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I'd like to argue that the Miami Marlins can't win with youngsters such as left fielder Logan Morrison, 24, and right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, 22, hitting in the middle of the order.
Well, Morrison is the least of the team's problems, and Stanton at least has something of an excuse, which is more than most of his teammates can say.
The Marlins are 7-10 after falling to the Mets on Wednesday night, 5-1. They have scored a total of four runs during their four-game losing streak. And Stanton offered a damning assessment of the team afterward, saying, "That sense of urgency without panic isn't there."
Shortstop/leadoff man Jose Reyes is batting .217. Third baseman/No. 3 hitter Hanley Ramirez is batting .234. The Marlins' new park appears decidedly pitcher-friendly, and Morrison and Stanton, who barely played in spring training, "need to get their feet under them," according to hitting coach Eduardo Perez.
The Marlins won the 2003 World Serie...
BEST OF MAXIM
Jose Reyes sharing a moment with Jeff Wilpon. Photo by Clayton Collier.
Unless you were living under a rock or otherwise incapacitated, it was impossible not to hear about Jose Reyes’ return to Flushing with his last-place Miami Marlins. After an eventful offseason by the Marlins, headlined by the 6-year, $106 million deal that got Reyes in one of those God-awful Miami uniforms...
The Miami Marlins lost their fourth straight game on Wednesday as the New York Mets won 5-1. The game continued a rough road trip for Miami which has not won since leaving Marlins Park last week and has been outscored 12-4 in the span. The Marlins who are in last place in the National League East now sit at 7-10 on the year.
Mark Buehrle put together another great effort...
When Jose Reyes inked his name on a six-year, 106 million dollar deal back in December it was admittedly hard to be rationale. The Mets were seemingly letting one of the faces of their franchise walk away to a division rival.
With all that being said, months later it is becoming increasingly apparent that Met fans need to collectively stand up and salute Sandy Alderson for saving...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Justin Turner drew a bases-loaded walk in a sensational 13-pitch at-bat and Kirk Niewenhuis hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Mets rallied past Heath Bell and Miami 3-2 Thursday, the Marlins' fifth straight loss.
After the game, the Mets said starter Mike Pelfrey has a partial tear of a ligament in his right elbow and most likely will...
Miami Marlin Jose Reyes returned to NY yesterday. Fans showed up early for autographs and to sing the Jose song.
The Mets put together a video tribute and Jose was announced in the Marlins'...
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Get used to it.
Jose Reyes makes his highly anticipated return to Citi Field tonight as the Mets host the Marlins in the opener of an important (for April) three-game set. The Mets will send Johan Santana to the mound tonight looking to end a two-game losing streak. He’ll be opposed by Miami’s ace Josh Johnson.
First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and the game can be seen on...
Jose Reyes went hitless in his return to Citi Field and Lucas Duda lined a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that caromed off reliever Edward Mujica, sending the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the Florida Marlins on Tuesday night.
Johan Santana and Josh Johnson zipped through the first six innings in a crisp pitchers' duel between healthy-looking aces. Santana, coming...
Just minutes ago, I asked you on Facbeook and Twitter what your thoughts about Jose Reyes’ return tonight. Tell us what you think on Facbeook, Twitter, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by commenting on this post. We will post your responses!
Here are your responses (we will post more as they come in):
won’t boo, wont cheer. i’ll sit back let it happen...
I went to Citi Field last night specifically to cheer Jose Reyes in his first game back in New York. I appreciate all he did for the team and can't see how anyone can blame him for leaving when the Mets did not make him an offer. I stood and cheered for his first at-bat, then treated him like any other member of the Marlins, rooting for the Mets to get him out, but not booing...
Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 6:30 p.m. to watch the Miami Marlins take on the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Arizona Diamondbacks hope a break in the schedule will re-energize their offense and struggling bullpen.
The Miami Marlins need to fix similar problems, but they won't get any rest leading into this four-game series.
Arizona opens a 10-game trip Friday night as the Marlins...
The first of anything that Jose Reyes does against the Mets can be pretty jarring. Take Wednesday, when Omar Infante crushed a home run off R.A. Dickey to make the score 1-0. Who do you think was waiting for Infante at the top step with a choreographed handshake? That's right, Reyes.Now I've been the guy who has spent years defending the choreography. So I'm not going...
The night was supposed to be all about ex-Met Jose Reyes' return to New York in his splashy new Miami Marlins uniform. The more significant story, though, turned out to be a pair of gems thrown by aces injured in 2011, as Johan Santana and Josh Johnson locked up in an old-fashioned pitchers' duel in the first game of their three-game series at Citi Field on Tuesday. As...