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I’m currently in Jupiter, Florida, as a guest both of (a) my 91-year-old grandfather and (a) the Miami Miarlins of Florida. Today was Day 1 of 3 of my time here. I’ll be spending time on the backfields, watching some minor-league games and providing mediocre analysis on same.
Today, I watched mos...
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Carlos Zambrano had his worst start as a member of the Miami Marlins thus far in Wednesday’s 6-3 loss to the Houston Astros. The loss is insignificant but the worrisome part was the five walks allowed by Zambrano. With only one start to go before the regular season, the veteran will look to turn things around against the New York Yankees at Marlins Park in five days....
It’s that awkward moment when a catcher digs in to face a pitcher he used to catch.
Such was the case for Marlins catcher John Buck in the seventh inning of Sunday’s 5-1 win over the Rays when he found himself facing Burke Badenhop, who the Marlins traded for minor league catcher Jake Jeffries in the offseason.
Buck drew a one-out walk against the right-hander, who threw 63 2...
Wait no longer
The moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived. Those who have spent the last few months dreaming of how the Miami Marlins home run contraption would come to technicolor life, wait no longer. Drink it in, Marlins fans. It. Is. Breathtaking.
My only question: why shooting water streams on only one side of this stunning monument?
Marlins’ outfielder Logan Morrison is known for his twitter antics, which got him demoted to the minor league last season.
Today he commented on the team’s controversial home run feature that is basically a conglomeration of moving fish and flashing rainbow colors.
Seizure or not, this thing is an embarrassment.
That’s more garish than the inside of Liberace’s walk-in closet.
What you just witnessed is firsthand proof that the monstrosity known as the Miami Marlins home run feature is fully operational. The whole thing defies description, but I’ll do my best to break it down.
Two marlins chase each other in a circle while a third marlin playfully backflips atop the structure, albeit...
The Miami Marlins topped the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Tuesday behind a good effort from Ricky Nolasco and a solid day on offense. The Marlins now have only six games left in the Spring before their much anticipated regular season gets underway.
Nolasco gave up nine hits in six and a third innings while striking out four and walking none. The start was Nolasco’s next...
The Miami Marlins atrocious home run feature is now functional. When the gif of this leaked last fall, I thought it was absolutely absurd and hideous. Now that I see the real thing, I feel it’s even worse. Maybe it’ll be one of those things that’s so bad, it’s good, like Taco Bell. Then again, if you’re attending a Marlins’ game, you might just want to bring some seizure meds.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Jose Reyes had two hits and Heath Bell pitched a hitless inning to earn his first save for the Miami Marlins, who beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 in an exhibition game on Tuesday.
Bell, who signed a 27 million, three-year contract with the Marlins over the winter, struck out two and walked none.
Ricky Nolasco pitched 6 1-3 innings to become the first Miami...
As the comments on my last post prove, a clear issue with the video released Monday of the new Miami Marlins home run sculpture coming to life was the lack of stadium celebration music being played in the background. Without it, we weren't getting the full "Marlins Park experience" with their brand new, beyond-unique home run feature.
I heard your complaints and took...
I’m currently in Jupiter, Florida, as a guest both of (a) my 91-year-old grandfather and (a) the Miami Marlins of Florida. Today was Day 2 of 3 of my time here. I’ll be spending time on the backfields, watching some minor-league games and providing mediocre analysis on same.
Today, I watched mostly the Low-A game between the Marlins and Mets — or, alternately, the Greensboro...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Lucas Harrell gave up one unearned run in five innings for the Houston Astros on Wednesday in a 6-3 victory over the Miami Marlins.
Making a late bid for a spot in the Astros' rotation, Harrell scattered three hits and walked none in his first start of the spring.
Marlins starter Carlos Zambrano walked five in four innings for the Marlins.
Heath Bell pitched a hitless inning to earn his first save for the Miami Marlins, who beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 in an exhibition game on Tuesday.
Bell, who signed a $27 million, three-year contract with the Marlins over the winter, struck out two and walked none.
Ricky Nolasco pitched 6 1-3 innings to become the first Miami starter to reach the seventh this spring. He allowed...