Found February 02, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
The fuse has been lit for a super middleweight explosion March 17 on HBO between an undefeated Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez and Donovan "Da Bomb" George, live from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Dominican Republic-native Rodriguez (20-0, 14 KOs), a 26-year-old fighting out of Worcester (MA), is genuinely excited about making his HBO and MSG debuts. "This is a dream come true for me," Rodriguez said from his Houston training camp. "Fighting on HBO is the biggest stage in boxing, outside of a pay-per-view event, especially at Madison Square Garden. I'm extremely excited to be fighting for the first time on HBO. I will work as hard as I a can to win impressively on March 17th. Irish fans are going to love this fight because both fighters have the same entertaining style of fighting." Credit: Team Rodriguez Rodriguez is coming off of a 10-round unanimous decision victory (100-90 X 3) last October at MGM Gra...

Photos tweeted of Marlins Park's aquarium backstop

That home run celebration thingy at Marlins Park is even more garish up close (photo)

Sweet Fancy Moses. That is way, way, too over-the-top. It looks like something David Bromstad would come up with for a custom headboard design and custom made for a fancy Miami couple on an episode of Color Splash. And that ain’t a good thing. The Color Splash reference? Married men can dig it, although as [...]

Marlins' Reyes cuts off dreadlocks for charity

New team. New uniform. New stadium. New hair?That's exactly the case for new Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes, who cut off his patented dreadlocks for charity on national TV Friday though not entirely by choice.Reyes spent nine seasons with the New York Mets before signing a six-year, 106 million contract with the Marlins in December. However as part of his new deal, Reyes...

Sanchez, Marlins complete arbitration hearing

Pitcher Anibal Sanchez and the Miami Marlins have completed their salary arbitration hearing. The right-hander asked a three-person panel Friday for a raise from $3.7 million to $8 million, and the Marlins argued he should be paid $6.9 million. A decision by arbitrators Elizabeth Neumeier, James Oldham and Gil Vernon is expected Saturday. Sanchez, who is eligible for free agency...

MLB Network To Air Live Broadcast Of Jose Reyes Getting A Haircut

Back when former New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes signed a 6-year, $106 million contract with the Miami Marlins in December, ironically-named Marlins owner David Samson made it quite clear that he expected to Reyes to follow team rules against long hair and would have to get his dreadlocks cut off prior to spring training. [...]

Miami Marlins photo gallery: Sod installation begins at Marlins Park

I tweeted out these photos earlier, but here they are again in case you missed them. The last six without cutlines are courtesy of the Marlins.

Jose Reyes plans televised haircut

Along with a new uniform, Jose Reyes is getting a new look. The All-Star shortstop, who has let his dreadlocks grow since 2007, planned a nationally televised haircut Friday on the MLB Network. Reyes left the New York Mets in December for a $106 million, six-year contract with the Miami Marlins. His new team has a rule prohibiting hair below the helmet line. Reyes planned to have...

Josh Johnson’s Curveball

We’re happy to welcome Albert Lyu back to the FanGraphs team. His work will again appear regularly here on the site. Before Josh Johnson was lost for the season with shoulder injuries in May, he was ready to dominate the National League yet again as an early 2011 Cy Young Award candidate. He flashed a 1.64 ERA and a 2.64 FIP — and he was whiffing 8.35 batters per nine innings...

MLB Network to televise Jose Reyes getting a haircut

  Jose Reyes is ready to cut his dreads, and it's going to be an event. The MLB Network's “Hot Stove Show” will televise this monumental moment in hair history tonight at 6 p.m. ET. The Marlins, who have had a long-standing policy regarding length of hair and facial hair said Reyes wouldn't be an exception when they inked the shortstop to a six-year, $106 million...

Marlins, pitcher Sanchez argue salary in arbitration; decision Saturday

Pitcher Anibal Sanchez and the Miami Marlins have completed their salary arbitration hearing.

Miami Marlins announce sale of single-game tickets

The Marlins announced that, with the exception of Opening Night, single-game tickets for the 2012 season will go on sale March 3.

Work begins to install field at Miami Marlins’ new ballpark

The Marlins’ field of dreams is starting to turn into a field of green.
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