Sat, 21 Jan 2012 11:40:21 -0800
The Miami Marlins have announced that 22 players, including 11 organizational players, have received invitations to major league spring training camp. Ps Jose Alvarez, Robert Delaney, Chad Gaudin, Gary Glover, Chad James, Corey Madden, J.D. Martin, Rob Rasmussen, Robert Ray, Alejandro Ramos and Elih Villanueva, Cs Jake Jefferies, Luke Montz, Clint Sammons and Kyle Skipworth, INFs Nick Green, Donovan Solano, Terry Tiffee and Gil Velazquez and OFs Kyle Jensen and Aaron Rowand will participate in camp.
Fri, 13 Jan 2012 09:23:40 -0800
Miami Marlins SP Elih Villanueva cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A New Orleans Wednesday, Jan. 11.
Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:33:51 -0800
The Miami Marlins designated P Elih Villanueva for assignment Thursday, Jan. 5.
Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:49:29 -0700
The Florida Marlins recalled 2B Jose Lopez from the minors Wednesday, June 15, and optioned SP Elih Villanueva back to Triple-A New Orleans in a corresponding move. C Brad Davis was also designated for assignment. Lopez will start at third base in the second game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies. Manager Edwin Rodriguez plans to use Lopez mostly at third base.
Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:09:49 -0700
Florida Marlins SP Elih Villanueva, making his major league debut against the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, June 15, surrendered eight earned runs and five hits (one homer) while walking five and striking out two. He lasted just three innings.
Tue, 14 Jun 2011 21:57:33 -0700
The Florida Marlins purchased the contract of SP Elih Villanueva from Triple-A New Orleans Tuesday, June 14. He will start Wednesday, June 15, against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:22:10 -0700
Florida Marlins SP Josh Johnson (shoulder) may not return to the rotation until after the All-Star break. The team needs to make room on the 40-man roster for SP Elih Villanueva, and Johnson may be placed on the 60-day disabled list as a result.
Tue, 14 Jun 2011 12:16:30 -0700
Florida Marlins SP Elih Villanueva is expected to be recalled from Triple-A New Orleans in order to start the first game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday, June 15. He is 4-5 with a 5.23 ERA in 13 starts this year in the minors.
Mon, 13 Jun 2011 06:33:43 -0700
Florida Marlins SPs Elih Villanueva, Chris Sampson and Tom Koehler are being considered to be called up from Triple-A to make the start in the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday, June 15.
Sun, 05 Jun 2011 10:36:08 -0700
Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said the team will likely recall one of four pitchers from Triple-A Charlotte to take injured SP Josh Johnson's (shoulder) next turn in the starting rotation Tuesday, June 7. Minor league SPs Brad Hand, Tom Koehler, Chris Sampson and Elih Villanueva are under consideration to be recalled but Sampson is the only pitcher with prior major league experience.