Mike Lowell considered becoming the next Marlins manager. According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, while Lowell did not receive an offer, he had disccusions about the vacancy after Mike Redmond was fired.
Dee Gordon will not be starting the All-Star Game after dislocating his thumb. But he will still travel to Cincinnati so the Marlins have a representative introduced.
Miami got on the board early and topped Johnny Cueto on Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park.
Marlins pitcher Jarlin Garcia tossed tossed 1 2/3 innings in the Futures Game and allowed three runs.
Jose Fernandez could have been pitching for the Reds.
Mat Latos was scratched from his Saturday start with a toe injury but is not expected to be placed on the disabled list.
Donovan Solano is back with the club and could play second base in Gordon's absence.
Steve Cishek is drawing interest and might be dealt before the end of the month.
Haren has thrived and may be pitching for another club moving forward.
Around The League
Clayton Kershaw was selected to replace Max Scherzer on the NL All-Star team.
Scott Kazmir is expected to make his next start following an arm issue.
Tampa Bay placed Asdrubal Cabrera on the DL with a strained hamstring.
Jason Grilli's season is over after he ruptured his Achilles tendon.
At Fish Stripes
The 33-year old first baseman might be a Giant again in the foreseeable future.
Jeff Baker was placed on the disabled list in the corresponding roster move.
The 27-year old infielder will be out with a dislocated thumb after sliding headfirst into first base.
Two starts into his 2015 season and it is clear that Jose Fernandez is back up to his old tricks again.
Miami's starting second baseman will not be placed on the DL.
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