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Commissioner Bud Selig on Monday formally approved of the Miami Marlins trading star shortstop Jose Reyes and standout pitchers Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle to the Toronto Blue Jays for a slew of prospects last week. The city of Miami … Continue reading →
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Now that commissioner Bud Selig has signed off on the 12-player trade between Miami and the Toronto Blue Jays, the Marlins face a major damage-control task with their fans and their star player. "I am sensitive to the concerns of the fans of Miami regarding this trade, and I understand the reactions I have heard," Selig said in a statement Nov. 19 when the mega-deal was...
Robert Osuna burst onto the prospect scene in 2010, signing for a bonus of $1.5 million as a 16 year old out of Mexico. The 6’2, 230 pound right-hander already has a boxy, mature frame with very limited remaining projection, a rarity for a 17-year-old elite pitching prospect. Osuna’s prospect status is concentrated more on current abilities rather than projection.
I saw Osuna...
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins finalized their big salary dumping trade that sends All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes to the Toronto Blue Jays with pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson, catcher John Buck and outfielder Emilio Bonifacio for seven relatively low-priced players.
Miami received infielders Yunel Escobar and Adeiny Hechavarria, pitchers Henderson Alvarez, Anthony DeSclafani...
If the Miami Marlins are truly serious about rebuilding
their team they should put All-Star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton on the
trade block, says Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports.
Were Loria not some
megalomaniacal charlatan, he already would've complemented the Marlins' latest
salary dump with a move that makes far more baseball sense: trading Giancarlo
The Toronto Blue Jays have hired John Gibbons as their manager, as reported in the wee hours of the morning by Bob Elliott.
Gibbons managed Toronto from 2004 to 2008, finishing with a 305-305 record and finishing out of the division's basement in each of the three full seasons he managed the team (his 2004 stint was just 50 games, and he was fired 74 games into the 2008 season...
The Toronto Blue Jays are ready to go back to the future. John Gibbons, who managed the team from 2004-08, will be re-hired as the Blue Jays' manager on Tuesday morning, the Toronto Sun reported late Monday night. Gibbons would take over for John Farrell, whom the Blue Jays traded to the Red Sox last month. In his only previous major league managerial stint, Gibbons guided...
Watch out Toronto, another storm could be blowing through there next year.
Not anything on the scale of Hurricane Sandy, mind you. Much less severe, thankfully. And also thankfully, those who follow the comings and goings of the local major league baseball team will be better prepared this time.
John Gibbons is back in town.
For those not so familiar with...
All eyes will be on the Marlins’ finances moving forward.
After the club came under fire for slashing payroll –– that went from $112 million to $36 million for next season –– Major League Baseball’s Players Association plans to monitor the club to ensure they are following baseball’s regulations.
“We understand and we’re not surprised at the commissioner’s decision...
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Miami's baseball fans are extremely upset at the most recent Marlins fire sale. Yesterday, to protest the dismantling of the team, all of the Marlins' fans came out to Marlins Park to voice disapproval of the trade of the Miami Marlins to the Toronto Blue Jays.
The blog With Leather has the report:
Fans of South Florida’s embattled...
– Trish Stratus and Toronto Blue Jays legend Joe Carter appeared on TV host Maralyn Denis’ popular CTV show in Canada to promote her Stratusphere Yoga For Men program. You can see a screen cap of the appearance here.
– Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns will likely be known as “The Shield”. WWE Spanish announcer Marcelo Rodriguez wrote on Twitter Monday night:...
In this Thanksgiving Holiday season, we step back and look at five reasons that Major League Baseball fans are thankful for the current state of the game.
1) Small Market teams can still win the World Series
The San Francisco Giantsand St. Louis Cardinals have won the last three World Series. These teams aren’t the ones targeting all the $20M free agents (Pujols, Fielder, Sabathia...