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Fairy Tale: Brothers Solano together with common goal for Marlins spring training

JUPITER, Fla. -- Since beginning their professional careers, Jhonatan and Donovan Solano have spoken over the phone before or after every game. Jhonatan, a catcher for the Washington Nationals, and Donovan, an infielder for the Miami Marlins, encouraged each other from a distance while living out a shared dream of playing in the big leagues. Until this winter, when Jhonatan, at the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins spring training sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Miami Marlins spring training. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez throws off mound for first time since May 2014

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez threw off a mound for the first time on Sunday morning. Fernandez, who underwent Tommy John surgery on May 16, 2014, tossed 15 pitches -- all fastballs, according to media in Jupiter.  The 22-year-old had been playing catch up to 150 feet and throwing off flat ground with his fastball and breaking pitch.  When pitchers and catchers reported for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Spring Training: Position Players

After Pitchers and Catchers reported last week, it was the position players of the Miami Marlins who came to camp this week. With the pitching core, we likely can foresee what the result will be but these years hitters are largely unpredictable due to the immense potential that the teams possesses. He are a few things to look for from the Marlins’ position players: 1) Are there...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Money Talks: Yoan Moncada, Giancarlo Stanton & Scherzer

In a recent Sports Illustrated article, Giancarlo Stanton said he was ‘angered’ by the record $325 million dollar contract offer from the Miami Marlins. Miami’s history of cutting payrolls after signing high priced talent is one reason for the anger stating, “five months [of winning] doesn’t change five years.” I get what he is trying to convey to the public and he very...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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Marlins newcomer Andre Rienzo paving way as Brazilian-born big leaguer

JUPITER, Fla. -- The Miami Marlins clubhouse at Roger Dean Stadium resembles a mini United Nations this spring training. Scattered among the Americans, Venezuelans and Dominicans are Ichiro Suzuki (Japan), Jhonatan and Donovan Solano (Colombia) as well as Adeiny Hechavarria (Cuba). Then there's right-hander Andre Rienzo, an example of MLB's increasing effort at globalization. Rienzo...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton was 'angered' over $325 million offer

First world problems right here. Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, who signed the first $300 million contract in the history of North American sports back in November, indicated in an interview with Ben Reiter of Sports Illustrated that he was initially “angered” by the contract offer.  I think they were thinking I was going to be like, ‘Oh, well, sign me up...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Giancarlo Stanton Unveils Face Guard

Giancarlo Stanton will be playing the 2015 season with a face guard on his batting helmet.  And it is quite simply awesome. Yeah, @Giancarlo818 – The faceguard plays. pic.twitter.com/cn3B4Cv9Xh — MLB (@MLB) February 26, 2015 Stanton will become the first baseball player to wear a personalized face mask.  He will be wearing a carbon fiber mask designed by Schutt, a company...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After 14 Seasons, Juan Pierre Decides To Hang It Up

Veteran outfielder Juan Pierre has decided that it’s time for him to hang up his cleats. The 37-year-old Pierre, spent 14 seasons in the MLB and played with six organizations. He finished his career with 1,994 games played, 2,217 hits, 614 stolen bases, and had a career batting average of .295, not to mention one championship with the Florida Marlins. But what Pierre will be remembered...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Outfielder Juan Pierre retires after 14-year MLB career

MIAMI (AP) Outfielder Juan Pierre has announced his retirement after a 14-year major-league career that included a World Series championship with the 2003 Florida Marlins. Pierre ranks 18th in career stolen bases with 614. He was a .295 hitter who finished with 2,217 hits. He batted .247 in 113 games with the Marlins in his final season in 2013. He announced his retirement Friday...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Marlin Juan Pierre officially retires after 14 seasons

Former Marlin Juan Pierre, the starting center fielder on the 2003 World Series team, officially announced his retirement Friday. Pierre, 37, spent four seasons (2003-05, 2013) with the Marlins, hitting .295 with 190 stolen bases, 80 doubles, 34 triples, seven home runs and 145 RBI in 599 games. During the six-game World Series with the New York Yankees, he batted .333 (7 for 21...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Prospect Profile: Justin Nicolino

Photo Credit: cooperstrength.com In late 2012, a trade between the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays went down that sent established players [such as Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Josh Johnson to the Blue Jays] for a seven player return Those players included the likes of pitcher Henderson Alvarez, shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria, and catcher Jeff Mathis. This trade also...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton models helmet featuring carbon fiber face guard (pic)

Miami Marlins superstar Giancarlo Stanton on Thursday faced live pitching for the first time since the horrific injury suffered when he was drilled in the face during a Sept. 11 game by Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brewers Mike Fiers, leaving him with a fractured orbital bone and five damaged teeth. The frightening incident and the gruesome...Read More The post Giancarlo Stanton models...
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Dark horse World Series contenders in 2015

Everyone thinks they know who the favorites for the World Series are this year. But as we saw with the Royals last year, sometimes teams come out of nowhere to make an unlikely postseason run. We’re not talking about trendy sleeper picks like the Mariners, Indians and both Chicago teams. We’re talking about real dark horse World Series contenders, teams that nobody is really...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jessica Blaylock joins FOX Sports Florida as Marlins in-game reporter

MIAMI -- FOX Sports Florida, the statewide television home of the Miami Marlins, today announced Jessica Blaylock has joined its roster of Marlins on-air talent for the 2015 season. In her new role, Blaylock will serve as the in-game reporter on Marlins' television broadcasts this season, as well as host of select "Inside the Marlins" episodes. Blaylock will make her television debut...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton debuts personalized helmet with mouth guard

After a horrifying pitch to the jaw to end his 2014 season, Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton will use a helmet with a jaw-guard in 2015.  But not just any jaw guard off the shelf.  A sleek looking, NFL face mask style addition.  With a customer letter “G” as part of the design.  Check out the @MLB tweet Yeah, @Giancarlo818 – The faceguard plays. pic.twitter.com...
Via Reading Between The Seams
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels Prospect Profile: Andrew Heaney

Pic credit: Mark Cunningham; Getty Images Out of the many prospect profiles that are being done here at Baseball Hot Corner, there are some instances where the prospect being profiled has already reached the Major Leagues. This is one of those cases. In the 2014 season, left handed starting pitcher Andrew Heaney reached the Major Leagues with the Miami Marlins, two years after...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Prospect Profile: Tyler Kolek

Photo Credit: Mike Janes; Four Seam Images / AP Images In the 2013 season, the Miami Marlins had an incredibly poor campaign, finishing the year off with a 62-100 record, the second worst in the Major Leagues behind the Houston Astros 51-111 mark. With a couple bright spots in the rookies Henderson Alvarez, Jose Fernandez, and Christian Yelich, along with established talent...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton Takes First Live BP, Talks About New Facemask

Giancarlo Stanton is back and better than ever. The Miami Marlins outfielder and 2014 National League home run leader took his first live batting practice Thursday since being hit in the face by a Mike Fiers fastball on Sept. 11. It went well, despite the fact that he didn’t swing at any of the 10 pitches he saw from Henderson Alvarez and Brad Hand....
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton talks new batting helmet

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Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB's first-ever personalized mask: Giancarlo Stanton's facemask has a stylized "G"

Miami Marlins News: Giancarlo Stanton to Wear Customized 'G' Face Guard Attached to Batting Helmet Giancarlo Stanton's facemask has a stylized "G" - MLB's first-ever personalized mask: http://t.co/1eNR6cMfu7 pic.twitter.com/qrtiA9V63S— Paul Lukas (@UniWatch) February 26, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Marlins' Stanton faces first live pitches since being hit

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Giancarlo Stanton saw his first live pitches since his beaning back in September. The Marlins will have to wait at least one more day to watch Stanton take his first swing. While other members of his hitting group swung freely Thursday during the Miami's first live batting practice sessions of the spring, Stanton - wearing a traditional-style batting helmet -...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton to wear custom helmet this season

Giancarlo Stanton is taking precautions against taking another fastball to the face. The Marlins slugger suffered multiple facial fractures, dental damage and a facial laceration after being hit by a pitch from Brewers starter Mike Fiers on Sept. 11, 2014. When Stanton returns to game action this season, he will wear this helmet: According to the Miami Herald, the helmet was made...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out Giancarlo Stanton’s awesome facemask

Giancarlo Stanton will be wearing a cage on his helmet this year after he was plunked in cringe-inducing fashion last September. But Stanton’s cage isn’t any normal face guard – it’s customized for him, with a slick “G” built into the design. Check it out. Giancarlo Stanton's facemask has a stylized "G" – MLB's first-ever personalized mask: http://t.co/1eNR6cMfu7 pic...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton gets first-ever customized facemask

Giancarlo Stanton will be wearing a cage on his helmet this year after he was plunked in cringe-inducing fashion last September. But Stanton’s cage isn’t any normal face guard – it’s customized for him, with a slick “G” built into the design. Check it out. Giancarlo Stanton's facemask has a stylized "G" – MLB's first-ever personalized mask: http://t.co/1eNR6cMfu7...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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