Fish Bites: Miami Marlins promote Sam Dyson in absence of Nathan Eovaldi

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The Miami Marlins promoted Sam Dyson with Nathan Eovaldi being placed on the paternity list on Sunday. Plus links on Casey McGehee, Randy Wolf, and Andrew Heaney.

-Marlins Way: Marlins Involved In Another Foul Ball Incident At Wrigley? - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Marlins were involved in a huge foul ball controversy at Wrigley Field in Chicago back in 2003 when Cubs fan Steve Bartman interfered with Cubs outfielder Moises Alou’s attempt to catch a ball.  The Cubs would go on to lose that playoff game and the series with much of the blame falling on Bartman.  Well there was another story involving the Marlins and a foul ball on Sunday, but this time Wrigley Field lived up to its nickname of the "Friendly Confines."

-Marlins Waste Ridiculous Come-Back - Grades - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Do I grade the players on a pathetic 8 innings or an amazing 9th inning? I figured that I would hold off and wait to see how this one played out. Well if you didn’t stay up to watch, you were probably better off. Long story short, Mike Dunn blew it again, this time allowing a 2-run home run to Gregory Polanco (his 5th hit of the game mind you) and the Fish blew a 4-run 9th inning comeback to lose 8-6 in 13 innings.

-1st-round pick Tyler Kolek agrees to terms for $6 million | Fish Bytes

Tyler Kolek is about to become one of the wealthiest 18-year-olds -- if not THE wealthiest resident of any age -- in the Texas town of Shepherd. The hard-throwing right-hander, whom the Marlins selected with the second overall pick in last week's amateur draft, has agreed to terms on a $6 million bonus, sources have confirmed. The deal is pending a physical.

-With eye on September, Marlins limit innings of top prospect... | www.palmbeachpost.com

Scratching top prospect Andrew Heaney from his scheduled start for Class AAA New Orleans on Thursday was a result of a lesson the Marlins learned from the way Jose Fernandez was handled last season.

-Miami Marlins: Alvarez's Eephus pitch a surprise to catcher, too - Sun Sentinel

Marlins manager Mike Redmond calls it The Henderson. The old-school term is Eephus pitch. Once or twice an outing, right-hander Henderson Alvarez uncorks his ultimate change of pace breaking ball to keep a hitter off balance. Curiously, Alvarez’s super-slow curve, which usually registers 59 mph, comes as much of a surprise to his catcher as it does to the hitter.

-Miami Marlins: Donovan Solano relishing Colombia's World Cup return - Sun Sentinel

Forgive Donovan Solano if his full attention wasn’t on limbering up during team stretch before Saturday’s game. As the Marlins readied themselves for their game against the Pirates, Solano kept an eyeball on the big screen at Marlins Park, which was showing the telecast of the Colombia-Greece World Cup game. A native of soccer-crazed country, Solano reveled in his team’s 3-0 win. Making it all the more special was that Colombia had not qualified for the World Cup – held every four years – since 1998.

-Marlins weigh options as short starts tax bullpen | marlins.com: News

Asked if the team was considering filtering in some new possibilities, Redmond said: "I think we're there. Our bullpen can't sustain five or six innings every night, nor can our morale. It's tough as a player sometimes when you're sitting out there and you're down, 2-0 or 3-0, in the second or third inning. It affects everything. It affects the defense. It affects our energy. We're in a rut right now. We're in a cycle. Our starting pitching isn't getting deep into games. But that can change quickly, too."

-Pittsburgh Pirates at Miami Marlins - June 14, 2014 | MLB.com MIA Recap

For nearly a decade, from 2001-10, Randy Wolf had his way against the Pirates, winning seven straight decisions. On Saturday afternoon, the Pirates got back at the 37-year-old left-hander.

-Marlins bring in Dyson to bolster bullpen | marlins.com: News

A worn out Marlins bullpen is getting some immediate relief. On Sunday morning, the Marlins recalled right-hander Sam Dyson from Triple-A New Orleans. To make the roster move, Nathan Eovaldi was placed on paternity leave. Eovaldi started on Friday night against the Pirates, and he is still scheduled to pitch on Wednesday against the Cubs.

-Pittsburgh Pirates at Miami Marlins - June 15, 2014 | MLB.com MIA Recap

Casey McGehee is sending a message to walk Giancarlo Stanton at one's own risk. The Pirates on Sunday afternoon took their chances with McGehee, and it resulted a walk-off celebration for the Marlins.

Around The League

-Dodgers' Yasiel Puig bat flip on walk buzzes catcher, umpire | MLB.com: News

In the first inning Saturday, Yasiel Puig worked a walk and proceeded to flip his bat as he turned toward first base. Instead of falling safely behind him, the bat flew forward, spiraling over the head of Arizona catcher Miguel Montero and just past home-plate umpire Bill Welke.

-Jonathan Lucroy is becoming the Brewers' secret weapon. | SportsonEarth.com : John Perrotto Article

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy has been under appreciated for most of his baseball career. Lucroy was passed over by most recruits in high school and was not a top prospect in the minors. Now, however, baseball bigwigs are starting to notice the 28-year-old.

-Inside-the-park home runs are baseball's lost art | MLB.com: News

Brandon Barnes' second inside-the-park homer this month gave the Rockies a ninth-inning lead and a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Giants on Saturday. It also made Barnes the first player with two inside-the-parkers in the same month since Ruben Sierra did so in August 1987.

-Posey leaves game after taking foul tip to mask | SFGiants.com: News

Giants catcher Buster Posey exited Sunday's game after the top half of the fourth inning, in which he took a brutal foul tip to the mask, knocking him back.

At Fish Stripes

-Miami Marlins prospect Colin Moran making progress - Fish Stripes

A look at how last year's first round pick, third basemen Colin Moran, has been progressing in High-A Jupiter.

-Fish Bites: Miami Marlins option Justin Bour to Triple-A - Fish Stripes

After Wednesday's loss to the Rangers, the Miami Marlins optioned Justin Bour to Triple-A New Orleans. Plus links on Nathan Eovaldi, Steve Cishek, and Rafael Furcal.

-The case of Adeiny Hechavarria's questionable defense - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins demoted Derek Dietrich because of defensive woes, but shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria is also struggling with the glove despite a Gold Glove reputation. But is his problem so clear cut?

-Miami Marlins prospect Andrew Heaney to skip occasional starts - Fish Stripes

Despite being quoted saying he is ready to pitch at the major league level, Miami Marlins prospect Andrew Heaney will reportedly skip a few starts between now and the end of the season in anticipation of possibly pitching in the postseason.

-MLB Draft 2014: Miami Marlins draft by the numbers - Fish Stripes

A quick glance at some numbers that stand out from the Marlins 2014 draft picks.

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