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This Marlins rookie had some major growing pains last year. It won’t happen again.

Center fielder Lewis Brinson will be the first to admit his rookie season with the Marlins involved its share of “growing pains.” Did it ever. Brinson hit just .199, becoming only the fourth Major League rookie over the past 60…

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Photo Gallery: Astros at Marlins | Tues., Feb. 26, 2019

Miami Marlins infielder Jon Berti (55) scores as Houston Astros catcher Lorenzo Quintana unable to tag him out during the seventh inning of a Major League Baseball spring training game at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium on Tuesday, February 26,…

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This Miami Marlins pitcher is no road warrior. Here’s how he’s hoping to change that

First Data Field in Port St. Lucie is no big-league ballpark. But it is a road ballpark in spring training for the Marlins — home of the Mets — and will serve as an early test to see if pitcher…

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Meet new Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro, who’s ready to do ‘whatever it takes’ to improve

A catcher’s mask pendant hangs at the bottom of a gold chain around Jorge Alfaro’s neck. The small charm, which is normally concealed behind Alfaro’s shirt, was a gift from his father almost three years ago and serves as a…

0 Comments / 2 View / February 25, 2019

How Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly balances his spring training lineups

Every day is a jigsaw puzzle. Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly has 68 players at his disposal as the team goes through its 30-game Spring Training schedule. He has starting jobs to sort out. He has top prospects he needs…

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Marlins manager Don Mattingly explains spring training lineups

Marlins manager Don Mattingly explains spring training lineups By February 23, 2019 09:40 AM Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly explains how he decides his lineups for Spring Training games.

0 Comments / 6 View / February 23, 2019

When it comes to spring training, don’t believe everything you see

The Marlins had their way with Nationals ace Max Scherzer last year in spring training. They lit him up, handing him a pair of losses by clobbering four home runs and scoring 10 earned runs in his 12 total innings.But…

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This Marlins pitcher has overcome these personal and professional hurdles to be here

The path to the majors for most players follows the same trajectory. They work their way up through the minors before landing on the big stage. Nick Anderson’s journey, though, has been anything but typical. The 28-year-old pitcher spent three…

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‘It’s a new day for the Miami Marlins.’ Here’s what the team’s rebrand means for fans

‘It’s a new day for the Miami Marlins.’ Here’s what the team’s rebrand means for fans

The changes will be seen on the field, around the ballpark and in your wallet. Another Miami Marlins season is on the horizon, and the front office led by majority owner Bruce Sherman and CEO Derek Jeter has once again…

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This year will be telling for three Marlins first-round pitching prospects who had setbacks

A six-pack of Marlins nuggets on a Wednesday night: ▪ This will be a telling season for three pitchers drafted by the Marlins in the first round – two who have Tommy John surgery in their past (Tyler Kolek and…

0 Comments / 2 View / February 21, 2019