MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ian Desmond tells Tom Koehler of the Marlins to throw it over the plate

There's no better way to make a 6-0 (soon to be 11-0) drubbing in the 4th inning watchable than by telling the opposing pitcher to throw it over the plate (turn up the volume on the Vine above). And so, Ian Desmond told Tom Koehler to throw it over the plate after coming high and inside, has words with Jarrod Saltalamacchia, benches clear, etc. (Vines, Screencap, via MASN/MLB TV)
Via Nationals Enquirer
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Marlins don No. 42 for Jackie Robinson Day

MIAMI -- A flurry of jerseys wearing No. 42 took the field for Tuesday night's game at Marlins Park. Both Miami and Washington took part in a league-wide celebration of Jackie Robinson Day by honoring the first African American player in Major League Baseball. "I remember back to being a player where it was a choice. Each guy individually got a choice whether to wear 42...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Take a Look at Nathan Eovaldi

Nathan Eovaldi is probably the pitcher that has most caught my eye in the early part of this season.  Obviously it is still early, and the analysis of the current season is based on a 3-start (19.1 innings) sample.  But there is a lot to like about Eovaldi’s performance to this point.  Eno Sarris at Fangraphs also seemed to notice, and did a write-up about Eovaldi between his...
Via Batting Leadoff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish return home to face Nats

Fish look to end skid at home Thanks largely to a winless six-game road trip, the Miami Marlins have lost seven straight games. The good news for Miami is that a return home begins Monday with a three-game set against the Washington Nationals. The Marlins were swept last week by Washington and over the weekend by the Philadelphia Phillies. After sweeping Miami, the Nationals were...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Updates: Derek Dietrich, Rafael Furcal

The Miami Marlins lost to the Philadelphia Phillies in extra innings last night and the Phillies will attempt to sweep the Marlins this afternoon.  The Marlins are off to a slow start at 5-7 but a win today would move them back ahead of the Phillies (5-6).  They've been without Rafael Furcal all season and had to scratch Derek Dietrich last night.  Needless to say, the Marlins...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Slugger Giancarlo Stanton Keeps Cranking Out the Long Balls (the really, really, really, long ones that is)

Giancarlo Stanton is going to make another team real happy someday. Why another team and not the Marlins? Because as he continues to crank out monster home runs there is one thing that fans know is going to happen---the Marlins will either get rid of him or let him walk. So for now he gives Marlins fans something to cheer for--whether its at home or in enemy territory--by blasting...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton belts 469 feet home run

When Giancarlo Stanton takes advantage of a pitch, he crushes it for deep home run.This time, he did just that as he clobbered Jonathan Pettibone‘s changeup that went down the middle for a 469 feet solo home run on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park.Last week, Stanton hit a a 484 feet two-run home run to left-center field at Marlins Park, which is currently the longest in...
Via The MLB Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Giancarlo Stanton obliterates a baseball against Phillies

Your browser does not support iframes.Giancarlo Stanton might want to lay low for awhile because he's probably wanted for murdering baseballs at Citizens Bank Park.The Miami Marlins slugger already has two home runs in Saturday's game against the Phillies, including this one he deposited deep into the left center stands. It reportedly traveled an estimated 470 feet.According...
Via Bush League Chronicle
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Sweet swing helping Christian Yelich bounce back from slump

PHILADELPHIA -- Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich earned a reputation over the years for his consistent and easy swing. From high school to the minors to last season's stint in the majors, Yelich hit .275 or better. So when he opened the 2014 season 2 for 14 with just one RBI, Yelich didn't panic. The left-handed hitter faced three southpaw starters and would even sit...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish eye first road win in Philly

Jose Fernandez will be on the mound for Miami on Friday. (Paul Hadsall) Marlins resume road trip against Phillies After being swept in the nation’s capital, the Miami Marlins will conclude a six-game road trip with a visit to Philadelphia for three games against the Phillies. Like the Marlins, the Philadelphia Phillies are also coming off a series in which they were swept. Philadelphia...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones uses The Ultimate Warrior's theme as walk-up song

Marlin to pay tribute with walk-up music
Via Beer Mug Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jayson Werth does great bat flip after grand slam

Your browser does not support iframes. Jayson Werth must have been pretty ticked off after the Miami Marlins intentionally walked young second baseman Anthony Rendon to load up the bases in the 8th and bring him up to the plate, because he burned them for a grand slam and gave a mean bat flip afterwards. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins put RHP Jacob Turner on disabled list

WASHINGTON -- The Marlins placed right-hander Jacob Turner on the disabled list (retroactive to April 4) with a right shoulder strain. Turner, who was scheduled to pitch Wednesday's game against the Nationals, allowed five runs on eight hits over six innings in his 2014 debut. Miami recalled right-handed reliever Arquimedes Caminero from Triple-A New Orleans. Caminero was 1-0...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Good Samaritan returns Marlins fan's wallet with added bonus

Miami Marlins fans may be a lot of things — tanned, indifferent and even nonexistent — but now we can say kind-hearted.Christian Reyes lost his wallet at the Marlins-Rockies game at Marlins Park Thursday and — before the fan could say Miami Vice — had it returned with a note and an extra $20 in it."I found this at the game last night and wanted to make sure you got it...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins lefty Brad Hand to start Wednesday in place of Jacob Turner

Marlins left-hander Brad Hand will start in place of righty Jacob Turner on Wednesday night against the Nationals. Turner was scratched with a strained right shoulder. The Marlins announced the news following Tuesday's 5-0 loss to Washington. Hand, who lost out on the fifth spot in the rotation this spring, has pitched two scoreless outings out of the bullpen this season. He...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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