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Marlins opt to hold Stanton out of UM exhibition

Marlins opt to hold Stanton out of UM exhibition

MLB.com Updated 9 hours ago
After consideration, the Marlins decided to keep Giancarlo Stanton out of the lineup on Tuesday against the University of Miami. Instead, the 25-year-old slugger participated in simulated games on the back fields at the Roger Dean Stadium complex.
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  • Marlins Beat University of Miami 7-1

    Marlins Beat University of Miami 7-1

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Miami Marlins left-hander Andrew McKirahan needed only 12 pitches to strike out all three batters he faced Tuesday and help beat the University of Miami 7-1.
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  • Brad Hand Helps Marlins Beat FIU 7-2

    Brad Hand Helps Marlins Beat FIU 7-2

    nytimes.com Mar 2 (yesterday)
    Brad Hand needed only nine pitches in a perfect first inning Monday for the Miami Marlins, who beat Florida International 7-2.
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  • Mets want to turn talk into results

    Mets want to turn talk into results

    MLB.com Mar 1 (2 days ago)
    The Nationals are the consensus favorites to win the NL East, but the Mets and Marlins think they might both have something to say about that. For the Mets, optimism begins with a rotation stacked with power arms and more of them in the Minors.
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  • Haren likely to start first Grapefruit League tilt Thursday

    Haren likely to start first Grapefruit League tilt Thursday

    MLB.com Mar 1 (2 days ago)
    Marlins manager Mike Redmond said Sunday that veteran right-hander Dan Haren likely will be the starting pitcher for the Grapefruit League opener on Thursday against the Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium.
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  • Fernandez throws first session since Tommy John surgery

    Fernandez throws first session since Tommy John surgery

    MLB.com Mar 1 (2 days ago)
    Marlins ace Jose Fernandez took another step Sunday in his rehab from Tommy John surgery when the right-hander threw a short bullpen session off the mound for the first time since last May.
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  • Giancarlo Stanton is fine after being plunked during intrasquad…

    Giancarlo Stanton is fine after being plunked during intrasquad game

    yahoo.com Feb 28 (3 days ago)
    Breathe easy, Miami Marlins fans. Superstar slugger Giancarlo Stanton is doing fine and was even able to finish Saturday's intrasquad game after being hit on the left hip by a pitch from Henderson Alvarez. Henderson Alvarez plunks Giancarlo Stanton with…
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  • Juan Pierre retires after 14-year MLB career

    Juan Pierre retires after 14-year MLB career

    ESPN.com Feb 27 (4 days ago)
    Outfielder Juan Pierre has announced his retirement after a 14-year major league career that included a World Series championship with the 2003 Florida Marlins.
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  • Morse impressed with Marlins' energy, enthusiasm

    Morse impressed with Marlins' energy, enthusiasm

    MLB.com Feb 27 (5 days ago)
    Spring Training games may not have started yet, but the energy level has already picked up at the Marlins' camp. New first baseman Michael Morse, who knows something about winning cultures, can sense the excitement building.
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  • Before donning special helmet, Stanton takes first live BP

    Before donning special helmet, Stanton takes first live BP

    MLB.com deadspin.com Feb 26 (5 days ago)
    The result wasn't very eventful, but the occasion was monumental for the Marlins. Giancarlo Stanton stepped into the batter's box on Thursday morning and saw live pitching for the first time since being struck in the face by a pitch at Milwaukee last Se…
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  • Stanton to use spring to get acclimated to face guard

    Stanton to use spring to get acclimated to face guard

    MLB.com Feb 24
    When it is time to face live pitching, it will be business as usual for Giancarlo Stanton. The Marlins slugger insists he will step into the box with full confidence, like any of his previous at-bats. But just in case, Stanton will wear a special face g…
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  • Mat Latos' comments about time with Reds cause quite a stir

    Mat Latos' comments about time with Reds cause quite a stir

    yahoo.com Feb 24
    Mat Latos is known just as much for his fiery personality as he is for his fire-balling right arm on the mound, so the following shouldn't come as any suprise. The 27-year-old starting pitcher was dealt to his hometown Miami Marlins in December after th…
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  • Marlins stockpile arms for spring bullpen battle

    Marlins stockpile arms for spring bullpen battle

    MLB.com Feb 23
    Strength in numbers was an objective the Marlins considered when putting together their bullpen. There are no shortage of quality candidates this spring for only a few spots.
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  • Willis mounts another comeback, this time with Brewers

    Willis mounts another comeback, this time with Brewers

    MLB.com Feb 22
    Dontrelle Willis starts talking, and the volume in the Brewers Spring Training clubhouse begins to rise. Everyone forgets that it's 8:30 a.m., that it's been a dozen years since a 21-year-old Willis strutted to the World Series with the Marlins and that…
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  • With some Senior Circuit seasoning, Salty set to shine

    With some Senior Circuit seasoning, Salty set to shine

    MLB.com Feb 22
    Familiarity may ultimately breed success for Jarrod Saltalamacchia. A year ago, the Marlins catcher went through the transition of switching from the American League to National League. The results weren't what the 29-year-old anticipated.
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  • Eovaldi’s Untapped Potential Has the Yankees Dreaming of Big Th…

    Eovaldi’s Untapped Potential Has the Yankees Dreaming of Big Things

    nytimes.com Feb 21
    Pitcher Nathan Eovaldi had a tough year last season with the Miami Marlins, but his velocity and fire portend a turnaround with the Yankees.
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  • Latos cautions Fernandez to take his time

    Latos cautions Fernandez to take his time

    MLB.com Feb 21
    As eager as the Marlins are to have Jose Fernandez back in their rotation, Mat Latos cautions not to rush the 22-year-old who is battling back from Tommy John surgery.
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  • 'Committed' Haren joins Marlins despite move

    'Committed' Haren joins Marlins despite move

    ESPN.com MLB.com Feb 20
    The reluctant veteran and eager ace both reported to Miami Marlins camp Friday, and come July, they might be in the rotation together, disproving doubters.
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  • Redmond eager for Spring Training to begin

    Redmond eager for Spring Training to begin

    MLB.com Feb 18
    As an organization, the Marlins had a busy offseason, bringing in a number of new faces, who are now getting acquainted with those returning to the organization. Manager Mike Redmond was at the golf course on Wednesday. But his focus is on getting every…
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  • Ramos, Marlins unfazed by high expectations

    Ramos, Marlins unfazed by high expectations

    MLB.com Feb 17
    Reliever A.J. Ramos is excited for the start of Spring Training later this week, and he hopes the Marlins will rise up to meet the hype that has been generated this winter.
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  • Marlins ink veteran outfielder Johnson to Minors deal

    Marlins ink veteran outfielder Johnson to Minors deal

    MLB.com Feb 17
    Reed Johnson finds himself in a similar situation as a year ago. The 38-year-old outfielder is being given an opportunity without a guarantee to latch on with the Marlins.
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  • Marlins hoping to host 2017 Classic games

    Marlins hoping to host 2017 Classic games

    MLB.com Feb 16
    The All-Star Game may not be the only major showcase Marlins Park will host in 2017. Miami also is hopeful of attracting a round of the World Baseball Classic, which will be held in the spring of the same year.
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  • AL will be home team for 2016 All-Star game in San Diego

    AL will be home team for 2016 All-Star game in San Diego

    yahoo.com Feb 14
    As if there haven't been enough head-scratching decisions made concerning MLB All-Star games — past, present and future — new commissioner Rob Manfred added one more on Friday. While officially announcing that Marlins Park in Miami will host the 2017 Al…
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  • 2017 All-Star Game a reward for Marlins' persistence

    2017 All-Star Game a reward for Marlins' persistence

    MLB.com Feb 14
    The 2017 All-Star Game is a triumph of persistence and a tribute to all the men and women who relentlessly pursued a two-decade dream of building a first-class ballpark in South Florida.
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  • Video - Stanton Hit By Pitch In Batting Practice 02:13

    Stanton Hit By Pitch In Batting Practice

    Feb 28
    Buster Olney and John Kruk react to Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton being hit by a pitch in live batting practice Saturday and explain why Stanton being hit in practice could be a good thing.
  • Video - Marlins Striving For A Championship 03:15

    Marlins Striving For A Championship

    Feb 27
    Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and second baseman Dee Gordon discuss expectations for this season and Stanton talks about stepping into the batter's box after last year's season-ending beaning.
  • Video - Marlins Improving, Need More Than Stanton 01:15

    Marlins Improving, Need More Than Stanton

    Feb 27
    If the Marlins want to contend for the division title, Curt Schilling and Buster Olney say they need help from more than just Giancarlo Stanton.
  • Video - Schoenfield's Preseason Rankings: 19-24 02:40

    Schoenfield's Preseason Rankings: 19-24

    Feb 4
    David Schoenfield reveals teams 19-24 in his preseason rankings that finds both the Yankees and Marlins finishing below .500 in his projections.

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