Latest Miami Marlins News

Marlins decline $16 million option on Starlin Castro

Nov. 1, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins have declined their $16 million option on infielder Starlin Castro for 2020 and will pay him a $1 million buyout, allowing him to become a free agent. The move confirmed Friday had been expected as the Marlins rebuild. Castro, 29, batted .270 while playing all 162 games this year...

The Latest: Nats beat Astros 6-2 to win first World Series

Oct. 30, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 7 of the World Series (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit and rocked the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 to claim the first World Series title in...

Joe Girardi a big hit in 1st appearance as Phillies manager

Oct. 28, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Girardi hit a grand slam after putting on the red pinstripes for the first time. Girardi was charming, engaging and entertaining in his introductory news conference as the 55th manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. Already popular among fans, Girardi said all the right things...

Nats' Sánchez loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th in NLCS

Oct. 11, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington Nationals right-hander Aníbal Sánchez lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth inning on a clean single by St. Louis Cardinals pinch-hitter José Martínez in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series. Martínez lined an 82 mph split-finger fastball into...

Mel Stottlemyre Jr. to return as Marlins' pitching coach

Oct. 10, 2019 2:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Mel Stottlemyre Jr. has been retained as the Miami Marlins' pitching coach for 2020 after guiding a young staff that ranked 20th in the majors in ERA this year. The Marlins also retained first base coach Trey Hillman. He and Stottlemyre both joined manager Don Mattingly's staff this year....

A decade of losing: Marlins begin another long offseason

Sep. 30, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter watched the first pitch on opening day from the owner's box next to the dugout, but within a few innings he retreated to a more secluded location and rarely returned to his field-level seat during the season. Alas, from whatever vantage point, Jeter's team looked bad. Even by the...

Harper, Phillies finish 81-81 with 4-3 loss to Marlins

Sep. 29, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After a season that fell well short of expectations, Bryce Harper can't wait for another go-round in Philadelphia. Manager Gabe Kapler might not get that chance. Harper got two hits and a standing ovation to close out his first season with the Phillies, who finished at 81-81 after a 4-3...

Harper, Hernandez, Franco HR in Phils' 9-3 win over Marlins

Sep. 28, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper is doing what he can to help the Philadelphia Phillies end a string of seven straight losing seasons. Harper hit one of three Philadelphia home runs, and Zach Eflin pitched 7 2/3 strong innings as the Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 9-3 on Saturday night. Cesar Hernandez...

Haseley's grounder sends Phils past Miami 5-4 in 15 innings

Sep. 28, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Adam Haseley and Philadelphia's bullpen showed the Phillies aren't quitting on the season. Haseley's fielder's choice scored Rhys Hoskins with the winning run in the 15th inning and Philadelphia outlasted the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Friday night. Adam Conley (2-11) hit Hoskins and then...

Marlins hit 3 late HRs, beat Wheeler, Mets 4-2

Sep. 26, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For seven innings Thursday night, Zack Wheeler looked like he was going to go into free agency with a flourish. But then Curtis Granderson stepped to the plate and came up with his own ending. Granderson's go-ahead, pinch-hit homer capped a three-run eighth inning against his former team...