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Justin Bour | First Baseman | #41

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/28/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 269
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: George Mason
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 25 (0) / CHC
Contract: view contract details

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Justin Bour went 1-for-2 with a run scored and two walks in Saturday's loss to the Braves.
Just nothing doing for the Marlins offense on Saturday night. Sean Newcomb and the rest of the Braves staff were logically cautious with Bour, one of the few remaining offensive threats on this year's team. For the campaign as a whole, the first baseman is slashing .242/.383/.462 with nine home runs and 23 RBI in 43 games. May 19 - 10:01 PM

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Justin Bour hit a pinch-hit three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth in a 4-3 loss to the Braves on Sunday.

Bour was given the day off in the starting lineup, but he came to beat with two on and no outs in the ninth inning and crushed a blast off of Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino. It's the ninth homer of the season for the big left-handed hitter, and while he's hitting just .235, he's getting on base at a .376 clip and slugging .481 on the 2018 campaign.
May 13 - 4:16 PM

Justin Bour is not in the Marlins' lineup Sunday.

He'll take a seat with the Braves starting left-hander Sean Newcomb. Miguel Rojas is getting a start at first base and Yadiel Rivera is at shortstop.
May 13 - 10:35 AM

Justin Bour had a two-run homer and two walks in a loss to the Cubs on Tuesday.

Bour has hit seven of the Marlins' 25 homers this year. He should continue to pace the team, though he might be a July trade candidate given his age (he turns 30 later this month).
May 8 - 10:54 PM

Justin Bour went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Saturday's win over the Reds.

Bour connected for a solo home run off Tyler Mahle with two outs in the sixth inning. The long ball was his sixth of the campaign. In addition, the veteran first baseman is slashing .240/.342/.448 and has driven in 15 runs in 30 games. He was dealing with a back issue at the beginning of month, but has played throughout it without recurrence over the last few days.
May 5 - 10:31 PM

Justin Bour (back) is starting at first base and batting cleanup Wednesday versus the Phillies.

Bour homered as a pinch-hitter Tuesday and stayed in to play four innings at first base. He had been sidelined for a handful of games due to a back injury.
May 2 - 2:55 PM

Justin Bour homered as a pinch-hitter Tuesday and stayed in to play four innings at first base.

Bour's sore back again kept him out of the starting lineup, but he's expected to play first base on Wednesday.
May 1 - 10:42 PM

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Justin Bour (back) will return to the lineup Wednesday.

Mattingly noted that Bour could have played Tuesday, but the team wanted to give the slugger one more day of rest. Derek Dietrich is at first base and batting cleanup Tuesday night against the Phillies.
May 1 - 4:27 PM

Justin Bour (back) is out of Tuesday's lineup.

Bour appeared as a pinch-hitter Monday, so the expectation was that he'd be ready to go Tuesday against right-hander Zach Eflin, but he apparently needs more time. Consider him day-to-day.
May 1 - 3:40 PM

Justin Bour (back) flied out as a pinch hitter Monday against the Phillies.

Bour missed his third straight start Monday due to back spasms, but he's expected to return to the lineup Tuesday. The 29-year-old slugger is batting .247/.354/.412 with four home runs and 13 RBI over 26 games.
May 1 - 8:54 AM

Justin Bour (back) will take batting practice Monday and is hoping to be back in the Marlins' lineup Tuesday.

Bour will miss a third straight start because of back spasms, but he's feeling better. The first baseman is sporting a .250/.357/.417 batting line with four home runs this season.
Apr 30 - 4:30 PM

Justin Bour (back) is out of the Marlins' starting lineup again Monday.

Bour hasn't played since Friday due to back spasms. He can be considered day-to-day. Derek Dietrich will cover first base duties.
Apr 30 - 3:22 PM

Justin Bour (back) remained out of the Marlins' lineup Sunday.

It's the second straight contest he's missed with back spasms. Bour is considered day-to-day. J.T. Realmuto is getting a start at first base, with Bryan Holaday doing the catching.
Apr 29 - 10:10 AM

Justin Bour was a late scratch for Saturday's game against Rockies the due to back spasms.

The team is saying he's day to day, so it's not something overly serious. Brian Anderson is starting in right field and Derek Dietrich at first base in Bour's stead Saturday.
Apr 28 - 6:10 PM

Justin Bour is not in the Marlins' lineup Monday.

It appears to be a routine day off. Miguel Rojas will slide over to first base and Yadiel Rivera will play shortstop.
Apr 23 - 5:30 PM

Depth Charts

C1J.T. Realmuto
2Bryan Holaday
1B1Justin Bour
2Garrett Cooper
2B1Starlin Castro
SS1Miguel Rojas
2Yadiel Rivera
3B1Martin Prado
2Brian Anderson
LF1Derek Dietrich
CF1Lewis Brinson
RF1Cameron Maybin
2J.B. Shuck
Starting Pitcher
S1Dan Straily
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Jose Urena
4Caleb Smith
5Elieser Hernandez
Relief Pitcher
R1Brad Ziegler
2Kyle Barraclough
3Drew Steckenrider
4Tayron Guerrero
5Nick Wittgren
6Odrisamer Despaigne
7Chris O'Grady
8Brett Graves
9Jarlin Garcia
10Adam Conley
11Dillon Peters