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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins unravel in sixth inning, lose to Mets Saturday

The vagaries of major league baseball can be cruel — a run of success before failure, health before injury, winning before losing. Things are going well until they aren’t, and it often comes without warning. Miami Marlins right-hander Drew Steckenrider, a rookie reliever with the stuff of a future...

Toronto Star

Rays’ Hechavarria returns to synthetic field of dreams

Shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria was the Blue Jays’ first high-profile Cuban free agent and grew up fantasizing about turf fields. A key piece of the 2012 blockbuster trade with the Marlins is back in the AL East, and loving it.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Steckenrider making most of rapid rise as dependable Marlins reliever

The loss of two primary relief pitchers via trade and a couple others to injury hasn’t brought the collapse of the bullpen or the Miami Marlins’ season that may have been expected. Manager Don Mattingly gave credit in part to veteran relievers Brad Ziegler and Junichi Tazawa returning from injuries...

All Things Rockies | Denver Post

Rockies’ Nolan Arenado dodges broken hand, hopes he can avoid DL

His left hand was thickly bandaged, but Rockies all-star third baseman Nolan Arenado was able to breathe a sigh of relief after escaping serious injury Sunday at Marlins Park.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins lose game to Nationals, starter Chris O’Grady to injury Monday

The Miami Marlins lost twice Monday at Nationals Park: the game to the Washington Nationals, 3-2, and starting pitcher Chris O’Grady to a strained right oblique. Adam Lind’s eighth-inning two-out, 0-2, pinch-hit single to center put the Nationals on top for good, after the Marlins had battled back...

Los Angeles Times

Dodgers' domination could temper Rockies' celebration

The Colorado Rockies play in a beautiful ballpark, to great crowds year in and year out, featuring stars from Larry Walker and Todd Helton to Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado. Of the four most recent expansion franchises — the Rockies, Arizona Diamondbacks, Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays — Colorado...

Amazin Avenue

Mets trade rumors: Jay Bruce clears waivers, no-trade list includes Yankees, Diamondbacks, Rays

Bruce is not likely to block a trade to a contender, though. Jay Bruce‘s contract includes a no-trade list that consists of the following teams, according to Ken Rosenthal: the Yankees, Phillies, Marlins, Twins, Diamondbacks, Rays, and Jays. Rosenthal also points out—as James Wagner of the Times has—that Bruce would be very likely to approve a trade to a contender. Of the teams on his no-trade list, only the Yankees, Diamondbacks, and Rays fall into that category. While the Mets dealt Lucas Duda and Addison Reed away before the non-waiver trade deadline, they weren’t able to make...

Larry Brown Sports

Max Scherzer plans to start Monday

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer’s neck injury will push his next start back slightly, but does not sound serious. Scherzer said Friday that he intends to throw a bullpen session Saturday. Provided that goes well, he expects to make his next start on Monday against the Miami Marlins. Scherzer said the plan is to throw...Read More

CSN Washington

Marlins score seven unanswered after Max Scherzer injury

MIAMI -- Max Scherzer hit his first career homer to help build a six-run lead, but he pitched only one inning before departing with a

Larry Brown Sports

Max Scherzer leaves game with neck spasm after hitting home run

Max Scherzer was only able to record three outs in his start on Tuesday before pulling himself from the game with an apparent injury. Scherzer had an economical first inning, retiring the Marlins on just ten pitches. In the top of the second, the Nationals scored six runs, including this three-run home run by Scherzer,...Read More

Washington Times

Marlins' Volquez, Riddle to miss rest of year with injuries

MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Marlins probably should not count on players returning from the disabled list to spark a late-season turnaround. Right-hander Edinson Volquez and shortstop J.T. Riddle will miss the rest of the season because of injuries that may require surgery, manager Don Mattingly said Tuesday. Volquez has ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' Edinson Volquez, JT Riddle out for the season, might have surgery

The Miami Marlins have to play for two more months, but the season is over for right-hander Edinson Volquez and shortstop JT Riddle. Volquez (left knee) and Riddle (left biceps), both on the disabled list with tendinitis in those body parts, are done for the year, manager Don Mattingly said Tuesday....

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins expect Martin Prado to return this season after surgery; Nick Wittgren goes on DL with elbow strain

Considering the topic was surgery, the report on Martin Prado was as positive as the Miami Marlins could have hoped for. The veteran third baseman underwent arthroscopic surgery Friday morning to repair a meniscus tear in his right knee and he could be back in the lineup before the end of the season....

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins see slow progress with injuries to Prado, Riddle

Marlins manager Don Mattingly said Martin Prado could be facing surgery for his knee injury, JT Riddle seeking second opinion on shoulder.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' Martin Prado may need surgery for ailing right knee

Martin Prado’s injury-plagued season has reached a crossroads with his ailing knee not responding to rest and surgery an option to correct it. Marlins manager Don Mattingly spoke of the possibility of surgery for the first time Thursday and said a decision may be made as soon as Friday. “Not very...

Washington Times

Gulf Coast League Nationals toss two no-hitters in same day

As the Washington Nationals struggled with injuries to pitchers in Arizona Sunday, their Gulf Coast League affiliate achieved an impressive pitching feat, throwing two seven-inning no-hitters in the same day. Facing the GCL Marlins in a Sunday doubleheader, the Nationals didn't allow a hit for 14 straight innings, the Marlins ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins’ JT Riddle dealing with shoulder tendinitis as injury woes continue for left side of infield

As shortstop JT Riddle’s left shoulder tendinitis lingered into the weekend, the Miami Marlins considered but stopped short of putting him on the disabled list Saturday, opting instead to play with a more limited bench. Riddle’s shoulder has bothered him for weeks, but was re-aggravated when he...