by Adam Moore | CBSSports.com (5/12/2013) The Marlins transferred outfielder Austin Kearns from the bereavement list to the restricted list, the team announced Sunday. Kearns has been away from the team since May 4 due to a personal matter. It's unknown when he will re-join the club.
Austin Kearns tending to personal matter
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (5/5/2013) Marlins outfielder Austin Kearns will miss Sunday's game at Philadelphia after being placed on the bereavement list Sunday. It is unclear how long he will be away from the team as Miami promoted catcher Kyle Skipworth from Triple-A New Orleans to take his place on the active roster.
Austin Kearns likely heading to bereavement list
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/4/2013) Marlins outfielder Austin Kearns has left the team to deal with a personal matter and is expected to be placed on the bereavement list.
Kearns, who is hitting .185 in 27 at-bats, is expected to return to the team in a few days, according to MLB.com.
Austin Kearns delivers two singles in return
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/17/2013) Marlins outfielder Austin Kearns returned to the lineup Wednesday, batting sixth and playing right field. He collected two singles in four at-bats. Kearns was initially scratched from the lineup Sunday with an irregular heartbeat.
The singles were the first hits of the season for Kearns, who is 2 for 15.
Austin Kearns cleared to play
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/16/2013) Marlins outfielder Austin Kearns, who was dealing with an irregular heartbeat, has been cleared by doctors to resume baseball activities, MLB.com reports.
As expected, Kearns was held out Tuesday against the Nationals. He has missed three-straight games. The 32-year-old veteran has been held without a hit through his first 10 at-bats.
Austin Kearns awaiting clearance
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/16/2013) Marlins manager Mike Redmond said outfielder Austin Kearns (heart) underwent his follow-up medical tests, but the team is awaiting clearance for him to resume baseball activities, according to The Miami Herald.
"We're expecting to hear about him any time," Redmond said.
Austin Kearns discharged from hospital
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/15/2013) Marlins outfielder Austin Kearns was released from the hospital Monday after being treated for an irregular heartbeat, but will not play in the series opener against Washington, The Miami Herald reports. Kearns, who also missed Sunday's game, is scheduled to undergo another round of tests Tuesday, manager Mike Redmond said.
Austin Kearns to be kept overnight in hospital
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/14/2013) Marlins outfielder Austin Kearns, who was scratched out of the lineup against the Phillies, will be kept overnight at a local hospital in Miami after being admitted Sunday because of an irregular heartbeat.
"He's resting well," manager Mike Redmond said after Sunday's game. "I think they're still doing some tests on him. But it looks like everything is fine for now. We'll probably know more tomorrow."
Heart scare sends Austin Kearns to hospital
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/14/2013) Marlins outfielder Austin Kearns was scratched from the lineup for Sunday's game against Philadelphia due to a speeding heart rate and was sent to the hospital, The Miami Herald reports. Kearns was filling in for Giancarlo Stanton, who missed his third consecutive outing with a shoulder issue, before being replaced by Justin Ruggiano.
Marlins add Austin Kearns, Casey Kotchman to 25-man
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/26/2013) The Marlins told outfielder Austin Kearns and first baseman Casey Kotchman they will be added to the 25-man roster, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Tuesday.
The 30-year-old Kotchman is hitting .425 this spring with a homer and six RBI over 40 at-bats. Kearns, 32, hit .094 this spring over 32 at-bats.
Kearns to stay in Miami
(1/15/2013) The Marlins re-signed outfielder Austin Kearns to a minor-league deal on Tuesday. Kearns batted .245 with four homers and 16 RBI in 87 games for Miami last season.