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The Miami Marlins spoiled the home opener for the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday with a 6-2 victory. Omar Infante continued his hot hitting with a pair of homeruns to lead the way behind a great effort from Anibal Sanchez. The win came a day after the Marlins lost a game in the bottom of the ninth and moved the team to 2-3 on the season.
Sanchez pitched into the seventh inning before being removed with one in the frame. Overall the Phillies put together two runs on six hits against Sanchez while walking once and striking out four times. The win was credited to the Marlins’ fifth starter who would normally have been the number three or four starter in the rotation. Randy Choate finished the seventh inning quickly retiring the only two batters he faced including Ty Wigginton who was batting from the right side of the plate. Choate was credited with a hold as was Edward Mujica in the eighth with a perfect inning of his own. Steve Cishek who was working for the fourth t...
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Scott Rolen drove in the winning run in the ninth inning with a sharp infield single that third baseman Hanley Ramirez failed to handle, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a come-from-behind 6-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
Jay Bruce started the comeback with his second home run of the game and third of the season...
Coming off the first two game of the season in which the team failed to produce offensively, only one run and seven hits, and Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle were also less than stealer performance Friday's day off could not have come at a better time. In that day off the team seemed to have been able to finally exhale and relax from all of the opening day charades they had to...
((HT: WFOR-TV Miami))Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen blamed the Fidel Castro quote from his upcoming Life Magazine article on a mis-translation from English to Spanish, but he fell on the sword anyway... Here's the apology...The Marlins came out with a prepared statement before the presser:"The Marlins acknowledge the seriousness of the comments attributed to Guillen...
10) By doing this one single action, will prevent Ozzie from ever saying anything awkward, ill-informed, misguided or controversial ever again9) Would not want to offend the sensibilities of the ever-dwindling number of Cuban-Americans who actually remember Castro8) Afraid that unless they nip this in the bud, Ozzie will continue to extol the virtues of all of the world's Communist...
You know, Joe and I briefly discussed this last week and as days go by I think about it more and more.
In my sports fan life, I have the teams I cheer for passionately. We are all Mets fans, but for me, I also cannot stand the Philadelphia Phillies, NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox (went to school surrounded by annoying Sox fans), and the Atlanta Braves. That is in order too.
The Miami Marlins have announced that manager Ozzie Guillen has been suspended for five games effective immediately for his controversial remarks regarding Fidel Castro. Here’s the Marlins’ statement on the suspension:The Miami Marlins announced today the suspension of manager Ozzie Guillen for five games effective immediately. The Marlins acknowledge the seriousness of the comments...
Preseason NL East favorites look to get on track
First pitch: 1:05 p.m.TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB NetworkRadio: 1210 WPHT, 94 WIP
Twitter: @Macho_Row, @MarlinsBigCatch
Pitching Probables: Cole Hamels (Season debut) vs. Anibal Sanchez (Season debut)
The Philadelphia Phillies and new-look Miami Marlins are supposed to be the strongest contenders in the National League...
My colleague Rob Kelley has already levied his opinion on the Ozzie Guillen controversy. People all over the internet yesterday and today have called for the Marlins to fire Guillen, suspend Guillen, or send him to sensitivity training. Yet, I haven’t seen anyone yet ask the most obvious question: why did the Marlins hire Guillen in the first place? It seems to me...
Ozzie Guillen's spark was not quitewhat the Marlins envisioned. Was it?Photo: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen managed the team to a 6-2 victory in Citizens Bank Park on Monday afternoon, promising to fly home to address his recent statements about Cuban dictator Fidel Castro as soon as possible. It turns out Guillen will not be returning...
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After Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria’s comments belittling the surrounding population in Miami, the team’s manager Ozzie Guillen decided to try and one-up him. In a story in Time Magazine, Guillen said that he loves Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and respects him for staying in power for so long. Not exactly the best thing to
The Marlins rightfully suspended Ozzie. Now they need to put the
incident behind them.
The Miami Marlins have a new ballpark, a new manager, a new name and a number of high-profile free agent signees joining a solid nucleus of young players who are developing into solid players. Adding Ozzie Guillen as the field general alone would make Miami a team to watch, but all these other factors make the Marlins one of the most difficult teams to project heading into the season...