MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ellis clears hurdle, returns to Marlins' lineup

A number of questions were answered Tuesday, as A.J. Ellis caught five innings and got three at-bats against the Nationals. Returning to the lineup after being out with a strained left hamstring since late February, Ellis went 1-for-3 with a single and a run scored in the Marlins' 4-2 victory over the Nationals.
Via Marlins.com
10 hours ago

den Dekker torments former team, Marlins edge Nats

Matt den Dekker tormented his former team with a two-run double in the first inning on Tuesday against the Nationals. Jayson Werth hit a two-run home run for Washington.
Via Marlins.com
11 hours ago

Giancarlo Stanton belts 2nd spring homer in Marlins' split-squad loss

Via Associated Press
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins April Promotional Schedule

The Marlins play only nine home games in April, but have five giveaway nights to start the season. With Opening Day quickly approaching, it's time to plan a trip to Marlins Park for the 2017 season! There are only nine home games in the month of April, so if you want to see the Marlins in the opening month of the season, there are only a limited amount of games to choose from. ...
Via Fish Stripes
19 hours ago

Marlins option Nicolino, clearing roster picture

Justin Nicolino, who was competing for the fifth-starter spot, right-hander Brian Ellington, lefty Hunter Cervenka and catcher Tomas Telis were optioned to Triple-A New Orleans, leaving 33 players in camp.
Via Marlins.com
19 hours ago

2017 Season Preview: Marlins rotation

Experts are saying that the pitching rotation will make or break Miami’s season, so let’s have a look at who will be starting games in 2017. No clear-cut ace, multiple middle-of-the-rotation arms, a below average workhorse, and question marks at the back end; 2017 will certainly be an interesting ride for the Miami Marlins rotation. That was the short version. Here is the more...
Via Fish Stripes
22 hours ago

Marlins Morning News: Koehler has mixed day

The rotation stalwart struck out seven Mets yesterday over 5.2 innings, but a five-run sixth knocked him out of the game. Plus links on Marcell Ozuna and Jeff Locke. Marlins News Tom Koehler went toe-to-toe with Zack Wheeler and breezed through five innings yesterday before the wheels fell off in the sixth, resulting in a 5-0 loss. Despite the result, Don Mattingly feels that...
Via Fish Stripes
1 day ago

Did the Miami Marlins make the right choice in Edinson Volquez for Opening Day?

The Miami Marlins have announced that starting pitcher Edinson Volquez will garner his first Opening Day start as a Marlin and the fifth overall Opening Day start of his career. The 33-year-old joined the Marlins as a free agent this past offseason when he signed a two year, $22 million contract with the club. He will anchor a rotation that includes 2016 breakout Dan Straily, homegrown...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins' Jeff Locke to Miss First Month of Season

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Who will make the Miami Marlins roster?

There are players who will obviously be on the roster. Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich, Dee Gordon, just to name a few, have no problems making the roster, but filling out the roster will be something to keep an eye on over the next two weeks. Here is a group of players who have given themselves a solid chance to make the opening day roster or at least get a look later on in...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins 3B Prado likely to miss opener with hamstring injury

Miami Marlins third baseman Martin Prado is expected to miss the start of the regular season after straining his right hamstring at the World Baseball Classic. Marlins manager Don Mattingly already has ruled out Prado playing in any exhibition games. ''Obviously it's never good, but I'm encouraged it's a Grade 1,'' Mattingly said Sunday at the Marlins' camp in Jupiter, Florida...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins 3B Martin Prado likely to miss start of season with hamstring strain

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Marlins third baseman Martin Prado is expected to miss the start of the regular season after straining his right hamstring at the World Baseball Classic. Marlins manager Don Mattingly already has ruled out Prado playing in any exhibition games. "Obviously it's never good, but I'm encouraged it's a Grade 1," Mattingly said. "From there we just kind of wait...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton just hit a freakin’ ROCKET go-ahead homer for the USA

Giancarlo Stanton is the most powerful hitter alive, and the Miami Marlins’ outfielder showed off his talents Saturday night in Team USA’s must-win World Baseball Classic game against the Dominican Republic. With the game tied 2-2 in the the top of the fourth, Ervin Santana tried to sneak a fastball by Stanton on the inner half, and that was a bad idea. Stanton annihilated the...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernandez found responsible for fatal boating accident

Former Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was intoxicated and speeding when he and two others died in a boating accident last September, according to a report issued by police.As David Ovalle of the Miami Herald reported, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission said Thursday that Fernandez would have likely been charged with manslaughter and faced other charges had he lived. Investigators...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins updates at the World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic is back, and that has turned a month of expedition games into one of serious international competition for selected players. The Miami Marlins have six players representing three countries, and all of those players got the luxury of playing in their home park for the first round. Here is a recap of each country with Marlins players. United States Three...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Loria reportedly expected to sell Marlins this year

Jeffrey Loria’s handshake agreement to sell the Miami Marlins apparently fell through, though that will not impede the owner’s attempt to sell his team.The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson reports that Loria is expected to sell the Marlins this year, barring a change of heart.Jackson says Loria is in active talks with four groups of potential buyers and has had talks with two others...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Abreu ate fake passport on way to United States

In front of a federal grand jury in Miami on Wednesday, White Sox slugger Jose Abreu said he once ate a fake passport while flying to the US to cover up his illegal travel. This comes as part of an investigation into a smuggling operation that brought Cuban baseball players to the country.On an Air France flight from Haiti to Miami, Abreu testified that he had ordered a beer and...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Girlfriend of the late Jose Fernandez has baby daughter

The girlfriend of late Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had a baby girl on Friday evening.Few details are known, but according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald, Maria Arias delivered the child she had with Fernandez, a baby girl named Penelope. Fernandez himself picked the name back in August when he learned that he was going to be having a girl.No information on height or weight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss
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