Derek Dietrich

Miami Marlins #32 - Second Base

  • Born: 07/18/89
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 205
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
2014 Marlins 41 130 27 32 5 2 5 16 11 29 1 0 .246 .342 .431

Trade Deadline: Ben Zobrist, Marlins trade target

The Miami Marlins could be buyers trying to fill out their roster heading into the trade deadline, and one target that would be interesting is Ben Zobrist of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Marlins acquire Matt Ramsey


The Miami Marlins acquired pitcher Matt Ramsey from the Tampa Bay Rays late on Monday afternoon. Miami gave up three international bonus starts reportedly worth over $1 million.

MLB Scores: Marlins 4, Phillies 0

The Miami Marlins defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 thanks to Nathan Eovaldi and some fortuitous swings (and beans) of Giancarlo Stanton and Casey McGehee.

Marlins place Furcal on 15-day DL, recall Dietrich

Rafael Furcal has suffered another setback in a frustrating 2014 season, as he re-injured his hamstring and will return to the disabled list. Derek Dietrich takes his place on the roster again.

Dietrich optioned: How many runs can Marlins save?

The Miami Marlins demoted Derek Dietrich to let him work on his defensive problems without harming the team. But can the Fish save runs with this approach, and just how many runs?

Dietrich optioned: Marlins making room for Furcal

The Miami Marlins' demotion of Derek Dietrich does not appear to be a short-term change, because Rafael Furcal may be ready to join the Major League team from rehab shortly.

Dietrich optioned: Marlins promote Justin Bour

The Miami Marlins have purchased the contract of first baseman Justin Bour from Triple-A New Orleans. He will replace Derek Dietrich on the Marlins's roster.

Marlins option Dietrich to provide playing time

The Miami Marlins stepped up their attempts to resolve Derek Dietrich's defensive woes, as they optioned the young second baseman to Triple-A New Orleans to get his game together. This is a better...

Miami Marlins option Derek Dietrich to Triple-A


After Tuesday night's 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, the Miami Marlins optioned second baseman Derek Dietrich to Triple-A New Orleans. Dietrich was reportedly demoted to work on his defense.

Derek Dietrich benched to find defensive footing


Manager Mike Redmond benched Derek Dietrich for the second time in four games Monday night, hoping his second baseman can improve his "defensive footing." Dietrich has been valuable atop the...

Derek Dietrich's swing-free approach

Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich has found success in the majors by following one edict: don't swing.

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