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Marlins to host annual MVP Internship Job Fair on Oct. 25 at Marlins Park

MIAMI - Young leaders are invited to Marlins Park for the annual Marlins Valuable Professionals (MVP) Internship Job Fair on Thursday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The internship positions will be available beginning January or June 2019, and are paid positions that require full-time hours in addition to gameday responsibilities. Candidates, who must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for employment, should bring several résumé copies. Business attire is required. Complimentary parking is available in the Home Plate Garage.

The MVP Internship Program aims to offer young leaders in the community an opportunity to enhance their academic and professional development at Marlins Park. Marlins interns gain high-level work experience, while applying their academic preparation in various departments that support the Major League Baseball team.

MIAMI - Young leaders are invited to Marlins Park for the annual Marlins Valuable Professionals (MVP) Internship Job Fair on Thursday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The internship positions will be available beginning January or June 2019, and are paid positions that require full-time hours in addition to gameday responsibilities. Candidates, who must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for employment, should bring several résumé copies. Business attire is required. Complimentary parking is available in the Home Plate Garage.

The MVP Internship Program aims to offer young leaders in the community an opportunity to enhance their academic and professional development at Marlins Park. Marlins interns gain high-level work experience, while applying their academic preparation in various departments that support the Major League Baseball team.

The organization is looking to fill internship positions in the following areas: Analytics, Ballpark Operations, Baseball Operations, Broadcasting, Communications, Creative Services, Digital Marketing, Finance, Game Presentation, Grounds, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Partnerships, Sales and Service, Social Media and Youth Baseball.

For more information on the MVP Internship Job Fair, please visit Marlins.com/Jobs.

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Marlins announce three additions to amateur scouting

New hires include Marti Wolever as Senior Advisor, Amateur Scouting

The Miami Marlins today announced three additions to the organization's Amateur Scouting department: Marti Wolever as Senior Advisor, Amateur Scouting; Mike Soper as Regional Supervisor; and T.R. Lewis as Special Assignment Scout. 

Wolever joins the Marlins for his 36th season as a Major League scout, the last four as West Coast Scouting Supervisor for Detroit. A former outfielder in the Reds' and Expos' systems and an assistant baseball coach at Kansas State University, he began his scouting career in 1984 as Midwest Area Scouting Supervisor for the Tigers. He moved on to the same position with the Yankees in 1988, was named Midwest Crosschecking Supervisor for the White Sox in 1990, and became National Crosschecker for the Phillies in 1993. 
 
Wolever spent 22 years with Philadelphia, earning promotions to Scouting Director and Assistant General Manager of Amateur Scouting. He signed numerous all-stars and National League regular season and postseason MVPs with the Phillies, including Ryan Howard (2005 NL Rookie of the Year; 2006 NL MVP; 2009 NLCS MVP), Jimmy Rollins (2007 NL MVP), Cole Hamels (2008 NLCS and WS MVP), Chase Utley (six-time all-star), and Aaron Nola (2018 all-star), as well as 2017 Rookie of the Year candidate Rhys Hoskins. 
 
Soper is a South Florida native with 30 years of experience as a player and scout. He joins the Marlins after 14 years with the Cleveland Indians as an Area Scout and Crosschecker.  
 
He was drafted in the third round by the White Sox out of Miami Palmetto High School in 1983, and reached Triple-A with the Yankees in 1986. After retiring, he attended Miami-Dade South and Florida International University before beginning his scouting career in 1995 as an Area Supervisor for Oakland. He moved on to East Coast Crosschecker for the Cubs from 2000-2004 before joining the Indians. 
 
Lewis joins the Marlins after 11 years with the Arizona Diamondbacks, as an amateur scout from 20072017 and in a pro scouting role in 2018. He scouted the deep south region on the amateur side, signing future Major Leaguers Brad Keller and Daniel Palka. Lewis had an 11-year playing career in the Minor Leagues after being drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 1989; he reached the Triple-A level for the Orioles, Boston, Atlanta, and Texas. 
 
In addition to the new hires, the Marlins also announced that Ryan Wardinsky has been promoted to Regional Supervisor. Wardinsky had been an Area Scout for the Marlins since 2005, most recently covering the South Texas region since 2010. 

The Miami Marlins today announced three additions to the organization's Amateur Scouting department: Marti Wolever as Senior Advisor, Amateur Scouting; Mike Soper as Regional Supervisor; and T.R. Lewis as Special Assignment Scout. 

Wolever joins the Marlins for his 36th season as a Major League scout, the last four as West Coast Scouting Supervisor for Detroit. A former outfielder in the Reds' and Expos' systems and an assistant baseball coach at Kansas State University, he began his scouting career in 1984 as Midwest Area Scouting Supervisor for the Tigers. He moved on to the same position with the Yankees in 1988, was named Midwest Crosschecking Supervisor for the White Sox in 1990, and became National Crosschecker for the Phillies in 1993. 
 
Wolever spent 22 years with Philadelphia, earning promotions to Scouting Director and Assistant General Manager of Amateur Scouting. He signed numerous all-stars and National League regular season and postseason MVPs with the Phillies, including Ryan Howard (2005 NL Rookie of the Year; 2006 NL MVP; 2009 NLCS MVP), Jimmy Rollins (2007 NL MVP), Cole Hamels (2008 NLCS and WS MVP), Chase Utley (six-time all-star), and Aaron Nola (2018 all-star), as well as 2017 Rookie of the Year candidate Rhys Hoskins. 
 
Soper is a South Florida native with 30 years of experience as a player and scout. He joins the Marlins after 14 years with the Cleveland Indians as an Area Scout and Crosschecker.  
 
He was drafted in the third round by the White Sox out of Miami Palmetto High School in 1983, and reached Triple-A with the Yankees in 1986. After retiring, he attended Miami-Dade South and Florida International University before beginning his scouting career in 1995 as an Area Supervisor for Oakland. He moved on to East Coast Crosschecker for the Cubs from 2000-2004 before joining the Indians. 
 
Lewis joins the Marlins after 11 years with the Arizona Diamondbacks, as an amateur scout from 20072017 and in a pro scouting role in 2018. He scouted the deep south region on the amateur side, signing future Major Leaguers Brad Keller and Daniel Palka. Lewis had an 11-year playing career in the Minor Leagues after being drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 1989; he reached the Triple-A level for the Orioles, Boston, Atlanta, and Texas. 
 
In addition to the new hires, the Marlins also announced that Ryan Wardinsky has been promoted to Regional Supervisor. Wardinsky had been an Area Scout for the Marlins since 2005, most recently covering the South Texas region since 2010. 

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Marlins Park to host boxing event, "Redemption in Miami" on Saturday, Nov. 10; tickets on sale on Sept. 26

Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Miguel Beltran Jr.; Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Cristian Mino

For the first time in venue history, Marlins Park will host a boxing event on Saturday, November 10 on the West Plaza. In the "Redemption in Miami" main event, former four-time world champion in three weight divisions and Olympic Gold Medalist Yuriorkis "El Ciclon de Guantanamo" Gamboa will square off with two-time world title challenge Miguel Barreterito" Beltran, Jr. in a 10-round lightweight bout. In the co-feature, former three-time world champion in two weight classes Juan "JuanMa" Lopez will take on Cristian Ruben "Piedrita" Mino in a 10-round lightweight bout.

Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, September 26 at 10 a.m., and will be available at the Marlins Park ticket office and online at Marlins.com/Boxing. Gates will open at 6 p.m. on the day of the event, with the first bout beginning at 7 p.m. Integrated Sports Media will distribute "Redemption in Miami" in the USA on cable, satellite and digital pay-per-view via iN Demand, Vubiquity, DIRECTV and DISH; and live-streamed worldwide on the FITE.TV app and website www.Fite.TV, each way for a suggested retail price of only $24.95. The pay per view show, which begins at 9 p.m. ET, will include four bouts in all. 

For the first time in venue history, Marlins Park will host a boxing event on Saturday, November 10 on the West Plaza. In the "Redemption in Miami" main event, former four-time world champion in three weight divisions and Olympic Gold Medalist Yuriorkis "El Ciclon de Guantanamo" Gamboa will square off with two-time world title challenge Miguel Barreterito" Beltran, Jr. in a 10-round lightweight bout. In the co-feature, former three-time world champion in two weight classes Juan "JuanMa" Lopez will take on Cristian Ruben "Piedrita" Mino in a 10-round lightweight bout.

Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, September 26 at 10 a.m., and will be available at the Marlins Park ticket office and online at Marlins.com/Boxing. Gates will open at 6 p.m. on the day of the event, with the first bout beginning at 7 p.m. Integrated Sports Media will distribute "Redemption in Miami" in the USA on cable, satellite and digital pay-per-view via iN Demand, Vubiquity, DIRECTV and DISH; and live-streamed worldwide on the FITE.TV app and website www.Fite.TV, each way for a suggested retail price of only $24.95. The pay per view show, which begins at 9 p.m. ET, will include four bouts in all. 

"I have been dreaming all of my life about bringing boxing to my people in Miami," said Gamboa. "When JuanMa and I went to a Marlins game last year, we fell in love with the atmosphere and talked about fighting here. Now it is a reality."

WHAT:  
Redemption in Miami

WHEN:  
Saturday, November 10 (gates open at 6 p.m.; first bout begins at 7 p.m.)

WHERE:  
Marlins Park -- West Plaza
501 Marlins Way
Miami, Fla. 33125

TICKETS:  
- Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, September 26
- Tickets will be available for purchase online at Marlins.com/Boxing or in-person at Marlins Park ticket office

"Redemption in Miami" is promoted by New Champions Promotions in association with Marlins Park. For more information on "Redemption in Miami" or to purchase tickets, please visit Marlins.com/Boxing

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Monster Jam® returns to Marlins Park on February 16-17, 2019

Pre-sale tickets on sale now; tickets on sale to the public on Tuesday, September 25

For the second consecutive year, Marlins Park will host Monster Jam®, the unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable family-friendly motor sport. The 2019 season will bring a new level of high-flying, four-wheel excitement to the entire family with racing, two-wheel skills and freestyle competitions at Marlins Park from February 16-17.

Miami Monster Jam 2019 tickets go on sale to the public Tuesday, September 25 at MonsterJam.com; sign up in advance to become a Monster Jam Preferred Customer to get early purchase access to Monster Jam tickets with a special code during the venue pre-sale period from Sept. 18-25:  https://www.monsterjam.com/en-US/preferred-customer-page.

For the second consecutive year, Marlins Park will host Monster Jam®, the unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable family-friendly motor sport. The 2019 season will bring a new level of high-flying, four-wheel excitement to the entire family with racing, two-wheel skills and freestyle competitions at Marlins Park from February 16-17.

Miami Monster Jam 2019 tickets go on sale to the public Tuesday, September 25 at MonsterJam.com; sign up in advance to become a Monster Jam Preferred Customer to get early purchase access to Monster Jam tickets with a special code during the venue pre-sale period from Sept. 18-25:  https://www.monsterjam.com/en-US/preferred-customer-page.

Monster Jam drivers are trained, world-class male and female athletes who have mastered not only the physical strength and mental stamina needed to compete, but the vital dexterity to control 12,000-pound machines capable of doing backflips, vertical two-wheel skills and racing at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour to produce jaw-dropping, live motor sports action seen around the world. Now across all Monster Jam events, fans in every city will have the chance to vote for the winner in the two-wheel and freestyle competitions by real-time, in-stadium fan voting on their smartphones. 

Guests will be able to experience fan-favorites such as Grave Digger driven by Charlie Pauken, Whiplash driven by Brianna Mahon, Megalodon driven by Cory Rummell, El Toro Loco driven by Becky McDonough and other trucks as they compete. The full truck lineup may be viewed here (trucks/drivers are subject to change).

Fans also have the opportunity to get up close and personal to the Monster Jam trucks and drivers by purchasing a Pit Party pass that allows them early access to the event for photo opportunities and autographs.

WHAT:  
2019 Monster Jam®
  
WHEN:  
Saturday, February 16 - 7 p.m. (pit party: 2:30-5:30 p.m.; early access: 1:30 p.m.)
Sunday, February 17 - 3 p.m. (pit party: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

WHERE:  
Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL 33125

TICKETS:  
- Tickets start at $15
- Pit Party Early Access starts at $15 per person
- General Pit Party Passes start at $35 each
- Tickets and Pit Passes will be available for purchase online at MonsterJam.com or in-person at Marlins Park ticket office
**ticket prices subject to change -- venue/ticketing fees may apply

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Marlins announce 2018 Minor League award winners

Winners will be recognized in pregame ceremony on September 21

The Miami Marlins today announced its 2018 Minor League award winners, highlighted by Player of the Year Austin Dean, Pitcher of the Year Nick Neidert, Student of the Year Walner Espinal, and Staff Member of the Year Bruce Walton
 
Dean, who made his Major League debut with Miami on August 15 in Atlanta, combined to hit .345 (137x397) with 20 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs and 68 RBI in 109 games between Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans. He opened his 2018 campaign by being named Southern League Player of the Week for the second week of the season, then garnered Southern League Player of the Month honors for April. He earned a promotion to New Orleans on April 29 and took home Pacific Coast League Player of the Week honors on August 12. Dean, Miami's fourth-round selection in the 2012 Draft, ranked fourth among all full-season Minor Leaguers in average, and over his six-year Minor League career has hit .280 with 135 doubles, 27 triples, 47 home runs, and 319 RBI. 
 
Neidert, whom the Marlins acquired from Seattle on December 17, 2017, posted a 12-7 record, 3.24 ERA (152.2 ip/55 er), 31 walks and 154 strikeouts in 26 starts at Double-A Jacksonville. His innings total tied for the lead across all of Double-A, while his strikeout total ranked second and wins were tied for secondmost. The 2018 Southern League All-Star led all Marlins farmhands in wins and strikeouts. A secondround selection of the Mariners in the 2015 Draft, Neidert has a lifetime record of 30-18 with a 3.01 ERA, 75 walks, and 368 strikeouts in 81 starts. 
 
Espinal, signed by Miami as an International free agent in 2016 out of the Dominican Republic, completed his first season with the Gulf Coast League Marlins, batting .252 (38x151) with eight doubles, one triple, three home runs, and 26 RBI in 45 games. He logged the most hours of any player in his Burlington English software in the computer lab, helping him advance and achieve success with his teachers, coaches, and teammates. 
 
Walton, in his first season as pitching coach for Single-A Jupiter, saw his pitching staff record the lowest team ERA (3.43) in the Florida State League, and the second-lowest WHIP (1.25). As a team, the Hammerheads issued the second-fewest walks in the FSL, behind only Fort Myers (362).  
 
The following are affiliate MVP honorees: 
 
New Orleans -- RHP Jeff Brigham
Brigham combined to go 10-3 with a 2.36 ERA in 17 starts between Jacksonville and New Orleans. He tallied 94 strikeouts in 95.1 innings pitched. Prior to being called up by the Marlins on September 1, he went 5-2 with a 3.44 ERA in nine starts for the Baby Cakes, with 48 strikeouts in 52.1 innings. He opened the season by being named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for April 5-15 with Jacksonville, where he began his season prior to being promoted to New Orleans. Brigham, acquired by Miami from the Dodgers on July 30, 2015, was originally selected by Los Angeles in the fourth round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. 

Jacksonville -- INF Isan Diaz
Diaz split the 2018 campaign between Jacksonville and New Orleans, combining to hit .232 (100x431) with 23 doubles, five triples, 13 home runs and 56 RBI in 119 games. He was twice named Southern League Player of the Week, once in June and July. Diaz, who came to Miami via trade on January 25, 2018, was originally a Competitive Balance Round B selection of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2014. In 481 career Minor League games, he has hit .254 with 109 doubles, 21 triples, 62 home runs, and 257 RBI. 
 
Jupiter -- RHP Parker Bugg
In a team-leading 37 appearances out of the bullpen for Jupiter in 2018, Bugg held opponents to a .202 batting average, and posted a 3.07 ERA (67.1 ip/23 er). He led Jupiter's relief corps with 81 strikeouts in 67.1 innings, while walking just 13. The 27th-round Miami selection in the 2016 Draft has compiled a career 5-4 record and 3.69 ERA (131.2/54) in 74 appearances. 
 
Greensboro -- INF Jose Devers
Miami's 12th-ranked prospect, Devers earned South Atlantic League All-Star honors and finished the season with a .273 average (92x337), 12 doubles, four triples, 24 RBI and 13 stolen bases in 85 games for the Grasshoppers. He was acquired by Miami with Starlin Castro and Jorge Guzman from the Yankees on December 11, 2017.  
 
Batavia -- LHP Manuel Rodriguez
Rodriguez appeared in 13 games (four starts) for Batavia, posting a 3-2 record and 1.06 ERA (51.0 ip/6 er). The 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star limited opponents to a .228 batting average and struck out 42. His ERA was the lowest on the staff among qualifying pitchers, and his 1.02 WHIP ranked second. Signed by Miami as an International free agent in 2013 out of Venezuela, Rodriguez owns a career 16-14 record and 3.68 ERA (242.1/99) in 85 appearances. 
 
GCL Marlins -- OF Davis Bradshaw
Miami's 11th round selection in the 2018 Draft, Davis combined to hit .354 (58x164) between the GCL Marlins and Batavia. In 27 GCL games, he tallied 35 hits in 93 at-bats (.376 avg.) with four doubles, three triples, 13 RBI, and 15 stolen bases.  
 
DSL Marlins -- RHP Luis Palacios
Palacios was named Co-Pitcher of the Year in the DSL after finishing 8-0 with a 0.85 ERA (63.2 ip/6 er) over 15 games (four starts). He led the DSL in wins and in WHIP (0.60), while ranking second in ERA. He tossed 33.0 consecutive scoreless innings, spanning seven games (three starts) from June 26-August 1, allowing a total of 10 hits and two walks, with 31 strikeouts, during that time. Palacios signed with Miami as an International free agent in 2016 out of Venezuela, and in 30 career games has gone 12-0 with a 1.63 ERA (110.1/20). 
 
Award winners will be available to the media in the press conference room following the on-field presentation.  
 
As part of Thank You Weekend, Miami's top four draft selections from this year's draft, Connor Scott, Osiris Johnson, Will Banfield, and Tristan Pompey, as well as Jorge Guzman and Jose Devers, will participate at various selfie stations on the promenade level beginning at approximately 6:15 p.m. 

The Miami Marlins today announced its 2018 Minor League award winners, highlighted by Player of the Year Austin Dean, Pitcher of the Year Nick Neidert, Student of the Year Walner Espinal, and Staff Member of the Year Bruce Walton
 
Dean, who made his Major League debut with Miami on August 15 in Atlanta, combined to hit .345 (137x397) with 20 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs and 68 RBI in 109 games between Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans. He opened his 2018 campaign by being named Southern League Player of the Week for the second week of the season, then garnered Southern League Player of the Month honors for April. He earned a promotion to New Orleans on April 29 and took home Pacific Coast League Player of the Week honors on August 12. Dean, Miami's fourth-round selection in the 2012 Draft, ranked fourth among all full-season Minor Leaguers in average, and over his six-year Minor League career has hit .280 with 135 doubles, 27 triples, 47 home runs, and 319 RBI. 
 
Neidert, whom the Marlins acquired from Seattle on December 17, 2017, posted a 12-7 record, 3.24 ERA (152.2 ip/55 er), 31 walks and 154 strikeouts in 26 starts at Double-A Jacksonville. His innings total tied for the lead across all of Double-A, while his strikeout total ranked second and wins were tied for secondmost. The 2018 Southern League All-Star led all Marlins farmhands in wins and strikeouts. A secondround selection of the Mariners in the 2015 Draft, Neidert has a lifetime record of 30-18 with a 3.01 ERA, 75 walks, and 368 strikeouts in 81 starts. 
 
Espinal, signed by Miami as an International free agent in 2016 out of the Dominican Republic, completed his first season with the Gulf Coast League Marlins, batting .252 (38x151) with eight doubles, one triple, three home runs, and 26 RBI in 45 games. He logged the most hours of any player in his Burlington English software in the computer lab, helping him advance and achieve success with his teachers, coaches, and teammates. 
 
Walton, in his first season as pitching coach for Single-A Jupiter, saw his pitching staff record the lowest team ERA (3.43) in the Florida State League, and the second-lowest WHIP (1.25). As a team, the Hammerheads issued the second-fewest walks in the FSL, behind only Fort Myers (362).  
 
The following are affiliate MVP honorees: 
 
New Orleans -- RHP Jeff Brigham
Brigham combined to go 10-3 with a 2.36 ERA in 17 starts between Jacksonville and New Orleans. He tallied 94 strikeouts in 95.1 innings pitched. Prior to being called up by the Marlins on September 1, he went 5-2 with a 3.44 ERA in nine starts for the Baby Cakes, with 48 strikeouts in 52.1 innings. He opened the season by being named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for April 5-15 with Jacksonville, where he began his season prior to being promoted to New Orleans. Brigham, acquired by Miami from the Dodgers on July 30, 2015, was originally selected by Los Angeles in the fourth round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. 

Jacksonville -- INF Isan Diaz
Diaz split the 2018 campaign between Jacksonville and New Orleans, combining to hit .232 (100x431) with 23 doubles, five triples, 13 home runs and 56 RBI in 119 games. He was twice named Southern League Player of the Week, once in June and July. Diaz, who came to Miami via trade on January 25, 2018, was originally a Competitive Balance Round B selection of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2014. In 481 career Minor League games, he has hit .254 with 109 doubles, 21 triples, 62 home runs, and 257 RBI. 
 
Jupiter -- RHP Parker Bugg
In a team-leading 37 appearances out of the bullpen for Jupiter in 2018, Bugg held opponents to a .202 batting average, and posted a 3.07 ERA (67.1 ip/23 er). He led Jupiter's relief corps with 81 strikeouts in 67.1 innings, while walking just 13. The 27th-round Miami selection in the 2016 Draft has compiled a career 5-4 record and 3.69 ERA (131.2/54) in 74 appearances. 
 
Greensboro -- INF Jose Devers
Miami's 12th-ranked prospect, Devers earned South Atlantic League All-Star honors and finished the season with a .273 average (92x337), 12 doubles, four triples, 24 RBI and 13 stolen bases in 85 games for the Grasshoppers. He was acquired by Miami with Starlin Castro and Jorge Guzman from the Yankees on December 11, 2017.  
 
Batavia -- LHP Manuel Rodriguez
Rodriguez appeared in 13 games (four starts) for Batavia, posting a 3-2 record and 1.06 ERA (51.0 ip/6 er). The 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star limited opponents to a .228 batting average and struck out 42. His ERA was the lowest on the staff among qualifying pitchers, and his 1.02 WHIP ranked second. Signed by Miami as an International free agent in 2013 out of Venezuela, Rodriguez owns a career 16-14 record and 3.68 ERA (242.1/99) in 85 appearances. 
 
GCL Marlins -- OF Davis Bradshaw
Miami's 11th round selection in the 2018 Draft, Davis combined to hit .354 (58x164) between the GCL Marlins and Batavia. In 27 GCL games, he tallied 35 hits in 93 at-bats (.376 avg.) with four doubles, three triples, 13 RBI, and 15 stolen bases.  
 
DSL Marlins -- RHP Luis Palacios
Palacios was named Co-Pitcher of the Year in the DSL after finishing 8-0 with a 0.85 ERA (63.2 ip/6 er) over 15 games (four starts). He led the DSL in wins and in WHIP (0.60), while ranking second in ERA. He tossed 33.0 consecutive scoreless innings, spanning seven games (three starts) from June 26-August 1, allowing a total of 10 hits and two walks, with 31 strikeouts, during that time. Palacios signed with Miami as an International free agent in 2016 out of Venezuela, and in 30 career games has gone 12-0 with a 1.63 ERA (110.1/20). 
 
Award winners will be available to the media in the press conference room following the on-field presentation.  
 
As part of Thank You Weekend, Miami's top four draft selections from this year's draft, Connor Scott, Osiris Johnson, Will Banfield, and Tristan Pompey, as well as Jorge Guzman and Jose Devers, will participate at various selfie stations on the promenade level beginning at approximately 6:15 p.m. 

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Bring out the pots and pans Miami, and come celebrate Heritage Night on Saturday at Marlins Park

The Marlins are celebrating the diverse culture of Miami with the first ever Heritage Night Celebration. Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/HeritageCelebration will receive an exclusive Heritage Night Celebration T-shirt featuring their country's flag and colors (countries available: Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico and Venezuela). Prior to the game, the Marlins will present a check for more than $45,000 to the benefitting charities from the 2018 Heritage Celebrations. There will be a postgame party at The 5th Base presented by Corona Light, with a concert featuring GioBeta - Tribute to Marc Anthony. 

WHAT:  
Heritage Night Celebration
  
WHEN:  
Saturday, September 22

The Marlins are celebrating the diverse culture of Miami with the first ever Heritage Night Celebration. Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/HeritageCelebration will receive an exclusive Heritage Night Celebration T-shirt featuring their country's flag and colors (countries available: Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico and Venezuela). Prior to the game, the Marlins will present a check for more than $45,000 to the benefitting charities from the 2018 Heritage Celebrations. There will be a postgame party at The 5th Base presented by Corona Light, with a concert featuring GioBeta - Tribute to Marc Anthony. 

WHAT:  
Heritage Night Celebration
  
WHEN:  
Saturday, September 22

WHERE:  
Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL 33125

FESTIVITIES:  
- Fans are allowed to bring the following musical instruments: pots, pans, buleador, güiro, congas, pandereta, pander, claves, cajones, maracas, afuche/cabas, bongos, trumpet, tambura, cowbells, güira, and guitars;
- Complimentary arroz con pollo for fans at the West Plaza prior to the game, while supplies last;
- Pregame ceremony featuring a check presentation for more than $45,000 to benefitting charities from the 2018 Heritage Celebrations at Marlins Park;
- Marlins Pachanga Band playing in the stands during the game, located at sections 38-40;
- Postgame party at The 5th Base presented by Corona Light, with a concert featuring GioBeta
- Tribute to Marc Anthony

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¡Gracias Miami! Marlins to celebrate fans during final home series of the season in appreciation of their support

The Miami Marlins are recognizing their final four home games of the season as the Thank You Fans Series. The celebration will begin on Thursday, when the Marlins begin their four-game set against the Cincinnati Reds. The Marlins will host Throwback Thursday on September 20; fans will receive exclusive bobbleheads from the past while supplies last. The series culminates on Sunday, September 23, with fans receiving a Marlins Swag Bag, while supplies last, and select Marlins Members will receive Marlins jerseys directly from Marlins players, coaches and manager Don Mattingly upon conclusion of Sunday's game. 

Please see below a full list of events taking place during the Marlins' Thank You Fans Series:

The Miami Marlins are recognizing their final four home games of the season as the Thank You Fans Series. The celebration will begin on Thursday, when the Marlins begin their four-game set against the Cincinnati Reds. The Marlins will host Throwback Thursday on September 20; fans will receive exclusive bobbleheads from the past while supplies last. The series culminates on Sunday, September 23, with fans receiving a Marlins Swag Bag, while supplies last, and select Marlins Members will receive Marlins jerseys directly from Marlins players, coaches and manager Don Mattingly upon conclusion of Sunday's game. 

Please see below a full list of events taking place during the Marlins' Thank You Fans Series:

THURSDAY:
- Throwback Thursday featuring exclusive bobbleheads for fans, while supplies last;
- Wellmax Senior Thursday;
   Fans 65 years or older are eligible to receive one complimentary ticket; guests must have their identification card and enter at the Third Base Entrance.
 
FRIDAY:
- Marlins players will be at select locations greeting fans;
- Marlins Foundation Memorabilia Sale;
   Fans will have the opportunity to purchase Marlins jerseys, autographed bats and balls, nameplates and posters. Proceeds will benefit the Marlins Foundation.
- Retail sale outside team stores on Promenade Level and West Plaza

SATURDAY:
- Complimentary arroz con pollo will be served on the West Plaza, courtesy of Don Camaron, for fans while supplies last;
- Postgame fireworks presented by T-Mobile
   100 lucky fans, who will be randomly selected during the game, will have the opportunity to enjoy the show on the field
- Marlins players will be at select locations greeting fans;
- Marlins Foundation Memorabilia Sale;
- Retail sale outside team stores on Promenade Level and West Plaza

SUNDAY:  
- Fans will receive a Marlins Swag Bag while supplies last, and all fans will have the opportunity to run the bases postgame;
- Select Marlins Members will receive jerseys directly off the backs of Marlins players, coaches and manager Don Mattingly upon conclusion of the game;
- Marlins players will be at select locations greeting fans;
- Marlins Foundation Memorabilia Sale;
- Retail sale outside team stores on Promenade Level and West Plaza

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Marlins' final homestand to feature Comunidad 305 Night, Mexican Heritage Day, Thank You Fans Series

The Marlins host the Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds from Sept. 17-23

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins return home for the final homestand of the 2018 season, beginning the six-game homestand on Monday, with the first of a two-game set against the Washington Nationals. The Marlins will then host the Cincinnati Reds for a four-game series, beginning on Thursday, September 20.

The highlights of the Marlins' upcoming homestand include:

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins return home for the final homestand of the 2018 season, beginning the six-game homestand on Monday, with the first of a two-game set against the Washington Nationals. The Marlins will then host the Cincinnati Reds for a four-game series, beginning on Thursday, September 20.

The highlights of the Marlins' upcoming homestand include:

TIKD Salute & Serve Mondays - Monday, Sept. 17 vs. the Nationals

Social Media Night - Thursday, Sept. 20 vs. the Reds

· Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/Themes will receive an exclusive Marlins Social Media Night T-shirt, and the first 100 purchasers will receive a meet-and-greet with a Marlins player.

Native American Heritage Day presented by Miccosukee Resort & Gaming - Friday, Sept. 21 vs. the Reds

Modelo Burger & Beer Fridays - Friday, Sept. 21 vs. the Reds

Comunidad 305 Night - Saturday, Sept. 22 vs. the Reds

· The Marlins are celebrating the diverse culture of Miami with the first ever Comunidad 305 Night. Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/Comunidad will receive an exclusive Comunidad 305 T-shirt featuring their country's flag and colors (countries available: Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico and Venezuela). Prior to the game, the Marlins will present a check for more than $45,000 to the benefitting charities from the 2018 Heritage Celebrations. There will be a postgame party at The 5th Base presented by Corona Light, with a concert featuring GioBeta - Tribute to Marc Anthony.

Neighborhood Nights: Pinecrest - Saturday, Sept. 22 vs. the Reds

Ponle Acento - Saturday, Sept. 22 vs. the Reds

· Marlins players and coaches will wear a "Ponle Acento" T-shirt during batting practice as part of the league-wide initiative. In addition, Marlins players will visit Twin Lakes Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and help students with a food forest harvest and distribution of fresh produce.

Beerfest - Saturday, Sept. 22 vs. the Reds

Mexican Heritage Day - Sunday, Sept. 23 vs. the Reds

· Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/Mexico will receive an exclusive Mexican heritage jersey. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket package will support the Mexican American Council. There will be a postgame mariachi concert at the 5th Base presented by Corona Light with Los Mora Arreaga.

Neighborhood Nights: South Miami/Westchester - Sunday, Sept. 23 vs. the Reds

Thank You Fans Series - Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 20-23 vs. the Reds

· Throughout the final home series of the season, the Marlins will celebrate fans in appreciation of their support. Fans will receive exclusive throwback bobbleheads, while supplies last, on Thursday; will be greeted by Marlins players at select locations throughout the weekend series; will receive complimentary arroz con pollo, courtesy of Don Camaron, at the West Plaza on Saturday, while supplies last; will receive a Marlins Swag Bag on Sunday, while supplies last.

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The Marlins Charity Derby is open and the race is on

MIAMI - The Miami Marlins today introduced the Marlins Charity Derby, which is open to all 501c3 non-profit organizations in Broward, Monroe, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. The non-profits are able to select an eligible Marlins game(s) and request complimentary community tickets in increments of 50 tickets, with the goal of a 90 percent redemption rate. The organizations may request up to three increments, increasing their opportunity to win.

For each increment that has a 90 percent redemption rate, the non-profit will receive one entry into the 2018 Marlins Charity Derby Sweepstakes, up to three entries total. The sweepstakes winner will receive a $4,500 gift from the Miami Marlins. Sweepstakes drawing will be held on September 23, 2018.

MIAMI - The Miami Marlins today introduced the Marlins Charity Derby, which is open to all 501c3 non-profit organizations in Broward, Monroe, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. The non-profits are able to select an eligible Marlins game(s) and request complimentary community tickets in increments of 50 tickets, with the goal of a 90 percent redemption rate. The organizations may request up to three increments, increasing their opportunity to win.

For each increment that has a 90 percent redemption rate, the non-profit will receive one entry into the 2018 Marlins Charity Derby Sweepstakes, up to three entries total. The sweepstakes winner will receive a $4,500 gift from the Miami Marlins. Sweepstakes drawing will be held on September 23, 2018.

For more information on the Marlins Charity Derby and eligible game dates, please visit Marlins.com/CharityDerby.

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Martín Prado named Miami Marlins nominee for the 2018 Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball today announced that Martín Prado was named the Miami Marlins' 2018 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB.

The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a player from each MLB Club who best represents the game of Baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field.

Major League Baseball today announced that Martín Prado was named the Miami Marlins' 2018 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB.

The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a player from each MLB Club who best represents the game of Baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field.

Each Club nominates one current player to be considered for the Roberto Clemente Award in tribute to Clemente's achievements and character. Wednesday, September 5th marks the seventeenth annual Roberto Clemente Day, which was established by Major League Baseball to honor Clemente's legacy and to officially acknowledge local Club nominees of the Roberto Clemente Award. As part of the league-wide celebration, the Roberto Clemente Day logo will appear on the bases and official dugout lineup cards and a special tribute video will be played in ballparks.

Prado is one of the 30 Club nominees for the annual award. In each of the past two seasons, the Marlins infielder has funded and participated in his philanthropic player program, Very Prado You. The initiative was created to offer student-athletes who excel on-and-off the field the unique experience of attending batting practice, meeting with Prado and his teammates, and attending a Marlins game compliments of Prado. Through the program, Prado also provides Very Prado You-branded T-shirts, game tickets, food vouchers, and distributes autographed certificates to all participants. In 2018, he hosted more than 200 students at Marlins Park during six designated Very Prado You games.

The league-wide winner of the Roberto Clemente Award, who will be announced during the 2018 World Series, will be selected among the group of nominees via a blue ribbon panel that includes individuals connected to the game. The blue ribbon panel includes Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., representatives from MLB-affiliated networks (MLB Network, FOX Sports, ESPN and TBS) and MLB.com, as well as Vera Clemente (the late Roberto's wife & MLB Goodwill Ambassador). Beginning on Roberto Clemente Day, fans can vote for the overall winner of the Roberto Clemente Award via a dedicated website. The site will feature bios of each of the nominees and will allow fans from Roberto Clemente Day on Wednesday, September 5th, until Tuesday, September 18th. The winner of the fan vote will count as one vote among those cast by the blue ribbon panel. Fans are encouraged to vote by visiting the following link: mlb.com/clemente21.

The concept of honoring Major League players for their philanthropic work was created in 1971 as the "Commissioner's Award." The recognition was renamed to the "Roberto Clemente Award" in 1973 in honor of the Hall of Famer and 15-time All-Star who died in a plane crash on New Year's Eve 1972 while attempting to deliver supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. Major League Baseball has commemorated Roberto Clemente Day each September since 2002.

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Marlins announce Hispanic Heritage Month activities

With Hispanic Heritage Month around the corner, the Miami Marlins today announced planned activities and events taking place during the next few weeks. 

•   Martín Prado to assist with Community Distribution at Roberto Clemente Park
o   In the spirit of Roberto Clemente's legacy, the Marlins are partnering with Feeding South Florida to host a community distribution at Roberto Clemente Park (101 NW 34 ST, Miami, FL, 33127) in Wynwood on Wednesday, September 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Marlins infielder Martín Prado will be in attendance.

With Hispanic Heritage Month around the corner, the Miami Marlins today announced planned activities and events taking place during the next few weeks. 

•   Martín Prado to assist with Community Distribution at Roberto Clemente Park
o   In the spirit of Roberto Clemente's legacy, the Marlins are partnering with Feeding South Florida to host a community distribution at Roberto Clemente Park (101 NW 34 ST, Miami, FL, 33127) in Wynwood on Wednesday, September 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Marlins infielder Martín Prado will be in attendance.

•   Marlins Roberto Clemente Award Nominee Recognition
o   Major League Baseball is celebrating Roberto Clemente Day on Wednesday, September 5, and the Marlins will recognize the club's 2018 Roberto Clemente Award nominee in a pregame ceremony.

•   #Comunidad305 Night
o   The Marlins are celebrating the diverse culture of Miami with the first ever #Comunidad305 Night on Saturday, September 22. Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/Comunidad will receive an exclusive #Comunidad305 T-shirt featuring their country's flag and colors (countries available: Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico and Venezuela). Prior to the game, the Marlins will present a check for more than $45,000 to the benefitting charities from the 2018 Heritage Celebrations. There will be a postgame party at The 5th Base presented by Corona Light, with a concert featuring GioBeta - Tribute to Marc Anthony.

•   "Ponle Acento"
o   Also on Saturday, September 22, Marlins players and coaches will wear a "Ponle Acento" T-shirt during batting practice as part of the league-wide initiative. Major League Baseball launched the "Ponle Acento" ("Put an Accent on It") campaign in 2016 to highlight the distinctive mark that Hispanic and Latino players and fans leave on the game.

•   Mexican Heritage Celebration
o   The Marlins will conclude their home slate of the 2018 season with Mexican Heritage Day at Marlins Park on Sunday, September 23. Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/Mexico will receive an exclusive Mexican heritage jersey. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket package will support the Mexican American Council.

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Marlins and Jar of Hearts to partner for painting projects at Alex's Place and Holtz Children's Hospital tomorrow

In addition, Marlins to Go Gold on Saturday, Sept. 1 in the fight against Childhood Cancer

The Miami Marlins and Jar of Hearts, an organization founded to help children overcome trauma through creative art expression and enhance the patient and family hospital experience, will partner to host painting projects at alex's place at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and at Holtz Children's Hospital on Friday, August 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Marlins outfielder Magneuris Sierra will be joined by several Marlins Better Halves for the afternoon visit. The Miami Marlins are proud to support Major League Baseball in their efforts to raise awareness for the fight against childhood cancer.

The Miami Marlins and Jar of Hearts, an organization founded to help children overcome trauma through creative art expression and enhance the patient and family hospital experience, will partner to host painting projects at alex's place at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and at Holtz Children's Hospital on Friday, August 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Marlins outfielder Magneuris Sierra will be joined by several Marlins Better Halves for the afternoon visit. The Miami Marlins are proud to support Major League Baseball in their efforts to raise awareness for the fight against childhood cancer.

WHO: Marlins outfielder Magneuris Sierra and Marlins Better Halves

WHAT: Painting projects at alex's place at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and at Holtz Children's Hospital
   
WHEN: Friday, August 31, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Alex's Place at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
  1121 NW 14 Street, Miami, FL 33136

    Holtz Children's Hospital
  1611 NW 12 Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
  
On Saturday, September 1, fans are invited to join the Miami Marlins and Major League Baseball in the fight against Childhood Cancer with Go Gold for Childhood Cancer, driven by AutoNation. Fans will receive gold Marlins Go Gold for Childhood Cancer hats, driven by AutoNation, while supplies last. Ticket package purchasers of groups with 20 or more will receive the opportunity to have a representative of the group participate in a pregame ceremony. Ticket packages are available at Marlins.com/Themes. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket will support local Childhood Cancer Organizations in South Florida.

For more information on Go Gold for Childhood Cancer, please visit Marlins.com/Themes.

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Game of Thrones Night, Go Gold for Childhood Cancer, and Jewish Heritage Day highlight Marlins upcoming homestand

The Marlins host the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies from August 31-Sept. 5

The Miami Marlins return home to begin a six-game homestand on Friday, with the first of a three-game set against the Toronto Blue Jays. Miami will then host the Philadelphia Phillies for a three-game series, beginning on Monday, September 3.

The highlights of the Marlins' upcoming homestand include:

The Miami Marlins return home to begin a six-game homestand on Friday, with the first of a three-game set against the Toronto Blue Jays. Miami will then host the Philadelphia Phillies for a three-game series, beginning on Monday, September 3.

The highlights of the Marlins' upcoming homestand include:

·       Game of Thrones® Night - Friday, August 31 vs. the Blue Jays

o   Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/Themes can declare their allegiance and receive an exclusive T-shirt with the chosen house crest. In addition, fans will also have the opportunity to take a photo on the famous Iron Throne.

·       Go Gold for Childhood Cancer, driven by AutoNation - Saturday, Sept. 1 vs. the Blue Jays

o   A portion of the proceeds from each ticket package at Marlins.com/Themeswill support local Childhood Cancer Organizations in South Florida. Fans will receive a Marlins Go Gold for Childhood Cancer hat, driven by AutoNation, while supplies last

·       Neighborhood Nights: Hialeah - Saturday, Sept. 1 vs. the Blue Jays

·       Margaritaville with the Marlins - Sunday, Sept. 2 vs. the Blue Jays

o   Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/Themes will receive an exclusive Margaritaville T-shirt.

·       Neighborhood Nights: Coconut Grove - Sunday, Sept. 2 vs. the Blue Jays

·       Jewish Heritage Day - Monday, Sept. 3 vs. the Phillies

o   Fans who purchase the ticket package at Marlins.com/Themes will receive a commemorative Jewish Heritage "Celebration of Israel" T-shirt. Pregame festivities begin at 1 a.m. at The 5th Base, presented by Corona Light.

·       Marlins Charity Partner Night: The Education Fund - Tuesday, Sept. 4 vs. the Phillies

o   The Marlins will present The Education Fund with a $25,000 check in a pregame ceremony.

·       Year of the Fan Sweepstakes, presented by AutoNation - Tuesday, Sept. 4 vs. the Phillies

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Complimentary admission to Sunday's Marlins game for fans 18 and under wearing their team uniform

In honor of Players' Weekend, anyone 18 years or younger wearing their youth baseball or softball uniform will receive two complimentary tickets to Sunday's game

The Miami Marlins, in honor of Players' Weekend, will offer two complimentary tickets to Sunday's 1:10 p.m. game against the Braves to fans 18 years or younger wearing their youth baseball or softball uniform. Fans can enjoy additional Play Ball activities organized for Sunday, including hitting and pitching inflatables in the West Plaza.

Fans can redeem their tickets to Sunday's game at the Center Field Entrance at Marlins Park, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Groups will need to pick up their tickets together as they will enter the ballpark immediately. 

The Miami Marlins, in honor of Players' Weekend, will offer two complimentary tickets to Sunday's 1:10 p.m. game against the Braves to fans 18 years or younger wearing their youth baseball or softball uniform. Fans can enjoy additional Play Ball activities organized for Sunday, including hitting and pitching inflatables in the West Plaza.

Fans can redeem their tickets to Sunday's game at the Center Field Entrance at Marlins Park, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Groups will need to pick up their tickets together as they will enter the ballpark immediately. 

Also on Sunday, the Marlins will be giving away Billy The Marlin Lil' Pro, presented by Xfinity, to all fans while supplies last. In addition, the Marlins will host their second Bark at the Park on Sunday, benefitting the Humane Society of Greater Miami.
 
For more information on the Marlins community activities, please visit Marlins.com/Community.
  
 

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Marlins to host Bark at the Park on Aug. 26

MIAMI - Fans are invited to bring their pups to Marlins Park to celebrate the second Bark at the Park, presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka. In addition, fans and their beloved guests will have access to the field at Marlins Park for the pregame Pup Parade. Ticket packages are available at Marlins.com/BarkAtThePark, and a portion of the proceeds from each ticket package will support the Humane Society of Greater Miami. Additional activations, presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka, include: dog kissing photo booth, bandana giveaway for dogs and their owners, and a dog ice sculpture drinking station.

This is the Marlins' second Bark at the Park this season, with the first being held on Saturday, July 14, in support of the Humane Society of Broward County. The game had 435 dogs in attendance. On the following day, Sunday, July 15, the Marlins hosted their seventh annual Adopt-O-Mania, in partnership with Miami-Dade Animal Services, at Marlins Park, in which 127 cats and dogs found new loving homes.

MIAMI - Fans are invited to bring their pups to Marlins Park to celebrate the second Bark at the Park, presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka. In addition, fans and their beloved guests will have access to the field at Marlins Park for the pregame Pup Parade. Ticket packages are available at Marlins.com/BarkAtThePark, and a portion of the proceeds from each ticket package will support the Humane Society of Greater Miami. Additional activations, presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka, include: dog kissing photo booth, bandana giveaway for dogs and their owners, and a dog ice sculpture drinking station.

This is the Marlins' second Bark at the Park this season, with the first being held on Saturday, July 14, in support of the Humane Society of Broward County. The game had 435 dogs in attendance. On the following day, Sunday, July 15, the Marlins hosted their seventh annual Adopt-O-Mania, in partnership with Miami-Dade Animal Services, at Marlins Park, in which 127 cats and dogs found new loving homes.

For more information on Bark at the Park or to purchase a ticket package, please visit Marlins.com/BarkAtThePark.

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