Floridians aiming to make impact with Marlins

Dec 21, 2014

Floridians aiming to make impact with Marlins

Mat Latos sat in the left-field plaza at Marlins Park as he reminisced about attending the first game in franchise history when he was 5 years old. A few feet away, Michael Morse shared his memories of going to the same game. The two ...

Marlins hook slugger Morse

Dec 18, 2014

Marlins hook slugger Morse

Michael Morse and the Miami Marlins have finalized a $16 million, two-year contract. Morse gets a $1 million signing bonus and salaries of $7 million next season and $8 million in 2016 under the agreement announced Wednesday. He can earn a $250,000 performance bonus ...

Stanton signs record deal, vows to turn Marlins around

Nov 20, 2014

Stanton signs record deal, vows to turn Marlins around

Giancarlo Stanton stood on the Miami Marlins’ field Wednesday and scanned a sea of empty seats, mindful the stands look much the same at games. He had just signed a record $325 million, 13-year contract and conceded he wasn’t certain he should have agreed ...

Stanton agrees to massive $325 mil. deal with Marlins

Nov 18, 2014

Stanton agrees to massive $325 mil. deal with Marlins

The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won’t be, either. Stanton agreed to terms with the team Monday on a $325 million, 13-year contract, Miami owner Jeffrey Loria said. It’s the most lucrative deal for an American athlete and averages $25 ...

Zimmermann no-no aided by Souza grab

Sep 29, 2014

Zimmermann no-no aided by Souza grab

One out away from pitching the Washington Nationals’ first no-hitter, Jordan Zimmermann watched his 104th pitch on a crisp, clear Sunday afternoon get smacked toward deep left-center. Zimmermann leaned his head back and winced. His first thought: “Double. No-doubt, double.” “And then,” the right-hander ...

Nationals secure top seed

Sep 27, 2014

Nationals secure top seed

For the second time in three seasons, the Washington Nationals will head to the postseason with the top seeding in the National League. The NL East champion Nationals locked up home-field advantage until the World Series by beating the Miami Marlins 4-0 on Doug ...

DeGrom fans first eight batters to tie rare MLB mark

Sep 16, 2014

DeGrom fans first eight batters to tie rare MLB mark

Jacob deGrom overpowered the first eight Miami hitters, and all that stood between him and sole possession of a major league record was the opposing pitcher. Line drive, base hit. “I had no idea,” Marlins starter Jarred Cosart said. “Any time you can keep ...

Stanton hospitalized after being hit in face with pitch

Sep 12, 2014

Stanton hospitalized after being hit in face with pitch

The Miami Marlins lost much more than a game Thursday night. They’ve likely lost slugger Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season after a frightening scene at Miller Park. Stanton sustained multiple facial fractures, dental damage and cuts that needed stitches after being ...

Stanton puts on a big show

Aug 12, 2014

Stanton puts on a big show

Giancarlo Stanton led the Miami Marlins to a victory with his bat and his glove. Stanton hit two home runs and made a spectacular diving catch in right field to help the Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Monday night. “He was ...

Alvarez, Marlins top Nats for sixth straight win

Jul 30, 2014

Alvarez, Marlins top Nats for sixth straight win

The Miami Marlins have gotten contributions from a number of players during their recent surge. On Tuesday night, their two All-Stars led them. Henderson Alvarez pitched seven scoreless innings, Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs and the surging Marlins beat Stephen Strasburg and the ...

Saltalamacchia lifts Marlins to win over Braves

Jul 25, 2014

Saltalamacchia lifts Marlins to win over Braves

Jarrod Saltalamacchia knows most teams don’t get many chances to beat Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel. Saltalamacchia drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Henderson Alvarez won for the first time in three starts and the Miami Marlins beat the Braves 3-2 ...

Giants find bats in victory

Jul 19, 2014

Giants find bats in victory

Anxious to end a five-week swoon, the San Francisco Giants are hitting again, which is why they’re back in first place in the NL West. Brandon Crawford and Pablo Sandoval homered Friday, and the Giants totaled 13 hits to beat the Miami Marlins 9-1. ...