Padres send Marlins into tailspin

Aug 29, 2016

Padres send Marlins into tailspin

Manager Don Mattingly says the Miami Marlins will find out a lot about their team down the stretch by being in a playoff race for the first time in more than a decade. What they’re learning lately has been discouraging. Sputtering Miami hit into ...

Rose won't recognize Ichiro's record as legit

Jun 15, 2016

Rose won't recognize Ichiro's record as legit

Baseball legend Pete Rose is unimpressed by the looming prospect of seeing his all-time hits record surpassed by Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. Ichiro stands just one hit behind Rose’s MLB record of 4,256 hits, a pursuit of history that is being followed avidly ...

Suspended Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

Apr 30, 2016

Suspended Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

Reigning NL batting champion Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins says he unknowingly took the performance-enhancing drugs that led to his 80-game suspension, but will accept the penalty. The announcement of the suspension by Major League Baseball came shortly after the Marlins’ victory at ...

Mattingly excited about managing Ichiro

Dec 10, 2015

Mattingly excited about managing Ichiro

Ichiro Suzuki has increased his fan base in Miami by one, new Marlins skipper Don Mattingly said Wednesday at the baseball winter meetings. Mattingly said he was thrilled to manage Ichiro, who is 65 hits shy of reaching 3,000 hits in his big league ...

Mattingly not afraid of challenge in Miami

Nov 3, 2015

Mattingly not afraid of challenge in Miami

Moments into his introductory news conference with the Miami Marlins, Don Mattingly peeled off his sport coat to try on a team jersey for the cameras. “I’m hoping I’m not sweating underneath,” he said with a smile. Mattingly hasn’t lost a game yet, and ...

Dodgers, Mattingly part ways in mutual agreement

Oct 23, 2015

Dodgers, Mattingly part ways in mutual agreement

Don Mattingly and the Los Angeles Dodgers stuck to their scripts Thursday, insisting they agreed to a mutual parting of the ways while never revealing the exact reason he won’t return as manager. Like a publicist announcing the demise of a Hollywood marriage, the ...