Ricky Nolasco

Marlins Deal Nolasco to Dodgers, Get Trio of Young Arms From Dodgers

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The Marlins all-time leader in wins is now a Dodger. Ricky Nolasco, who grew up a Dodger fan in southern California, is heading back home to help them make a push towards the playoffs. This was a move that was slated to happen, so hardly a shock here. The Marlins made the move for two reasons - free up money and get some young players in return for a departing Ricky Nolasco, in the final year … [Read more...]

The Marlins Are In a Groove: June Swoon

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15-10 after the month of June. They amassed more wins in June alone than they have in the months of April and May combined (14). According to TeamRankings.com, the Marlins entered the month of June with an overall power rating of 92.1, ranking them 29th in the entire league. As of today, July 1st, their overall power rating is 102.9 for 6th best in MLB. They are 7-3 over their last 10 and have … [Read more...]

Things Looking Up for the Marlins?

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At the end of May, things were already looking dismal. The Fish were in the midst of a 9 game losing streak after getting swept by their in-state rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays, and were going to face the New York Mets. That was May 30th. Now, the Marlins are 12-9 since. They are heading back to Miami after defeating the defending champion Giants 3 out of 4 games in San Francisco. The city is … [Read more...]

A Glimpse Into the Future: What Are the Plans for the Marlins Outfield?

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We may have a slight problem. Giancarlo Stanton is poised to be coming off the DL soon. He is running on an anti-gravity treadmill - no, it is nothing out of Star Trek, just a vest that he wears while running on a treadmill to take his weight off of his body while he runs. He has been showing signs of progress and should be back sooner rather than later from a Grade 2 hamstring pull. Estimates … [Read more...]

Jeffrey Loria Continues to Get Bad Press; Accusations of Meddling

Is Jeffrey Loria the devil? Or evil mastermind? Or just smarter than we all think?

It has been denied yet the stories still continue to circulate. In what is being called "flip-gate", people still don't want to acknowledge that Loria did not make the call. It was stated that Jose Fernandez's start was flipped with Ricky Nolasco because of the expectation over weather conditions in Minnesota on this past Tuesday, but fans are still more inclined to believe Loria personally … [Read more...]

Is Jeffrey Loria Meddling with the Marlins Again?

Jose Fernandez was slated to pitch in the second game of a doubleheader against the Twins on Tuesday. Ricky Nolasco was slated to start the day game - but a switch was made. Nolasco got the word at 10:30 in the morning, went back to his hotel and adjusted. He was a bit frustrated based on the report, but he got through it - and even got his first win of the season. "I was told at 10:30," Nolasco … [Read more...]