11:18 PM EDT, Mon March 30, 2015

Marlins release Reed Johnson, option Preston Claiborne

The Marlins made two roster moves Monday morning as they start to make their final cuts to trim the roster to 25 players for Opening Day next week. Reed Johnson, a backup outfielder, was released and pitcher Preston Claiborne was optioned to the New Orleans Zephyrs, the Marlins' Triple-A...

Nats sign Reed Johnson

On a day that featured a flurry of roster moves, the Nationals signed veteran outfielder Reed Johnson to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Johnson, 38, was cut by the Miami Marlins earlier on Monday. He has 12 years of MLB experience. Johnson spent 2014 with the Marlins, appearing in 113…
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Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera to start at first base; game to be televised on FSD

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera to start at first base; game to be televised on FSD

Alfredo Simon will start for the Tigers today against the Miami Marlins. Who: Detroit Tigers (7-15-2) vs. Miami Marlins (11-9)Where: Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla.First pitch: 1:05 p.m.Television: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: WXYT-AM 1270Twitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl STARTING LINEUPSMiami Marlins1. Dee Gordon, 2B2. Christian Yelich, LF3. Marcell Ozuna, CF4. Don Kelly, 1B5. Donovan Solano, SS6. Reid Brignac, 3B7. Reed Johnson, DH8. Jordany Valdespin, RF9. Jhonatan Solano, C* Probable pitchers: David Phelps, Sam Dyson, Aaron Crow,...

Marlins' Reed Johnson ready for what lies ahead

At 13 years old, Reed Johnson was deemed a behemoth. He was a 5-foot-8 gymnast who had to walk away from the sport. Being too tall took a beating on his body.

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