MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marlins trade rumors: Josh Naylor is the only big prospect name Marlins have

Josh Naylor is the team’s only midseason top 100 prospect, and rightfully so. He may also be the headline of any trade for a starting pitcher for the Marlins. The Miami Marlins have contemplated going after a big name in terms of a starting pitcher who can help bolster an ailing rotation, especially now in the wake of Wei-Yin Chen’s disabled list stint for an elbow sprain. Currently...
Via Fish Stripes
2 hours ago

Jose Fernandez is becoming the standard for starting pitchers

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez is quickly becoming the gold standard for all starting pitchers in the major leagues. That’s quite an emphatic statement to make about the hard-throwing righty who turns 24 years old on July 31, especially considering the Marlins weren’t sure of his status coming off Tommy John surgery in May of […] The post Jose Fernandez is becoming the standard...
Via Today's Knuckleball
4 hours ago

Wind it up: Cosart returns with new delivery

With the help of a new windup, Jarred Cosart made a statement in his first start for the Marlins in more than three months: He's back.
Via Marlins.com
12 hours ago

Jarred Cosart strong in return but Marlins bested by Phillies, Jeremy Hellickson again

MIAMI (AP) -- Jeremy Hellickson dominated the Marlins for a second straight start, throwing six innings of one-hit ball to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 4-0 on Monday night.Tommy Joseph hit a two-out RBI double in the top of the eighth to break a scoreless tie, and David Hernandez (2-3) pitched an inning in relief to earn the victory as four Phillies pitchers combined...
Via Associated Press
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Koehler seeks strong encore vs. Phillies

On paper, it may not look like a premier pitching matchup. But Tom Koehler has looked like an ace against Philadelphia this year and Jerad Eickhoff returns to the site of his first win as the Marlins and Phillies square off for the second of three games at Marlins Park at 7:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday.
Via Marlins.com
14 hours ago

Marlins place Chen on 15-day disabled list

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Marlins have placed left-handed pitcher Wei-Yin Chen on the 15-day disabled list with a left elbow strain. Marlins manager Don Mattingly says the injury ''doesn't really sound that serious,'' but the team wants to be careful. The move, announced Monday, was retroactive to July 21. Right-hander Jarred Cosart was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans and started...
Via Associated Press
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thursday a big day for Bour, Gordon

Marlins manager Don Mattingly said if all goes well, Justin Bour will begin playing rehab games on Thursday, the same day Dee Gordon will be eligible for reinstatement.
Via Marlins.com
17 hours ago

Report: Marlins interested in Wade Miley

The Miami Marlins are apparently trying to say “Miley, what’s good?” According to a report by Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald on Monday, the Marlins are interested in Mariners left-hander Wade Miley, a pitcher whom they have been interested in before. Here's another name to add to list of starters being considered by the #Marlins: Wade Miley. They've had interest in him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins’ young stars and their Hall of Fame doppelgängers

If everything breaks right, we could be witnessing the beginning of several all-time great careers. On Sunday afternoon, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza will become the newest inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. They’ll join a fraternity of several hundred members, none of whom have been enshrined wearing a Marlins cap. The 2016 team employs at least one Cooperstown...
Via Fish Stripes
22 hours ago

The Fish Bites Podcast Episode 1: Marlins trade rumors, Gordon situation, prospect talk

The latest edition of Fish Bites, the official Fish Stripes podcast. Hello baseball fans, and welcome to the very first edition of FishStripes’ Fish Bites Podcast, where we explore the latest Marlins news and rumors. Miami has expressed interest in upgrading its starting rotation and has been connected to Jeremy Hellickson, Matt Moore, Jake Odorizzi, Ervin Santana, Sonny Gray...
Via Fish Stripes
1 day ago

Miami Marlins Trade Rumors: Andrew Cashner edition

The Miami Marlins are right in the thick of things in the National League playoff race. They are 53-45 but that still leaves them 4.5 games back from the Washington Nationals in the NL East. The clear weakness of the team is the starting pitching. With news of Wei-Yin Chen hitting the disabled list, this only deepens the need for pitching. Obviously they don’t need an ace, that...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Place Wei-Yin Chen On DL With Elbow Sprain

The Marlins have placed left-hander Wei-Yin Chen on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Thursday) with an elbow sprain and recalled right-hander Jarred Cosart to take his place, reports Joe Frisaro of MLB.com (Twitter link). There’s no word on how much time Chen will miss, but elbow injuries are always worrisome with pitchers, and his absence could affect the Marlins’ trade...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Wei-Yin Chen will not start Monday; Jarred Cosart to take his place

            Multiple reports on social media late Saturday night indicated that Wei-Yin Chen would be scratched from his next scheduled start Monday against the Phillies.             The reports stated that Jarred Cosart would be called up from the minors to start Monday in his place. Chen was the only starting pitcher not seen in the Marlins’ clubhouse...
Via Fish Bytes
2 days ago

WATCH: Dontrelle Willis' great reaction to Giancarlo Stanton home run

During Saturday’s game between the Marlins and Mets, Giancarlo Stanton launched a monster home run that hit the scoreboard in left field at Marlins Park. Perhaps just as enjoyable as Stanton’s blast was the reaction by a former member of the Marlins. Dontrelle Willis was on hand for the game as it was his bobblehead night at the stadium. While there for the festivities, Willis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ichiro explains why you'll never see him slam a bat in frustration

Ichiro Suzuki is six hits away from the magical 3,000-hit milestone for his major-league career.The Miami Marlins' outfielder is having a remarkable season, batting .343 in a part-time role at age 42. Throughout his 16 season in the majors, we've seen the future Hall of Famer do just about everything on the diamond -- except take out his frustration on his bats."Why wouldn't you...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins, First-Rounder Braxton Garrett Agree To Deal

The Marlins and first-round pick Braxton Garrett, the lone remaining unsigned first-rounder, have agreed to terms, tweets Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Garrett, he adds, is in Miami right now to take his physical with the club. The deal comes in just under the wire, as the deadline to sign 2016 draftees is today at 5pm ET. Garrett, a high school left-hander from Alabama, rated third...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Trade Rumors: Starting Pitching Edition

Miami Marlins fans glistened with joy last night as Giancarlo Stanton dominated the home run derby at Petco Park with an insane 61 homer performance. Getting national recognition is something Marlins fans rarely get, so riding into the all-star break tied for the second wild-card slot at 47-41 along with sending four players to San Diego for the All-star game is a dream scenario...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanton’s Derby showing almost cost Marlins big time

Giancarlo Stanton’s record-breaking performance in Monday’s Home Run Derby at Petco Park could have proved quite costly to the Miami Marlins due to a recent ticket discount promotion tied to his showing. But in the end, the fine print covering the details of the promo saved the Marlins big time. The promotion in question basically laid out the following offer via an email...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton hits massive home run in HR Derby

Giancarlo Stanton is an incredibly powerful baseball player. You already knew that. And you probably knew he was going to be dropping bombs at Monday’s Home Run Derby in San Diego. But few figured he put one OVER the batter’s eye in center field. Stanton smashed 24 homers in his first round of competition, including this absolute bomb at Petco Park over the batter’s eye...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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