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Topeka Capital-Journal

Marlins snap Royals' nine-game win streak

MIAMI — Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings and appeared to avoid a serious injury when he tweaked his right leg on his final pitch Wednesday night, helping the Miami Marlins beat Kansas City 3-0 to snap the Royals’ nine-game winning streak. Fernandez (13-7) pulled up after striking out Christian Colon to end the seventh, and rubbed his right knee before limping to the dugout. read more

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ozuna back with Marlins after scare with wife's pregnancy

Baseball deferred to larger life concerns when Marcell Ozuna left during Marlins' game Tuesday due to a scare with his wife's pregnancy.Ozuna's wife, Genesis, who was watching the game, was transported from Marlins Park to a hospital after experiencing pain and contractions, he said.There was...

San Francisco Chronicle

Giants place Blanco on DL; Belt could be dropped from No. 3 in lineup

Giants place Blanco on DL; Belt could be dropped from No. 3 in lineup LOS ANGELES - Cynics will believe the Giants concocted a shoulder injury to disabled a guy who cannot buy a hit. The Giants placed Blanco on the disabled list Tuesday and purchased the contract of Gorkys Hernandez, a journeyman who has 178 big-league plate appearances with the Pirates and Marlins, but only five since 2012. The 28-year-old hit .302 with a .382 on-base percentage for Sacramento this season. Blanco injured the shoulder in May sliding head-first into first base, one of those things they always tell you as a...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins place Dietrich on DL, hope newcomer Arcia can be power threat

Derek Dietrich became the latest addition to the Miami Marlins' crowded disabled list Tuesday.Not with a new injury, but one that has lingered since he was hit by a pitch on the right knee during the previous homestand Aug. 13 against the White Sox.It was the 22nd time the so-called Man of Steel...

New York Post

A-Rod rejects Marlins, says he’s done for 2016

Alex Rodriguez won’t be taking his talents to South Beach — or anywhere else — at least for the rest of this season. With the Marlins openly discussing the possibility of signing Rodriguez in the wake of a season-ending groin injury to Giancarlo Stanton, combined with an unstable situation at first base, Rodriguez’s publicist put...

Fish Tank | Palm Beach Post

Could the Miami Marlins replace Giancarlo Stanton with A-Rod?

The New York Yankees held a lightning-filled retirement ceremony for Alex Rodriguez before their Friday game with the Tampa Bay Rays, but when Rodriguez walked off the field in the middle ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Stanton likely out for season with severe groin injury; Marlins will consider A-Rod

The Miami Marlins achieved a dramatic victory on the field Sunday, but it was overshawdowed by a bigger loss.Before their 5-4 victory against the White Sox, star outfield Giancarlo Stanton underwent an MRI that revealed he has a Grade 3 strain of his left groin. The injury will keep Stanton out...

CSN Philly

MLB Notes: Marlins place Giancarlo Stanton on DL with groin injury

The Marlins playoff chase got a bit more difficult on Sunday as superstar Giancarlo Stanton was placed on the DL with a groin injury. That and more in your MLB notes.

San Francisco Chronicle

Giants offense goes into hibernation in loss to Marlins

Giants offense goes into hibernation in loss to Marlins MIAMI - Bruce Bochy, back in the visiting manager's office at Marlins Park after a heart scare, joked that he went to the hospital because he heard it had a "special pill for offense." A night after Brandon Crawford had seven hits by himself, tying the National League record, the Giants were held to four in Tuesday night's 2-0 loss. Tom Koehler blanked the Giants over second innings, the second pitcher to do so in three games after Tanner Roark accomplished it in Washington on Sunday. The loss assured the Giants a second consecutive...

Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News

Bochy returns, Giants shut out in loss to Marlins

MIAMI – Manager Bruce Bochy, who was hospitalized overnight Monday because of an irregular heartbeat, tried to bring some levity to an otherwise stone-cold serious subject.   “You know, I heard this Miami hospital had a special pill for offense,”… Continue Reading → The post Bochy returns, Giants shut out in loss to Marlins appeared first on Giants Extra.

San Jose Mercury News

Bochy spends night at hospital, expects quick return

Giants manager Bruce Bochy was admitted to the University of Miami Hospital Monday morning after feeling ill and was not on the bench for the series opener at Marlins Park.

Fish Bytes | Miami Herald

A.J. Ramos lands on DL with broken finger

The Marlins, who avoided the injury bug the first half of the season, haven't been as fortunate the second half. Having already lost starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen and first baseman Justin Bour to injuries, the Marlins were dealt another blow...

San Francisco Chronicle

Giants win in 14 innings on Crawford’s seven-hit night

With Bruce Bochy in a Miami hospital for overnight observation after taking ill Monday morning, the Giants played one of their most inspired and craziest games of the year, overcoming two late deficits to beat the Marlins 8-7 in 14 innings. Brandon Crawford drove in the go-ahead run with his seventh hit, a single off Andrew Cashner that scored Brandon Belt. George Kontos, the seventh Giants reliever pitched the final two innings for the win that ended at 12:45 a.m EDT Tuesday. The Giants were down 5-1 after a rough Johnny Cueto outing, scored five runs in the seventh inning to take a 6-5...

Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News

UPDATED: Bruce Bochy admitted to hospital, will not manage Giants in series opener at Miami

Updated from earlier version. -AB MIAMI – Giants manager Bruce Bochy was admitted to the University of Miami Hospital Monday morning after feeling ill and will not be on the bench for the series opener at Marlins Park.   Bochy… Continue Reading → The post UPDATED: Bruce Bochy admitted to hospital, will not manage Giants in series opener at Miami appeared first on Giants Extra.

San Francisco Chronicle

Giants manager Bruce Bochy hospitalized

MIAMI — Giants manager Bruce Bochy is expected to rejoin the team Tuesday after spending Monday night in a hospital for observation after he became ill in the morning. Head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner accompanied Bochy to the University of Miami Hospital late Monday morning after Bochy called to report his symptoms. “Hopefully, he’ll be able to tell you tomorrow,” said bench coach Ron Wotus, who managed Monday’s series opener against the Marlins. Wotus is a seasoned big-league coach and minor-league manager who makes his own in-game decisions without covertly consulting...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

BenFred: Diaz injury should draw attention to Cashner's control issues

The Miami Marlins' pitcher has hit seven batters in 85.1 innings. Four were Cardinals. All wore fastballs of 90-plus mph.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Colin Rea's elbow injury mars Marlins' rout of Cardinals

Everything seemed to be unfolding superbly for Colin Rea in his debut with the Marlins.A day after being acquired from San Diego in a seven-player trade, the rookie right-hander set down 10 of the first 11 batters he faced Saturday with his new team at Marlins Park and had a four-run lead.But...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Mattingly: Too soon to tell extent of Colin Rea's elbow injury

Manager Don Mattingly said pitcher Colin Rea didn't feel right in first start with Marlins. David Phelps came through in relief and the offense erupted in an 11-0 win that was marred by concern for the starting pitcher.