Miami Marlins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco has been at the center of trade discussions for more than a week, but he was able to tune it all out during his Wednesday start against the Atlanta Braves. Nolasco tossed seven strong innings, Justin Ruggiano hit a three-run homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Braves 6-3 on Wednesday night.
With the Major League Baseball trade deadline looming, the Miami Marlins are actively shopping starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco to teams needing a number three or four starter for their rotation.
With Ricky Nolasco on the trade market, the San Diego Padres liked what they saw. Their hitters did, anyway. Will Venable drove in three runs and Logan Forsythe hit a two-run homer Friday night to help San Diego beat Nolasco and the Miami Marlins, 9-2.
The Miami Marlins are reportedly “deep” into trade talks for pitcher Ricky Nolasco, according to an ESPN.com report.
The Miami Marlins don’t have many trade worthy players not named Giancarlo Stanton, but the team is reportedly “aggressively trying to move” starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco.
Stop us if you’ve heard this before but the Miami Marlins played decent baseball overall Thursday night, but still couldn’t put up enough runs to stay close to the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Miami Marlins opened the 2013 season Monday full of hope, but that hope was dashed by the bottom of the first inning when starter Ricky Nolasco gave up a home run to Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper.
The Miami Marlins are making some noise at baseball’s winter meetings this week, but it’s not by signing any big name free agent. Instead, the Marlins are trying to get rid of Yunel Escobar and trying to figure out what to do with Ricky Nolasco, who wants out of the troubled franchise.
The Miami Marlins may not be done with the dumping of salary ahead this week. According to the New York Post, right-handed pitcher Ricky Nolasco is the “next to go.”
The Miami Marlins are in desperate need of some help in the back half of the rotation and Thursday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies just reinforced that fact.