Found November 30, 2011 on
Bush League Chronicle:
The Florida, check that, the Miami Marlins are making sweeping changes this offseason in preparation for 2012.
They've already changed their name, changed their stadium, and now they're giving their beloved mascot a makeover.
Perhaps the new look will push the Fish's attendance over a few hundred fans per game now?
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MIAMI (AP) -- Miami Marlins left fielder Logan Morrison will undergo arthroscopic surgery Monday to repair a lingering injury to his right knee.
He should be ready for the start of spring training, said his agent, Fred Wray.
Morrison was slowed by tendinitis in the knee for much of the season. In addition, he required five stitches in the knee in August after an outfield collision...
After making an offseason splash by courting some of the top free agents, the Miami Marlins hope to leave baseball's annual winter meetings with a few new faces.
But it appears they already have one.
Free agent closer Heath Bell has agreed to a three-year, 27 million contract with the Marlins, pending a physical, ESPN.com reported.
Bell and another free agent pitchers, left...
The Miami Marlins seem to be throwing offers at every big free agent on the market, as they have been openly pursuing Jose Reyes, Albert Pujols, Mark Buehrle and C.J. Wilson. Today news has emerged that they are now after another big name, San Diego Padres closer Heath Bell.
Bell has established himself as one of baseball’s best closers over the past few seasons...
All-Star closer Heath Bell has agreed to a $27 million, three-year contract with the Miami Marlins, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press
The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal had not yet been announced. The agreement,.which is subject to a physical, is the first free-agent deal for the Marlins since they began courtships...
MIAMI — Logan Morrison will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Monday, and the recovery time for the Marlins left fielder is six to eight weeks.
According to agent, Fred Wray, Morrison is expected to be ready for the start of Spring Training.
“He will be on bike in about a week, and he will be ready for Spring Training,” Wray said on Thursday. “So obviously...
The Miami Marlins made their first splash in free agency by signing free agent closer Heath Bell to a three-year contract for $27 million. With Juan Oviedo (formerly Leo Nunez) on the restricted list, this was a good move by the Marlins to lock up a solid closer.
There is no change in Bell for his fantasy baseball value but the big winner in the deal for now is Luke Gregerson in...
The Phillies brought back a few familiar faces today as the signings of Tuffy Gosewich and Brian Sanches were announced.Gosewich, 28, was an 11th round pick for the Phils in 2005. He has spent the last three years mostly in Reading with a cup of coffee in Lehigh Valley in 2009. Gosewich hit .247/.295/.404 for Reading last year with 13 HRs and should see time with Reading and Lehigh...
Confirming multiple reports, the Marlins have been in contact with free agent closer Heath Bell, but a deal is not imminent.
While the Marlins believe Juan Carlos Oviedo (formerly Leo Nunez) will be available to pitch in 2012, his immigration status remains nebulous at best. The most this Marlins’ front office has ever paid a reliever is the $3.65 million Juan Carlos Oviedo earned...
The Marlins have discussed the possibility of signing Prince Fielder and some of their front office executives like the idea of pursuing the 27-year-old free agent, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports. However, Miami is more active in its pursuit of Albert Pujols and other top free agents. The latest:
The Marlins are putting an all-out press on Jose...
The Marlins are on the verge of their first major coup of the
offseason â a three-year, $27 million contract
with free-agent closer Heath Bell, according to a major league
The Miami Marlins vowed to be active in this year's free agent market, with everyone from Albert Pujols to Jose Reyes to C.J. Wilson being tied to the team. Instead of those three highly coveted free agents, the first big move they make this offseason turns out to be a closer, as they signed former Padre fireman Heath Bell to a three year, $27 million. The signing was first reported...
Heath Bell has signed a three-year, $27 million deal with the Florida Marlins.