Matt Downs

Miami Marlins #12 - First Base

  • Born: 03/19/84
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 190
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Miami Marlins Daily Minor League Report: June 11

Oscar Taveras and the Memphis offense bulldozed over the Zephyrs, drawing nine runs out of starter Doug Mathis. Justin Nicolino pitched five innings without allowing an earned run.

Miami Marlins Daily Minor League Report: May 23

Jose Urena pitched seven innings without striking out a batter, Jake Marisnick homered as part of a three-hit night, and Austin Brice walked six batters in less than four innings pitched.

Miami Marlins Daily Minor League Report: May 6

Bryan Petersen homered and doubled as part of a 21 hit outburst for New Orleans, while the Greensboro offense scuffled in both games of their doubleheader.

Astros Minor League Recap: April 26, 2013


Lots and Lots of Strikeouts...and not all good

Spring Training 2013: Marlins Demote Jacob Turner

The Miami Marlins finally followed through on what seemed like a certainty just a few days ago. Jacob Turner was among seven Marlins players demoted to the minors.

Marlins Sign Minor League FA Downs, Slowey, Talbot


On Wednesday, the Marlins signed three minor league free agents who will likely have the chance to sneak their way onto the Opening Day roster.

Marlins sign trio


The Miami Marlins have signed right-handers Kevin Slowey and Mitch Talbot and utility player Matt Downs to minor league contracts.

Marlins, Downs near deal


Miami is close to bringing the free-agent infielder to South Beach.

Astros History: Jose Vizcaino

I've always had an affinity for reserve players (See: Matt Downs and Brian Bogusevic) and one of my favorites has to be Jose Vizcaino who spent five years backing up positions in the infield. In...

minor lines, 8/17/12

Friday highlights from the Giants' farm: Xavier Nady and Alex Burg both homered while reaching base three times, and Kelvin Marte had 6.0 scoreless IP. Also notable, Juan Perez had 3 XBH. AAA:...

Astros Minor League Recap: August 16, 2012


Digging a little deeper into Brett Oberholtzer's Home/Away splits and all the minor league action from last night.

Astros Minor League Recap: August 15, 2012


Recapping minor league action and a focus on Michael Foltynewicz.

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