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Prospect Cabrera sidelined with arm injury

@cdenicola13
February 19, 2021

The Marlins on Friday morning announced that Edward Cabrera has been diagnosed with an inflamed nerve in his right biceps. MLB Pipeline's No. 68 overall prospect did report to Jupiter, Fla., for Spring Training, but he is not participating in throwing activities at this time. Marlins manager Don Mattingly said

Marlins not ruling out Marte's return

@JoeFrisaro
October 2, 2020

The Marlins are holding out hope Starling Marte could be back in the starting lineup soon. Before Thursday's National League Wild Card Series Game 2 was postponed due to rain, Marte was not in the lineup against the Cubs.

Marte day to day with pinkie fracture (source)

@JoeFrisaro
October 1, 2020

Marlins center fielder Starling Marte was hit by pitches nine times during the regular season, including four since being acquired from the D-backs at the Aug. 31 Trade Deadline. Marte was struck again by a pitch on Wednesday afternoon in the Marlins’ 5-1 victory over the Cubs in the National

Ureña hit by line drive, fractures forearm

@JoeFrisaro
September 27, 2020

The Marlins were hit by a pair of injuries on Sunday in their 5-0 regular-season finale win over the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. One of the setbacks will impact their postseason roster. Right-hander José Ureña was struck in the right forearm by a comeback line drive in the third inning,

Alfaro homers twice, takes hit behind plate

@JoeFrisaro
September 16, 2020

Jorge Alfaro belted a pair of two-run home runs on Wednesday night, but the 27-year-old catcher also was shaken up by a foul ball off his face mask in the Marlins’ 8-4 victory over the Red Sox at Marlins Park. Alfaro and the Marlins received a scare, but the medical

2B Díaz (left groin strain) done for season

Veteran utility player Rodríguez reinstated from injured list
@JoeFrisaro
September 15, 2020

A disappointing 2020 season has come to an end for Marlins second baseman Isan Díaz. The club on Tuesday placed Díaz on the 60-day injured list with a left groin strain, and he was replaced on the roster by veteran utility player Sean Rodríguez, who was reinstated from the injured

Ramirez to IL tests right-handed OF depth

@JoeFrisaro
September 6, 2020

Despite 127 roster moves and counting since Opening Day, the Marlins are still well positioned in the postseason race. The latest transactions came on Sunday, with outfielder Harold Ramirez going on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain and infielder Eddy Alvarez being reinstated from the alternate training

E. Hernandez (lat) to IL tests Miami's depth

@JoeFrisaro
September 2, 2020

Having rotation depth enabled the Marlins to acquire outfielder Starling Marte from the D-backs for left-hander Caleb Smith and prospect Humberto Mejía. As circumstances would have it, Miami’s rotation depth was tested when starter Elieser Hernandez sustained a strained right lat. The Marlins placed Hernandez on the 10-day injured list

Sierra placed on IL with right hamstring strain

@ladsonbill24
August 27, 2020

The Marlins placed outfielder Magneuris Sierra on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to Monday) with a right hamstring strain and recalled left-hander Brandon Leibrandt from the alternate training site prior to Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Mets at Citi Field. The team also returned Josh D. Smith to the alternate

Veteran leader Cervelli to IL with concussion

@JoeFrisaro
August 23, 2020

Francisco Cervelli, who suffered a concussion on Saturday in the Marlins’ 5-3 win over the Nationals in Game 2 of the doubleheader, was placed on the seven-day concussion list on Sunday. The Marlins selected the contract of Brian Navarreto, who started behind the plate and went 2-for-3 in his Major

Max effort a 'pride thing' for vet Dickerson

Navarreto, Sánchez pick up first hits; Leibrandt debuts with four scoreless innings
@JoeFrisaro
August 23, 2020

A rough afternoon could have turned into a more painful one for the Marlins on Sunday, as left fielder Corey Dickerson walked off the field in the fifth inning with a bruised left shoulder after he sacrificed his body and landed in the stands while attempting to catch a foul

Notes: Alcantara, Rojas close; roster moves

@JoeFrisaro
August 18, 2020

With three starting pitchers on the injured list since the first weekend of the regular season, patching the rotation together has been a challenge for Marlins manager Don Mattingly. There finally are encouraging signs that the club’s ace, Sandy Alcantara, could be less than a week away from returning. The

Marlins who had COVID-19 resume activities

@JoeFrisaro
August 17, 2020

A depleted Marlins roster now has plenty of reinforcements on the mend. All 18 of Miami’s players who previously tested positive for COVID-19 have been cleared to resume baseball activities, and they have been assigned to the club’s alternate training site at the Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium complex in Jupiter,

Alfaro struck by bat; X-rays negative

Marlins catcher is day to day with left hand contusion
@JoeFrisaro
September 17, 2019

PHOENIX -- Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro, who has played in 120 games this season, has been taking a beating lately, absorbing fouls tips and being struck by the bats on backswings. Normally, the 26-year-old has been able to shake things off and continue playing. Alfaro was clipped on the back

Anderson fractures hand, likely out for season

Right fielder sustained injury on run-scoring HBP
@JoeFrisaro
August 24, 2019

MIAMI -- Brian Anderson, a major piece of the Marlins’ building process, will likely miss the rest of the season due to a fractured left hand. The 26-year-old, who paces the club with 20 home runs and 66 RBIs, sustained the injury after being struck by a pitch in the

Hernandez exits with blister in tense loss

Warnings issued after righty plunks Acuna on his 1st pitch
@JoeFrisaro
August 20, 2019

ATLANTA -- It took just one pitch for Marlins right-hander Elieser Hernandez to create some waves on Tuesday night at SunTrust Park. The 23-year-old’s four-seam fastball plunked Ronald Acuña Jr. in the ribs, leading to Braves manager Brian Snitker being ejected and warnings issued to both benches. Hernandez quickly recovered

Injury updates: Lopez, Guerrero, Urena, Rojas

@MannyOnMLB
August 16, 2019

DENVER -- The Marlins provided updates on several injured players prior to Friday's series opener with the Rockies at Coors Field. Right-hander Pablo López, on the injured list with a right shoulder strain, was scheduled make a rehab start for Triple-A New Orleans on Friday night in San Antonio. Lopez

Rojas lands on 10-day IL with hamstring strain

@ladsonbill24
August 6, 2019

NEW YORK -- Before Wednesday’s game against the Mets, the Marlins placed shortstop Miguel Rojas on the 10-day injured list because of a right hamstring strain and selected the contract of infielder Deven Marrero from Triple-A New Orleans. The injury to Rojas occurred in the top of the third inning

Cooper exits, day to day with tight hamstring

July 30, 2019

MIAMI -- Marlins first baseman Garrett Cooper was taken out of Tuesday night's 2-1 loss to the Twins at Marlins Park after just two innings, with a tight left hamstring. He is considered day to day. "It's been sore the last couple of days," Cooper said. "I played through it.

Rojas day to day with right shoulder strain

@SarahWexler32
July 21, 2019

LOS ANGELES -- Miguel Rojas was out of the lineup on Sunday for the Marlins’ series finale at Dodger Stadium. Rojas exited in the fifth inning of Saturday night’s 10-6 loss to the Dodgers with a right shoulder strain. He is considered day to day. Manager Don Mattingly was optimistic

Cooper day to day with right leg cramps

First baseman singles, then exits during sixth inning
@JoeFrisaro
July 6, 2019

ATLANTA -- The Marlins on Saturday afternoon escaped with a 5-4 win over the Braves at SunTrust Park, and the club also appears to have avoided a serious injury situation with first baseman Garrett Cooper. Cooper exited after delivering a single due to right leg cramps in the sixth inning.

Harrison (right wrist) to miss Futures Game

Marlins No. 2 prospect to see hand specialist in Miami
@JoeFrisaro
July 6, 2019

ATLANTA -- Marlins No. 2 prospect Monte Harrison had been scheduled to showcase his talents on Sunday in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, but a lingering right wrist injury derailed those plans. The outfielder will instead head to Miami to be evaluated by a hand specialist. Marlins president of baseball

Anderson exits game, X-rays on elbow negative

Right fielder has right elbow contusion after banging into fence
July 3, 2019

WASHINGTON -- Used to scouring the Marlins' notoriously vast outfield, Brian Anderson was reminded Tuesday night that not all outfields are created equal. Anderson was removed from Miami's series-opening 3-2 loss to Washington at Nationals Park in the second inning with a right elbow contusion after he crashed into the

Smith plays catch, cleared for throwing program

Left-hander was placed on injured list June 7 with left hip inflammation
@JoeFrisaro
June 15, 2019

MIAMI -- For the first time since landing on the 10-day injured list on June 7, Marlins left-hander Caleb Smith played catch on the field. Out with left hip inflammation, Smith was cleared by the team physician, Dr. Lee Kaplan, to start his throwing program. No timetable has been set

Prado expected to miss time with tight hamstring

@JoeFrisaro
June 12, 2019

MIAMI -- Martín Prado, a stabilizing leader and mentor to a youthful Marlins roster, is expected to miss some action after experiencing right hamstring tightness on Wednesday in Miami’s 9-0 win over the Cardinals at Marlins Park. In the third inning, Prado pulled up after tapping a comebacker to right-hander