Latest Miami Marlins News

Marlins reach deals with Anderson, Alfaro and 3 relievers

Jan. 16, 2021 1:19 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins agreed to contract terms with all of their arbitration-eligible players, including third baseman Brian Anderson for $3.8 million. Miami also announced deals Friday with catcher Jorge Alfaro ($2.05 million) and three relievers — Yimi García ($1.9 million), Richard...

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Luke Weaver looks at the baseball after giving up a home run to the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

D-backs avoid salary arbitration with Weaver, Kelly

Jan. 16, 2021 12:51 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to one-year contracts Friday with right-hander Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly and left-hander Caleb Smith that avoided salary arbitration. Weaver's deal is for $1.95 million, Kelly $1.7 million and Smith $1,465,000. No other Arizona players remain eligible...

Left-hander Tarpley claimed by Mets off waivers from Marlins

Jan. 8, 2021 4:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander Stephen Tarpley was claimed by the New York Mets off waivers from the Miami Marlins on Friday. The 27-year-old was 2-2 with one save and a 9.000 ERA in 11 innings over 12 games last year, striking out 11 and walking eight. He earned $208,704 in prorated pay from a salary of the...

Ryne Stanek, Astros agree to $1.1 million, 1-year contract

Jan. 7, 2021 11:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Right-hander Ryne Stanek and the Houston Astros agreed Thursday to a $1.1 million, one-year contract. Stanek spent last season with the Marlins, and he made $223,778 prorated from his $604,200 salary. He became a free agent he wasn't offered a contract by Miami by the Dec. 2 deadline. ...

Boog Sciambi to replace Len Kasper for Cubs TV broadcasts

Jan. 4, 2021 2:55 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon “Boog” Sciambi is the new TV play-by-play announcer for the Chicago Cubs, replacing Len Kasper. Sciambi joins color analyst Jim Deshaies in the booth for Marquee Sports Network, which is jointly owned by the Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group. Sciambi has worked at ESPN in a...

Detwiler signs with Marlins; Leon gets minor league deal

Jan. 3, 2021 1:43 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Veteran left-hander Ross Detwiler has signed an $850,000, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins, whose primary offseason goal is to upgrade their bullpen. The Marlins also announced on Sunday the signing of veteran catcher Sandy Leon to a minor league contract with an invitation to major...

File-This Jan. 28, 2020, file photo shows a remembrance board at a memorial for Kobe Bryant near Staples Center in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)

Lamentation for sports in 2020: A year of living virally

Dec. 24, 2020 11:04 AM EST

Well, had enough yet? Don’t look at the score. How bad did it get? Like nothing before. B.C. (Before Coronavirus) The Setup An omen, maybe. Hard to say. The drumbeat starts on New Year’s Day. The calendar flips, one quick turn And then we’re mourning David Stern. Wild-card Patriots...

Tigers sign RHP José Ureña to $3.25M, 1-year deal

Dec. 23, 2020 8:01 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers signed right-hander José Ureña to a $3.25 million, one-year deal Wednesday. Ureña can earn $250,000 in performance bonuses based on starts, $50,000 each for 15, 18, 21, 24 and 27. The 29-year-old starter has spent the past six season with the Miami Marlins,...

FILE - In this April 19, 2019, file photo, Boston Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski talks before the team's baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Philadelphia Phillies have hired Dombrowski as president of baseball operations, according to two people familiar with the decision. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hasn’t announced the hiring. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Dombrowski hired as Phils' president of baseball operations

Dec. 11, 2020 1:12 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Whether rebuilding or reloading, small market or large, Dave Dombrowski has been a big success at every major league stop. His next challenging project: a Philadelphia Phillies team that's gone nine years without a winning record. Dombrowski joined the Phillies as president of baseball...

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2007, file photo, then-Los Angeles Dodgers assistant general manager Kim Ng walks through the hotel lobby during the first day of the Major League Baseball annual general managers meetings in Orlando, Fla. For Kim Ng, the first three weeks as general manager of the Miami Marlins has meant less rest and more coffee. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Kim Ng's crash course: She's bullish on Marlins' future

Dec. 3, 2020 1:02 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — For Kim Ng, the first three weeks as general manager of the Miami Marlins has meant less rest and more coffee. She has been getting to know colleagues at work, contacting agents and other teams, and learning as much as she can about the 150 or so players in the Marlins organization....