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Sun, 12 May 2013 23:45:53 -0700
Miami Marlins OF Austin Kearns was moved from the bereavement list to the restricted list on Sunday, May 12. The move allows Kearns to be away from the team and spend more time with his mother, who had a heart attack on May 5.
Sun, 05 May 2013 10:27:02 -0700
The Miami Marlins have placed OF Austin Kearns on the bereavement list. In a corresponding move, C Kyle Skipworth has been called up from Triple-A New Orleans.
Sat, 04 May 2013 16:04:45 -0700
Miami Marlins OF Austin Kearns has left the team to tend to a family matter. The team hopes Kearns will only be away from the team for a few days.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:34:28 -0700
Miami Marlins OF Austin Kearns (heart) was released from the hospital Monday, April 15, after having an irregular heartbeat and undergoing tests. More tests are planned, but he'll be able to resume baseball activities for now. The problem isn't serious, according to manager Mike Redmond.
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 13:38:01 -0700
Updating a previous report, Miami Marlins OF Austin Kearns (heart) will remain in the hospital overnight for observation.
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:39:51 -0700
Miami Marlins OF Austin Kearns (heart) was scratched from the starting lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday, April 14, because of a "speeding heart rate" and taken to the hospital.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 11:57:57 -0700
Miami Marlins 1B Casey Kotchman (hamstring) will be put on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring Friday, April 5. A corresponding roster move will be made then. Kotchman said he heard a pop while running out a double-play ground ball. 3B Greg Dobbs was playing first base Thursday, April 4, but OFs Austin Kearns and Chris Valaika and C Miguel Olivo are possibilities to take over at first.
Fantasy Tip: None of the options to replace Kotchman at first base are worth looks except in cavernous NL-only leagues as corner infield depth.
Sun, 31 Mar 2013 09:23:43 -0700
The Miami Marlins have purchased the contracts of Ps Jose Fernandez, John Maine, Chad Qualls and Kevin Slowey, OF Austin Kearns, 1B Casey Kotchman and SS Chris Valaika.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:40:32 -0700
The Miami Marlins will add 1B Casey Kotchman, OF Austin Kearns and RP Chad Qualls to their 25-man roster.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013 09:44:15 -0800
Miami Marlins OF Logan Morrison (knee), who will be transitioning from left field to first base this season, will not be running at full strength when camp begins, but he may be cleared to pick up the pace at the end of the month. "We're going to be patient," president Larry Beinfest said. "We'll wait for him to be back. We'll work with Dr. Steadman and Dr. Kaplan on anything that's going on with the knee." There is still a chance Morrison won't be ready by opening day. 1B Joe Mahoney is expected to see a good look at first with Morrison still recovering during spring training. 3B Greg Dobbs and OF Austin Kearns will also see work at first.