12:22 PM EDT, Sat April 20, 2019
12 hours ago

Marlins fire hitting coach Mike Pagliarulo amid dismal offensive start

After overseeing an offense that’s scored the fewest runs in the league through 20 games, Mike Pagliarulo has been fired as the Marlins hitting coach. The decision came immediately on the heels of Miami’s 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals Friday night at Marlins Park. Jeff Livesey has been...
14 hours ago

Caleb Smith impresses again as Marlins snap losing streak

Slotted as the Marlins’ fifth starter to begin the season, Caleb Smith is quickly turning into the team’s ace. On Friday, the left-hander turned in another impressive outing, limiting the Nationals to one run over six innings as Miami took the first of the three-game set 3-2 at Marlins Park. The...
17 hours ago

Marlins outfielder Garrett Cooper progressing in rehab

Garrett Cooper is continuing to progress from a calf strain that’s sidelined the Marlins’ Opening Day right fielder for three weeks. The 28-year-old is scheduled to head to Jupiter after Miami wraps up its homestand versus the Nationals on Sunday. Marlins manager Don Mattingly said Cooper was participating...
Apr 17, 2019

'This is the lowest point' — Marlins, Mattingly reach tipping point following another shutout loss

Following the Marlins’ second straight shutout loss — and fifth of the season — to drop their record to 4-15, Don Mattingly sat down for his postgame press conference with an emotional and frustrated countenance that seemed to indicate he — and the team — had just reached a tipping point. Less...
Apr 17, 2019

Sandy Alcantara uneven; offense shut out again as Marlins swept by Cubs

“Inconsistent” would probably be the best word to sum up Sandy Alcantara this season. In his first start, he was electric on the mound, pitching eight shutout innings in a win against the Rockies. In his ensuing two starts, he allowed eight earned runs in a nine innings of work. Wednesday versus...
Apr 17, 2019

Marlins still looking for answers to help Lewis Brinson breakout

With their center fielder mired in a season-worst slump that’s seen his batting average dip below .200, the Miami Marlins acknowledge Lewis Brinson faces a key stretch in his development. After struggling in his rookie season, the talented second-year outfielder has been unable to turn the corner...
Apr 16, 2019

Marlins' offense struggles in shutout loss to Cubs

Navigating his way through the batting order to begin each game, Pablo Lopez hasn’t experienced much resistance. Through the first four games, the right-hander has held opponents to a .154 (5 for 35) batting average with no runs scored the first time around. It’s the second time Lopez runs through...
Apr 15, 2019

Marlins fall behind quickly, drop series-opener to Cubs

After dropping a 14-inning marathon to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon, the Miami Marlins were hoping to avoid any hangover as they opened a three-game set with the Chicago Cubs. Despite having one its most reliable starters on the mound, Miami couldn’t avoid a rough start. Chicago...
Apr 15, 2019

Marlins confident Wei-Yin Chen can bounce back from early-season struggles

Despite a turbulent transition to the bullpen, the Miami Marlins are confident Wei-Yin Chen can bounce back from his early-season struggles. A career starting pitcher before this season, the 33 year old hasn’t fared well early in his new role. In four appearances, the left-hander has posted a 23.40...
Apr 14, 2019

Marlins fall to Phillies in extras after Chen gives up 14th-inning homer

Wei-Yin Chen’s disastrous start to the season proved costly again on Sunday afternoon. Locked in a tie game in the 14th inning and without any other bullpen options, the Miami Marlins called on the left-hander to try and keep the game even. Chen was unable to do so. The veteran gave up a two-run...
Apr 14, 2019

Marlins being cautious with Jorge Alfaro after awkward slide

The Miami Marlins are being cautious with Jorge Alfaro after the catcher slid awkwardly into second base in Saturday night’s win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The 25 year old, who went 2 for 3, exited the game after backup Chad Wallach pinch hit for him in the seventh inning. Marlins manager...
Apr 13, 2019

Caleb Smith throws six shutout innings, Marlins bats come alive in rout of Phillies

After a four-game stretch where they scored just two runs — including a 21-inning drought — the Marlins were due for an offensive explosion. Behind a mammoth performance from the recently-called up Austin Dean, Miami tallied 18 hits as it hammered the Phillies 10-3. Dean, who made his season debut...
Apr 13, 2019

Preview: Phillies at Marlins, Sunday, 1:10 p.m.

Phillies at Marlins When/where: 1:10 p.m., Miami On the air TV: Fox Sports Florida; Radio: 940-AM, 710-AM (Spanish) On the mound Marlins RHP Jose Urena vs. Phillies RHP Vince Velasquez: Urena is making his fourth start of the season. … The right-hander has struggled this year, posting an 0-3 record...
Apr 13, 2019

Marlins infielder Brian Anderson hoping more disciplined plate approach will snap early-season struggles

After a slow start to the season, Brian Anderson is hoping a more disciplined hitting approach will pay dividends as he looks to build off his strong rookie campaign. Two weeks into the season, the 25 year old has struggled at the plate, hitting .191 (9 for 47) with one double, no home runs, seven...
Apr 12, 2019

Offensive woes continue as Phillies hammer Marlins in Realmuto's return

After scoring just one run in a three-game sweep in Cincinnati, the Marlins returned to South Florida hoping to generate any kind of spark for an offense that’s been one of the worst in the league. Miami didn’t treat the team much better than the Queen City. While the Marlins snapped a 21-inning...