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Marlins | Miami not interested in Tyler Clippard

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:45:57 -0800

The Miami Marlins have not shown any interest in free-agent RP Tyler Clippard (Mets).

Fantasy Tip: Clippard was moved to a setup role after being acquired by the New York Mets last year, where he had just two saves. Most teams have their closer picture cleared up right now, so he's unlikely to have much fantasy fantasy value, but stay tuned.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Joe Frisaro


Marlins | Miami unlikely to lock up Jose Fernandez

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:13:03 -0800

Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez's camp believes he can land a deal worth $30 million annually when he becomes a free agent after the 2018 season, and the Marlins are resigned to losing him eventually. The Marlins said they are no longer receiving calls from teams interested in Fernandez.

Fantasy Tip: Fernandez could have an innings limit this season that hinders his upside, but he's in the SP1 conversation on draft day.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson


Marlins | Miami closer's job up for grabs

Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:27:08 -0800

The Miami Marlins are expected to have an open competition for the closer job, with RP Carter Capps having an opportunity to win the job away from incumbent CL A.J. Ramos, according to general manager Michael Hill.

Fantasy Tip: Ramos went 2-4 with a 2.30 ERA and 32 saves in 71 games last season, while striking out 87 batters in 70 1/3 innings, and should still be considered the favorite to close games for the Fish. Capps went 1-0 with a 1.16 ERA in 30 appearances in 2015, with 58 strikeouts in 31 innings. Despite the eye-popping K/9 rate, Capps has never saved a game at the major league level. Both pitchers should be monitored throughout spring training, especially in NL-only leagues. The Marlins had also expressed interest in free-agent RP Fernando Rodney, who has prior closing experience, before he signed with the San Diego Padres.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson


Marlins | Miami interested in Alfredo Simon

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 17:37:21 -0800

The Miami Marlins have expressed interest in free-agent SP Alfredo Simon (Tigers).

Fantasy Tip: The Marlins are looking for veteran hurlers to round out their starting rotation and Simon could be an inexpensive alternative to fellow free-agent SP Doug Fister (Nationals). The 34-year-old right-hander went 13-12 with a 5.05 ERA in 31 starts for Detroit in 2015 but should only be considered as a late-round flier in single-universe leagues or cavernous mixed formats.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB Network - Jon Heyman


Marlins | Miami interested in Kyle Lohse

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 17:26:27 -0800

The Miami Marlins have expressed interest in free-agent SP Kyle Lohse (Brewers).

Fantasy Tip: The Fish are looking for veteran rotation depth and they may turn to Lohse if they deem fellow free-agent SP Doug Fister (Nationals) to be too pricey. The 37-year-old right-hander went 5-13 with a 5.85 ERA in 37 games (22 starts) for Milwaukee last season and should only be considered as a late-round flier in NL-only fantasy baseball leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB Network - Jon Heyman


Marlins | Miami moving in outfield fences

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:23:09 -0800

Marlins Park, the home of the Miami Marlins, is having work done to make the outfield dimensions less daunting for hitters. The center field wall will be moved 11 feet closer to home plate, and it'll be 407 feet away in 2016. The Marlins are also lowering the fence from 11 to 13 feet to six to 11 feet. OF Giancarlo Stanton will now be taller than the fence behind him.

Fantasy Tip: While it might not make a huge difference, it's something to keep an eye on for this upcoming season. Marlins Park has been widely known as one of most pitcher-friendly parks in the league. It'll still probably remain a pitcher's park, but home runs could be on the rise starting next season.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Marlins | Miami considering Doug Fister, Alfredo Simon

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:06:26 -0800

The Miami Marlins are considering free-agent SPs Doug Fister (Nationals) and Alfredo Simon (Tigers) as they look to add a veteran starter to their rotation.

Fantasy Tip: Neither pitcher would have much value in a traditional shallow mixed league, but Fister might be worth a look in the late rounds of deep mixed formats as an extreme ground-ball pitcher in a nice pitcher's park. Simon isn't much of a K artist either, but he gives up too much hard contact to be successful for long periods.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB Network - Jon Heyman


Marlins | Miami not in on Yoenis Cespedes

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:37:58 -0800

Free-agent OF Yoenis Cespedes (Mets) is not being looked at by the Miami Marlins, who have said their outfield is too crowded.

Fantasy Tip: Cespedes is rumored to be close to signing with a team, so expect the rumors to fly fast and furious until he is signed. For now, keep an eye out on the latest news.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Bob Nightengale


Marlins | Miami interested in Yoenis Cespedes

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:02:45 -0800

The Miami Marlins are among the teams discussing free-agent OF Yoenis Cespedes (Mets) on a short-term deal, according to sources. A signing of Cespedes would likely require the Marlins to trade OF Marcell Ozuna.

Fantasy Tip: A move to Miami wouldn't be the most ideal landing spot for Cespedes, but after the damage he did in the second half with the New York Mets last year, any fantasy owner would love to have Cespedes as a high-end second outfielder, regardless of where he's playing.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal


Marlins | A.J. Ramos avoids arbitration

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:28:30 -0800

Miami Marlins RP A.J. Ramos re-signed a one-year, $3.4 million contract to avoid arbitration Friday, Jan. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Ramos took over the closer role in mid-May and went on to record 32 saves last season, and he projects to start 2016 with the job. He returned a respectable 2.30 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 11.1 K/9 ratio line, too. Ramos is a mid-range closer who is worth targeting as a No. 2 closer for your fantasy club.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Clark Spencer


Marlins | Adeiny Hechavarria avoids arbitration

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:22:08 -0800

Miami Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria re-signed a $2.625 million contract to avoid arbitration Friday, Jan. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Hechavarria has limited fantasy appeal outside of deep mixed and NL-only leagues, and he does little beside return a solid batting average. Over the past two seasons, Hechavarria has a .278 batting average and is just entering his prime. Still, he doesn't move the needle enough in any other category to expect a significant step forward. FantasyScore players will want to note his excellent numbers against left-handed pitchers, though, as Hechavarria posted a .352/.412/.500 slash line against southpaws last season.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Clark Spencer


Marlins | Tom Koehler avoids arbitration

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:13:08 -0800

Miami Marlins SP Tom Koehler re-signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract to avoid arbitration Friday, Jan. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Koehler should be left to cavernous mixed and NL-only leagues. Over the past three seasons, he has an underwhelming 4.07 ERA, a 4.21 FIP, a 1.34 WHIP and a 6.6 K/9. In other seasonal formats and at FantasyScore, he is a spot-start option in favorable matchups.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Clark Spencer


Marlins | Jose Fernandez signs one-year deal

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:27:13 -0800

Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez avoided arbitration with a one-year, $2.8 million deal Friday, Jan. 15. He can earn up to $3 million based on games started.

Fantasy Tip: Fernandez is a legit SP1, but we need to know more about his innings limit. If he's held to 180 innings, he'll miss five starts or so and could be overvalued.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Yahoo! Sports - Jeff Passan


Marlins | Dee Gordon terms

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 07:54:15 -0800

Updating previous reports, Miami Marlins 2B Dee Gordon has salaries of $3 million, $7.5 million, $10.5 million, $13 million and $13.5 million. He received a $1.5 million signing bonus and has a $14 million vesting option in 2021 with a $1 million buyout.

Fantasy Tip: Gordon had a dynamite season with a .333 average and 58 steals. He comes with a little buyer beware not to overdraft him this season expecting a repeat, but he's a top 2B option.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB Network - Jon Heyman


Marlins | Pessimism for Jose Fernandez deal

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:49:46 -0800

Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez doesn't appear likely to sign a long-term extension with the team as there is no word for hope of signing a deal.

Fantasy Tip: Fernandez will be an SP1 candidate in mixed leagues this year if he's healthy and not on too strict of an innings limit.

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Miami Marlins Player News

Aguila Chris OF
Albaladejo Jonathan P
Allar Brent P
Allison Jeff RP
Alvarez Carlos P
Alvarez Jose R. P
Ames Steven P
Anderson Wes P
Andino Robert 2B
Andres Ricardo P
Angle Matt OF
Arcia Francisco C
Arias Jose P
Ashby Chris C
Axelrod Dylan SP
Baez Benito RP
Barnwell Chris INF
Barraclough Kyle RP
Batista Noberto P
Battisto Andrew P
Batz Daniel 1B
Baxter Allen P
Berglund Bryan P
Berkenbosch Kenny RP
Berry Tim RP
Blackley Travis SP
Bour Justin 1B
Brauer James P
Bremer Tyler P
Brigham Jeff P
Brinkley Dante OF
Bryan Luis INF
Buret Alfredo P
Burgos Alex P
Burns Gregory OF
Cabrera Yordy INF
Campbell Adam P
Capellan Christian OF
Capps Carter RP
Carvajal Marcos P
Castillo Frank SP
Castillo Luis M. RP
Castor Parrish P
Ceda Jose RP
Chen Wei-Yin SP
Christenson Ryan OF
Claiborne Preston RP
Clemens Paul SP
Cleveland Brian SS
Colangelo Mike OF
Concepcion Alberto C
Conley Adam P
Cooper Marquis OF
Copeland Kolby OF
Cosart Jarred SP
Cox Zack 3B
Crespo Felipe INF
Crockett Marcus OF
Cueto Jose P
Curry Ryan 2B
D'Antonio Trent C
DeSalvo Matt P
Dietrich Derek OF
Dilone Natividad P
Doolittle Todd RP
Downs Matt INF
Dunn Mike RP
Duran German 2B
Easton Aaron P
Edge Cody P
Evans Bryan P
Farrell Jarrod P
Fermin Ronny P
Fernandez Jose SP
Flake Stephen P
Flores Jesus C
Flores Kendry SP
Fortenberry Seth OF
Fulton John P
Gaillard Eddie P
Gall Bryan P
Gardner Lee RP
Gendron Steve SS
Gil Daniel P
Gillespie Cole OF
Gilliam Chaz P
Glen Willie P
Glover Gary RP
Gogal Jeffrey P
Gomez Alexis OF
Gonzalez Jose G. P
Gordon Dee 2B
Gran Paul INF
Green Chad OF
Green Nick SS
Gunderson Kyle P
Gwyn Marcus RP
Hafner Ryan P
Hand Brad SP
Hechavarria Adeiny SS
Hoff Brian P
Hogan Patrick P
Hood Destin OF
Hutchinson Trevor P
Jackson Edwin SP
James Delvin SP
Jefferies Jake C
Johnson Chris 3B
Julianel Ben RP
Kam Adam 1B
Kehrer Tyler P
Kelly Don 3B
Keys Brent OF
Koehler Tom SP
Kolek Tyler P
Lacher Jeffrey P
Lamacchia Marc P
Lambin Chase SS
Lasater Ben 3B
Lawler Brett C
Lazo Raudel P
Leverton James P
Lewis Marc P
Link Jon RP
Lopez Mickey INF
Lutz Zach 3B
Madden Corey P
Mahoney Joe 1B
Mairena Oswaldo RP
Mallory Matthew P
Manning David P
Martinez Anillins P
Mata Frank RP
Mathis Jeff C
Maxwell Justin OF
Mayorson Manuel INF
McCall Derell P
McClure Alex SS
McGough Scott P
McGowan Dustin RP
McMillan Beau 2B
Medica Tommy OF
Mendez Adalberto SP
Mendoza Yeims P
Mercado Orlando C
Miller Colby P
Mitchell Lee INF
Mitchell Richard P
Mobley Christopher P
Molldrem Craig P
Montgomery Matt P
Morales Angel OF
Morris Bryan RP
Murphy Tommy OF
Nappo Greg P
Narveson Chris SP
Naylor Josh 1B
Neu Mike RP
Nicolino Justin SP
Nieto Adrian C
Nola Austin SS
Ogando Nefi P
Olenberger Kasey P
Olivera Manu P
Ontiveros Emilio INF
Ortiz Jaime 1B
Owings Micah P
Ozuna Marcell OF
Parcell Garrett P
Parra Andy P
Pasek Michael SS
Patterson Ryan OF
Patton Troy RP
Paulauskas Andrew P
Perez Smelin INF
Peterson Matt RP
Phelps David SP
Pietro Joseph OF
Pineyro Ivan SP
Piste Carlos INF
Prado Martin 3B
Prieto Daniel P
Psomas Grant INF
Ramos A.J. RP
Ramsey Matt P
Ray Robert P
Realmuto J.T. C
Reed Chris SP
Reid Ryan RP
Reyes Jo-Jo SP
Richar Danny INF
Rienzo Andre SP
Riggins Harold 1B
Rivas Amaury P
Robertson Tyler RP
Rodriguez Arturo C
Rodriguez Josh SS
Rojas Miguel SS
Romero Alex OF
Ronda Jose SS
Rosario Rodrigo P
Rundgren Rex INF
Rupe Ryan SP
Salazar Oscar 2B
Sammons Clint C
Sampson Chris SP
Sanchez Jesus P
Santos Jarrett P
Schrager Tony INF
Scruggs Xavier 1B
Septimo Agustin INF
Shafer Christopher P
Shoemaker Brady C
Sierra Moises OF
Silva Jesus P
Silverio Alfredo OF
Smith Jordan P
Sorensen Zach INF
Sosa Juan P
Soto Elliot SS
Stanton Giancarlo OF
Stem Craig P
Stewart Josh SP
Suggs Colby P
Suzuki Ichiro OF
Tamares Joel P
Taylor Graham SP
Telis Tomas C
Tomshaw Matthew P
Torres Jose SS
Torres Tim INF
Trahern Dallas P
Tripp Brandon OF
Twine Justin SS
Tyler Scott P
Urckfitz Pat P
Urena Jose SP
Valdez Wilson SS
Van Buren Jermaine P
Varner Rett P
Vazquez Ramon SS
Waters Lucas 3B
Wates Austin OF
Watson Sean RP
Westcott Craig P
Westmoreland Clayton P
White Pat OF
White Ray SS
Williamson Scott RP
Wilson Kenny OF
Wilson Neil C
Wittgren Nick RP
Yelich Christian OF
Young Christopher P

Bonds Barry TO
Butler Brett TO
Cornelius Reid TO
Goff Mike TO
Hassey Ron TO
Hernandez Chuck PC
Hill Michael TO
Hill Perry TO
Mattingly Don MAN
Menechino Frank TO
Pierson John TO
St. Claire Randy PC

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