8/2/2015 | Extra motivation for Fernandez facing Padres
Nothing personal was directed at the Padres, but Jose Fernandez took the mound on Sunday afternoon with a bit more adrenaline than usual. The 23-year-old struck out 10 over six shutout innings in Miami's 5-2 win at Marlins Park.
8/2/2015 | Surging Mets send Bartolo to the hill in Miami
Bartolo Colon will take on the Marlins for the fourth time this season as the upstart Mets -- coming off a series sweep of the Nationals that forged a tie atop the National League East between New York and Washington -- begin a three-game set in Miami on Monday night. They'll try to continue their good fortune against Marlins righty Tom Koehler, who is 0-1 with a 16.20 ERA in two starts against New York this season.
8/2/2015 | Marlins lose lead, win on walk-off HR in ninth
After watching a two-run lead slip away on Alexi Amarista's homer in the top of the ninth, the Marlins responded with Adeiny Hechavarria's walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the inning. Hechavarria blistered a drive out to left-center off Brandon Maurer to lift Miami to a 5-2 win over the Padres on Sunday at Marlins Park.
8/2/2015 | Capps optimistic elbow issue is minor
Marlins right-handed reliever Carter Capps exited Sunday's 5-2 win against the Padres with elbow stiffness after throwing 13 pitches in the eighth inning. He is considered day to day.
8/2/2015 | Reed embraces fresh start with Marlins
Chris Reed and Jose Fernandez are now teammates, but back in 2011, they were selected two picks apart in the Draft. Fernandez -- the Marlins' ace -- went to Miami with the 14th pick, while Reed was chosen by the Dodgers with the 16th selection.
8/2/2015 | Ozuna making strides, but staying in Minors
The Marlins are struggling to score runs, and the player who was second on the team in home runs in 2014 remains in the Minor Leagues. So one of the hot topics the organization is dealing with is -- when will Marcell Ozuna be called back up?
8/1/2015 | Padres finish off Fish after Despaigne's start
Odrisamer Despaigne allowed three runs in six-plus innings and closer Craig Kimbrel earned his 31st save as the Padres edged the Marlins, 5-3, on Saturday at Marlins Park.
8/1/2015 | Fernandez tries to tie record vs. Shields, Padres
On Sunday at Marlins Park, Miami ace Jose Fernandez is 15-0 in 23 career home starts, and he'll try to tie Johnny Allen (1932-33) and LaMarr Hoyt (1980-82) for the most consecutive decisions won at home to begin a career in Major League history. Meanwhile, San Diego veteran righty James Shields will try to spoil the potentially historic day.
8/1/2015 | Rookies Conley, Reed make immediate impact
With the bullpen seeking help after five relievers were used in Friday night's 11-inning loss, the Marlins were hoping Adam Conley and Chris Reed -- recalled from Triple-A New Orleans -- could provide some assistance on Saturday. The 25-year-old lefties did just that, as each tossed two scoreless innings in the Marlins' 5-3 loss to the Padres at Marlins Park.
8/1/2015 | Stanton's recovery not as quick as expected
The recovery for the broken hamate bone in Giancarlo Stanton's left hand is taking longer than initially expected, the Marlins' All-Star right fielder admitted prior to Saturday night's contest against the Padres.
8/1/2015 | Cosart dealing with inner-ear disorder
After undergoing a series of medical tests, it's been discovered that Jarred Cosart is dealing with an inner ear disorder that has affected his balance. The 25-year-old right-hander, who opened the season in the Marlins' rotation, is seeing a specialist this week in Chicago to further evaluate his condition.
8/1/2015 | Urena, Despaigne take stage in battle of right-handers
Jose Urena gets the first chance to take Mat Latos' vacated spot in the Marlins' rotation on Saturday in the second game of the three-game series against the Padres at Marlins Park. San Diego counters with Odrisamer Despaigne, who is looking for his second win over Miami in less than a week.