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Cabrera looks to turn the page on '23 with strong mindset

@cdenicola13
February 28, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Marlins right-hander Edward Cabrera is ready to move forward. He has no interest in looking back on his forgettable 2023 season. With Miami in the postseason hunt, the club could ill afford to send Cabrera to the mound, only for him to be pulled early because of

Formidable back-end duo make Grapefruit League debuts

@cdenicola13
February 28, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Marlins southpaws Tanner Scott and Andrew Nardi made one of the more formidable late-inning duos in the Majors last season, but their spring debuts came much earlier in Wednesday’s 6-1 Grapefruit League loss to the Astros at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. The pair combined for four outs,

Injuries & Moves: Chargois close to return to mound

February 28, 2024

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1 prospect from each team who can light up the radar gun

@SamDykstraMiLB and @JimCallisMLB
February 28, 2024

As fictitious Cleveland manager Lou Brown says from the dugout to his mercurial young star, “Wild Thing” Vaughn, in a climactic moment against the Yankees in the movie “Major League”: Forget the curveball, Ricky, give him the heater. Spoiler alert, Ricky does indeed give him the heater and blows 101

Hometown kid Luzardo named Marlins' Opening Day starter

@cdenicola13
February 27, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Growing up, left-hander Jesús Luzardo would attend Opening Day with his father, Jesús, as Ricky Nolasco and Josh Beckett toed the rubber at the Marlins’ old ballpark in Miami Gardens.

  • Not 'a vet,' Luzardo brings new approach to 7th Spring Training Manager Skip Schumaker announced on

Puk debuts as starter with 2 hitless innings vs. Mets

Plus: When might Anderson make 1st appearance this spring
@cdenicola13
February 27, 2024

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- For the first time since Spring Training 2021, left-hander A.J. Puk followed a starting pitcher’s routine on Tuesday ahead of the Marlins’ 7-1 Grapefruit League loss to the Mets at Clover Park. Puk went through warmups before throwing a pregame bullpen. He made the long

Pérez shows off new curveball in spring debut

@cdenicola13
February 26, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- The Marlins wouldn’t have made the postseason in 2023 without then-rookie right-hander Eury Pérez. Unfortunately for both Pérez and the club, he was relegated to the dugout over the final two weeks of the Marlins’ season due to an injury. Pérez nearly hit triple digits on his

Bender's long-awaited return a sign of things to come

@cdenicola13
February 25, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Three years ago, Marlins right-hander Anthony Bender entered big league camp as an unknown. Now, he could be the X-factor. Bender, who underwent Tommy John surgery on Aug. 30, 2022, returned to the mound for the first time since the procedure and tossed a scoreless third inning

Not 'a vet,' Luzardo brings new approach to 7th Spring Training

@cdenicola13
February 25, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Marlins left-hander Jesús Luzardo is entering his sixth big league season in 2024, but don’t call him a veteran. “I don't like using that term,” Luzardo said. “I wouldn't say I'm a vet, just more of -- I've been around enough to know what I need to

1 dark horse candidate to make each Opening Day roster

@Theo_DeRosa
February 25, 2024

From seasoned veterans to up-and-coming young players, Spring Training provides an opportunity for everyone to shine. While only 26 players per club will crack the Opening Day roster when all is said and done, those who stand out during the spring often find themselves rewarded. With the help of each

We've seen some wild Minor League jerseys -- and then there's this one

@BensBiz
February 26, 2024

This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and culture news to your inbox each and every Thursday. Check out the full newsletter HERE.

Old friends Anderson, Burger reunite in Miami

@cdenicola13
February 25, 2024

This story was excerpted from Christina De Nicola’s Marlins Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. JUPITER, Fla. -- Six years ago, Jake Burger showed up to his first Spring Training eager to prove himself after being selected 11th

'No excuses': Anderson ready to rebound for Marlins

@cdenicola13
February 24, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- The Marlins have turned to a potential bounceback candidate with plenty to prove to be their Opening Day shortstop. Veteran Tim Anderson agreed to a Major League contract for 2024 on Saturday. Terms of the deal were not announced, but it's for one year and $5 million,

Spring opener sees launch of rotation competition

@cdenicola13
February 24, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Let the rotation competition begin. First up was Marlins left-hander Ryan Weathers in Saturday afternoon’s 9-8 victory over the Cardinals at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in the Grapefruit League opener. Weathers entered his start hoping to pound the zone with first-pitch strikes. He did not accomplish that

Here are the key roster battles facing the Marlins

Puk contending for rotation job; Mancini fighting for a spot as bench bat
@cdenicola13
February 23, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Grapefruit League play begins on Saturday for the Marlins, when they visit the Cardinals at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET. While most roles are pretty much set on Miami’s roster, manager Skip Schumaker and his staff will use the club’s

No. 1 prospect Meyer puts in work vs. fellow young talent

@cdenicola13
February 23, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Marlins fans knew someone special must have been on one of the Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium back fields by the number of organizational golf carts present on Friday afternoon. Top prospect Noble Meyer threw 34 pitches across two innings of a simulated game while facing fellow prospects

'Electric' Pérez hits 99 mph, wows hitters in live BP

@cdenicola13
February 22, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- A year ago, nearly the entire Marlins organization gathered around a Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium back field to watch prized pitching phenom Eury Pérez throw live batting practice. After Pérez made his Major League debut at age 20 and lived up to the hype during his rookie

Schumaker's culture propelling Marlins to next step

@cdenicola13
February 22, 2024

This story was excerpted from Christina De Nicola’s Marlins Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Top power-hitting prospects -- one from each team

@SamDykstraMiLB and @JimCallisMLB
February 21, 2024

Slugging percentage, isolated slugging percentage, exit velocity, hard-hit rate, barrel percentage, good old-fashioned dingers. Power is one of the most qualitative, and thus easiest to measure, tools in the game of baseball. It’s also one of the most tantalizing and mesmerizing as tape-measure shots draw the most oohs and aahs

Marlins hungry to defy odds, make '24 postseason

@cdenicola13
February 20, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- For years, the Marlins opened camp speaking optimistic platitudes of the season to come. Each of those clubs held postseason aspirations. None backed those statements up in a non-COVID-affected campaign until 2023. While underdog Miami securing the franchise’s first full-season postseason berth in two decades was a

Arraez '100 percent' interested in extension, but no talks yet

@cdenicola13
February 20, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. – Spring Training doesn’t just mark the beginning of baseball season, but also extension season. The Marlins have a prime candidate in reigning two-time batting champion Luis Arraez, who revealed on Monday that the club has not approached him with talk of an extension. Arraez, who turns 27

Stottlemyre Jr. on biggest questions facing Marlins pitching

@cdenicola13
February 19, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Since Thursday, Marlins pitchers and catchers have been hard at work preparing for the 2024 season. Miami will only go as far as its pitching takes the club, which has plenty of potential and question marks. Here are highlights from pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre Jr.’s recent chat

First BP a 'confidence booster' for Marlins pitchers

Schumaker discusses who will see time at first base, shortstop
@cdenicola13
February 19, 2024

JUPITER, Fla. -- Imagine opening Spring Training by seeing two-time reigning batting champion Luis Arraez in the batter’s box. The Marlins’ first full-squad workout doesn’t begin until Tuesday, but with nearly the entire position-player group in camp, the club held its first round of live batting practice on Monday morning.

How LEGOs helped Rogers build past lost '23 season

@cdenicola13
February 18, 2024

This story was excerpted from Christina De Nicola’s Marlins Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.