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MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marlins Rumors: Miami doesn't want to trade Steve Cishek

The Miami Marlins defeated the Houston Astros last night by the score of 7-3. The win pulled the Marlins to within three games of .500 at 50-53. Marlins starter Tom Koehler allowed all three runs in five innings, while the bullpen threw four shutout innings. Although the Marlins are just 20th in the league in ERA, the bullpen is deep with three reliever posting an ERA under two...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Line drive ricochets off Marlins pitcher to shortstop for unlikely out

Your browser does not support iframes.It took a true team effort by the Miami Marlins to record this out against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Saturday.Watch as Houston's Chris Carter rips a line drive off Miami pitcher Tom Koehler's back that ricochets into the air and somehow gets caught by shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria for the out.Oh, just your typical 1-6 putout...
Via Bush League Chronicle
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adeiny Hechavarria catches pop up off Tom Koehler’s back

With runners on the corners, Miami Marlins pitcher Tom Koehler took a Chris Carter line drive off his back, but rather than hitting him square, it ricocheted up in the air just beyond second base where shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria was waiting to catch it. Your typical 1-6 liner-pop-out putout. Koehler stayed in the game.
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marlins shortstop catches liner off pitcher's back for out (VIDEO)

This is one play that gives the phrase having your teammate's back new meaning — literally.In the third inning of Saturday's  Astros-Marlins game, with nobody out and runners at the corners, Miami starter Tom Koehler tossed a 1-2 pitch that Houston DH Chris Carter shot back to the pitcher's mound. Koehler tried to get out of the way, but could only manage to turn his...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marlins take down Astros for first set of back-to-back wins

The Marlins' offense made the top halves of Friday's nine innings at Minute Maid Park torturous. Fortunately for them, Brad Hand made the bottom halves a treat. In spite of having just two runs to show for their 11 hits, the Marlins topped the Astros 2-0 thanks Hand's second victory in as many outings. Hand held the Astros to three hits over a career-high 7 1/3 innings...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins send Anthony DeSclafani to Triple-A, recall catcher J.T. Realmuto

The Miami Marlins optioned right-hander Anthony DeSclafani to Triple-A New Orleans, while recalling catcher J.T. Realmuto from AA Jacksonville prior to Friday night's game against the Houston Astros. DeSclafani was called up Sunday as an extra arm for a taxed bullpen but did not pitch since joining the Marlins. Over five big-league starts, DeSclafani is 1-2 with a 7.40 ERA. Realmuto...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins at Houston Astros series primer

Last season's two most futile clubs meet this weekend for a three-game series. In 2013, the Miami Marlins dropped 100 games for just the second time in franchise history. This year, the Marlins (48-53), winners of four of their last five, are fresh off their first four-game series win in Atlanta since 2007. Still, they find themselves eight back in the National League East behind...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Rumors: Steve Cishek is available

The Miami Marlins aren't completely out of contention yet, but at eight and a half games out from a wildcard if the season ended today, their chances are starting to look slim. As such, the Marlins may be starting to test the water as sellers and their top closer Steve Cishek is turning up in trade rumors.#451668150 / gettyimages.comPlenty of teams in contention are still looking...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cishek starting to surface in trade talks, suggesting Miami may sell

Right-hander Steve Cishek, the Marlins' fine closer, is starting to come up in trade talks, perhaps the first sign that fading Miami may be moving into sell mode. The Marlins have been hoping to be buyers, but at 45-52 and 8 1/2 games back -- thanks to a six-game losing streak that ended with a 3-2 win at San Francisco on Sunday -- it appears pretty unrealistic they could sneak...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins recall RHP Anthony DeSclafani from Triple-A, send down Ed Lucas

MIAMI -- In need of an extra arm, the Miami Marlins recalled right-hander Anthony DeSclafani from Triple-A New Orleans and optioned utility player Ed Lucas to the Zephyrs prior to Sunday's series finale against the San Francisco Giants. Over the past two games to open the second half, Marlins starters went a combined 6 2/3 innings. The bullpen is tied for second in the majors...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins place Rafael Furcal on 60-day DL again, make other moves

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins selected infielder Jordany Valdespin's contract from Triple-A New Orleans while optioning first baseman Justin Bour to the Zephyrs and placing second baseman Rafael Furcal on the 60-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants. Valdespin, who was on the New York Mets' Opening Day roster in 2013, was scheduled to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan made up story about hand injury from Stanton homer

Giancarlo Stanton abused the Target Field crowd with mammoth shots at the Home Run Derby on Monday night. One fan subsequently posted the above photo on Twitter claiming the Marlins slugger smashed his hand with one of those home runs, a harmless post that started with a few laughs from him and the media covering the story. Unfortunately, that individual, Jordan Jacobson, fabricated...
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan barehanded Stanton homer during Derby ... bad idea

A Giancarlo Stanton home run ball left a fan's hand bruised and numb during the Home Run Derby. Don't ever barehand a Stanton homer.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Giancarlo Stanton smacks a 510-ft homer

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton blasted a huge homer during the league’s Homerun Derby Monday night, almost clearing the park entirely. ESPN broadcasters supposed the ball would have traveled 510 feet unimpeded. It was however impeded by the last few rows of seats. Per USA TODAY Sports: ‘Stanton’s six homers in the first round were enough to earn a bye to the third...
Via Low Brow Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton drills 510-ft bomb at Home Run Derby

Giancarlo Stanton's home run during the Derby dropped Andrew McCutchen's jaw. Here's a GIF of his (projected) 510-foot bomb.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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