Originally posted on Big League Stew  |  Last updated 12/7/11
DALLAS — The Miami Marlins signed Jose Reyes to $106 million contract because he is one of the best shortstops in the majors and they want to win the World Series. They love his bat, they love his glove and they love his speed. But the dreadlocks? They've got to go. Like they did a few seasons back with Hanley Ramirez, the Marlins won't tolerate Reyes' shoulder-length hair. Team president David Samson said Wednesday that Reyes will have to abide, just like anyone else on the roster. "The answer is, there'll be team rules," Samson said. "Everyone follows the team rules, whatever they are." Hanley, you go play third base. Jose, you go see a barber. The Fish might have back-loaded Reyes' contract, but they don't want the back of his neck to be loaded with hair. And if anyone doubts that Samson means it about Florida's idea of team concept, just contact Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison on Twitter to get his take. He'll tell you. The policy makes even more sense considering that Marlins owner
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