Miami Marlins news, rumors and injuries
Thu, 05 May 2016 19:33:34 -0700
Fantasy Tip: It was his third scoreless outing in six starts, and his ERA sits at 3.06 to go along with impressive strikeout numbers. He shouldn’t be sitting on waivers at this point.
Thu, 05 May 2016 19:21:21 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Chris Johnson should continue to see extra at-bats until Bour returns, but he doesn't have any fantasy appeal.
Thu, 05 May 2016 12:34:18 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Bour is dealing with a dislocated pinkie finger. While he may avoid the DL, he could miss at least a few more games. Johnson does hit lefty pitcher much better in his career, but he lacks notable power and therefor has a limited fantasy ceiling in all formats.
Thu, 05 May 2016 10:36:13 -0700
Miami Marlins OF Christian Yelich leads the Marlins in highest average exit velocity (94.9 mph), according to Statcast. OF Giancarlo Stanton has an average exit velocity of 93.9. Yelich's mark has him ranked ninth in the majors. He already has eight doubles after hitting 30 in each of the last two years.
Fantasy Tip: Yelich doesn't hit for much power (career-high nine homers in 2014), but he'll maintain a high average with great plate discipline and elite contact rates. His power could still develop since he's only 24, so Yelich's fantasy ceiling could continue to grow.
Wed, 04 May 2016 19:49:19 -0700
Miami Marlins C J.T. Realmuto went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in a victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday, May 4. He extended his hitting streak to nine games and is batting .514 (19-for-37) during this stretch.
Fantasy Tip: Overall, Realmuto is batting .329 with two home runs and seven RBI through 22 games and has spent the last two games serving as Miami's leadoff hitter. He is a must-start in daily fantasy contests while he is in the midst of his hitting streak.
Wed, 04 May 2016 19:02:12 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Fernandez improved to 19-1 in his career at home but he needed 99 pitches to get through five innings and hasn't lasted longer than six innings in any of his six outings this year. His strikeout totals still make him a solid fantasy option even though he possesses an ERA of 4.28. Fernandez's next start will come at home in a very favorable matchup against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, May 9.
Wed, 04 May 2016 13:26:23 -0700
Fantasy Tip: A hand injury can never be spun positively for a hitter, and Bour was already a fringe fantasy asset in the majority of seasonal leagues. He does offer some nice pop and hits in a prime sport in the order behind Giancarlo Stanton, though, and Bour owns a respectable .276/.341/.461 slash line through 85 plate appearances to start the season. Derek Dietrich and Chris Johnson project to handle first base while Bour is out of the lineup. Stay tuned for updates.
Wed, 04 May 2016 11:29:26 -0700
Fantasy Tip: It looks like Dietrich will shift to first against righties, such as today against Rubby De La Rosa, and Chris Johnson will face lefties while Bour is out. Dietrich has a .325-2-10 line and is an easy lower-middle flyer today. Rojas is hitting .333 in 24 at-bats, and he might be worth a bottom-of-the-barrel flyer today.
Tue, 03 May 2016 23:54:08 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Bour has a solid .276-3-12 line, but he may miss a few days. Chris Johnson could see a few starts at first, but he is hitting .250 with no RBI in 25 at-bats.
Tue, 03 May 2016 23:45:52 -0700
Fantasy Tip: He has also hit two homers with five RBI during the stretch. He's an upper-middle consideration right now in DFS.
Tue, 03 May 2016 13:42:12 -0700
Miami Marlins 2B Derek Dietrich and 1B Justin Bour are not in the starting lineup against Arizona Diamondbacks left-handed SP Patrick Corbin Tuesday, May 3. SS Miguel Rojas is at the keystone and is batting eighth, while 1B Chris Johnson is starting at first base and hitting sixth.
Fantasy Tip: Rojas is more of a desperation daily selection. Johnson doesn't move the needle much, either, but he does own a .312 career average against southpaws. Johnson doesn't hit for much power but makes steady contact and could return decent value if you're looking for a deep daily sleeper.
Tue, 03 May 2016 13:38:58 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Don Mattingly is getting creative with Dee Gordon suspended and Derek Dietrich sitting versus a lefty. Realmuto is batting a respectable .312 (24-for-77) with a .329 on-base percentage. He could stick in the spot against lefties, which would increase his overall fantasy value slightly. He's certainly worth a look as your daily catcher tonight as a result.
Sun, 01 May 2016 09:59:47 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Suzuki has been solid at the plate during his limited playing time this season. He is hitting .333 with two RBI and two stolen bases. Suzuki could be used in some daily fantasy leagues but is not a must-start option in any league.
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:20:32 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Dietrich has a .290-1-6 line on the year and is about to see a whole lot more playing time with Dee Gordon suspended. He's a marginal start today.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:59:47 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Bour's status as a platoon player makes him tough to own in season-long formats, and he is a shot-in-the-dark play against right-handed pitchers in DFS formats.
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