The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
The Marlins continue to ride the wave of trades, this time making the move for a versatile veteran from the Yankees on Friday.
When it comes to baseball’s MVP debate, sometimes the names change from year to year more than the arguments do.
The Miami Marlins have had a very interesting first 22 years of existence.
Things have certainly changed for the Miami Marlins from this time a year ago.
The Miami Marlins are starting to get some momentum as they make a push towards a playoff berth.
While the Miami Marlins haven’t been hitting very well of late, they’ve still managed to keep winning games.
Henderson Alvarez made a successful return to the mound after missing two starts, pitching seven strong innings and leading the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 win over the sloppy Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Not long after Jose Fernandez went on the shelf in May, Henderson Alvarez stepped up to become the Miami Marlins’ most reliable starter until he was forced to make his own trip to the disabled list.
Aaron Hill and Cliff Pennington hit home runs in the first inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Friday night.