1/29/2015 | Ichiro first player from Japan to suit up for Marlins
Now that the Marlins have signed Ichiro Suzuki, the Reds are the only team in Major League Baseball for which a Japanese player has never appeared.
1/29/2015 | In joining Marlins, Ichiro dons familiar No. 51
Uniform numbers are revered more in Japan than America. That's probably explained in part by the culture of free agency and trades in the U.S. decreasing the chances that a player will be identified by one number for his entire career. The most anticipated moment of the news conference announcing Ichiro's signing with the Marlins on was the return of his iconic No. 51 to his uniform.
1/29/2015 | Ichiro signing may be Marlins' final offseason move
Their Hot Stove season started with the record-setting signing of Giancarlo Stanton, and adding Ichiro Suzuki on Wednesday likely capped the Marlins' hectic offseason. Not that the door is completely closed for business, but basically what you see is what you will get once Spring Training gets underway on Feb. 20 in Jupiter, Fla.
1/29/2015 | Which prospects will make the Top 100 cut?
After an offseason filled with transactions and intrigue, Spring Training is fast approaching. That means it's time for the unveiling of the latest MLBPipeline.com Top 100 Prospects list. The Top 50 will be unveiled during a one-hour special on MLB Network and MLB.com beginning at 9 p.m. ET, and the entire list will be available on MLB.com.
1/29/2015 | Ichiro 'humbled' by Marlins' efforts
Ichiro Suzuki was thrilled to receive a warm welcome from his new club, which happened to occur more than 7,000 miles away from Miami, as Marlins officials traveled to Tokyo to introduce the veteran, who signed a one-year deal with the team this week.
1/28/2015 | Marlins go the extra mile to introduce Ichiro
Five team executives flew 18 hours to Japan to properly welcome Ichiro Suzuki -- who signed a one-year, $2 million contract on Tuesday night -- into the family.
1/28/2015 | Yelich makes historic visit to Louisville
By no means is Christian Yelich the first player to sign a contract with Louisville Slugger, but on Wednesday he became the first to do so at the facility in Louisville, Ky.
1/28/2015 | Ichiro still a treat to watch in late stage of career
Thanks to the Miami Marlins, baseball gets at least one more season of one of the most remarkable players of our time: Ichiro Suzuki.
1/28/2015 | Stanton opens up about contract in Network special
Just a few months away from beginning the first year of his record-breaking $325 million contract, Stanton joined MLB Network for a special feature Tuesday evening -- "The Offseason: Hope in Chicago and Miami" -- to discuss the Marlins' offseason and his aspirations for the next 13 years in Miami.
1/27/2015 | Stanton chronicles offseason in Network feature
How Giancarlo Stanton goes about knocking baseballs out of the park starts with running sprints in the sand. The offseason for the Marlins slugger is not entirely about getting a little rest and relaxation; it's also about pushing his physical limits in preparation for the 2015 season. Stanton reveals some of his exhausting training tips on MLB Network Presents: "The Offseason: Hope in Chicago and Miami," which airs on Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
1/27/2015 | WAR figures show Royals boast best outfield
A case can be made that the Royals' Alex Gordon, Jarrod Dyson and Lorenzo Cain form the best defensive outfield in Major League history. Factoring in offense, the world of analytics narrowly favors Kansas City's outfield over the Angels and Marlins.
1/26/2015 | 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 second basemen
Leading the array of new faces among top second-base prospects is Jose Peraza, who could soon be part of a formidable double-play combination with Andrelton Simmons in Atlanta. Micah Johnson of the White Sox and the Blue Jays' Devon Travis are the two players who remain from last year's list.
1/26/2015 | Finding at-bats for Ichiro a good problem for Marlins
The Marlins believe Christian Yelich, Marcell Ozuna and Giancarlo Stanton form the best outfield trio in the National League. Add Ichiro Suzuki to the roster, and the club now feels it has the top fourth outfielder in the league.
1/24/2015 | Ichiro's pursuit of 3,000 hits to continue in Miami
Ichiro Suzuki has been given an opportunity to join the 3,000-hit club. The key to reports that he has agreed to a one-year deal worth $2 million with Miami is that the Marlins have indicated a willingness to work on a second year, which Suzuki will most likely need to collect a 3,000th hit.
1/23/2015 | Source: Ichiro, Marlins agree to 1-year deal
The Marlins have filled a need for a fourth outfielder by agreeing on Friday to a one-year contract with 10-time All-Star Ichiro Suzuki, a baseball source confirmed to MLB.com. The deal is pending a physical. The club has not confirmed the deal.
1/23/2015 | Pierre impressed with Marlins' direction for 2015
Pitching, speed and defense were the foundation of the Marlins' 2003 World Series title team. The organization is striving to mirror that plan in putting together its roster for this season. Former Miami outfielder Juan Pierre sees similarities in the two squads.
1/22/2015 | Marlins built to give Nationals run for their money
Despite all the brilliant analysis, there's this one pesky thing called a 162-game schedule. It's a great thing, too, as it determines -- for real, and once and for all -- who are the best teams. So go ahead, prematurely coronate the Nationals if you want. Everybody gets it. But beware of the Marlins.
1/21/2015 | Marlins set to carry 65 players into camp
The Marlins have invited 25 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training, including 15 players signed to Minor League deals. As of Wednesday afternoon, Miami will carry 65 players into Spring Training at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla.
1/21/2015 | Ichiro the Marlins' primary target for outfield depth
The Marlins are in need of a fourth outfielder as Spring Training draws nearer, and 10-time All-Star Ichiro Suzuki still seems to top their list of potential targets.
1/20/2015 | Spring competition likely to decide Marlins' fifth starter
The Nationals landing Max Scherzer for a reported seven-year, $210 million contract has certainly gained the Marlins' attention. While the Scherzer deal gives Washington a super rotation, Miami isn't planning on making a serious counter attack by either signing free agent James Shields or making a trade for another starter. The reason is the club is very comfortable with the starting options already assembled.
1/19/2015 | Focused on '15, Cishek excited about Marlins' direction
Marlins closer Steve Cishek shares the organization's vision, and he remains hopeful to be part of its long-range plans. For now, the 28-year-old is focused solely on 2015 and doing his part to help the team reach the playoffs.
1/18/2015 | Marlins, Kelly reportedly reach Minor League deal
Former Tiger Don Kelly has agreed to a Minor League contract with the Miami Marlins, according to multiple reports.
1/18/2015 | Marlins open to two-year deal with Ichiro
The Marlins have intensified talks with 10-time All-Star outfielder Ichiro Suzuki and are open to a possible two-year deal, MLB.com has learned.
1/18/2015 | Jupiter crew works the grounds year-round
Pitchers and catchers may be reporting to Spring Training on Feb. 19, but the grounds crew at the busiest complex in the Grapefruit League has been aggressively grooming the fields for months.
1/17/2015 | Arbitration figures shed light on Marlins' payroll
According to exchange figures, the Marlins are a combined $1.720 million apart in contract talks with right-handers Mat Latos and David Phelps and lefty Mike Dunn.
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