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Marlins' Cosart: 'I never have, never will bet on baseball'

  Speaking directly about the topic for the first time since gambling-related tweets appeared on his Twitter account last week, Miami pitcher Jarred Cosart denied ever betting on baseball. ''I never have, never will bet on baseball,'' Cosart said Wednesday. Tweets that appeared on Cosart's account discussed gambling advice received from a gambling expert. They did not appear to...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins spring training attendance up 18 percent

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) The Miami Marlins' offseason investment in talent paid dividends at their spring training ticket office. Even with Wednesday's announced crowd of 3,304 - the smallest of the exhibition season - the Marlins drew an average of 5,071 fans to Roger Dean Stadium for their 14 home games. That's an 18 percent increase from 2014, when Miami averaged 4,306 fans. ''Every...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cosart: 'I never have, never will bet on baseball'

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Speaking directly about the topic for the first time since gambling-related tweets appeared on his Twitter account last week, Miami pitcher Jarred Cosart denied ever betting on baseball. ''I never have, never will bet on baseball,'' Cosart said Wednesday. Tweets that appeared on Cosart's account discussed gambling advice received from a gambling expert. They did...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins touch up Nats' Zimmermann for 8 runs in 8-0 romp

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer and Mike Morse had a three-run shot as the Miami Marlins roughed up Jordan Zimmermann in an 8-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday. Morse connected in the first and Stanton sent a drive onto the roof of the Marlins' clubhouse beyond the left field wall in the second as Miami opened an early 7-0 lead in its final...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Players who could have their arbitration years bought out

It’s been a busy couple weeks in terms of players having their arbitration years bought out by their respective teams. The Chicago White Sox recently signed Adam Eaton to a five-year extension, Christian Yelich signed a seven-year deal with the Miami Marlins to wipe out his arbitration and Brian Dozier inked a four-year deal to keep him in Minnesota. Reports are also indicating...
Via The Outside Corner
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Players who could have their arbitration years bought out

It’s been a busy couple weeks in terms of players having their arbitration years bought out by their respective teams. The Chicago White Sox recently signed Adam Eaton to a five-year extension, Christian Yelich signed a seven-year deal with the Miami Marlins to wipe out his arbitration and Brian Dozier inked a four-year deal to keep him in Minnesota. Reports are also indicating...
Via Bloguin Best
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves claim lefty McKirahan off waivers from Marlins

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves have claimed left-handed pitcher Andrew McKirahan off waivers from the Miami Marlins. The move comes after the Braves released veteran left-hander James Russell in a surprise move last week. The 25-year-old McKirahan was claimed by the Marlins as a Rule 5 pick from the Chicago Cubs in December. He must remain on the Braves' 25-man roster all season...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins reliever Aaron Crow needs Tommy John surgery

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Doctors have told Miami reliever Aaron Crow he needs season-ending elbow ligament-replacement surgery. Crow will get a second opinion but expects to have the procedure. ''That's a big blow for him,'' manager Mike Redmond said Wednesday. A four-year veteran, Crow went 6-1 with a 4.12 ERA in 61 appearances last season for Kansas City but was left off the Royals...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Look to #RewriteTheFuture

Talk to any Chicago Cubs fan and, much like the last 107 years, they’re liable to tell you this is the year. And no, it has little to do with any promise they may (or may not) be showing on the field. It has everything to do with a movie.  You know…that movie. Unfortunately, there are a couple things Cubs fans are ignoring. First, the obvious. There is a not a Miami team that...
Via Hall of Very Good
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Your 2015 NL East Champions: Miami Marlins

How long have we heard the hype around Washington? How long have we been hearing that THIS will be the Nationals year? Well, that time has come and gone. It’s Miami’s turn. Washington has already hit the wall that has depleted them in the past; injuries. Casey Jansen has tendinitis in his rotator cuff, Anthony Rendon (the teams best positional player in 2014) is seeking a THIRD...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals fall to Marlins 3-2 in Grapefruit League action

JUPITER, Fla. -- Adam Wainwright pitched into the seventh inning in St. Louis' 3-2 loss to Miami on Tuesday, and manager Mike Matheny said the ace right-hander will start for the Cardinals on opening night against the Cubs. Wainwright allowed two runs and eight hits while throwing 93 pitches in 6 2/3 innings. He was slowed by an abdominal injury early in spring training. Sunday's...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami fills final 2 position player slots with Kelly, Solano

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Infielder Donovan Solano and outfielder Don Kelly have been told they will be on the Miami Marlins' opening-day roster. Manager Mike Redmond said Tuesday he decided to keep Solano over Reid Brignac because of Solano's ability to play second, third and shortstop, as well as steal some bases. Solano hit .252 in 310 at-bats for the Marlins last season. Kelly signed...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training Game #26: St. Louis Cardinals vs Miami Marlins

Game Time: 12:05 pm CDT @ Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, FloridaTelevision: Fox Sports MidwestRadio: KMOX 1120Starting Pitching ProbablesAdam Wainwright (0-1, 7.2 IP, 4.70 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 5 K, 2 BB) vs Henderson Alvarez (1-1, 13 IP, 5.54 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 8 K, 2 BB)Cardinals LineupTBAMarlins LineupTBAPlayer FeatureChristian Yelich and Giancarlo Stanton are having solid spring...
Via Cardinals Farm
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets defeat Marlins as Haren struggles in final spring start

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Cuddyer hit his sixth home run this spring and Lucas Duda homered, doubled and drove in five runs as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Monday. Duda homered in the fourth inning. He added a three-run double in the sixth and Cuddyer, who signed with the Mets in the offseason, followed with his home run. Mets starter Rafael Montero...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Marlins 1

The Mets (17-11) beat the Marlins (12-12) by a score of 7-1 on Monday afternoon at Tradition Field. With the last spot in the starting rotation potentially at stake, Rafael Montero took the ball for the Mets and was awesome, striking out six batters in six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and walking none. Montero and Dan Haren (who was apparently lying about how he would retire...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins shortstop Hecharvarria strives for more consistency

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) When asked to pick the best play shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria has ever made for the Miami Marlins, infield coach Perry Hill happily fielded the question, selecting a grounder scooped up on the grass behind second base two years ago in Arizona that ended with a 360-degree pirouette and an out. Hill then volunteered his runner-up choice, a running catch of a popup...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Dan Haren vs. Rafael Montero (3/30/15)

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Via Mets360.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ozuna, Saltalamacchia, Stanton hit HRs in loss to Nats

VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and Jose Lobaton hit a three-run drive run in the eighth, one of seven home runs on a windy afternoon as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 11-7 Sunday. Michael Taylor homered off Ted Koehler leading off the bottom of the first, Yunel Escobar singled and Harper followed with his third home run of spring...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvarez to start Marlins' opener against Atlanta on April 6

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Henderson Alvarez has been picked to start the Miami Marlins' opener against the Atlanta Braves on April 6. Alvarez went 12-7 with a 2.65 ERA for Miami last season. The right-hander, who turns 25 on April 18, was the favorite because Jose Fernandez is recovering from Tommy John surgery. Alvarez pitched a no-hitter against Detroit on the final day of the 2013 season...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Latos improves significantly, Marlins and Astros tie 1-1

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Mat Latos followed his worst start of the spring with his best, helping the Miami Marlins play to a 1-1 tie with the Houston Astros. Five days after allowing nine runs in three innings to the Mets, Latos rebounded by limiting the Astros to one run in 5 1-3 innings. ''I think you see night and day,'' Latos said. ''I couldn't get an out the other day. My last outing...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Jarred Cosart and Ghostfade Killah

The minute you set foot on a college campus, the incessant reminders begin. Watch what you put on social media. Future employers will check your Facebook or Twitter accounts. Don’t tweet anything offensive. The message is driven home especially hard to athletes, who pose as a public face of their universities. So, I guess you can’t blame Jarred Cosart for the gambling firestorm...
Via Baseball Essential
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins believe they're poised to end playoff drought

MIAMI (AP) Two transactions midway through spring training that drew little notice heralded significant progress for the Miami Marlins. Top pitching prospects Jose Urena and Justin Nicolino were optioned to the minor leagues - moves reflecting the franchise's improved depth of talent. This season, for a change, the front office doesn't feel compelled to rush youngsters like Urena...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Cosart says MLB reviewing his Twitter account

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart said Major League Baseball is reviewing his deleted Twitter account as part of an investigation into gambling-related tweets posted there and he is cooperating with the investigation. ''Obviously, I was caught off guard by the whole situation,'' Cosart said Thursday. ''All I'm really saying to everyone is I'm following the MLB...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Cosart 'caught off guard' by MLB gambling investigation

JUPITER, Fla. -- Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart said Major League Baseball is reviewing his deleted Twitter account as part of an investigation into gambling-related tweets posted there and he is cooperating with the investigation. "Obviously, I was caught off guard by the whole situation," Cosart said Thursday. "All I'm really saying to everyone is I'm following the MLB protocol...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins’ Cosart: ‘Caught off guard’ by probe

Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart said Thursday that he was "caught off guard" by the firestorm surrounding his alleged sports gambling activities and is cooperating fully with a Major League Baseball investigation.
Via Philly Sports Live
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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