Found February 14, 2013 on 60ft6in:
If you want to learn about Revenue Sharing in baseball read this article here: For years baseball has refused to talk about any type of salary cap, but what the sport really needs is not a ceiling but a salary cap floor. Currently the Houston Astros and Miami Marlins are making a mockery of fielding a competitive team. With the Astros current roster,  Bud Norris is their highest paid player at $3 million and Carlos Pena making $2.9, after that it drops to $2 million for Jose Veras, and then $1.025 is the next highest player. The Red Sox are paying their fourth outfielder $5 million and back up catcher $3.1 million. Boston has 21 players that make more than the fourth highest on Houston’s roster. For switching leagues Houston also received $75 million from MLB. They are going to be fielding a AAA product on the field in 2013. In 2013 baseball is going to cross the $3 billion mark in total salaries. When you d...

Player didn't know manager's name?

Miami Marlins pitching prospect Jose Fernandez was asked about new team manager Mike Redmond during an interview. His response? "Who?"

Marlins prospect has no idea who his manager is

One of the top prospects in baseball happens to be a pitcher in the Miami Marlins system. Jose Fernandez is projected to be a future ace, meaning his stay with the Marlins once he gets to Majors probably won’t be a long one, since that’s how the Marlins roll. It’s really hard to keep track of anyone in the organization besides owner Jeffrey Luria, because he just keeps ripping...

Stanton ready to move forward with Marlins

JUPITER, Fla. Giancarlo Stanton stepped in to face the South Florida media on Friday for the first time since the Miami Marlins controversial November trade of several prominent players. Would the slugger take some cuts, as he did on Twitter following the teams deal with the Toronto Blue Jays? Alright, I'm pissed off!!! Plain & Simple, he wrote on Nov. 13. Or would the slugger...

Jose Reyes: Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria told me to buy house two days before trade

When Jose Reyes makes his debut with the Toronto Blue Jays this season, he will be playing for his third team in as many years. Bouncing around from team-to-team can be challenging, but such is the life of a professional athlete. However, Reyes insists Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria tried to make life more difficult for him than it had to be. In addition to assuring Reyes that the Marlins...

A Valentine For Rick Ankiel


BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 141: 2013 Season Preview Series: Houston Astros by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett

Ben and Sam preview the Astros` season with Jason Collette, and Pete talks to correspondent Richard Justice (at 16:54).

Jeffrey Loria tried to get Jose Reyes to buy a house in Miami two days before trading him to the Blue Jays

It’s not breaking news that Jeffrey Loria isn’t the most popular person in South Florida. In fact, he’s barely more popular than Fidel Castro. Of the many reasons why Marlins fans hate Loria, the biggest reason is that after hitting up tax payers for his luxurious stadium, he then dealt away every player on the Marlins that could actually play. One of those players is Jose...

Attention Marlins: This is how you treat players

  GOODYEAR, Az. – Jose Reyes made news on Friday, telling reporters that Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria encouraged him to buy a home in Miami two days before the Marlins traded him to the Toronto Blue Jays.   Contrast that with the way the Cleveland Indians reached out Monday night to their players who were affected by their signing of free-agent center fielder Michael Bourn...

FOX Sports Florida announces Miami Marlins 2013 150-game broadcast schedule

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) FOX Sports Florida, the statewide television home of the Miami Marlins, will produce and televise a total of 150 Marlins regular season games in high definition as part of the 2013 Major League Baseball season. FOX Sports Florida will kick off the season on Monday, April 1, 2013 at 1:05 p.m. ET when the Marlins take on the Washington Nationals at Nationals...

MLB Notes: Ricky Nolasco Focusing on 2013 With Miami Marlins

As we watched the Miami Marlins clean house by trading players like Heath Bell, Josh Johnson, Emilio Bonifacio, Jose Reyes, among others, we saw the few remaining Marlins say they also wanted the same treatment. Giancarlo Stanton wasn’t happy about what happened, and Ricky Nolasco was pretty vocal about wanting to get traded. Now that he’s still with the team with Spring Training...
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