Latest Don Mattingly News

AP source: Marlins agree with Alcantara, Garcia on deals

Nov. 29, 2021 12:00 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins are finalizing a contract with right-hander Sandy Alcantara and have reached an agreement with free agent outfielder Avisail Garcia, a person with knowledge of the situations said Sunday. Alcantara's deal, first reported by The Miami...

Marlins add 4 coaches to Mattingly's staff for 2022

Nov. 17, 2021 16:22 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins completed their coaching staff for next season Wednesday, adding Marcus Thames from the New York Yankees and promoting Al Pedrique, Edwar González and Eric Duncan from various roles within the organization. The Marlins went 67-95 this...

Marlins, Miguel Rojas agree to $10 million, 2-year deal

Oct. 28, 2021 11:17 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Shortstop Miguel Rojas and the Miami Marlins announced a two-year, $10 million contract on Thursday, the first big step the team has taken this offseason. The deal has the 32-year-old Rojas under contract through 2023. He will make $5 million in each of the...

Marlins saw some positives, but not enough to contend in '21

Oct. 04, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins played baseball over seven different months this season and had a winning record in exactly one of those. That would be October. They went 2-1. The hope entering the season was to play meaningful baseball in October,...

Jeter's Marlins close losing year with 5-4 win over Phils

Oct. 03, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Nick Fortes hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the fourth inning, and Derek Jeter’s Miami Marlins closed their 11th losing season in 12 years with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Bryce Harper doubled and walked before being...

Luzardo strikes out 11 to lead Marlins past Phillies

Oct. 02, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jesús Luzardo struck out a career-high 11 and Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a three-run homer to help the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Saturday night. Miguel Rojas had two hits for the Marlins (66-95), who moved one game ahead of last-place...

After 4 years, Jeter still believes Marlins can be a winner

Oct. 02, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter put the finishing touches on his Hall of Fame speech as the plane that carried him to the enshrinement ceremony in Cooperstown, New York, was landing. It was supposed to be done much earlier. Sometimes, things take longer than anticipated. ...

Harper homers, Suárez shuts down Marlins in Phils' 5-0 win

Oct. 01, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper had three hits including his 35th homer, Ranger Suárez pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Friday night. Harper, who went hitless in 11 at-bats during three losses at Atlanta that...

Teary Conforto lifts Mets in possible Citi Field finale

Oct. 01, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto's eyes already were red when he reached the dugout, and as teammates hugged him they filled with tears. In what might have been his final game at Citi Field for the New York Mets, he had a pair of run-scoring, two-out singles, then...

Quick hook: MLB's 200-inning club becomes even smaller

Sep. 30, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler has a lot of pride in reaching 200 innings pitched this season, especially considering he's battled injuries through parts of his career, including Tommy John surgery. Considering the current state of big-league pitching,...