2014 Miami Marlins News and Rumors

Marlins may see familiar faces against Angels

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Wade LeBlanc. Chris Volstad, and Randy Wolf are all options to pitch for the Angels when the Marlins head to L.A.

Callis: Andrew Heaney can be October ace

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Miami Marlins starter Andrew Heaney was not notably successful during his first stint in the major leagues. But Jim Calli of Sports on Earth believes Heaney is a candidate to be a star come October.

Casey McGehee frustrated by offensive slump

Casey McGehee had a solid first half of the season, but his bat has slowed down of late. McGehee's frustration was on display in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers.

Justice: "Marlins not going away anytime soon"

In his latest piece, MLB.com's Richard Justice discusses how the Marlins got to .500, 14 wins ahead of their 2013 pace, and 3.5 games away from the Wild Card with a blend of young (and improving)...

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Scout on Saltalamacchia: 'I expected more'

Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia was coming off a solid offensive year before being signed by the Marlins. Saltalamacchia has had difficulty offensively in 2014, and one scout is...

Marlins news: Fifth starter to be determined

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Manager Mike Redmond has no interest in utilizing a six man rotation, meaning he will have to move an arm prior to next weekend's series against the Rockies. One of Brad Hand or Brad Penny will...

What could the Red Sox offer for Stanton?

Rumors say the Red Sox are interested in Giancarlo Stanton. How enticing of an offer could they make Miami?

Miami Marlins to face big teams without key pieces

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The Miami Marlins' upcoming schedule includes several teams that are without key contributors. If Miami wants to make a playoff push, capitalizing on such absences will be key.

Giancarlo Stanton close to the favorite for NL MVP

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As the Marlins' record continues to improve, so does the MVP possibilities of Giancarlo Stanton. In this piece, we take a look at his 2014 season and examine his odds of being the next NL MVP.

Stanton rumors: Marlins not seeking prospects

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The Miami Marlins have made it clear they do not want to trade their star right fielder. But if they do, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro was told prospects are not what the team would be looking for.

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Marlins news: Dietrich, Capps eye September return

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Carter Capps and Derek Dietrich have both spent a significant amount of time on the disabled list, but will both likely return in September. Capps adds a power arm to the bullpen, while Dietrich...

Marlins may have $75 million payroll next season

The Miami Marlins may boast a hefty increase in payroll next season in the team's efforts to surround Giancarlo Stanton with a contending ballclub. What can Miami do with that kind of money?

Marlins interested in free agent James Shields

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The Miami Marlins want to bolster their team around Giancarlo Stanton, and one area of interest is (surprise!) in starting pitching. The Marlins are interested in making a push for free agent...

Marlins to build around Stanton without contract

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According to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, the Miami Marlins are planning to build around Giancarlo Stanton, even if it means taking him all the way to free agency in 2017.

Steve Cishek's recent success misleading

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Miami Marlins closer Steve Cishek has had to overcome adversity in several of his most recent outings. Cishek has been able to close games, but said his last few outings have been "too close for...

Boston Red Sox have eyes on Giancarlo Stanton

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A Boston Herald report revealed Monday afternoon that Giancarlo Stanton is atop the Boston Red Sox's wish list. The Marlins are expected to begin extension talks with Stanton this offseason.

Marlins news: Jarred Cosart to return Tuesday

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Miami Marlins starter Jarred Cosart will return to the rotation Tuesday against the St. Louis Cardinals at Marlins Park. Cosart was scratched from his last start with a sore oblique.

Marlins news: Dan Jennings placed on seven-day DL

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In the midst of several roster moves on Friday afternoon, the Miami Marlins placed Dan Jennings on the seven-day disabled list. Ed Lucas, Anthony DeSclafani, and Edgar Olmos were recalled from...

Marlins not confident about Stanton long-term deal

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Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Miami Marlins do not have a lot of confidence internally that they will be able to retain Giancarlo Stanton with a long-term deal.

Marlins trade Turner to Cubs for 2 minor leaguers

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The Miami Marlins have completed their transaction with the Chicago Cubs for Jacob Turner, sending him away for two minor league relievers who were not highly touted.

Andrew Heaney not discouraged by demotion

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Having difficulty in his first few major league starts, Miami Marlins top pitching prospect Andrew Heaney was not discouraged after being demoted. Heaney has pitched well in Triple-A and may be a...

Stanton has second-best odds to win NL MVP

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A benefit of the Miami Marlins' relative success in 2014: Giancarlo Stanton is quietly gaining traction in the National League MVP race.

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Jarred Cosart scratched, Gregg out for season

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The Miami Marlins scratched starter Jarred Cosart from his scheduled start on Thursday as a result of a left oblique injury. Reliever Kevin Gregg will undergo season-ending surgery to have bone...

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Brad Penny may be promoted, slotted into rotation

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After designating Jacob Turner for assignment, Brad Penny may receive an opportunity to start for the Marlins. Penny has pitched well in Triple-A and would give the Marlins a veteran arm in the...

Chicago Cubs claim Turner on revocable waivers

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The Chicago Cubs claimed Jacob Turner off of revocable waivers on Wednesday. A trade is likely since Turner would be back on waivers if the Marlins chose to pull him back.

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