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Around the world: Marlins' Jeff Baker learned baseball on military bases

During the late 1980s, Miami Marlins infielder Jeff Baker and his father would play catch on the second floor of a five-story villa in Saudi Arabia. As a child raised in a military family, Baker learned baseball the unconventional way while bouncing around bases across the globe. Born in 1981 in Bad Kissingen, Bayern, Germany -- then part of West Germany -- Baker rarely spent more...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Marlins @ Cubs: Cosart vs. Richard (Game 79 Thread)

MIA (35-46): RHP Jarred Cosart (1-3, 4.12) CHC (42-36): LHP Clayton Richard (4-2, 2.09 for AAA-Indianapolis) First pitch: 6:15pmCT Gordon* 2b Yelich* lf Hechavarria ss Baker 1b Realmuto c Rojas 3b Ozuna cf Gillespie rf Cosart p   Fowler# cf Rizzo* 1b Bryant 3b Montero* c Castro ss Coghlan* lf Denorfia rf Richard* p Russell 2b Drafted by the White Sox in 2005, Richard (31y...
Via Cub Reporter
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bour on the 4th of July

Justin Bour celebrated the birth of our nation Friday night by going 2-for-3 with his 10th home run, making that four straight games he's homered. Bour is hotter than a roman candle! He's hotter than a screaming mimi, on top of a snicker blaster with a sparkling spleen splitter igniting a whistling kitty chaser! Thems fireworks, y'all!  I will try to keep it short and sweet today...
Via Razzball
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs game preview

TV: FOX Time: Coverage begins at 7 p.m. Justin Bour is doing his best impersonation of Giancarlo Stanton as the Miami Marlins continue to win without arguably the top slugger in the majors. The rookie has homered in each of Miami's four straight victories and the last three proved to be game-winning shots for the Marlins, who look to match their season-high win streak Saturday night...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins fan sues club over 'shark attack' by racing mascot

It sounds like something from the old "Saturday Night Live" sketch with the ominous "Jaws" music and a candygram delivery, but a Miami Marlins fan is suing the club over an alleged shark attack. Beth Fedornak claims she was injured by Bob the Shark, one of the costumed mascots -- the others are Spike the Sea Dragon, Julio the Octopus and Angel the Stone Crab -- who race around the...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Justin Bour’s recent power surge is giving the Miami Marlins something to think about

The Miami Marlins are 5-1 since Giancarlo Stanton was knocked out of the lineup with a broken bone in his hand.  Clearly, there’s no way that kind of form is going to continue for the next four to six weeks, which is how long Stanton is supposed to be sidelined.  But Justin Bour is certainly doing his part to make up for the loss of baseball’s leading home run hitter. He has...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bour, Yelich home runs lift Marlins to 2-1 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) -- Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday. Bour's solo home run in the sixth inning off Cubs starter Jason Hammel snapped a 1-1 tie. That spelled the difference for Koehler (7-4), who allowed five hits and an earned run in his six innings while striking out...
Via AP on Fox
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Home runs, Koehler lift Marlins to 2-1 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday. Bour's solo home run in the sixth inning off Cubs starter Jason Hammel snapped a 1-1 tie. That spelled the difference for Koehler (7-4), who allowed five hits and an earned run in his six innings while striking out...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins rely on solo homers to beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1

On an afternoon in which both teams were relatively quiet on offense, the Miami Marlins relied on the long ball en route to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday. Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich put up the first run of the ball game in the top of the first inning with a solo home run to center field. Yelich has been hot at the plate as of late for the...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bour, Yelich home runs lift Marlins to 2-1 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) -- Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday. Bour's solo home run in the sixth inning off Cubs starter Jason Hammel snapped a 1-1 tie. That spelled the difference for Koehler (7-4), who allowed five hits and an earned run in his six innings while striking out...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marlins @ Cubs: Koehler vs. Hammel (Game 78 Thread)

MIA (34-46): RHP Tom Koehler (6-4, 3.77) CHC (42-35): RHP Jason Hammel (5-3, 2.92) First pitch: 1:20pmCT Gordon* 2b Yelich* lf Hechavarria ss Bour* 1b Realmuto c Rojas 3b Gillespie cf Suziki* rf Koehler p   Fowler# cf Rizzo* 1b Bryant 3b Montero* c Denorfia rf Coghlan* lf Herrera# 2b Hammel p Russell ss Hammel, who moves ahead of Roach in the rotation, took the loss in rainy...
Via Cub Reporter
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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Of course Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez hit a HR in his return from Tommy John surgery

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez launches a solo home run to center field in his 2015 debut, cutting the lead to one in the bottom of the 5th.His grandma told him to do that.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
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A Pair Of Florida Aces Make Their Return From Tommy John

After missing over a year recovering from Tommy John, it just so happened that the state of Florida saw the return of two of their top aces on the same day. Matt Moore and Jose Fernandez for the Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins respectively, took the hill with one had a decent outing, and the other struggling just a bit. The Marlins, a team dealing with the loss of their best player...
Via Baseball Essential
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Jose Fernandez has a blast in his Miami Marlins’ return

Welcome back, Jose Fernandez.  After nearly 14 months out of the game following Tommy John surgery, the Miami Marlins ace returned to the big leagues with a quality start in a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants.  The 32,598 fans who came to see him on “Jose Day” at Marlins Park weren’t disappointed. Fernandez went six innings in his first major league game since May 9...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
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Marlins sign 12th pick of First-Year Player Draft Josh Naylor

The Miami Marlins officially announced the signing of Josh Naylor, the 12th pick in last month's First-Year Player Draft, on Thursday night. Naylor turned 18 years old and graduated from St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, last week. Reports circulated over the weekend about both sides reaching an agreement over a $2.25 million signing bonus...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Despite injury, Stanton named June's NL Player of the Month

Despite missing the final four days of June, Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was named the National League Player of the Month. Stanton, who underwent surgery for his left wrist hamate fracture over the weekend, hit .344 with 18 runs, five doubles, 12 home runs and 23 RBI in 24 games. At the time of his injury, Stanton led the majors in both homers (27) and RBI (67), appearing...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: The return of Jose Fernandez

The Miami Marlins took the field against the San Francisco Giants at Marlins Park on Thursday, with Jose Fernandez as their starting pitcher for the first time since May 4, 2014. The Cuban right-hander was forced to miss just over a full year after needing the universally dreaded Tommy John surgery to repair his throwing elbow. Although this surgery requires a grueling recovery...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernandez's much-anticipated return goes swimmingly for Marlins

MIAMI -- This winter, after the Miami Marlins made various moves to upgrade their roster, the expectation was ace Jose Fernandez's return from Tommy John surgery would be a midseason boost. As long as the club stayed afloat, he would be the welcomed push for a possible postseason run. On Thursday afternoon, Fernandez toed the rubber again without slugger Giancarlo Stanton, third...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernandez homers to help lift Marlins to victory in his return to mound

MIAMI (AP) -- Jose Fernandez's comeback required a comeback. The precocious right-hander shook off a rocky start in his return from Tommy John surgery, pitching six innings and hitting a homer Thursday to help the Miami Marlins rally past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 and complete a three-game sweep. The first two batters to face Fernandez scored, and he screamed at himself as he...
Via AP on Fox
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Fernandez homers in comeback to help Miami beat Giants, 5-4

MIAMI (AP) Jose Fernandez's comeback required a comeback. The precocious right-hander shook off a rocky start in his return from Tommy John surgery, pitching six innings and hitting a homer Thursday to help the Miami Marlins rally past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 and complete a three-game sweep. The first two batters to face Fernandez scored, and he screamed at himself as he walked...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernandez homers to help lift Marlins to victory in his return to mound

MIAMI (AP) -- Jose Fernandez's comeback required a comeback. The precocious right-hander shook off a rocky start in his return from Tommy John surgery, pitching six innings and hitting a homer Thursday to help the Miami Marlins rally past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 and complete a three-game sweep. The first two batters to face Fernandez scored, and he screamed at himself as he...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez Looks Awesome, Hits Home Run in Return From Tommy John Surgery

Returning from an injury is always tough. It doesn't matter if it was only a week off or 14 months like Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez (for Tommy John surgery). Fernandez made his return to the mound Thursday afternoon after being gone for over a year, and he certainly made it a memorable one.His first pitch (seen below) looked pretty sweet).via Cut4Read more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins’ Jose Fernandez Crushes Homer In First Game Back From Injury (Video)

Jose Fernandez is back and better than ever. On one side of the field, that is. The Miami Marlins right-hander made his much-anticipated return Thursday, taking the mound against the San Francisco Giants in his first start since May 9, 2014. It didn’t take long for the 22-year-old to remind everyone why he’s one of the most exciting young players in the game. In more ways than...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez homered in his 2015 debut

Jose Fernandez made his 2015 debut on Thursday following Tommy John surgery last May. But the biggest highlight of the day for Fernandez and the Marlins didn’t come on the mound – it came in the batter’s box. This. Just. Happened. – The Outside Corner | Facebook That’s a pretty ridiculous homer, and it came off of another guy making his 2014 debut, Matt Cain of the Giants...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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