by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/14/2013) The Marlins activated catcher Jeff Mathis, who has been out all season with a collarbone injury, from the 15-day disabled list prior to Tuesday's game against the Reds. Mathis hit .265 (9 for 34) with two home runs, four doubles and 12 RBI in nine rehab games (Class A, Double-A, Triple-A).
Jeff Mathis moving rehab to Triple-A
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/11/2013) Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis, who is rehabbing from a broken collarbone at Double-A Jacksonville, is expected to be activated prior to Tuesday's game against the Reds.
Mathis is scheduled to move his rehab to Triple-A New Orleans, where he'll catch a pair of games on Sunday and Monday. He has gone 3 for 11 with a home run and six RBI at Double-A.
With Mathis set to return, the Marlins will keep three catchers and just send Kyle Skipworth back down to the minors, according to the Miami Herald.
Jeff Mathis close to activation
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/9/2013) The Marlins are set to close a long road trip Sunday in Los Angeles, and they should start receiving some reinforcement from their lengthy disabled list with the start of another home stand.
The Sun Sentinel reported Thursday that catcher Jeff Mathis is expected to be activated during the homestand, which begins Tuesday against the Reds. Mathis is currently at Double-A Jacksonville, rehabbing from a broken collarbone.
Jeff Mathis starts rehab stint at Double-A
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/8/2013) Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis moved his rehab assignment to Double-A Jacksonville Tuesday as he continues to work his way back from a broken collarbone.
Mathis, who hit .364 with four RBI in three games at Class A, endured a quiet night as he went 0 for 3 with three strikeouts and a walk in his first game action at Double-A.
Mathis has gone 4 for 11 (.364) with four RBI in three rehab games for Class A Jupiter as he continues to recover from a fractured collarbone.
"He didn't have a spring training. We're going off how he feels, how that shoulder is," Redmond said Monday. "As a catcher you got to build your legs and build your arm strength up. It's no telling how long that takes. He's a professional. When he says he's ready he'll be ready."
Jeff Mathis begins road back
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/2/2013) Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis was able to make his minor-league rehab debut Thursday at Class A Jupiter. Mathis, who has been sidelined with a fractured collarbone since the spring, went 2 for 4 and was able to catch the first five innings of the game.
Mathis will likely need a handful of games at Jupiter before he is able to return to the majors.
Jeff Mathis nearing rehab assignment
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/27/2013) Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis, on the 15-day disabled list with a broken collarbone, could start his rehab assignment with Class A Jupiter as early as Thursday, according to the Palm Beach Post.
Mathis, who broke his collarbone on Feb. 23, has yet to play a game this season. He is expected to return to the lineup in early May.
Jeff Mathis has eyes on rehab game
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (4/25/2013) Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis continues to recover from a fractured right clavicle, and manager Mike Redmond told reporters Thursday that he expects him to participate in his first minor-league rehab game next week. Redmond specifically mentions May 1, as his target date for Mathis' return. Mathis has yet to play for the Marlins since being sent to Miami as part of the team's blockbuster deal with the Blue Jays.
Jeff Mathis taking dry swings
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/7/2013) Marlins manager Mike Redmond told MLB.com Sunday that catcher Jeff Mathis, on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right clavicle, has been able to throw from 45 feet and take some dry swings. He is expected to be ready to return in early May.
Season debut on hold for Jeff Mathis
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/31/2013) In an anticipated move, the Marlins placed catcher Jeff Mathis on the 15-day disabled list Sunday as he continues his recovery from a broken right collarbone. Mathis is hoping to rejoin the Miami lineup in early May.
Until then, Miguel Olivo will serve as the team's backup to Rob Brantly to begin the regular season.
Jeff Mathis seeking early May return
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/19/2013) Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis said Tuesday he hopes to return to big-league action in early May after being sidelined with a fractured right collarbone since late February. Mathis was expected to be out four to six weeks after suffering the injury during Miami's first Grapefruit League game.
"I'm moving it a little bit better," he told MLB.com. "I'm able to grab some things and do some things. As far as up over my shoulder, I'm not there yet. Everything [below the shoulder], I've had some progress."
Mathis, entering his first season with the Marlins after arriving in a trade from the Blue Jays, is slated to serve as the backup to Rob Brantly.
Losing Mathis a 'big blow' for Fish
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (2/23/2013) One game into spring training and the Marlins are already down a catcher. Jeff Mathis broke his right collarbone Saturday when he was hit by a foul ball during Miami's 8-3 victory over St. Louis and is expected to be sidelined for six weeks. "A big blow for us. We don't have a ton of depth behind the plate, so we're concerned about that," manager Mike Redmond said. "We'll see what happens." Mathis, projected to be the backup to starter Rob Brantly this season, was injured in the fourth inning when he was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday. After Holliday walked, Mathis was replaced by Kyle Skipworth.
Mathis out with broken collarbone
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (2/23/2013) Miami catcher Jeff Mathis left in the fourth inning of Saturday's Grapefruit League opener against St. Louis after taking a foul tip off his right collarbone, the Palm Beach Post reports. Mathis, who was acquired from Toronto as part of the teams' blockbuster deal last November, was replaced by prospect Kyle Skipworth behind the plate. He went 1 for 2 with a single and drove in a run before departing. After the game, the team announced Mathis suffered a broken collarbone and will be sidelined approximately six weeks.