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At 9-24, Marlins could be headed for worst season yet

May. 6, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter says the Miami Marlins are better than this. If he's wrong, the woebegone franchise is headed for its worst season yet. The Marlins began the week with the worst record in the majors at 9-24 (.274), which put them on pace to finish 44-118. That's bad, even for a franchise that...

Marlins' Brinson demoted; Cooper reinstated but reinjured

Apr. 30, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins outfielder Lewis Brinson was optioned Tuesday to Triple-A New Orleans, the latest setback for the team's centerpiece in the Christian Yelich trade. Brinson is hitting .197 with 28 strikeouts in 76 at-bats for the Marlins, who have the worst record in the majors. He batted .199...

Mike Pagliarulo fired as Marlins' hitting coach

Apr. 19, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Mike Pagliarulo has been fired as hitting coach for the Miami Marlins, who rank last in the majors in runs. Pagliarulo had been with the team since 2017. Assistant hitting coach Jeff Livesey was promoted to interim head hitting coach, and Eric Duncan was made the assistant hitting coach....

Marlins end 4-game skid, top Nats 3-2 but fire hitting coach

Apr. 19, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The first run came home on an error. The lead was seized with a bases-loaded walk, and a hit batsman scored the other run. It was an offensive outburst, Marlins-style. Even in victory, Miami's offense was so unimpressive that afterward Mike Pagliarulo was fired as hitting coach. The Marlins'...