TORONTO (AP) — Don Mattingly is joining the Toronto Blue Jays as bench coach to manager John Schneider, the team announced Wednesday.
The former New York Yankees slugger, a six-time All-Star, joins the Blue Jays after seven seasons as manager of the Florida Marlins, where he won NL Manager of the Year honors in 2020.
MIAMI (AP) — Skip Schumaker thought his meeting with the Miami Marlins might last an hour. Turns out, he’ll be around them for quite a bit longer.
Schumaker was introduced as the Marlins' manager on Thursday, a little over a week after accepting the job and replacing Don Mattingly at the helm in Miami.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Miami Marlins opened their new academy in the Dominican Republic on Friday, where they hope to develop talents such as current ace Sandy Alcántara, a candidate for the National League Cy Young award.
MIAMI (AP) — For the 2022 Miami Marlins, all the surprises happened off the field.
The season began with Hall of Famer Derek Jeter stepping away as CEO and shareholder and ended with the departure of manager Don Mattingly.
NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Buck Showalter managed a playoff game, he ended up on the hot seat after an agonizing loss for Baltimore.
Six years later, a shot at redemption begins Friday with the New York Mets.
MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly went out as a winner in his final game as Miami’s manager when rookie Peyton Burdick homered and drove in four runs to lead the Marlins over the NL East champion Atlanta Braves 12-9 on Wednesday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Miami Marlins are shutting down ace right-hander Sandy Alcantara for the rest of the season.
Manager Don Mattingly announced the move Saturday before the Marlins played the Milwaukee Brewers.
MIAMI (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez threw five scoreless innings and the Washington Nationals beat Miami 6-1 Sunday, hours after the Marlins announced manager Don Mattingly won’t be back next season.
The Marlins are 63-90 in Mattingly’s seventh year, and he is the team’s all-time leader in managerial wins.
MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly wants what's best for the Miami Marlins, what's best for him and what's best for his family.
And he decided that means it's time to move on.
Mattingly will not be back as manager of the Marlins next season, announcing Sunday that he and team officials have decided a new voice is needed to lead the club going forward.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Angels star Mike Trout homered in his seventh consecutive game, one shy of the major league record, but the AL Central-leading Cleveland Guardians beat Los Angeles 5-4 on Monday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Charles Leblanc hit a pair of RBI doubles during an eight-run burst in the fifth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 10-6 Monday night for a split of their doubleheader.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Edward Cabrera pitched two-hit ball over eight innings in another impressive start, Charles Leblanc homered and the Miami Marlins beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jesús Luzardo allowed one hit over seven innings for his first win since April, and Jacob Stallings and Peyton Burdick hit back-to-back home runs as the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Daniel Castano was hit on the forehead by a 104 mph line drive off the bat of Donovan Solano in the first inning of the Miami Marlins’ 7-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Fortes and Miguel Rojas hit RBI singles in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Sunday.
Fortes led off the 10th with a go-ahead single against closer David Bednar (3-4) and took second on a bobble by right fielder Cal Mitchell.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Highly touted Miami Marlins rookie pitcher Max Meyer left in the first inning of Saturday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with right elbow discomfort.
In his second career start, Meyer faced just three batters and threw 10 pitches before exiting after being met on the mound by manager Don Mattingly and an athletic trainer.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Miami Marlins All-Star second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. likely will be out through the end of August.
Tests revealed Chisholm has a stress reaction in his lower back, the Marlins said Friday.
MIAMI (AP) — Brian Anderson atoned for a costly error with a two-run triple in the 11th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Thursday.
Anderson originally was ruled to have been hit by a pitch from Wil Crowe (3-6), but the Pirates successfully challenged, saying it hit his bat first.
MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara pitched eight dominant innings in his second straight win, and the Miami Marlins beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Alcantara (9-3) allowed two hits — singles by Luis Rengifo in the fifth and Mike Trout in the seventh — in his 11th consecutive outing of at least seven innings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Down to their final strike Sunday, the Miami Marlins got another big home run to keep alive a winning streak that started with one.
Jesús Sánchez hit a two-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning to avoid a loss and provide enough cushion when the Washington Nationals tied it, and the Marlins got to reliever Carl Edwards Jr.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after Jesús Aguilar hit a two-run home run in the first inning, manager Don Mattingly's nerves built up when his Miami Marlins missed a few chances to break the game open.
Then Aguilar doubled and scored in the seventh to assuage some of those fears, which Mattingly said lasted throughout the Marlins’ 5-3 victory Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) — Avisaíl García drove in the go-ahead run on a fielder’s-choice grounder in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Thursday to complete a three-game sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jesús Aguilar and Jesús Sánchez were placed on the injured list Friday by the Miami Marlins, who did not specify why.
Manager Don Mattingly said he couldn’t talk about the medical issues of Aguilar and Sánchez,, who rank third and fourth on the Marlins in homers.
HOUSTON (AP) — Miami rookie starter Braxton Garrett has been focused on building his confidence this season.
The 24-year-old's performance Saturday against the powerful Houston Astros should help give him a boost in that department.
MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. homered twice, including a grand slam, and had a career-high six RBIs as the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 12-2 on Tuesday night.
Nick Fortes and Jorge Soler also went deep while Avisaíl García had three hits for the Marlins.
MIAMI (AP) — Donovan Walton hit a grand slam, Jakob Junis pitched six innings of one-run ball and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Sunday.
Curt Casali had two hits and scored twice for the Giants, who split the four-game series with Miami and finished 5-5 on their three-city swing.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Miami Marlins have found themselves on the losing end of most close games this year.
They may have found a solution: blowouts.
Miami turned a competitive afternoon into a comfortable win Wednesday, riding big swings by Jazz Chisholm Jr.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If this is how Pablo López pitches when he's not feeling particularly well — dizzy, sort of light-headed, “eyes lagging, in video game terms,” to use his description — imagine what the Miami Marlins righty will do on days when everything is perfect.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins tried to do less, and it worked.
Sandy Alcantara allowed two runs in 6 1/3 innings, Joey Wendle had two RBIs and the Marlins won their home opener by downing the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Thursday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Tyler Wade led the majors with 12 runs scored as a pinch runner last season for the Yankees, so he clearly knows what he's doing in tough baserunning situations.
His first such run for the Los Angeles Angels ended their season-opening homestand on an exciting note — with a little help from a fortunate replay ruling.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Sandy Alcantara will make the third opening day start Friday when the Miami Marlins open the season at San Francisco, manager Don Mattingly said.
Alcantara, 26, becomes the third Marlins pitcher to start three consecutive opening days, joining Josh Johnson and Josh Beckett.
MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly’s first team meeting with the Miami Marlins this spring was short, sweet and had just one primary point.
He told them they can win.
Mattingly wasn’t exactly breaking new ground in leadership tactics with that take, but there was a reason why he wanted that to be the message.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly says they've found additional pop at the plate in Jorge Soler.
“We’ve talked about the length of our lineup getting better,” Mattingly said.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins are finalizing a contract with right-hander Sandy Alcantara and have reached an agreement with free agent outfielder Avisail Garcia, a person with knowledge of the situations said Sunday.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins completed their coaching staff for next season Wednesday, adding Marcus Thames from the New York Yankees and promoting Al Pedrique, Edwar González and Eric Duncan from various roles within the organization.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Rojas’ two-run single capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning Wednesday night, spoiling Taijuan Walker’s longest start in more than four years and sending the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandy Alcantara allowed one hit over eight sparkling innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Monday night.
With two outs in the seventh, Josh Bell lined a single off the base of the right-field fence to end Alcantara's no-hit bid.
MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 Thursday night.
Javier Báez homered and doubled for the Mets, who began the day four games behind NL East leader Atlanta and 4 ½ from the second wild card.
MIAMI (AP) — Lewis Brinson hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins rallied to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Saturday night.
Brinson’s opposite-field shot off reliever Archie Bradley (7-3) ricocheted off the inside of the foul pole in right field for his eighth homer, punctuating a three-run inning.
MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro homered and singled, rookie Bryan De La Cruz had three hits, and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 Thursday night.
De La Cruz increased his batting average to .353 since Miami acquired him from Houston on July 30.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Saturday night.
Tyler Naquin hit three doubles and scored three times as Cincinnati won for the fifth time in seven games.
MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Jesús Aguilar homered, and the Miami Marlins handed the Chicago Cubs their 11th straight loss with a 4-1 victory Sunday.
The game was tied at 1 before Chisholm connected against Alec Mills (5-5) in the sixth inning.
MIAMI (AP) — Bryan De La Cruz hit a grand slam and Alex Jackson added a three-run homer as the Miami Marlins tied a team record by scoring 11 times in the second inning Friday night during a 14-10 win over the Chicago Cubs.
MIAMI (AP) — Marlins manager Don Mattingly is back with the club two weeks after testing positive for COVID-19.
The 60-year-old Mattingly, who was vaccinated for the virus in April, returned for the opener of a three-game series at home against the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lewis Brinson hit two of Miami's three home runs off rookie lefty Ryan Weathers, Sandy Alcantara shut down San Diego for seven brilliant innings and the Marlins avoided a winless road trip by beating the punchless Padres 7-0 Wednesday.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Joey Votto came oh-so-close to matching the major league record with a home run in eight consecutive games, but Javier Báez did clear the fence in his New York debut and the Mets rallied past the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in 10 innings Saturday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered in his second consecutive game since joining the Yankees, leading New York over Miami 4-2 Saturday on a night Marlins manager Don Mattingly missed the game after testing positive for COVID-19.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and will be away from the team while it continues its series against the New York Yankees.
The 60-year-old Mattingly experienced mild symptoms when he arrived at the park for the game.