Vance Worley
P MIA
5 days ago

Worley will move back to the bullpen with Justin Nicolino (finger) in line to come off the disabled list to start Monday against the Nationals, Tim Healey of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

EDGE Analysis

Worley has made four starts with the Marlins this season when injuries have thinned the pitching ranks, but he hasn't appeared in a game since June 9 after manager Don Mattingly decided to deploy a four-man rotation during the past week. The Marlins' schedule for the upcoming week would have necessitated a fifth starter, but since a healthy Nicolino is now ready to fill that void, Worley will be forced to settle for low-leverage work in long relief.

Vance Worley
P MIA
2 weeks ago

Worley (0-2) gave up four runs on six hits and two walks over 3.2 innings while striking out two Friday but didn't factor into the decision in a 12-7 win over the Pirates.

EDGE Analysis

The Marlins offense bailed him out, but this was the second straight start in which Worley failed to get out of the fourth inning. With Justin Nicolino (blister) and Tom Koehler (shoulder) both possibly returning to action over the next few days, Worley's 7.27 ERA and 1.50 WHIP make him a strong candidate to get bumped from the rotation.

Vance Worley
P MIA
3 weeks ago

Worley allowed five runs on six hits and three walks across 3.2 innings in a no-decision Sunday against the D-backs. He struck out five.

EDGE Analysis

Worley threw 67 percent of his pitches for strikes in this one, but location seemed to be a challenge as he set a new season high in walks while allowing four extra-base hits in his short time on the mound. Luckily, the bullpen pitched 5.1 scoreless innings after his removal and the offense came to life, propelling the club to victory. Worley hadn't been convincing prior to this start and now carries an unsightly 6.59 ERA to go along with a 9:4 K:BB through 12.2 innings this season. He is currently scheduled to start Friday against the Pirates and will need to deliver a more encouraging result if he is to maintain his current role.

Vance Worley
P MIA
4 weeks ago

Manager Don Mattingly said Worley will likely head to the bullpen once Jeff Locke (shoulder) is activated from the DL, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

EDGE Analysis

With Locke nearing activation from the disabled list, it appears he will start in place of Worley on Thursday and take over for him in the rotation thereafter. He'll likely assume a long relief role in the bullpen with an opportunity at starts should another spot open up in the Marlins' rotation.

Vance Worley
P MIA
4 weeks ago

Worley (0-2) gave up two runs on two hits while striking out two over five innings in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Angels.

EDGE Analysis

He only made two real mistakes in his 63 pitches, but Mike Trout put one over the fence for a solo homer in the first inning, and Cameron Maybin ripped the other for a triple in the third before coming around to score on a groundout. Worley's performance was good enough to keep him in the rotation for now, and he'll make his next trip to the mound Thursday at home against the dangerous Diamondbacks.

Vance Worley
P MIA
1 month ago

Worley will start Saturday's contest with the Angels, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Worley struggled through four innings in his lone start for Miami this season, but they'll trot him back out to the mound Saturday to make a second start. He's projected to clash with Angels' right-hander JC Ramirez.

Vance Worley
P MIA
1 month ago

Worley (0-1) allowed three runs on six hits (one home run) while walking one and striking out two over four innings in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Dodgers.

EDGE Analysis

The 29-year-old was sporting a 2-5 record, 4.45 ERA and 1.43 WHIP in eight Triple-A starts. Worley isn't guaranteed another go in Miami's rotation, but given the Marlins' injury woes to their starting rotation, they may not have a choice. If he sees another start, he'll once again be a poor streaming choice, even in deeper formats. Worley's career-high 8.3 K/9 was way back in 2015 with the Phillies, and his inability to miss bats severely limits his ceiling.

Vance Worley
P MIA
1 month ago

Worley's contract was selected from Triple-A New Orleans on Saturday.

EDGE Analysis

Since being brought up from New Orleans, Worley has been tabbed as Miami's starter for Sunday's outing against the Dodgers, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports. Worley has started eight games at New Orleans this season, during which he's posted a 4.43 ERA and 1.43 WHIP. Worley has struggled to retire the opposition, as batters have hit .305 with him on the mound. In a corresponding move, Odrisamer Despaigne was optioned to New Orleans.

Vance Worley
P MIA
3 months ago

Worley agreed to a minor-league deal with the Marlins on Sunday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

The deal is still pending a physical, but if everything checks out it appears that Worley will open the season with Triple-A New Orleans. The 29-year-old was recently released by the Nationals after posting a 4.80 ERA over 15.0 innings this spring. He'll serve as organizational pitching depth for the Marlins in 2017.

Vance Worley
P MIA
3 months ago

The Nationals released Worley on Wednesday, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Worley, a non-roster invitee, was in the hunt for a long-relief role with the Nationals, but it looks like Jeremy Guthrie, who remains in camp, will assume that role if Washington elects to keep a long man. The 29-year-old Worley hurt his chances by coughing up nine runs on 16 hits in 15 innings during Grapefruit League play, while also turning in a 6:6 K:BB ratio. He could draw interest from other organizations as a swingman, but he'll likely have to settle for a minor-league contract wherever he lands.