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Miami Marlins morning news: Fish shut out Diamondbacks

Miami got seven strong innings from Mat Latos and a home run from Michael Morse in the 3-0 win over the D-Backs. Plus links on Dee Gordon, Dan Haren and a possible move for Yasiel Puig.

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Marlins News

Mat Latos is hearing his name constantly associated with trade rumors, but that did not phase him last night as he struck out seven over seven shutout innings to lead Miami to it's first win over Arizona this year.

Dee Gordon was the Heart and Hustle award recipient for Miami for, among other things, his passion and work ethic. His recovery from injury is also making progress.

The Marlins have to do something at the trade deadline to better the club's standing moving forward. The farm system needs to be replenished, and a full rebuild will definitely achieve this.

Yasiel Puig to Miami - unlikely, but not impossible.

The Marlins are in second to last place in the NL East, but that's more than can be said for the organization's affiliates as all 7 minor league and development league teams are in last place.

Around the League

Another Cubs phenom is making a splash in the majors. Kyle Schwarber hit a game-tying homer and a go-ahead homer in last night's 13-inning win over the Reds.

Shin-Soo Choo hit the eighth cycle in Rangers history last night after hitting a triple in the ninth inning to complete the feat at Coors Field.

Career home run leader Barry Bonds has had the criminal prosecution against him formally dropped by the Department of Justice. Therefore, Bonds hasn't been convicted of lying about using steroids, so will this cause the speculation to end?

Royals Opening Day starter Yordano Ventura has been sent down to Triple-A after struggling through his sophomore season up to this point. He was boasting an ERA over five up to his demotion.

At Fish Stripes

MLB Scores: Marlins 3, Diamondbacks 0 - Fish Stripes

Miami beat Arizona for the first time in six attempts in 2015 behind a gem from Mat Latos.

Heroes and Zeroes: Marlins 3, Diamondbacks 0 - Fish Stripes

Mat Latos and Michael Morse were the standout performers in the win for the Marlins.

Miami Marlins vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: Game 94 Thread and Ichthyomancy - Fish Stripes

Relive last night's victory as it happened with the game thread.

Dan Jennings confirms Dan Haren trade rumors - Fish Stripes

Dan Haren has been dependable for the Marlins this year, and he is on many contending teams' radars.