find right mix in season-opening rout of Rockies

President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill before Monday's opener spoke of a philosophical shift. His first Marlins' team wasn't going to be comprised of talented kids left to sink or swim on their own as in years past. Hill and his lieutenants infused the young corps with a handful of well-traveled veterans. The resulting concoction – in game one of 162 at least...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies-Marlins Preview

Marcell Ozuna showed promise as a rookie in 2013, while Casey McGehee wasn't even in the majors.
Via FOXSports.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies open the 2014 season with a disappointment

Jorge De La Rosa looked great until the 5th inning.Thud.If the Colorado Rockies were hoping that Opening Day would be a way to reel their fan base back in with a team fun of guys who hustle, who play with heart and demand to win, they might want a do-over. Monday night's game was sloppy. The Rockies looked like a team that had just met each other, not one that had been working...
Via Rockies Review
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins click all around to start 2014 season on a very high note

MIAMI -- Hours before Opening Night, Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill made a statement bold enough to match the bright orange jerseys his players would wear in front of 37,116 -- a sellout crowd and the largest in Marlins Park history. Asked when he believed the club could compete for a postseason spot, Hill didn't hesitate with his answer. "First pitch...
Via Fox Sports Florida
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins spring training review and season lookahead

Everyone commented on it upon arrival at the Miami Marlins spring training complex at Roger Dean Stadium. It felt different in the clubhouse. Each player, coach and front office member exuded an air that seemed to be missing during a complete rebuilding year in 2013. Call it optimism. Call it hope. Many think the Marlins are still a season away from competing for a postseason spot...
Via Fox Sports Florida
19 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins option OF Marisnick, IF Solano to Triple-A

JUPITER, Fla. -- The Miami Marlins' opening-day roster continued to take shape Thursday morning before the team's final home Grapefruit League game. Miami optioned outfielder Jake Marisnick and infielder Donovan Solano to Triple-A New Orleans (Pacific Coast League) after close races for roster spots. Marisnick competed with Marcell Ozuna for the starting center-field job...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dietrich breaks nose but Marlins top Cardinals 4-3

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Miami second baseman Derek Dietrich broke his nose when he was struck in the face by a bad-hop single during the Marlins' 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Dietrich was hit by Jon Jay's batted ball that hopped up at him while setting up for a double play in the fifth. Dietrich, who walked off the field holding a towel to his face, did...
Via Fox Sports Florida
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rough spring hasn't dashed Ozuna's Opening Day lineup bid

In going 3-for-5 in Tuesday's win against the Astros, Jake Marisnick raised his Grapefruit League batting average to .375. Meanwhile, Marcell Ozuna and his .135 spring average watched from the bench. With Opening Day less than two weeks away, it would seem Ozuna is in the process of playing himself out of the starting center field job. Manager Mike Redmond cautioned against...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

With Opening Day near, Marcell Ozuna hoping to find his rhythm soon

JUPITER, Fla. -- Timing means everything in baseball. Just ask Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna, who is trying to take his recent struggles in stride. When slugger Giancarlo Stanton landed on the disabled list in late April 2013, a little-known prospect from Double-A Jacksonville earned his call-up. Miami had won just eight games through the first month of the season. Ozuna hit ...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

With Opening Day near, Marcell Ozuna hoping to find his rhythm soon

At the beginning of spring training, Marcell Ozuna was the frontrunner to be the Marlins' center fielder when the season started. But even though a slow spring has muddled the situation some, the 23-year-old is focused on finding his timing at the plate in order to be able to contribute in some way.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Minor League Preview: Miami Marlins

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2013 (5) | 2012 (28) | 2011 (29) | 2010 (8) | 2009 (2) 2013 Affiliate Records MLB:  [62-100] NL East AAA:  [72-72] Pacific Coast League — New Orleans AA:  [73-63] Southern League — Jacksonville A+:  [68-69] Florida State League — Jupiter A:  [65-72] South Atlantic League — Greensboro A(ss):  [39-36] New York-Penn League...
Via Razzball
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynn solid for Cardinals, Marlins win 5-4

JUPITER, Fla. -- Cardinals starter Lance Lynn allowed one hit in two shutout innings Saturday as a split squad of Miami Marlins beat St. Louis 5-4. Lynn is coming off his first season of pitching at least 200 innings. He says he hasn't experienced any ill effects following that workload. The Marlins won on Avery Romero's game-ending single in the ninth. St. Louis hit Nathan...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Deep League Thoughts – Marcell Ozuna

I told ya I'd take it deep! Wait, that doesn't sound right...strike that, reverse it, scramble to the sidelines, get dropped before you're out of bounds and call a time out. Yeah, yeah I mixed sports metaphors but what do you expect from the guy who also works over on the Fantasy Football side of Razzball? As my wise friend Tehol once said, just as a leopard can'...
Via Razzball
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Lagares Named MLB’s Top Dominican Rookie

Mets center fielder Juan Lagares was named Major League Baseball’s top Dominican Rookie.Adam Rubin of ESPN New York explained that Lagares received 13 first-place votes and two second-place votes, garnering 146 points in total. Marcell Ozuna of the Miami Marlins placed second with seven second-place votes and six third-place voter, for a total of 118 points. Wily Peralta of...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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