Posted March 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Carlos Zambrano struggled with his control in his first start for Miami, allowing three runs while getting just four outs, and the Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-4 on Thursday. Zambrano, who was traded to the Marlins for fellow starter Chris Volstad in the offseason, walked three and allowed three hits in 1 1-3 innings. All four outs he recorded were strikeouts. Mets starter Mike Pelfrey allowed four runs and six hits in 2 2-3 innings. Pelfrey gave up hits to the first three hitters he faced, including an RBI single by Marlins third baseman Hanley Ramirez. Austin Kearns hit a solo home run to lead off the third inning for the Marlins, while Adam Loewen hit a home run for the Mets. Former Mets All-Star Jose Reyes was not with Marlins squad that faced New York for second straight day.

Zambrano struggles in first start for Marlins

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano struggled with his control in his first start for Miami, allowing three runs while getting just four outs, and the Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-4 on Thursday. Zambrano, who was traded to the Marlins for fellow starter Chris Volstad in the offseason, walked three and allowed three hits in 1 1-3 innings. All four outs he recorded were...

Miami Marlins President David Samson Calls Miami Marlins Fans Lazy and Stupid

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2012 MLB Team Preview: Miami Marlins

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Marlins president David Samson reportedly says Miami people are stupid, cares more about money than fans

I don’t know anything about Miami Marlins president David Samson, but if the reported comments he recently made are accurate, he’s a pretty awful guy. Speaking at a Beacon Council breakfast meeting about the new Marlins ballpark Tuesday, Samson called Miami people stupid, while showing how business-oriented he is. According to Miami Today News, Samson prefaced his remarks by...

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There’s been a lot of talk about the Miami Marlins all offseason, so I’ll keep the trend going. Let me start off by saying, I downright love the “Home Run Apple.” Whether it’s the old one outside Citi Field or the new one inside the stadium, the Home Run Apple is a Mets and baseball icon. In addition to bringing multiple high-profile free agents including Jose Reyes, the...

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Reyes-less Marlins lose to New York Mets

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Mets 7, Marlins 0

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Marlins 3, Nationals 0

One rusty inning proved costly to Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals in a 3-0 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Strasburg allowed two runs on three hits in three innings in his second start, with all the damage coming in the third inning. He struck out two, walked a batter and hit another. Left-hander Wade LeBlanc was sharp for the Marlins in his first start...

The Turncoat Edition

It's nice to have some things to write about when the spring training game that is being played isn't on television. Luckily, a few people obliged for me. Notably, Marlins President David Samson, who has showed us why Jose Reyes made a bad (albeit very rich, and probably his only) decision: In making the move to Little Havana, Mr. Samson said, the team had some tough contract...

Miami Marlins president David Samson is a moron

Miami Marlins president David Samson ******* about a lot of things yesterday. He bashed the IQs of Florida residents and then he went Rush Limbaugh on Jose Reyes, saying his new shortstop is,... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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