David A Marcillo
NFL, MLB Correspondent
I have been following the Marlins since all the way back in 1993. I didn't really know anything about baseball then, but there was a new team in my city and I wanted to be a fan. Since then, I have seen, played, and learned a lot. I still don't know anything about baseball.
No huge news in the wacky world of bullpens this week, but a few interesting decisions and comments from managers were intriguing and could ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Sep 23
We're almost there, folks. The playoff picture is starting to clear up and fantasy and "real life" teams alike are starting to make postseason ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Sep 16
We're almost there, folks. Fantasy playoffs have already started for some and will be starting soon for everyone else. We hope your teams are ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Sep 9
Playoffs are coming for most leagues and have already started for some. Unfortunately, that means the fantasy baseball season is ending for lots of teams. ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Sep 2
Bad news: the regular season is almost over, with teams seeing fewer than 40 games left on their schedules. Good news: that means playoff ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Aug 26
It's been a while Closer Report readers, and I am glad to be back. After a few weeks off, Closer Report should be back ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Aug 19
With the All-Star Break now behind us and the trade deadline rapidly approaching (albeit a bit less rapidly this year due to the August ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Jul 22
Drew Steckenrider making some noise in the Marlins bullpen
Miami Marlins rookie relief pitcher Drew Steckenrider is having an excellent rookie season despite the team seemingly moving him back and forth between the minors and the Marlins bullpen all year. In 18 innings pitched across 20 games, Steckenrider has an even 2.00 ERA and is striking out 12.00 batters per nine innings.
Dan Straily pulled early on Tuesday despite solid work
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Dan Straily was pulled after five innings on Tuesday despite allowing only three runs on five hits and two walks.
Brad Ziegler saves another one on Saturday
Miami Marlins closer Brad Ziegler picked up his fourth save of the season on Saturday. He allowed a hit and a walk, while striking out one.
Dan Straily leaves with one out to go for a quality start
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Dan Straily pitched well in a no decision on Thursday, leaving with just one more out needed to record a quality start. Straily pitched 5 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits and a walk.
Brad Ziegler records his second save on Sunday
Miami Marlins closer Brad Ziegler picked up his second save of the season on Sunday, tossing a scoreless ninth inning. He allowed a a hit and struck out one.
Jose Urena has another strong road start on Sunday
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena had another strong start on the road, winning his 10th game of the season by tossing six innings. He allowed one run on three hits and a walk, striking out three.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Edinson Volquez underwent Tommy John Surgery on Friday. It "went well" according to the team.
Clark Spencer on Twitter2 wks ago
Vance Worley tosses seven shutout innings against the Nationals-yes, really
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Vance Worley tossed seven shutout innings against the Washington Nationals, allowing just two hits.
Brad Ziegler picks up a save in his first chance as Marlins closer
Miami Marlins closer Brad Ziegler earned his first save of the season in his first chance since coming back from the disabled list. He did allow two hits, but no runs came around to score.
Chris O'Grady hit hard on Tuesday
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Chris O'Grady was hit hard on Tuesday, lasting only three innings while allowing six runs on seven hits and two walks.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Edinson Volquez is done for the season, but the Marlins have not yet given a specific reason.
Tim Healey on Twitter2 wks ago