7:15 PM EST, Wed March 04, 2015

Thursday: Cardinals at Marlins, 1:05 p.m.

Thursday's game: Cardinals at Marlins

Rule 5 pick McKirahan sharp in first game action

After his promotion from the advanced-Class A Florida State League to the Double-A Southern League last season, Andrew McKirahan was scored upon in eight of 21 appearances. Half of those outings in which he gave up at least one run came against Jacksonville, the Marlins' Double-A affiliate.

Veteran lefty Chris Narveson, Rule 5 pickup Andre McKirahan impress Marlins in 7-1 win over Canes

He’s only a non-roster invitee and this was only a game against college kids, but Chris Narveson wasn’t complaining after striking out the side in his spring debut Tuesday against the University of Miami. “I’ll take that,” said Narveson, who...

Miami Marlins top UM 7-1 in exhibition game

Nine pitchers combined to hold the University of Miami to six hits in a 7-1 Marlins win Tuesday at Roger Dean Stadium.

Healthy Narveson ready to re-ignite career with Marlins

Knowing he might not get another chance to do it, left-hander Chris Narveson took the risk.

Stanton spring debut scheduled for Thursday now

JUPITER -- The plan originally was to get Giancarlo Stanton his first spring at-bat Tuesday against the University of Miami. Now, it's been pushed to Thursday's Grapefruit League opener here at Roger Dean Stadium against the Cardinals. "It just made...

Recently retired Marlins World Series winner Juan Pierre visits camp, talks retirement and more

JUPITER -- Juan Pierre called it a career last Friday. Monday, he was back at work. Well, sort of. The 37-year-old, 2003 World Series hero visited Marlins camp and was handing out hugs. Soon, if manager Mike Redmond can convince...

New Marlin Gordon cut from same cloth as ex-Marlin Pierre

It's no coincidence new Marlins' second baseman Dee Gordon wears number 9. He requested it after the Marlins acquired him in a December trade with the Dodgers because Juan Pierre wore it.

On a personal note...

I’ve used this space in the past to update readers on my health. If you’ll permit me another small indulgence, we’ll get back to more traditional Miami Marlins spring training blogs momentarily.

Creator of "Vulcan change up" saddened by death of Mr. Spock

JUPITER -- When former major league reliever Joe Nelson suddenly began receiving phone calls from sportswriters the other day, he knew what they wanted. Actor Leonard Nimoy had just died, and Nelson, in a baseball way, was a natural tie-in....

Fernandez felt 'really, really normal' after first mound session

He was the lone pitcher on the six-pack of mounds adjacent the Marlins' backfield behind Roger Dean Stadium. In addition to the usual cadre of front office and uniformed personnel, Jose Fernandez's parents, grandmother and girlfriend were on hand observing.

Jose Fernandez throws off a mound for 1st time since surgery (VIDEO)

JUPITER -- Jose Fernandez threw off the mound on Sunday for the first time since May 9 of last season when he injured his arm and underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery. With his mother, grandmother and girlfriend looking on --...

Stanton hit by pitch during Marlins intrasquad game

The Marlins didn't have to wait long to find out how Giancarlo Stanton would react the first time he's hit by a pitch.

Giancarlo Stanton hit by Henderson Alvarez pitch, shrugs it off

JUPITER -- The Marlins didn't have to wait long to see how Giancarlo Stanton would react to an inside pitch. Stanton was plunked by a Henderson Alvarez during a simulation game on Saturday, with the ball clipping the slugger's left...

Marlins Player News

  • Giancarlo Stanton

    Giancarlo Stanton

    Stanton spring debut scheduled for Thursday now

  • Mat Latos

    Mat Latos

    Cincinnati Reds links, 3/3/15: Spring Training begins

  • Jose Fernandez

    Jose Fernandez

    Marlins have an ace coming off Tommy John too and Jose Fernandez is progressing

  • Ichiro Suzuki

    Ichiro Suzuki

    RT @SunSportsFOXFL: Marlins wouldn’t say no, and neither could Ichiro Suzuki http://t.co/jIPIX1cSXW http://t.co/LJ7JqwYTGb

  • Dan Haren

    Dan Haren

    Haren 'ready to get going' with Marlins

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