Derek Dietrich

Miami Marlins #32 - Second Base

  • Born: 07/18/89
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 205
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
2014 Marlins 9 28 8 8 1 0 3 8 5 8 1 0 .286 .429 .643

Furcal and the Marlins' decision on Derek Dietrich

Rafael Furcal is on his way back from a Spring Training injury and should resume his spot at second base in the lineup. What will that likely mean for the streaking but defensively struggling Derek Dietrich?

Marlins' Rafael Furcal begins rehab assignment

Miami Marlins second baseman Rafael Furcal began his rehab assignment with Class-A Jupiter on Monday night. Furcal will be back in action continually for three weeks.

Miami Marlins' Ed Lucas out seven weeks

Miami Marlins' infielder Ed Lucas, who began the season on the disabled list, had surgery on his left hand on Wednesday. Lucas' rehab may be delayed because of the procedure.

Fister's Nats Debut: "Not Bad...A Little Erratic."

The Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 this afternoon in Viera, Florida's Space Coast Stadium. For the first two innings, Doug Fister was on the mound in his first start for the Nats after the trade that brought him over from Detroit.

2014 Marlins Season Preview: Solano, Dietrich

With the signing of Rafael Furcal, the Miami Marlins have relegated Donovan Solano to the bench in 2014, while sending Derek Dietrich to develop further in the minors.

Fish Bites:Sporting News discusses Miami contracts

Last week, Sporting News said that Miami's two-year, $7.5 million contract with free agent first baseman Garrett Jones was "curious." Plus links on Giancarlo Stanton and Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

Rafael Furcal signing: Fish Stripes response

To help improve the team's offense after the Saltalamacchia signing, the Marlins signed former All-Star infielder Rafael Furcal to a one-year deal. We want to hear your thoughts on this interesting signing.

Reactions to Marlins signing of Rafael Furcal

The Miami Marlins on Thursday night signed infielder Rafael Furcal to a one-year contract. Here are some reactions from around the league.

Rafael Furcal signing: Future for Derek Dietrich

Marlins top second base prospect Derek Dietrich was seemingly going to start the 2014 season in the majors until the Marlins went out and got veteran Rafael Furcal in free agency.

Furcal signing: Solano, Lucas to compete for 3B

The signing of Rafael Furcal put a one-year stopgap on the Miami Marlins' second base situation. That leaves utility infielders Donovan Solano and Ed Lucas to compete for the third base job.

Furcal signing: Marlins buy time with stopgap

By signing Rafael Furcal to a one-year contract to play second base, Miami is once again opting for a stopgap rather than turning to its own players. But what can Furcal bring to the table for Miami?

Marlins rumors: Mark Ellis on Miami's radar

Contrary to the popular opinion that Miami is confident in its middle infield, the Marlins are rumored to be interested in free agent second baseman Mark Ellis.

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