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Marlins hope to keep David Phelps in bullpen in 2017

If it were up to Michael Hill — and, to be sure, it is largely up to Hill — Marlins right-hander David Phelps will be a middle reliever in 2017. Miami’s president of baseball operations said Thursday that if the club can add the amount of rotation depth it desires, Phelps, a utility pitcher who...

Marlins introduce right-handed starter Edinson Volquez, 'somebody we feel could log meaningful innings for us'

One midweek series last August — a win sandwiched between narrow losses to the Kansas City Royals — served as the planting of a seed that has blossomed into the Miami Marlins' first major offseason addition.Right-hander Edinson Volquez, who the club introduced at Marlins Park on Thursday after...

Marlins, Edinson Volquez reportedly agree to two-year, $22 million deal

The Marlins agreed to terms with right-handed starting pitcher Edinson Volquez on a two-year, $22 million contract, pending a physical, according to multiple reports. Volquez would fill one of the two holes the Marlins have in their rotation, joining Adam Conley, Tom Koehler and Wei-Yin Chen as...

Marlins add Castillo, three other prospects to 40-man roster

The Marlins added four minor-leaguers to their 40-man roster Friday to ensure they can’t be plucked by other teams in next month’s Rule 5 draft. The contracts of right-handers Luis Castillo and Drew Steckenrider were purchased along with those of infielders J.T. Riddle and Austin Nola. In addition,...

Mitt Romney's firm explored buying Miami Marlins, report says

Could Jeffrey Loria be looking to sell the Miami Marlins?A Boston-based investment firm headed by former presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his oldest son, Tagg, looked into buying South Florida's major league franchise in recent weeks, according to a report in the Boston Globe. A potential...

Marlins' Triple-A affiliate in New Orleans adopts new nickname: 'Baby Cakes'

The Miami Marlins’ Triple-A affiliate officially jumped on the wacky nickname bandwagon Tuesday, rebranding itself as the New Orleans Baby Cakes. The former New Orleans Zephyrs announced in the spring their intention to find a new team name, and after a name-the-team contest resulted in more than...

Christian Yelich wins first Silver Slugger Award

If it's possible to have a breakout offseason, consider this Christian Yelich's.The Marlins' 24-year-old outfielder won Thursday his first Silver Slugger Award, an annual honor given to the best offensive players at each position. This is the latest in a series of league-wide acknowledgements Yelich...

Marlins announce spring training schedule; pitchers and catchers report Feb. 14

Marlins fans, you have an offseason finish line: Feb. 14. That’s the date Miami’s pitchers and catchers will report to Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter to begin spring training, the team announced Thursday. Position players will follow by Feb. 17, and exhibition games begin Feb. 25 — against the Cardinals...

For Mike Pagliarulo, Marlins' new hitting coach, this is a job decades in the making

There are two things you should know about Mike Pagliarulo, the Miami Marlins' new hitting coach. The first is his last name is pronounced Pal-lee-ah-ROO-low — or, as Pagliarulo put it, "however it comes out." Most people just call him Pags. The second is that Pagliarulo, 56, is a researcher of...

Christian Yelich loses out on Gold Glove to Pittsburgh's Starling Marte

Christian Yelich did not win a 2017 Gold Glove Award. The Marlins’ outfielder was a finalist for the left-field honor, but lost out to Starling Marte of the Pittsburgh Pirates for the annual defensive award announced Tuesday. The Cincinnati Reds’ Adam Duvall was also a finalist. Gold Glove winners...

Marlins add Fredi Gonzalez, Mike Pagliarulo to coaching staff

Fredi Gonzalez, the winningest manager in Marlins history when the team fired him more than six years ago, is returning to the club as third-base coach. President of baseball operations Michael Hill confirmed the hiring, which had been rumored for about a month, to reporters at the General Manager...

Marlins decline Fernando Rodney's 2017 team option

The Marlins are declining Fernando Rodney’s team option for 2017, making the right-handed reliever a free agent after his considerable struggles in three months with Miami. The option, originally $2 million, had been bumped up to a reported approximately $4.5 million with incentives. Instead, the...

A look at the Major League Baseball free agents

A look at the 169 players potentially eligible for free agency (c-club option, p-player option, m-mutual option; d-conditional option; e-right to elect free agency): AMERICAN LEAGUE BALTIMORE (10) — Pedro Alvarez, dh; Michael Bourn, of; Brian Duensing, lhp; Tommy Hunter, rhp; c-Logan Ondrusek,...

MLB offseason key dates - and what they mean for Marlins

Welcome back to the dreary abyss that is the offseason, baseball fans. The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of an epic World Series early Thursday morning for their first championship in 108 years. The bad news is baseball season is over. The good news is the month after next month...

Marlins' Double-A affiliate now named the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

The Miami Marlins' Double-A minor league affiliate in Jacksonville is changing its name from the Suns to the Jumbo Shrimp. The name change was announced during a Wednesday morning news conference in Jacksonville. The team's new logo is a large shrimp in the shape of the letter "J'' and the colors...

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    David Phelps

    Marlins hope to keep David Phelps in bullpen in 2017

  • Edinson Volquez

    Edinson Volquez

    Marlins introduce right-handed starter Edinson Volquez, 'somebody we feel could log meaningful innings for us'

  • Christian Yelich

    Christian Yelich

    Christian Yelich wins first Silver Slugger Award

  • Wei-Yin Chen

    Wei-Yin Chen

    Marlins, Edinson Volquez reportedly agree to two-year, $22 million deal

  • Tom Koehler

    Tom Koehler

    Marlins, Edinson Volquez reportedly agree to two-year, $22 million deal

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