Aaron Crow underwent Tommy John surgery in April and might not be ready to pitch again until next spring. According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, it is unlikely the Marlins tender Crow a contract as a result.
But it's less likely the Marlins tender $2 million reliever Aaron Crow, who’s coming off Tommy John surgery. Crow said he might not be ready until April and the Marlins feel good about their young relievers. So Crow, the Marlins' first acquisition last offseason, might end up never throwing a regular-season pitch for Miami.
Jose Fernandez was dominant on the mound on Saturday and became the third pitcher since 1900 to win his first 16 home decisions.
Kyle Barraclough, Raudel Lazo, Bryan Morris and A.J. Ramos all pitched well out of the bullpen on Saturday.
Miami is still confident in its core and believes this is one of the most talented rosters the club has had in recent years.
It has been an inconsistent 2015 campaign for Marlins reliever Mike Dunn, who is still working on consistently getting lefties out.
The Marlins have used numerous outfielders throughout the course of 2015.
Philadelphia has interest in hiring Dan Jennings to become their next General Manager.
Around the League
David Ortiz hit two home runs and Saturday and now has 500 in his career.
Toronto acquired Darwin Barney from the Dodgers in exchange for cash or a player to be named later.
Detroit is considering firing Brad Ausmus.
Mark Teixeira is out for the rest of the season with a fracture.
At Fish Stripes
-Dee Gordon and surprisingly disappointing baserunning - Fish Stripes
Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon may be fast, but his baserunning has been a slight disappointment for the Fish.
-Miami Marlins players 'expressing displeasure' in clubhouse - Fish Stripes
Several Marlins have been bothered about the front office and are talking about "privately."
-Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton suffering from hand grip issues - Fish Stripes
The Marlins slugger still does not have full strength in his left hand after hamate bone surgery.
-Marlins' desire to add closer reflects lack of confidence in Ramos, Capps - Fish Stripes
Miami's potential offseason strategy indicates the club does not view A.J. Ramos or Carter Capps as closing candidates.
-Marlins Snarkbox: Bour, new manager, starting pitching - Fish Stripes
I answer a few questions from Joe Frisaro's latest inbox with our own Fish Stripes viewpoint.
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