Bunt on Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto at your own risk. Albert Almora Jr. found that out in the second inning Saturday, when his seemingly perfectly placed bunt resulted in the Cubs’ center fielder being thrown out at first.
Alex Rodriguez achieved his big league dream, and on Friday afternoon, he made sure he was on hand to watch his nephew, Joe Dunand, take the first steps of his professional baseball career.
Jon Lester looks to continue to pile up the strikeouts on Saturday afternoon when he takes the mound for the Cubs in the third game of a four-game series with Miami at Marlins Park. The left-hander, who enters with 1,954 career punchouts, is just three away from 500 as a Cub. Lester would be just […]
When the season started, the Marlins used Jose Urena in a long-relief role. The 25-year-old has since become a stopper of sorts, especially in recent weeks. Urena scattered five hits over six shutout innings, and backed by a home run from Giancarlo Stanton, the Marlins edged the Cubs, 2-0, on Friday night at Marlins Park. […]
Giancarlo Stanton served another reminder that he is the defending Home Run Derby champion. The three-time All-Star right fielder crushed a two-out home run off John Lackey in the third inning on Friday night in the Marlins’ 2-0 win over the Cubs at Marlins Park.
The Marlins are getting their team leader back. Martin Prado, one of the most respected players in the clubhouse, was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list on Friday after being out about six weeks with a right hamstring strain.
The Marlins announced deals with their top three picks from the 2017 MLB Draft on Thursday, including 13th overall pick Trevor Rogers, a left-handed pitcher from Carlsbad High School in Florida.
Addison Russell, Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras homered, and the Cubs rolled to an 11-1 win over the Marlins in the four-game series opener at Marlins Park on Thursday night. Jake Arrieta worked seven innings, allowing one run on six hits with three strikeouts.
At the rate he’s going, Marcell Ozuna is likely to eclipse his season high for home runs before the All-Star break. Ozuna struck yet again on Thursday night, crushing a Jake Arrieta fastball over the wall in left field for his 20th homer of the season. It was an impressive drive, but not nearly enough […]
The Marlins are welcoming one veteran reliever back while another is heading to the disabled list.
With trade season about to heat up, Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria may be the next player to move, according to reports.
Trailing the Brewers in the National League Central Division by a slim margin, the Cubs and Jake Arrieta take on the Marlins for the first of four on Thursday in Miami. Miami has won five of the last six against Chicago in South Florida.