Tigers star Miguel Cabrera played the field for the first time this spring, doing fine at first base as Detroit beat the Miami Marlins 8-4 Wednesday.
Henderson Alvarez went into his comically exaggerated crouch before the first pitch, as per his custom, and then threw with typical efficiency to help the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets’ split squad 8-7 Saturday.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez says he’s on schedule to return from elbow surgery at midseason, and he expects to begin throwing off a mound in early March.
Major League Baseball officials said they are bringing the All Star game to South Florida.
The Miami Marlins are reportedly hosting the 2017 Major League All-Star game.
Ichiro Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year deal with the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins have claimed reliever Preston Claiborne off waivers from the New York Yankees.
Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to terms with the team on a $325 million, 13-year contract. Team owner Jeffrey Loria has confirmed the deal, the most lucrative for an American athlete.
While Marlins player Giancarlo Stanton may not have gotten the title of Most Valuable Player, he could be a getting the richest contract in baseball history.
When the Washington Nationals headed into the playoffs with the NL’s best record two years ago, they did so without Stephen Strasburg after he was shut down due to an innings limit.