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Marlins President David Samson during his weekly radio segment on 790 The Ticket said the club’s new Little Havana facility will be named Marlins Park until an agreement is reached with a sponsor. Here’s what Samson told Dan Le Batard and Stugotz about the process:
“We were down the road [in negotiations], then all of a sudden we signed some players and some more companies got interested and then the price started changing,” he said. “When you get into bigger numbers, it takes a lot longer to finish a long-term deal like that and I didn’t want to pressure anyone or myself. We’re happy to start with Marlins Park and see what happens.”
The new ballpark is 94 percent complete.
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So, yeah...I know what you're thinking. What do you get the All-Star reliever that just inked a three-year, $27 million contract with the Miami Marlins?Answer...a Benihana grill in his backyard, dummy.Check out this backyard that Heath Bell had custom-made for his family. I'm pretty sure the patio area is bigger than most places I've called "home".I can tell...
New Marlins left-hander Mark Buehrle could have just quietly settled his family in Broward County and washed his hands of it. Yet Buehrle and his wife, Jamie, felt strongly enough about Miami-Dade County’s pit bull ban to do something about it for their rescued dog, Slater, and other owners of the breed.
The Buehrles have launched a campaign on change.org to gather signatures in...
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In case you were tired of planking and Tebowing...Miami Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison has got the latest meme for you.LoMo-ing.I could go on and on or...you could just watch Morrison's video below. It's up to you, really.
Continuing on our tour of "Athlete's Homes are Far Far Far Nicer Than Yours" the Slanch Report's latest stop brings us to the home of Heath Bell. The former Padre and newly signed Miami Marlins closer recently filmed a commercial for the company that designed his backyard and it's pretty great.First you get Bell's awkward on-camera presence where he clearly...
Thanks to the guys at Baseball Nation for tipping us off to the webcam at the new Marlins Ballpark that is showing the construction of that super gay, super crazy home run feature the team promised fans. Yes, that thing will go off after a Marlins dong. Seriously. Fish will fly and lights will blink. NY might have its stupid apple. Milwaukee might have that mascot sliding into a...
As reported last week, DiBella Entertainment's top-rated middleweight contender Andy Lee has been taken off the upcoming St. Patrick's Day card at Madison Square Garden on March 17th. While it is unfortunate the Irish-native Lee has been taken off the card, DiBella assures fans to not be too disappointed, as he has replaced the Lee slot with an absolute barn burner...
Cuban sensation Yoenis Cespedes is on the verge of becoming a free agent, and the Marlins are expected to make a strong push for the 26-year-old outfielder.
Cespedes has established residency in the Dominican Republic, which had kept him in a holding pattern for months. Now, the outfielder is awaiting approval from Major League Baseball to be declared a free agent.
Let the bidding begin for Yoenis Cespedes.
Major League Baseball on Wednesday green-lighted Cuban defector Yoenis Cepedes’ free agency, meaning teams finally are able to begin negotiating with a player many anticipate is the most gifted ever to come out of the island nation.
The Marlins and several other clubs are expected to make aggressive runs at the outfielder, who’s built like Bo Jackson. CBS Sports reported Cespedes’...
A bidding war could be about to erupt for a .143 hitter in the Dominican Winter League, and the Miami Marlins plan to outspend everyone for him.
ESPN analyst and former Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden tweeted Monday night that the Marlins "remain committed to outbidding the Cubs and Tigers for Yoenis Cespedes if and when he becomes a free agent."
Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle and his wife Jamie haven't wasted any time carrying their passion for pets to South Florida - their new summer home.
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