Originally posted on More Hardball  |  Last updated 11/17/12
Nearly 10 years later to the day to that the Florida Marlins first acquired Juan Pierre, he returns to them, this time in Miami on a 1 year $1.6M contract.  A decade ago (November 16, 2002), the Marlins got both Pierre and Mike Hampton in a trade with the Colorado Rockies.He'll fill the leadoff void for the Fish and presumably play LF.  Last year with the Phillies he hit .307/.721 with 37 stolen bases, so the ability to get on base and make things happen is still there despite being 35 years old.  Pierre's previous time with the Marlins was a successful one, having won a World Series in 2003 and batting .303/.732 with 296 runs scored and 167 stolen bases over 3 seasons.Good luck, buddy.  It was fun having you on my beloved Phillies last year and watching your work ethic and love of the game. 
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