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Jeff Baker

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  • Marlins surging but Stanton remains in slump

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Miami Marlins MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins are on their best hot streak of the season, winning eight of their past nine games. Yet, oddly, their best player, right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, is in a bizarre slump....
  • Baker's walk-off hit caps improbable Marlins comeback

    Baker's walk-off hit caps improbable Marlins comeback
    Are they buyers? Are they sellers? Are the Miami Marlins ready and able to make a statement that they will be a factor in the playoff race? With the trade deadline looming Thursday, that is what this three-game series against the first-place Nationals...
  • Notebook: Marlins look for Valdespin to spark struggling offense

    Notebook: Marlins look for Valdespin to spark struggling offense
    MIAMI The Marlins have a new second baseman, and his name is not Dan Uggla. While many fans have wondered aloud on Twitter whether ex-Marlin Uggla, who the Braves released Friday, would be a fit in South Florida, the team instead promoted Jordany...
  • Mets' streak in Alvarez's starts ends

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Miami Marlins - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- Unfortunately for Henderson Alvarez and the Miami Marlins, this one did not go to 11. The Marlins' winning streak in Alvarez starts ended at 10 Friday, when the right-...
  • Marlins midseason report: Trade targets pondered

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Miami Marlins - INSIDE PITCH On June 10, the Miami Marlins were 34-30 and just a half-game out of first place in the National League East. After getting swept by the New York Mets on July 13 in an ugly 9-1 loss, the...
  • Valdespin getting turn at second for Marlins

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Miami Marlins - INSIDE PITCH MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins' search for a second baseman continues. On Saturday, it was the Marlins' debut of Jordany Valdespin, 26, who singled in his first at-bat. He finished 1-for-4...
  • Marlins Notes: Dietrich returns ready to contribute | Video highlights

    Getting contact is what Derek Dietrich does best especially if the result is getting hit by a pitch. The second baseman returned to the Miami Marlins on Sunday after spending most of June in Triple-A New Orleans. He replaces Rafael Furcal who left in...
  • Utley's blast in 14th trumps Marlins' power surge

    Utley's blast in 14th trumps Marlins' power surge
    The Marlins out-homered the Phillies 3-1 in Thursday's series finale. They came up short in the only tally that matters. Chase Utley's two-run homer off Chris Hatcher delivered the Phillies to a walk-off, 5-3 victory in the 14th at Citizens Bank Park....
  • Utley's 14th-inning homer pushes Phils past Marlins

    The Sports Xchange Utley's 14th-inning homer pushes Phils past Marlins PHILADELPHIA -- With the clock nearing midnight, a pitch that was meant to be out of the strike zone wasn't. As a result, Chase Utley ended a four-hour, 41-minute marathon in the...
  • Athletics beat Marlins 9-5 despite blowing 4-run lead

    MIAMI The Oakland Athletics still haven't lost a game this year in which they've led by four runs. Oakland came perilously close to doing just that Friday before pulling out a 9-5 win over the Miami Marlins, a game in which the score doesn't come close...
  • Replay goes A's way in 9-5 win

    The Sports Xchange By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange Replay goes A's way in 9-5 win MIAMI -- It wasn't exactly "instant" replay, but it still favored the Oakland A's on the key play of the night. Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run in the top of...
  • DeSclafani injury leaves void in rotation

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Miami Marlins - INSIDE PITCH MIAMI -- We're now finding out how much the Miami Marlins miss Jose Fernandez, their ace pitcher who is injured and out for the year. The Marlins have been left with three veteran...