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Marlins; A look at the Bright Side


With one third of the season in the books, Marlins are looking at a respectable 29-29 record, sitting third in NL eastern division. Here’s a brief look at what they’ve got going for them up to his point. 363 more words

Giancarlo Stanton

Marlins Hitting Coach Accused Of Mistreating Players

MIAMI (CBSMiami/The Miami Herald) – The Marlins hitting coach has resigned following accusations of mistreatment toward one of the players according to sources.

The resignation of Coach Tino Martinez comes after a player notified the team that Martinez got angry and unjustly grabbed him by his neck and neck chain, according to CBS4 news partner, … 365 more words


Marlins sign infielder Wilson Valdez to minor league contract

According to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald, the Marlins have signed infielder Wilson Valdez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. 57 more words

Downs designated for assignment

Infielder Matt Downs, who hit .202 with eight homers and 16 RBIs in 91 games for the Astros last year, has been designated for assignment, essentially ending his time in a Houston uniform. 73 more words


Mayberry's Three-RBI Night Paces Phils

Phillies 12, Astros 6
WP – Cole Hamels (15-6, 3.06)
LP – Edgar Gonzalez (2-1, 4.40)

HOUSTON — A night after blowing a 4-0 lead, the Phillies made sure that they didn’t suffer a similar fate against the Astros this time around. 198 more words

Chase Utley

Martinez, Downs optioned to Triple-A

The Astros optioned left fielder J.D. Martinez, who leads the team with 54 RBIs, and infielder Matt Downs to Triple-A Oklahoma City following Thursday’s loss to the Nationals. 677 more words