6:28 AM EDT, Thu July 28, 2016
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins downplay concern about Chen's elbow injury; continue to pursue trade for pitcher

The elbow sprain that landed Wei-Yin Chen on the disabled list adds another level of intrigue to the Miami Marlins' quest to upgrade their starting pitching in the week leading to the Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline. Publicly, manager Don Mattingly said Monday that his level of concern "right...

New York Post

Zack Wheeler in battle against clock of Mets’ playoff hopes

MIAMI — Zack Wheeler threw 30 pitches during a bullpen session Friday at Marlins Park, but the right-hander remains unsure when he will be able to make his first rehab start in his long recovery from Tommy John surgery. Despite having now thrown multiple sessions, Wheeler — throwing fastballs, curveballs and changeups — hasn’t faced...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' midseason report: Intriguing possibilities loom in second half

What went rightJose more dominant than ever: Jose Fernandez, in his first season since Tommy John surgery, has re-established himself as one of the premier pitchers in the majors in earning his second selection to the All-Star Game. At 11-4, he has the second-most wins before the midseason break...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' Jose Fernandez amassing strikeouts at historic pace by pitching smarter

In his first full season since Tommy John surgery, Jose Fernandez has answered every question and erased all doubts on the way to his second All-Star selection. Yes, he is pitching better than before surgery on his right elbow, more dominant than in his Rookie of the Year season of 2013. That is...