Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reported on Monday morning that the Marlins are considering Mariners starter Wade Miley as a potential upgrade to the starting rotation. Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY reported on Sunday that the Phillies were scouting the lower level of the Marlins’ minor league system in preparation of a potential trade involving starter Jeremy Hellickson. The Marlins were already on the prowl for rotation help before putting Wei-Yin Chen on the disabled list on Sunday due to a sprained left elbow. Behind Jose Fernandez and Adam Conley, the rotation is underwhelming as Tom Koehler has a 4.42 ERA, Jose Urena 5.34, and Jarred Cosart 7.98 albeit over three starts. Miley, 29, will
Casual fans may not have known much about San Diego Padres outfielder Alex Dickerson coming into Monday’s game, but he gave them reason to remember the name with a monstrous home run against the Toronto Blue Jays. Dickerson’s mammoth blast came in the top of the ninth inning. On the second pitch of his at-bat, Dickerson drilled a 90 mph cutter from Bo Schultz out to right field.