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Marlins sign Yelich to long-term extension

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 months ago
Jupiter, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins have signed outfielder Christian Yelich to a contract extension through the 2021 season. The deal includes a club option for 2022. Financial terms weren't disclosed, but MLB.com reported it to be worth $49.570 million. Yelich became the first Marlins outfielder to win a Gold Glove last year when he committed just one error in 262...

Miami Marlins 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 2 months ago
As Marlins manager Mike Redmond pointed out during the winter meetings, it was difficult to envision a scenario in which his team would be better without right fielder Giancarlo Stanton. The Marlins, in spite of a widely held belief that Stanton’s departure was imminent, locked up the slugger with a 13-year, $325 million contract, the largest in North American professional sports history....

Marlins ink Reed Johnson to minor league deal

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins have signed outfielder Reed Johnson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Johnson spent last season with the Braves and hit .244 with one homer and 11 RBI. In 1,190 career games with the Blue Jays, Cubs, Dodgers and Braves, Johnson has hit .282 with 63 homers and 380 RBI. 

Marlins to host 2017 All-Star Game

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins have been officially selected to host the 2017 All-Star Game. Major League Baseball made it official during a Friday press conference. "Miami has hosted two World Series, and I am pleased that Marlins Park will now welcome the city's first All-Star Game in 2017," said MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. "The Marlins and the City made a...

Report: Marlins to host 2017 All-Star Game

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins will apparently host the 2017 All-Star Game. The Miami Herald reported that Major League Baseball should make it official sometime before pitchers and catchers report to spring training. It will be Miami's first time hosting the event, but it is not the first time it has been awarded the game. MLB awarded the Marlins the 2000 All-Star...

Marlins avoid arbitration with P Dunn

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins agreed to a two-year contract with reliever Mike Dunn on Sunday to avoid arbitration. According to the Miami Herald, Dunn, 29, will make $5.8 million over the length of his contract. The left-hander compiled a 10-6 record with a 3.16 earned run average over 75 appearances for the Marlins last season. Dunn owns a 20-19 record with a...

Pirates acquire Caminero from Marlins

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher Arquimedes Caminero from the Miami Marlins in exchange for cash considerations. Caminero went 4-1 with 10 saves, a 4.86 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 42 relief appearances with Triple-A New Orleans in 2014. He also made six relief appearances with the Marlins last season. The 27-year-old Caminero...

Marlins finalize deal with Ichiro

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins officially announced the signing of 10-time All-Star Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract on Tuesday. The Miami Herald reported last week that Suzuki, currently 156 hits shy of 3,000 in the major leagues, had agreed to a $2 million deal with the Marlins to presumably serve as a fourth outfielder and pinch-hitter. Suzuki batted .284 with...

Marlins reportedly sign Ichiro

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins have reportedly reached a one-year agreement with outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. The Miami Herald, citing a source with direct knowledge of the deal, is reporting the agreement is in the $2 million range. Suzuki hit .284 with one homer, 22 RBI and 42 runs scored in 143 games with the Yankees last season, his 14th year in a league. A 10-...

Marlins nab P Claiborne off waivers

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins have claimed reliever Preston Claiborne off waivers from the New York Yankees, the team announced Tuesday. Claiborne was designated for assignment by New York on Friday when the Yankees acquired fellow relief pitcher Gonzalez German from the Mets. The 26-year-old right-hander appeared in 44 games as a rookie for the Yankees in 2013,...