Marlins Spring Training 2013: Jacob Turner Likely to Be Demoted, Rotation Set

Jacob Turner could not throw strikes and that was ultimately the deciding factor on his immediate future with the Marlins. In a rain-shortened 4-1 loss to the Astros, Turner walked the lead off batter in every inning he pitched and just struggled with his control. Getting more time at AAA New Orleans will allow him to work on his control a bit and focus more on "pounding the … [Read more...]

Eovaldi excited about opportunity 2013 presents |

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Acquired from the Dodgers as part of the Hanley Ramirez deal last July 25, Eovaldi projects to fit into the middle of Miami's rotation, behind Ricky Nolasco and Jacob Turner. Eovaldi and Henderson Alvarez, brought in from the Blue Jays in November, are the primary candidates for the third and fourth spots. There will be plenty of competition for the fifth starter. Wade … [Read more...]

Marlins Get Big Test With Phillies; Marquee Matchup With Johnson Vs Halladay

The Marlins were unable to get a win last  night as the Phillies showed they are more than just a pitching rotation in coming back on the Marlins 3-0 lead to take the first game in the series. This means the Marlins will not be able to make up the 2 game lead the Phillies had, but a strong finish in this series by taking these next two games will help. There is more pub for … [Read more...]

Is Miller Finally Becoming Reliable?

Andrew Miller got the win last night over the Giants and improved his record to 2-2 on the year. Since his return from an oblique injury, Miller has also been putting up more consistent numbers. His ERA has dropped from 6.94 to 4.31 since coming back April 20th. Over that span, Miller has also struck out 26 batters while walking only 15. He has given up more than 2 earned … [Read more...]

Nolasco Sent Down; Sean West Called Up

The Palm Beach Post is reporting that Ricky Nolasco is being sent down to AAA New Orleans while Sean West will be called up and make his debut being called up from AA Jacksonville. Nolasco's ERA is at 9.07 now and the Marlins have finally realized he has to get "straightened out" and the best way to do that is to do it at the minor league level. Look, I have been very … [Read more...]