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Marlins spring training will focus on the future, but new veterans will play a key role

As the Miami Marlins prepare for their first full-squad workout of spring training on Monday, attention will swing toward the team’s youth — and for good reason. With the Marlins set for another year of their continued rebuild and a…

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It’s a spring of uncertainty as the Marlins continue their rebuild. This is what’s next

There was the spring of 2003 when only one of the 25 rosters spots was up for grabs on the Marlins. That solitary opening, which took six weeks to determine, was for a fifth outfielder. There was the spring of…

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From start to finish, Sergio Romo is open to any role with Marlins

Sergio Romo doesn’t know for certain what his role will be on the Marlins. It could be anything. And that uncertainty thrills him. Romo, the 35-year-old reliever the Marlins signed Friday to a one-year contract, won three World Series rings…

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Injury derailed his rookie year. Now, he’s competing to stay in the Marlins’ rotation

The thoughts ran through Caleb Smith’s head after his stellar rookie year was derailed by a season-ending shoulder injury. As his began his rehab, a journey that lasted nearly eight months, the doubts crept in. Will I be the same…

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An injury ended his football dreams. His strong arm rekindled his baseball ones with Marlins

Tommy Eveld was one injury — one dislodged helmet — from taking over at quarterback for the University of South Florida. The year was 2012. Eveld was a redshirt freshman and seventh on the USF depth chart. But injuries to…

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The Miami Marlins have named their Opening Day starter against the Colorado Rockies

Jose Urena’s first crack as the Miami Marlins’ Opening Day starter last year did not go how he hoped. He will have a chance for redemption this year. Marlins manager Don Mattingly on Thursday announced that Urena will be the…

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Marlins outfielder remembers anniversary of shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, his high school rival

Marlins outfielder remembers anniversary of shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, his high school rival By February 13, 2019 05:33 PM Miami Marlins outfielder Lewis Brinson remembers last year’s shoot at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, when 17 students where killed at his…

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Marlins outfielder and Coral Springs native reflects on Douglas shooting one year later

Miami Marlins outfielder Lewis Brinson still has trouble putting Feb. 14, 2018, into words. The Coral Springs native was eating lunch on the day Marlins pitchers and catchers reported to Jupiter for Spring Training and turned on the TV. He…

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Here’s the unusual situation the Marlins have in their outfield and how it could play out

All Marlins’ position player talk today, with spring training opening this week: ▪ The outfield situation is unique in that, as Don Mattingly confirmed, there’s not a player at this moment who can assume he will be a starting outfielder…

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New pitching coach for Miami Marlins brings heavy heart to spring training

The new pitching coach for the Miami Marlins showed up to the first day of spring training with fresh ideas and a strong desire to turn a young pitching staff into a great one. Mel Stottlemyre Jr. has his work…

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