Miami Marlins

Jeremy Breland - Jan 20, 2023

The Miami Marlins and Minnesota Twins have reportedly agreed to a trade that will send AL batting champion Luis Arraez to Miami. In exchange for Arraez, Miami will send starting pitcher Pablo López and two prospects. Per sources, the prospects involved in the deal are shortstop Jose Salas and outfielder Byron Chourio. Per MLB Pipeline, […]

Don Mattingly
Justin Merrlles - Sep 25, 2022

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly will leave the organization at the end of the 2022 season. Mattingly became manager of the Marlins after the 2015 season. He leaves as the second longest-tenured manager in the National League after Craig Counsell of the Milwaukee Brewers. Mattingly’s contract is up at the end of the season, and […]

Jim Marshall - Aug 17, 2022

Don Mattingly is in the seventh and final year of his contract with the Miami Marlins. It’s been a hot topic for the  Marlins fans sd this could be Mattingly’s most disappointing season—and after such high expectations. Although he has a great manner with young players and is very positive and tolerant, this team had […]

The Toronto Blue Jays are getting right-handed relievers Anthony Bass, Zach Pop, and a player named later from the Miami Marlins. According to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet, Blue Jays prospect Jordan Groshans will be headed to the Marlins. Groshans, the 12th overall pick of the 2018 MLB Draft, is batting .250/.348/.296 at Triple-A Buffalo. The […]

Marlins Buyers Sellers
Jim Marshall - Jul 31, 2022

Miami Marlins buyers or sellers? At this point even they don’t know—and most Marlins fans don’t know either. They’d better decide quickly. The trade deadline is Tuesday, August 2. That is the last day teams have a chance to trade for veteran “rental” players for a playoff push or to offload veterans and obtain prospects […]

Max Meyer is one of the top pitching prospects in baseball. The 23-year-old will make his major league debut with the Miami Marlins on Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies. Miami’s No. 2 prospect is now on the 40-mam roster with an open spot. In 12 starts in Triple-A Jacksonville, he posted a 3.72 ERA and 1.00 WHIP in […]

Jim Marshall - Jun 13, 2022

Miami Marlins’ Garrett Cooper is enjoying playing every day. With the universal DH permanently in effect for the NL, Cooper has certainly benefited from it. Before being placed on the injured list for COVID protocol, he was enjoying the best season of his career. Injuries Have Hindered Him Since getting a “cup of coffee” with […]

Marlins Diamondbacks
Evan Thompson - May 12, 2022

Marlins 11, Diamondbacks 3 PHOENIX, May 11 — An eight-run top of the ninth, one that saw 12 batters, fueled the Miami Marlins to an 11–3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday afternoon. The victory prevented the Diamondbacks from a season sweep of the Marlins. A pinch-home run by Jordan Luplow in the bottom of […]

Diamondbacks Marlins
Evan Thompson - May 10, 2022

Diamondbacks 4, Marlins 3 PHOENIX, May 9 — Daulton Varsho, Christian Walker, and Ketel Marte each swatted two hits, with Marte hitting a go-ahead homer in the sixth, to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4–3 victory over the Miami Marlins Monday night. Varsho and Walker each added a double in the victory, while Marlins […]

Defending Champions
Caleb Begley - Apr 30, 2022

The life of defending champions, in any sport, is never easy. This is especially true at the beginning of the next season. Either one begins said campaign hotter than the surface of the sun or colder than the Arctic Ocean. There are very few middling or even mediocre starts to seasons right after winning major […]

Jim Marshall - Apr 25, 2022

In recent weeks, Miami Marlins outfielder Jesús Sánchez really stepped up, and both the team and fans are seeing it. Once considered “just a platoon player,” he has started off 2022 quite well. Through Sunday’s game Sanchez has 18 hits—two doubles, two triples, and three home runs. He has nine runs scored as well as nine […]

Jim Marshall - Apr 3, 2022

Miami Marlins ace Sandy Alcántara is starting to establish himself as one of the bright young stars in the game. The 26-year-old right-hander has improved every season since his MLB debut in 2017. The combination of strikeout potential and durability make him a quality starter. Now he needs to do it with consistency. Alcántara is […]

Derek Jeter
Justin Merrlles - Feb 28, 2022

Derek Jeter Out as Miami Marlins CEO Monday morning Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter announced his resignation from the organization. The Hall of Famer became CEO of the Marlins five years ago when he and members of his ownership purchased the team in 2017. The split from the organization appears to have been over Jeter […]

Lewis Masella - Feb 21, 2022

For some MLB teams, it is easy to rate their history as either successful or unsuccessful. For example, the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals have rich, successful histories peppered with championships. Meanwhile, teams like the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies have lost a majority of their games, with successes here and there. Arguably […]

Caleb Begley - Jul 30, 2021

The Atlanta Braves have acquired outfielder Adam Duvall from the Miami Marlins for minor league catcher Alex Jackson. They have also traded infielder Pablo Sandoval to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder Eddie Rosario. #Braves trade for Duvall, Rosario — David O’Brien (@DOBrienATL) July 30, 2021 However, they will have to wait to activate […]

Dave Martinez
Evan Thompson - May 20, 2021

Dave Martinez Throws Base over Another Runner’s Lane Interference Call Welcome to Week Seven of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it […]

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Ken Griffey Jr. For Babe Ruth
Benjamin Sabin - May 20, 2021

How does this sound for the ultimate trade: Ken Griffey Jr. for Babe Ruth? Never happen right? Ken Griffey Jr. was born on November 21, 1969, and Babe Ruth died on August 16, 1948, so there’s that. Also, Ruth played in his last big league game on May 30, 1935, and Griffey played in his […]

Justin Merrlles - May 20, 2021

The Montreal Expos were an important part of Major League Baseball’s history. As the first Canadian franchise and first team in a French-speaking area, it brought in new fans. All-time greats like Randy Johnson, Vladimir Guerrero, Pete Rose, and Andre Dawson played for them. Even players such as Russell Martin and Eric Gagne may not […]

Caleb Begley - May 20, 2021

The state of Washington is known for many things. Beautiful mountain scenery, the Space Needle, and one of the most consistently top-rated college basketball programs in the nation. That said, we are not here to divulge which Gonzaga player is best, or which of the many Seattle-based coffeehouses serves the best cup of joe. No, […]

Ranger Suarez, key member of the Phillies' optimal rotation

After taking a trip down the lineup card, we now turn our attention to what would make up the Phillies’ optimal rotation. Entering the 2023 season with a perennial Cy Young contender, one of the most underrated pitchers in baseball, and a pitcher that had his breakout season in 2022, just how should they be […]

Jeremy Breland - May 20, 2021

Thirty-one-year-old right-hander Michael Wacha is arguably the best free agent starting pitcher remaining in free agency. Wacha has pitched 10 seasons in the big leagues, compiling 1,153 2/3 innings with a 4.05 ERA and 4.07 FIP. He has spent much of his career as a mid-to-bottom of-the-rotation starter. After all, Wacha has only three seasons […]

Brandon Willman - May 20, 2021

Former All-Star outfielder and World Series champion Dexter Fowler announced his retirement via social media Tuesday, ending his 15-year career.  “It’s here. I’m hanging up my cleats. From an 18-year-old draft pick in Colorado to a “vet” in Anaheim – there are a few things I will never forget.” Fowler wrote. “I’m mostly proud to […]

Chad Green

Chad Green is signing a two-year, $8.5 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays. Michael Marino of Fantrax was the first to report on the deal, including options for 2025 and 2026. The 31-year-old spent his entire career with the New York Yankees since 2016. Tommy John surgery but an abrupt halt to Green’s 2022 […]

Justin Merrlles - May 20, 2021

The Kansas City Royals have re-signed starting pitcher Zack Greinke. He will return for his twentieth season in the majors and his ninth season with the Royals. Greinke has signed a 1-year deal. Greinke in 2022 After leaving the Royals in 2010, Greinke returned with Kansas City in 2022. After pitching on contenders like the […]