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Hamels was lackluster during the home opener (AP)As the wind whipped and wrappers and napkins littered the field at Citizens Bank Park, the offense was once again trashed by the opponent’s starting pitcher. The flagpoles moved at a feverish pace, which is more than you can say about anyone holding a bat on the Phillies side.Omar Infante led the Marlins with a two home-run effort and Anibal Sanchez went 6 1/3 strong innings in Miami’s 6-2 victory.Once again, it was a sorry performance from all involved (save for one base-knock by Freddy Galvis). Not only did Cole Hamels struggle in the Phillies home opener, but the offense was again non-existent. Hamels allowed four runs (three earned) on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings. He struck out nine and did not walk a batter.The Marlins struck early as Jose Reyes led off with a single to right field, followed by an Emilion Bonifacio single to left field. Throw in a double steal and the Marlins were in business right away. Reyes would touch home as...
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Galvis will play a huge role in the Phillies success this season.The final roster was set this week in anticipation of Opening Day this past Thursday afternoon in Pittsburgh. The usual suspects made the team with a few name names mixed in. Check out to see who made it and who didn’t quite make the cut.——————————One of the new guys on this years team is Freddy...
The start of the 2012 season has not gone well for the Phillies. And that is putting it nicely. Losing 3 out of the first 4 games with the ugliest one coming Monday afternoon at the Home Opener has many people worried about this team.
It could just be a slow start…or it may be a glimpse of the future Phillies. Let us all hope it is just a slow start.
The Phillies offense wasted...
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...
Heath Bell's chance to impress his new teammates went awry.
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...
Seriously. Take a look at this site and come back to me.
Notice anything odd? Like the fact that the Miami Marlins do not own the rights to miamimarlins.com?! Type in any other teamname.com, and that team’s MLB page will pop up. But not this one.
And whoever did this is a f**king genius.
You would think the Marlins would be able to fix this problem. I’m sure they know of...
The Miami Marlins had a disappointing start to their season in more ways than one. For starters, they dropped two out of three to the Reds in Cincinnati. Since the season is extremely young and this is still a team with a lot of promise, that’s not really a huge deal. However, the Marlins are also dealing with a major distraction, as people are calling for Ozzie Guillen’s head...
Baseball is a flawed game. The lack of a salary cap lends itself to America's pastime becoming an unfair playing field. The small market teams are at a huge disadvantage from the get-go, we see it every year. Free agency has become just ridiculous with guys like Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder getting ludicrous deals that would all but bankrupt a team like the Pittsburgh Pirates...
MIAMI (AP) -- Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen has been suspended for five games because of his comments about Fidel Castro.
The suspension by the team takes effect immediately. It was announced Tuesday shortly before Guillen was to hold a news conference to explain his remarks, which caused a public backlash.
Guillen told Time magazine he loves Castro and respects the retired...
Suspended Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen spoke to his players before the clubhouse opened to reporters on Wednesday.
Guillen arrived at the clubhouse entrance just before 4 p.m., and entered along with Michael Hill, Miami's general manager. He was expected to apologize to the team for saying he admired Fidel Castro, a comment that led to his five-game suspension that will start...
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen intends to fly back to Florida to address questions in the wake of the firestorm that resulted after he told Time magazine of his respect for Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
Guillen, who apologized for the statement on Saturday, fielded more questions prior to Monday's afternoon road game against the NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies.
The Miami Marlins suspended manager Ozzie Guillen on Tuesday for five games for comments he made about Cuban leader Fidel Castro that appeared in a Time magazine article."I respect Fidel Castro," Guillen said in the article. "You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, but that [expletive] is still here."The Venezuelan...
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...
In light of his comments about Fidel Castro (of which opinions have varied about how disgusting they were, but all falling on that side of the spectrum), the Miami Marlins have suspended manager Ozzie Guillen for five games, effective starting with tomorrow's game against the Phillies. Guillen will miss the remaining two games against the Phillies, along with the first full series...
The official fallout from Ozzie Guillen’s expression of love for former Cuban President Fidel Castro has begun.
The Miami Marlins have suspended Guillen for five games, without pay.
That may not be good enough, though. Fans and members of the Latino community in Miami are calling for him to be fired.
Here is the controversial excerpt from the TIME Magazine interview...