• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Marlins release injured 1B Jeff Baker

    The Marlins have added insult to injury to first baseman Jeff Baker, who is on the disabled list with an intercostal strain. They have released Baker, per MLB.com. Baker had just one hit in his last 17 at-bats before going down and has posted a weak slash line of .208/.288/.375 on the year.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Marlins place 1B Jeff Baker on DL with intercostal strain

    The Marlins have placed first baseman Jeff Baker on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 8, with a left intercostal strain, the Miami Herald has reported. Baker, who sustained the injury Tuesday, is batting .208 in just 72 at-bats this season.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Marlins' Jeff Baker leaves Tuesday's game with oblique injury

    Marlins first baseman Jeff Baker left Tuesday's game against the Red Sox after one inning with left oblique pain, according to the Miami Herald. Baker struck out in his only at-bat before being replaced in the bottom of the second inning. Michael Morse moved from left field to first base, with Ichiro Suzuki entering the game in left. The Marlins have not provided any further updates on Baker's status.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Marlins' Jeff Baker gets another start in place of Justin Bour

    The Marlins will start Jeff Baker at first base in Saturday's game, in place of Justin Bour. Bour has started 30 games at first this season, but Baker has gotten the call three times in the last four games. Baker will be starting his twelfth game at first base this year. He'll bat fifth in the lineup.

  • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Marlins 1B Jeff Baker notches two RBI in loss to Rockies

    Marlins first baseman Jeff Baker stepped up when most of his teammates didn't in his team's 10-5 loss to the Rockies on Saturday. Baker went 2 for 5 with two RBI in the loss. He is now hitting .282/.378/.487 on the season with two home runs and six RBI in 39 at-bats.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Marlins 1B Jeff Baker hits first 2015 home run on Saturday

    Marlins first baseman Jeff Baker put the icing on the cake in Saturday's win over the Mets. Baker, who was making just his fifth start of the season, launched a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning, putting his team up 9-5, which would be the final score. The home run was Baker's only hit of the game, and is his first longball since August 2014.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Marlins rest Mike Morse, Christian Yelich vs. southpaw Alex Wood

    Marlins first baseman Michael Morse and left fielder Christian Yelich were given the day off against left-hander Alex Wood and the Braves on Saturday. Jeff Baker will take over at first base and bat fifth, while Ichiro Suzuki will bat sixth and play left field in Yelich's absence. Morse has been held without a hit over his last 11 at-bats. He is hitting .214 on the year and is a .143 lifetime hitter against Wood. Yelich is a lifetime .409 (9 for 22) hitter against the southpaw, but is hitting.160 (4 for 25) since returning from the disabled list. Miami is favored (-125) at home against Atlanta, per VegasInsider.com.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Marlins' Dee Gordon returns to lineup Sunday

    Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon is back in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Giants. Gordon was held out of the last two games with a leg issue but was able to return Sunday as expected. He has hit .437/.461/.521 with 12 stolen bases in 119 at-bats. Jeff Baker, who drew the start for Gordon Saturday but had to come out with an oblique injury, is on the bench. The Marlins are a coin flip (-105) against the Giants Sunday.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Tight oblique knocks Marlins 2B Jeff Baker from game

    Marlins little-used second baseman Jeff Baker was removed from the game Saturday night in San Francisco with a tight right oblique, per the Miami Herald. He is considered day-to-day. Donovan Solano replaced him. Baker had just 12 at-bats in 12 games played heading into action.

  • by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

    Dee Gordon (leg) out again for Marlins, INF Jeff Baker gets nod at 2B

    Marlins reserve infielder Jeff Baker will get his second start of the season and first at second base Saturday in San Francisco and will bat sixth, filling in for Dee Gordon, who's out of the lineup (leg) for the second straight game. Gordon is dealing with a sore right leg muscle. He is expected to be back in the starting lineup for Sunday's game, according to MLB.com. In 12 at-bats this season, Baker has three hits and one double.