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As spring training gets underway, the Miami Marlins announced Friday that the team has agreed to a deal with free agent Casey Kotchman. Kotchman was a member of the Cleveland Indians last season an hit 12 home runs driving in 55 runs while playing in 142 games last season. He is expected to back up Logan Morrison at first base for the fish this season.
Kotchman is just two years removed from his best season, posting a .306 career high batting average as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays. The Miami Marlins are the seventh team Kotchman has played for during his career.
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New Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes ripped the Miami Marlins owner. See what the shortstop had to say about Loria.
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...
Giancarlo Stanton reported to the Miami Marlins training camp Friday, but it’s doubtful he’s any happier than he was when the Marlins management dismantled the team, sending several of their stars (Reyes, Johnson, Buehrle) to Toronto in what became Miami North. November 13th, this spewed from Stanton’s Twitter feed
Alright, I’m pissed off!!! Plain & Simple
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...
Former Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes has come out to expose the truth behind his short stint with the organization, which signed him last off season for the sum of $106 million only to then deal him to the Blue Jays.
Reyes revealed to ESPN that he was purposely mislead by Marins owner Jeffrey Loria, who just days before trading Reyes was pushing him to buy a home in the area...
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...
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...
Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria fleeced taxpayers, teased with a big budget team for a year and then, bam, pulled the rug from underneath everyone. No one more so than (now) Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes. The...
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(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...