Found November 14, 2012 on
The Miami Marlins made a huge offseason splash heading into the 2012 season, signing players Jose Reyes, Heath Bell and Mark Buehrle.
After a depressing season that didn’t provide the results the organization, players and fans were hoping for, the Marlins have already made the biggest news of this offseason, agreeing to trade Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Emilio Bonifacio to the Toronto Blue Jays.
The deal still has to be approved by the league, but news of the trade had fans, players and analysts in quite an uproar on Twitter.
NESN compiled some of the best Marlins-Blue Jays trade-reaction tweets. Check out the tweets below to see just how happy, sad, mad and downright flabbergasted people were by this trade.
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Okay Mets fans; what is your lasting memory of former shortstop Jose Reyes? For me, a lifelong Mets fan who has been with the team through good and bad (mostly bad), mine is his final game in Queens.
With a batting title in his grasp, Reyes laid down arguably the best bunt of his career to date and beat it out for a single. The hit raised his batting average to .337 and gave...
During the long baseball season and the dog days of summer, Mark Buehrle may be missing one of his canine companions.
Buehrle is a huge dog lover who’s done charity work around animals and pet adoption, said some harsh things about Michael Vick and is also the owner of a Staffordshire terrier named Slater. When Buehrle first signed with the Miami Marlins last offseason, he and...
The Toronto Blue Jays are reportedly on the verge of acquiring right handed pitcher Josh Johnson, left hander Mark Buehrle and short stop Jose Reyes....
The Marlins and Blue Jays agreed to a blockbuster trade earlier this week that sent Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson to Toronto. There are clear tax ramifications for everyone involved in the trade, and as an accountant who works in this field and consults with players and agents, I find it very interesting on a number levels.
However, what makes it more interesting than...
The Miami Marlins made a big splash last offseason by bringing in Ozzie Guillen as manager and signing big name free agents Jose Reyes, Heath Bell and Mark Buehrle. Needless to say all those players are now not a part of the Marlins.
In a clear move to dump salary, the Marlins traded away Reyes, Buehrle and Josh Johnson to the Toronto Blue Jays for basically nothing. For a team...
The Miami Marlins disgrace to baseball continues. Two reports have surfaced that the Marlins are unloading even more of their talent. First, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Marlins are letting teams know that "virtually everyone" is available.
Then, Jon Morosi of Fox Sports just reported that the Marlins are close to sending the Marlins' best...
There is nothing wrong with Belgians. Belgians are the best.
Where are the locked out NHLers playing? HINT: Not the NHL.
Mark Buehrle is on the way to Toronto. Can’t bring his dogs, though.
The word “stunning” is used quite frequently in international soccer.
Nothing today. Makes you miss baseball, doesn’t it?
Well, the Florida Miami Marlins have certainly perfected the art of the “fire sale.” The Marlins dumped shortstop Jose Reyes, pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson, utility player Emilio Bonifacio and catcher John Buck in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night, successfully dumping approximately $165 million in salary in the process.
Miami got shortstops Yunel Escobar...
Step aside Kansas City, the Miami Marlins have taken over as the new league idiot. Major League baseball is shocked today after the Marlins traded starting pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson, shortstop Jose Reyes, utility player Emilio Bonifacio, and catcher John Buck to the Toronto Bluejays for shortstop(s) Yunel Escobar and Adeiny Hechavarria, pitcher [...]