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Marlins hold off Braves' late rally bid to win third straight

ATLANTA Turner Field hadn't proved fertile ground for the Marlins' offense. Over their first four games here they totaled seven runs on 28 hits. Tuesday, they just missing matching that combined run total and they needed every one of those scores to clinch no worse than a split of the four-game set. The Marlins held off the Braves' late rally bid to win 6-5. Steve Cishek...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Rumors: Miami intends to offer Giancarlo Stanton contract extension after season

The Miami Marlins were getting plenty of calls on young, power hitting outfielder Giancarlo Stanton earlier this month, but didn't engage in any active trade talks, as I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert.What Stanton wants the Marlins to show some franchise stability and a commitment to winning as soon as possible. Their closer, Steve Cishek, has drawn some trade interest recently...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Rumors: Steve Cishek is available

The Miami Marlins aren't completely out of contention yet, but at eight and a half games out from a wildcard if the season ended today, their chances are starting to look slim. As such, the Marlins may be starting to test the water as sellers and their top closer Steve Cishek is turning up in trade rumors.#451668150 / gettyimages.comPlenty of teams in contention are still looking...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cishek starting to surface in trade talks, suggesting Miami may sell

Right-hander Steve Cishek, the Marlins' fine closer, is starting to come up in trade talks, perhaps the first sign that fading Miami may be moving into sell mode. The Marlins have been hoping to be buyers, but at 45-52 and 8 1/2 games back -- thanks to a six-game losing streak that ended with a 3-2 win at San Francisco on Sunday -- it appears pretty unrealistic they could sneak...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins at St. Louis Cardinals series primer

All that stands between the Miami Marlins (41-44) and the All-Star break is a nine-game, three-city trip. It begins Friday as the Marlins visit the St. Louis Cardinals (46-40). Miami missed out on its first three-game sweep since early May when closer Steve Cishek blew a save against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. The Marlins stand six games behind the Atlanta Braves in the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Near certainties Cishek, Solano both falter in Marlins' loss to Phillies

MIAMI -- There are few certainties in life. For the Miami Marlins, two things come close: right-hander Steve Cishek recording the save and infielder Donovan Solano making the defensive play. Both instances didn't come through Thursday night, as the Marlins gave up a ninth-inning lead in a 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park. In the decisive ninth, Cishek walked...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftStreet Picks: Wednesday, Jun 25

We moved in the right direction yesterday but not quite enough as our entry finished 149th-of-220 in the $400 guaranteed contest (I played almost exclusively double-ups yesterday and this was my only cheap-o GPP entry). We scored 43.91 points without any significant pitching contributions in what was a semi-bizarre (and definitely low) day of scoring. Our three hidden players were...
Via Baseball Professor
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins plan to bolster their roster at the trade deadline

The Marlins lost 11-5 to the Mets on Sunday afternoon, falling to 37-38 in third place, but they remain just 2.5 games out of first place in the NL East. Great starts by Giancarlo Stanton, Henderson Alvarez, and Steve Cishek have contributed to the club being in a much better spot than expected, even after losing phenom Jose Fernandez to injury. In an interview with MLB Network...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcell Ozuna shows off his arm to end Mets chances in Marlins' win

MIAMI -- "Deep enough ... you would think." So said FOX Sports Florida play-by-play announcer Rich Waltz. Miami Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna didn't think he had a chance. Neither did closer Steve Cishek. Manager Mike Redmond wouldn't reveal what was going through his mind. With the tying run at third with one out in the ninth, Chris Young sent a 3-2 pitch from...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Father's Day special for Marlins players awaiting to become new dads

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins right-hander Nathan Eovaldi will toss his routine bullpen session Sunday morning before hopping on a flight to Houston. Eovaldi's wife, Rebekah, may give birth to their first child on Father's Day. "It's real exciting," said Eovaldi, who was placed on the paternity list prior to Sunday's finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates. "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Rumors: Steve Cishek a trade possibility for Miami

What is one thing that all teams would like to have? A good bullpen. How many of them actually have good bullpens? Not many. Every year at the trade deadline, contending teams look to add quality pieces to their bullpen and you can expect the same this year.One reliever that teams could covet is Miami Marlins right-hander Steve Cishek, according to Peter Gammons on his website, GammonsDaily...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves restore order in NL East with sweep of Marlins

Evan Gattis has a penchant for late-game heroics -- and for feasting on Marlins pitching in Miami. He added to both of those narratives Sunday, blasting a two-run home run to propel the Braves to a 4-2 win that gave Atlanta a three-game sweep. Gattis sent Steve Cishek's 90-mph sinker to deep center field for his 11th home of the season. It was the 12th of his career to come...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves restore order in NL East with sweep of Marlins

Evan Gattis has a penchant for late-game heroics -- and for feasting on Marlins pitching in Miami. He added to both of those narratives Sunday, blasting a two-run home run to propel the Braves to a 4-2 win that gave Atlanta a three-game sweep. Gattis sent Steve Cishek's 90-mph sinker to deep center field for his 11th home of the season. It was the 12th of his career to come in...
Via Fox Sports South
June 01, 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 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

Marlins notes: Brewers, Marlins set HR record at Marlins park

MIAMI -- Since opening in 2012, Marlins Park has earned the reputation of being pitcher friendly. On Friday night with the roof and left-field operable wall open, however, a record seven home runs were hit between the Milwaukee Brewers and Miami Marlins. It topped the six hit June 7, 2012, against the Atlanta Braves. "It was a beautiful night as far as temperature wise,"...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Let's Get It On- Marlins Series Preview

Philadelphia Phillies (19-22) @ Miami Marlins (23-22) Pitching Match-Ups:Tuesday, 7:10 - Sports Hernia Burnett vs. Rookie DeSclafaniWednesday, 7:10 - KK vs. 100 MPH EovaldiThursday, 12:40 - Cole Hames vs. Henderson AlvarezFish's Bats:R - 204 (6th)AVG - .263 (4th)OPS - .746 (5th) The offense is spearheaded by the man, the myth, the legend Giancarlo Stanton/RF (.318/1.017, 12 HR...
Via We Should Be GM's
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets at Miami Marlins series primer

Good times keep rolling in South Florida as the Marlins have won five of six games during their current homestand, taking series from 2013 postseason teams Atlanta and Los Angeles. Miami (16-15) has produced double-digit hit totals in six of its last seven. The offense has hit three homers in back-to-back games; in the first two seasons in the ballpark, the Marlins had hit three...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins come from behind, complete sweep of Braves

It required overcoming deficits of 3-2 and 4-3, and a four-out save from closer Steve Cishek, but the Miami Marlins completed their sweep of the Atlanta Braves Thursday. The Marlins rallied for two in the seventh and held for their first three-game home sweep of their National League East rivals since June 13-15, 2006. In improving to 10-0 when leading after seven innings, the Marlins...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Cishek gets early call, shuts door as Marlins sweep Braves

MIAMI -- Marlins closer Steve Cishek paced the dugout rather than the bullpen during the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night. With two men on against reliever A.J. Ramos in the top half of the frame, manager Mike Redmond elected to go with Cishek for the four-out save. Knowing Andrelton Simmons is a good fastball hitter who rarely strikes out, Cishek went to his slider out...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Saltalamacchia's homer in 10th lifts Marlins to win over Mets

The Marlins’ shortcomings on this trip had been glaring and repetitive. Too many wasted opportunities. Too many winnable games slipping away in late-inning failures. A night after the most crushing defeat of the season, emotion swung 180 degrees Saturday as the Marlins got the big hit and the lockdown effort by the bullpen in a 7-6 win in 10 innings over the Mets at Citi Field...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins taking advantage of sightseeing opportunities on road trips

The land surrounding the college town of Lubbock, Texas, is so flat you can see it go on for miles. Marlins reliever A.J. Ramos grew up there and went to school at Texas Tech University before the organization drafted him in 2009. "It's a lot different from what I get to experience here," Ramos said. As a major leaguer, 81 games are spent away from home. This season...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Cishek’s save streak suddenly snapped

On June 4, 2013 against the Phillies, Marlins closer Steve Cishek surrendered a game-tying solo home run to John Mayberry, Jr. in the bottom of the tenth inning. It was his second — and last — blown save of the season. Between his next appearance and the end of the regular season, Cishek converted all 29 save opportunities while posting a 1.18 ERA over 45 2/3 innings. The streak...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Curtis Granderson’s Walk Off Hit Vs The Marlins

With the Mets trailing the Marlins 3-2 in the bottom of the ninth and Marlins Closer Steve Cishek having saved 33 games in a row, things were looking bleak. With two outs and Lucas Duda on second base after a leadoff hit was followed by a bunt and a line out, up came back up middle infielder Omar Quintanilla. Q would line an opposite field single to left field to tie the game and...
Via The Daily Stache
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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