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Justin Bour | First Baseman | #48

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/28/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 250
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: George Mason
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 25 (0) / CHC
Contract: view contract details
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The Marlins will consider adding a right-handed bat at first base to platoon with Justin Bour.
Though the Marlins remain committed to Bour at first base, they'd like him to get in better shape. Bour himself admitted he needs to get "more toned." Aside from his conditioning, Bour was completely inept against left-handed hitting last year, batting a dismal .221 with no homers and 22 strikeouts in 68 at-bats. Thankfully for fantasy owners he did a nice job against right-handers, slashing .270/.326/.519 with 23 homers and 64 RBI. Sat, Nov 14, 2015 11:34:00 PM
Source: Miami Herald

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Justin Bour is not in the Marlins starting lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Phillies.

He'll almost assuredly be back in there for the nightcap. Casey McGehee is starting in his place for the first game, and batting sixth for the Marlins.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 01:59:00 PM

Justin Bour clubbed a pair of home runs as the Marlins took down the Braves on Sunday.

Bour hit a monster two-run home run down the right field line in the second inning that was upheld upon review. He tacked on a solo home run in the seventh inning, finishing 2-for-4. Bour, the Marlins' Rule-5 pick in 2013, has been a nice find. He's hitting .268/.328/.490 with 23 home runs and 71 RBI in 424 plate appearances.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 04:34:00 PM

Justin Bour went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run, a strikeout and a walk in Saturday's win over the Braves.

Bour got his day's work out of the way early when he smacked a two-run homer off Braves starter Julio Teheran in the first inning. The bomb was his 21st of the season. In addition to the nice tater total, the 27-year-old first baseman is slashing a solid .266/.326/.474. He's homered in three of his last four games.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 10:25:00 PM

Justin Bour clubbed his 20th home run of the season on Friday as the Marlins hung on to beat the Braves in a 12-11 slugfest in Miami.

Bour's three-run homer off Ryan Weber in the first inning erased an early 4-0 deficit. The 27-year-old slugger has done a tremendous job since being installed in the middle of the Marlins lineup, slashing .262/.322/.465 with 20 home runs and 66 RBI in 121 games.
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 11:20:00 PM

Justin Bour went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 11-inning, 4-3 win against the Phillies.

Bour drilled a David Buchanan offering over the fence in right field in the fourth inning, doubling the Marlins' lead to 2-0. The slugger has emerged as a potential solution at first base, batting .260/.321/.456 with 19 home runs and 63 RBI since earning regular playing time at the end of May.
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 10:42:00 PM

Justin Bour went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a solo home run in Wednesday's 6-0 victory over the Mets.

Bour lifted a sacrifice fly to center field in the sixth inning to push the Marlins' lead to 3-0, then added a solo homer in the eighth to make it 4-0. Bour owns a .259/.322/.451 triple-slash line with 17 home runs and 58 RBI.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 10:22:00 PM

Justin Bour had three hits and two RBI in five at-bats on Tuesday as the Marlins defeated the Mets 9-3.

Bour ripped an RBI double to kickstart the Marlins' three-run fourth inning and added an RBI single to cap off a three-run fifth. The slugger's bat has slowed down in September, but he still holds a productive .258/.323/.443 batting line with 16 home runs and 56 RBI.
Tue, Sep 15, 2015 10:47:00 PM

Justin Bour pinch-hit and whacked a game-tying solo home run in a comeback win against the Mets on Sunday.

Bour pinch-hit in the pitcher's spot and sent a Tyler Clippard offering to right field, knotting the game up at three apiece. The first baseman has shown himself to be a potent bat, homering four times in his last eight games. He's now hitting .257/.324/.457 with 16 home runs and 51 RBI on the year.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 04:38:00 PM

Justin Bour smacked a three-run home run, powering the Marlins past the Braves 7-1 on Tuesday.

Bour pushed the Marlins' lead to 7-0 in the seventh inning when, with a pair of ducks on the pond, he drove a Ryan Kelly offering over the fence in right-center. The first baseman has three homers in his last four games and now has 15 on the season with 49 RBI while batting .257/.326/.457.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 10:16:00 PM

Justin Bour had three hits and an RBI in four at-bats in Monday's 4-0 victory over the Braves.

Bour doubled in a run to make it a 3-0 game in the eighth inning. The first baseman has been a nice find for the Marlins, batting .257/.325/.449 with 14 home runs and 46 RBI in 326 plate appearances this season. He had homered in back-to-back ballgames entering Monday's contest.
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 10:25:00 PM

Justin Bour went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and a walk in Sunday's loss to the Nationals.

Bour took a Stephen Strasburg offering for a ride in the first inning, good for a three-run homer. He's now homered in back-to-back games, as he also went yard in Saturday's contest. For the season, the 27-year-old rookie is hitting .250/.320/.442 with 14 homers and 45 RBI. He's showcased some nice power over his 292 at-bats with the Marlins.
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 04:52:00 PM

Justin Bour went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Nationals.

Bour led off the seventh with a solo shot against Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann for his lone hit of the game. And the Marlins' lone run of the game. That, too. A rare 27-year-old rookie, Bour is slashing .250/.321/.434 with 13 homers and 42 RBI this season.
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 09:55:00 PM

Justin Bour went 2-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and a run scored against the Pirates on Tuesday.

Bour knocked RBI doubles in the fourth and sixth innings against Pirates starter Charlie Morton. He's now got 14 doubles and 41 RBI on the year. The 27-year-old rookie has had his share of ups and downs in 2015, currently owning a .256/.330/.440 line in 93 games played.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 10:24:00 PM

Justin Bour went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run and three total RBI in Wednesday afternoon's loss to the Brewers.

Bour's two-run home run off Brewers starter Wily Peralta in the first inning capped off a three-run frame for the road team. The homer would be his only hit of the game, though he did pick up an additional RBI on a fielder's choice in the fifth. For the season, he's hitting .247/.322/.431 with 12 homers and 38 RBI.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 05:29:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1J.T. Realmuto
2Jeff Mathis
3Tomas Telis
1B1Justin Bour
2Chris Johnson
2B1Dee Gordon
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Miguel Rojas
3B1Martin Prado
2Derek Dietrich
LF1Christian Yelich
2Justin Maxwell
CF1Marcell Ozuna
2Cole Gillespie
3Don Kelly
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
2Ichiro Suzuki
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jose Fernandez
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Tom Koehler
4Jarred Cosart
5Adam Conley
6David Phelps
7Justin Nicolino
8Brad Hand
9Austin Brice
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1A.J. Ramos
2Carter Capps
3Mike Dunn
4Bryan Morris
5Kyle Barraclough
6Edwin Jackson
7Brian Ellington
8Raudel Lazo
9Dustin McGowan
10Kendry Flores
11Nick Wittgren
12Nefi Ogando
13Scott McGough
14Dylan Axelrod