Found February 13, 2012 on
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Ozzie Guillen and Logan Morrison are soon coming to a TV screen near you.
The Miami Marlins have been selected to be the focus of Showtime's documentary series "The Franchise," Showtime and Major League Baseball Productions announced Monday.
The Marlins figure to be a popular choice with the team on the rise. They hired the outspoken Guillen while committing $191 million in free-agent contracts to Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell during the offseason.
Morrison, who tweets under the handle @LoMoMarlins, is one of the more lively athletes on Twitter, constantly engaging with fans.
The San Francisco Giants were featured on last year's version of "The Franchise."
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There are those who love Ozzie Guillen and those who loathe him. One thing we all should be able to agree on is his effectiveness as a manager. Ozzie may say some ridiculous things at times, but overall his teams want to win for him. White Sox G.M. Kenny Williams must have known that all the way back when Guillen was a bench coach for the Marlins. Otherwise, he may not have given...
Ozzie Guillen says Hanley Ramirez has yet to embrace a move to third base.
The Miami Marlins plan the position switch so All-Star newcomer Jose Reyes can play shortstop. Guillen said he has spoken with Ramirez only once since the signing of Reyes, but he expects Ramirez to accept the move once he realizes it gives the Marlins their best chance to win.
The Marlins finished last...
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In light of the cast of characters currently comprising the Marlins' roster -- not to mention the team's manager -- season two of the series The Franchise should be highly entertaining television.
In order for the Miami Marlins to be successful with their new manager in their new stadium, they will need Hanley Ramirez to be on board with his change of position. Ramirez is a shortstop. He has also been the Marlins best player for quite a few years. Now that Jose Reyes has come in and taken his position, you can understand why Hanley may feel a bit insulted. While there have...
Ozzie Guillen says Hanley Ramirez has yet to embrace a move to third base. The Miami Marlins plan the position switch so All-Star newcomer Jose Reyes can play shortstop. Guillen said he has spoken with Ramirez only once since the signing of Reyes, but he expects Ramirez to accept the move once he realizes it gives the Marlins their best chance to win.
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Ozzie Guillen spent a good chunk of his media session Monday discussing Hanley Ramirez. Our own Mike Berardino captured the essence of those comments in his piece.
While speaking with Spanish-language media, Guillen likened Ramirez to LeBron James, and not because neither has won a championship. Guillen hopes the days of Ramirez getting leveled when things don’t go well for the...