Latest Don Mattingly News

AP source: Marlins' Mattingly agrees to contract extension

Sep. 19, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly has agreed to a contract extension and will return for a fifth season in 2020, a person familiar with the negotiations said Thursday. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Marlins hadn't announced...

Diamondbacks bounce back with 5-4 win over Marlins

Sep. 19, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A bullpen blowup put the Arizona Diamondbacks in a tough spot Tuesday night. A next-day bounce back keeps their slim NL wild-card hopes alive. Mike Leake worked effectively through traffic into the seventh inning, Domingo Leyba had two RBIs and the Diamondbacks rebounded from an ugly loss to...

Who has the worst team in Miami? It's a close call

Sep. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Dolphins look like the worst team in the NFL, perhaps ever, and might even be the worst team in Miami. On the other hand, a comparison with the Marlins is one matchup the Dolphins could win. Let's kick it off: AT THE TOP The Marlins are run by a University of Michigan fan who is finding it...

Rojas has 6 RBIs, Marlins power past D-backs 12-6

Sep. 18, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Miami Marlins have had a forgettable season and will almost certainly barrel past the 100-loss mark before the end of September. But for one night, their offense looked nearly unstoppable. Miguel Rojas said the Marlins will take all the good vibes they can get as they try to build toward...

With Fenway trip next, Yaz sprints home to lift Giants

Sep. 15, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On the eve of an anticipated trip to Boston, Mike Yastrzemski came through once again for the San Francisco Giants. Yastrzemski scored the go-ahead run on Ryne Stanek's wild pitch in the eighth inning, Johnny Cueto pitched five scoreless innings in his second game back from Tommy John...

Rojas gets clutch hit as Marlins snap 5-game skid

Sep. 15, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro got some timely advice from a teammate, and he put it to good use. Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the Miami Marlins beat...

Beede, 2 relievers combine on 4-hitter, Giants top Marlins

Sep. 14, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As home run records keep falling in a changing game, the San Francisco Giants are still playing a more traditional brand of baseball. Tyler Beede allowed three hits in 6 1/3 innings, Buster Posey drove in the game's only run, and the Giants beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Friday night....

Yelich breaks kneecap, out for season; Brewers top Marlins

Sep. 11, 2019 2:52 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers didn't need this kind of break. Trying to catch up in the wild-card race, the Brewers instead saw the reigning NL MVP foul a ball off himself and go down with a broken right kneecap Tuesday night. "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we...

Grisham has 5 hits, Brewers top Marlins for 4th straight win

Sep. 10, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Trent Grisham is enjoying being part of a race for a postseason berth. Grisham had a career-high five hits and drove in two runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers won their fourth straight, 8-3 over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. "He plays with a smile on his face, but he's a competitive...

Alcantara 1st Marlins rookie with 2 shutouts since Willis

Sep. 8, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara is providing a little optimism for Marlins fans during another frustrating season. Alcantara became the first Marlins pitcher with two shutouts in his rookie season since Dontrelle Willis, and Miami beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0 Sunday. "You've seen the same thing you saw...