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  1. Jon Lester goes to Cubs for $155 million over six years

    Dec 10, 2014, 1:34 AM EST

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Oakland Athletics

    Lester will try to bring the North Side its first World Series victory since 1908.

  2. Cubs exercise 2015 club option on Jacob Turner

    Nov 1, 2014, 4:05 PM EST

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    Turner had a 6.49 ERA and 17/10 K/BB ratio in 24 2/3 innings over six starts and two relief appearances with Chicago down the stretch.

  3. Cubs tab Jacob Turner over Kyle Hendricks to start Sunday’s regular season finale

    Sep 26, 2014, 10:55 PM EST

    Kyle Hendricks

    The Cubs will start Jacob Turner over Kyle Hendricks on Sunday, citing Hendricks’ workload as the reason.

  4. Cubs ready to make a big play for pitching

    Sep 22, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    The Cubs know they can’t just get by on change-of-scenery guys and sign-and-flip deals.

  5. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 28, 2014, 6:55 AM EST

    Clayton Kershaw

    Every fifth day I wake up in the morning and see another impressive Clayton Kershaw pitching line.

  6. Jacob Turner taking Edwin Jackson’s spot in Cubs’ rotation

    Aug 23, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

    Jacob Turner

    Jacob Turner will start on Wednesday, taking over Edwin Jackson’s spot in the Cubs’ starting rotation.

  7. Marlins calling up Brad Penny to start tonight against the Reds

    Aug 9, 2014, 12:51 PM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles

    Brad Penny is back in the majors for the first time since 2012.

  8. Cubs acquire Jacob Turner from Marlins

    Aug 8, 2014, 1:45 PM EST

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    Turner had an ugly 5.97 ERA in 78 innings for the Marlins this season, but he posted a 3.95 ERA in 30 starts between 2012 and 2013, ranked as a consensus top-50 prospect a couple years ago, and just turned 23 in May.

  9. Are the Marlins ditching 23-year-old Jacob Turner for 36-year-old Brad Penny?

    Aug 6, 2014, 12:46 PM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles

    Not only did the Marlins surprise a lot of people by designating for assignment one-time top prospect Jacob Turner–who at 23 years old still has plenty of upside–they’re apparently thinking of replacing him in the rotation with 36-year-old Brad Penny.

  10. The Marlins designate Jacob Turner for assignment

    Aug 5, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

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    Tigers win the Anibal Sanchez trade.

  11. Marlins demote Jacob Turner to the bullpen

    Jun 16, 2014, 5:47 PM EST

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    Miami has called up top pitching prospect Andrew Heaney for his MLB debut Thursday and to make room for him in the rotation the Marlins have demoted Jacob Turner to the bullpen.

  12. Batting practice injury sends Marlins pitcher Jacob Turner to disabled list

    Apr 9, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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    Marlins right-hander Jacob Turner hurt his shoulder taking batting practice prior to yesterday’s scheduled start. He was scratched from the outing against the Nationals and now the Marlins have placed him on the disabled list with a strained shoulder.

  13. 2014 Preview: Miami Marlins

    Mar 4, 2014, 3:30 PM EST

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Miami Marlins. The Big Question: Can the Marlins lose fewer than 100 games? The Marlins lost exactly 100 games…

  14. Ranking the best 1-2 rotation punches in baseball

    Jan 22, 2014, 9:25 PM EST

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    The Yankees made headlines when it was announced that they had signed Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka to a seven-year deal worth $155 million. They were in need of rotation help and satisfied that need in a big way by signing the best free agent pitcher on the market. That the Yankees signed him came as…

  15. B.J. Upton goes 4-for-6, helps Braves walk off against the Marlins

    Aug 31, 2013, 11:55 PM EST

    B.J. Upton

    After a hot streak to begin the month of August, Braves outfielder B.J. Upton had fallen into another slump again, hitting just .100 in his last 44 plate appearances entering tonight’s game against the Marlins. Upton was on fire all night against Marlins starter Jacob Turner and the bullpen, though, knocking four hits including a…

  16. Jacob Turner has a 1.76 ERA since his May 31 promotion

    Jun 30, 2013, 10:22 AM EST

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    Jacob Turner has been a well-known name in the baseball world for so long that it’s almost difficult to believe he is only 22 years old. And yet here we are. The young righty was ranked a Top-30 prospect by Baseball America three offseasons in a row (2010-2012) and is rounding into a pretty nice…

  17. Carlos Beltran suffers right toe bruise on hit-by-pitch

    Feb 28, 2013, 10:47 PM EST

    Carlos Beltran AP

    Carlos Beltran made an early exit from today’s Grapefruit League game against the Marlins after he was hit on the right foot by a pitch from right-hander Jacob Turner in the first inning. While the veteran outfielder was diagnosed with a right toe bruise after X-rays ruled out a fracture, he told Jenifer Langosch of…

  18. Marlins to give Rob Brantly a look behind the plate

    Aug 12, 2012, 8:45 PM EST

    Rob Brantly

    While right-hander Jacob Turner, the biggest piece the Marlins received from the Tigers in last month’s Anibal Sanchez-Omar Infante deal, continues to toil in the minors, the Marlins announced Sunday that they’re going to give his batterymate, Rob Brantly, an opportunity starting Tuesday. Brantly will be called up to replace fellow catcher Brett Hayes on…

  19. HBT’s Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2012, 4:35 PM EST

    Lets make a deal

    The 2012 non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone. Here’s your summary of who went where and for whom: 7/31/12: The Indians Acquire 1B Lars Anderson from the Red Sox for RHP Steven Wright. Quick Take: Anderson is a once-promising slugger who has seemingly run out of gas on his third time through Triple-A. Wright…

  20. Really now, what should the Marlins have done?

    Jul 25, 2012, 12:21 PM EST

    The Monstrosity

    Look, I’d be just as happy to kick Jeffrey Loria to the curb as the rest of you. I’m not going to slam him for all of the sliminess involving the Marlins ballpark deal because in those maneuverings, he’s basically just doing everything Bud Selig wants his owners to do. But, yeah, as far as MLB…

  21. Quote of the Day: Ken Rosenthal slams the Marlins

    Jul 24, 2012, 11:06 AM EST

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    This is sharp, but it’s oh, so true: Monday’s trade — right-hander Anibal Sanchez and infielder Omar Infante to the Tigers for right-hander Jacob Turner, catcher Rob Brantly and left-hander Brian Flynn, along with an exchange of competitive-balance picks — was not the start of a fire sale. It actually was worse — an admission by the Marlins that they didn’t know what…

  22. Tigers get Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante from Marlins

    Jul 23, 2012, 5:45 PM EST

    Anibal Sanchez

    While the baseball world waits to see if Ryan Dempster to the Braves actually happens, the Marlins and Tigers have pulled off an even bigger trade. Jon Morosi of FOXSports.com reports that Miami is sending right-hander Anibal Sanchez and infielder Omar Infante to Detroit. According to his colleage Ken Rosenthal the Marlins will get pitching…

  23. The Tigers send Jacob Turner to Toledo

    Mar 26, 2012, 9:36 AM EST

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    Jacob Turner, the Tigers top pitching prospect entered spring training with a chance to become the fifth starter.  A bout with shoulder tendinitis derailed that, however.  Over the weekend Jim Leyland said that he still had a “slight chance” to win the fifth starter’s job, but that’s all over now, as the Tigers have optioned…

  24. Jacob Turner has shoulder tendinitis

    Mar 14, 2012, 10:00 AM EST

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    You know what a really vague injury is? “Dead arm.”  That’s what Tigers’ prospect Jacob Turner was said to have yesterday.  The next vaguest diagnosis is tendinitis. That’s what he’s said to have today. In his shoulder, and as such he is being shut down for a week. Thing about such maladies, however, is that…

  25. Tigers’ Jacob Turner shut down with dead arm

    Mar 13, 2012, 6:05 PM EST

    Jacob Turner

    Detroit’s top prospect is rapidly falling out of the mix for a rotation spot. Jacob Turner, who gave up six runs — five earned — in 1 2/3 innings Monday against the Mets, has been shut down for a few days due to a “dead-arm period,” said manager Jim Leyland. Though he’s just 20, Turner…

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