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Fish Bytes | Miami Herald

Stanton eyes return from DL in 'about a week and a half'

Giancarlo Stanton could be back in the Marlins lineup when they open their next home stand against the division-leading New York Mets a week from this Friday. The All-Star slugger, who underwent surgery to repair a left wrist fracture on...

The Republican

Boston Red Sox' Steven Wright (concussion) still dealing with a 'balance issue'

BOSTON -- Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright, who was placed on the seven-day concussion DL after being hit in the back of the neck by a fly ball during Miami Marlins' batting practice in Miami last week, still is dealing with symptoms. ...

Nats Insider | CSN Washington

MLB Power Rankings: AL West, NL Central races heating up

Here is a look at Major League Baseball with analysis from Nationals Insider Mark Zuckerman and Nationals writer Chase Hughes: LAUNCH PHOTO GALLERY 30. Marlins – Zuckerman: (LW: 30) Jose Fernandez’s latest injury just the latest dagger in a season full of them. 29. Brewers – Zuckerman: (LW: 27) End of an era with Doug Melvin out as…

Full Count | WEEI

Red Sox notes: John Farrell has hernia surgery, replaced by Torey Lovullo; No timetable for Dustin Pedroia

MIAMI — By the time John Farrell strolled through the clubhouse, he was still in street clothes. It for good reason. Farrell was late arriving to Marlins Park due to hernia surgery, performed Monday in Detroit. After staying overnight, the Red Sox manager made his way to Florida for the series opener, seemingly walking with […]

Tampa Bay Times

Marlins' Jose Fernandez heads to DL

ATLANTA — It is impossible to view your best pitcher being sidelined by injury as good news.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' ace Fernandez has shoulder stiffness

A Marlins team already hit hard by injuries received a new health concern Saturday when ace pitcher Jose Fernandez experienced shoulder discomfort after his latest start.

Red Reporter

Reds 3, Cardinals 2 - Anthony DeSclafani shuts down St. Louis

Is he the ace Cincinnati deserves, but not the one it needs right now? The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Gme With the injury to Homer Bailey and the trades of Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake - not to mention Mat Latos - Anthony DeSclafani has become the de facto veteran of the all-rookie Cincinnati Reds pitching staff since he managed to crack the big leagues in 2014 with the Miami Marlins.  Even on a team that's going nowhere, that's a position that's not pressure-free, and on Tuesday Disco responded by tossing a second consecutive solid outing against the NL Central leading St....

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' Carter Capps on DL, but injury appears minor

Every time the Marlins develop a strength they wind up with a problem.

Fish Bytes | Miami Herald

Marlins place Carter Capps on 15-day DL; A.J. Ramos receives pep talk from Dan Jennings

The Marlins placed set-up reliever Carter Capps on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow strain, but don’t believe the injury to be so serious that he’ll be out any longer than that. “I think it’s mostly precautionary,” Capps...

Fish Bytes | Miami Herald

Giancarlo Stanton recovery going slowly; Jose Fernandez aiming for 16-0 at Marlins Park

It is looking more and more that Giancarlo Stanton won’t return to the lineup within the 4-to-6 week timeframe that was first projected following surgery for a broken hamate bone in his left hand. It will be five weeks Sunday...

Washington Post

With roster evolving around him, Bryce Harper homers twice to lead Nationals past Marlins

MIAMI — As the trade deadline nears and the stretch run begins, the Washington Nationals are adjusting. A new face arrived Wednesday. Perhaps more are coming. Old faces have returned from injury. More are coming. The now-healthy lineup looks different than it did during the first half of the season. The reconfigured bullpen has a new closer, so the old ninth-inning man must accept his eighth-inning fate. Read full article >>

Fish Bytes | Miami Herald

Henderson Alvarez undergoes shoulder surgery, out for season

Marlins manager Dan Jennings said starter Henderson Alvarez underwent shoulder surgery Tuesday in Pensacola, effectively ending the former All-Star's season. The 25-year old Alvarez, who pitched a no-hitter in 2013, went 0-4 with a 6.45 ERA this season before going...

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Tonight’s Nationals-Marlins lineups

The Nationals try to bounce back after losing three out of four in Pittsburgh, and do so against another ace in 10 days full of them, Marlins’ right-hander Jose Fernandez. Fernandez is 3-0 in four starts since returning from Tommy John surgery, pitching to a 2.77 ERA with 32 strikeouts in 26 innings.Read full article >>