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Miami Marlins Morning News: Marlins fall to Braves 2-0 in series finale

In the series finale, The Atlanta Braves finished off the sweep of the Miami Marlins 2-0 and notes on Adieny Hechavarria's contract extension.

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Miami Marlins News

In the final game of a three-game series, the Atlanta Braves finished off the sweep of the Marlins with a 2-0 victory on Wednesday night

Event though he struggled early, Marlins manager Mike Redmond is still confident in catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

According to reports, there is a huge gap in  contract negotiations between the Marlins and shortstop Adieny Hechavarria.

The Marlins learned a hard lesson about using weather apps Tuesday night. The Marlins left the roof open at Marlins Park thinking that no rain would come due to an apps' prediction. They were wrong as rain poured into the stadium. The roof was eventually closed and there was no delay of Tuesday's game.

While the Marlins have a reputation for being a thrifty organization, one exec says their recent spending spree makes sense,

Although no suspension came down upon Marlins pitcher Jared Cosart, he was fined for placing illegal bets by the MLB.

While the Marlins Tuesday night loss to the Braves was rough, it was not one of the five most embarrassing moments in Marlins history.

Around The League

With the anniversary of  Hank Aaron's legendary home run Wednesday, Fox Sports ranked the  11 greatest home runs in baseball history.

Nationals Outfielder Jayson Werth has been sent to Class-A Potomac to prep for his return to the Nats.

Pirates 3B Josh Harrison signed a four-year contract extension with the team.

The return of Orioles catcher Matt Wieters could now be May 1st or later on in the season.

The MLB has put it's foot down on pace of play, sending warning letters to slow players.

Three former Washington Nationals ushers have sued the team over religious discrimination.

At Fish Stripes

MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 0, Atlanta Braves 2.

The Braves swept the Marlins to open the 2015 season

Brad Hand solid in Miami Marlins loss

The lefty threw four and a third scoreless innings to (briefly) contain the Braves after they scored seven runs off of Mat Latos on Tuesday.

Miami Marlins Prospects: Breakout candidates

In the world of baseball prospects, a "breakout season" can mean two things. Either a well known prospect has finally started to meet the high expectations imposed on them, or a little known prospect has impressed with their production. Today, as the start of the Minor League season approaches, we take a look at some breakout candidates in the Miami farm system.

Miami Marlins Morning News: Marlins fall to Braves on Opening Day

The Marlins lost to the Braves on Opening Day by a score of 2-1. Plus links on the rain delay at Marlins Park, Jose Fernandez's bold statement, and a Pork Mac 'N' Cheese Sandwich.

Miami Marlins lose bullpen depth after Aaron Crow injury

The 28-year old reliever will undergo Tommy John surgery in New York on Wednesday.

Today in Baseball History April 9th:

Juan Pierre’s consecutive innings streak comes to an end at 1700 as his name is not in the starting lineup of Florida. Pierre did play in the game though entering the game in the eighth inning as a defensive replacement.