One shining light for the Marlins last night was Austin Brice, who threw a perfect frame in his MLB debut.
According to manager Don Mattingly, Justin Bour’s ankle sprain has not gotten any better, and he may be forced to sit on the sidelines until early September.
The club is continuing to follow Jose Fernandez’s inning plan, which will involve skipping his scheduled start on Sunday in order for Miami’s ace to be ready for a stretch run.
Yes, there have been rumors that the Marlins are talking about adding Alex Rodriguez in light of Justin Bour’s injury woes, but should they actually carry out such a move?
A collection of links about Ichiro’s impressive feats, Wei-Yin Chen’s injury and Barry Bonds’ ejection can be found here.
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Bryce Harper has now missed four games in a row with a neck injury.
Clayton Kershaw has now thrown 90 feet on flat ground as he looks to return to action as soon as possible following his back injury.
Ex-Marlins Chris Coghlan hit an astonishing game-tying RBI single last night, just milliseconds after being denied a timeout.