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Guess the player! He is 6-foot-3, 245 pounds, plays for Arizona, and revels in crushing my hopes and dreams. He also hit a walk off homer.
The Miami Marlins lost in the ninth inning to yet another Paul Goldschmidt home run. Don't act so surprised.
Short-season baseball kicked with a loss for the new Miami Marlins affiliate, the Batavia Muckdogs. Jake Marisnick and Jake Realmuto smashed a combined four extra-base hits.
Giancarlo Stanton made full use of his preternatural hitting abilities, blasting two late-inning home runs to help trounce a dominant Patrick Corbin.
For the briefest moment in time, the Miami Marlins looked like a good baseball team. Believe in them at your own peril.
Donovan Solano hit a grand slam, while Anthony DeSclafani and Justin Nicolino pitched in the Florida State League All-Star Game.
Henderson Alvarez pitched five scoreless innings in his first rehab start, while Nathan Eovaldi struck out five batters in his final rehab start of the year. Kyle Jensen was bestowed the Southern League Hitter of the Week award.
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.
Anthony DeSclafani struck out a season high nine batters, Giancarlo Stanton went hit-less, and Austin Nola reached base six times during Jupiter's doubleheader.
Logan Morrison returned triumphantly to the majors, heralding the Miami Marlins' exciting come-from-behind win.
The Miami Marlins drafted eight additional players on the second day of the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft. Curiously, not a single one of them was a pitcher.
The Miami Marlins drafted four quality prospects yesterday, headlined by North Carolina third basemen Colin Moran.
The Miami Marlins have chosen North Carolina junior and third basemen Colin Moran with their first round pick.
Even if the Miami Marlins choose the second coming of Bryan Bullington with the sixth overall pick, they still have the opportunity to draft a solid player in the Competitive Balance round.
Giancarlo Stanton went hit-less in his first rehab start, while Greensboro and Jacksonville came from behind in the late innings to win.
The First-Year Player Draft airs this Thursday night, and you should pay attention. It may not excite or trill you, but it will determine the future of the Miami Marlins franchise.
Anthony DeSclafani allowed more than two runs for the first time this season, while Brent Keys doubled as part of a multi-hit game.
Justin Nicolino struck out six batters across five scoreless innings pitched, Christian Yelich doubled twice, and Greensboro suffered a heartbreaking extra-innings loss.
Yordy Cabrera hit a grand slam, helping power Greensboro to a blowout victory over West Virginia. Meanwhile, Jose Urena allowed five earned runs in three innings pitched.
Adam Conley gave up four runs in less than five innings pitched, Christian Yelich earned a hat-trick, and Greensboro shutout the West Virginia Power.
Nathan Eovaldi made his first rehab start in Jupiter, Mason Hope pitched five scoreless innings, and New Orleans won both games of a doubleheader.
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.
Kevin Mattison homered and doubled off one of Oakland's top prospects, Sonny Gray. Adam Conley struck out only one batter in six innings pitched, but kept Jacksonville competitive enough to win.
Fish Stripes breaks ground with a cutting-edge bromatological analysis of how stadium food affected the on-field performance of the Miami Marlins yesterday.
A round-up of the Internet's various mock drafts trying to determine whom the Miami Marlins will select sixth overall in the upcoming Amateur Draft.
Jacksonville scored three runs off Alex Wood, the best pitcher in the Southern League this year, while Justin Nicolino threw six scoreless innings.
The Miami Marlins could not have asked for more from Ricky Nolasco, who delivered eight outstanding innings Sunday afternoon. The Diamondbacks threatened to come back in the ninth, but Mike Dunn held on to seal the win.