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The Miami Marlins were perhaps the most discussed organization of 2012. Between their new stadium with those lime green walls and monstrosity in Left-Center Field, new signings, loud manager, last place finish, and subsequent selloff that shook the Miami political system, the Marlins have been an interesting team. Their unorthodox approach has been present since their inception with the initial firesale following their 1997 World Series title. The owner Jeffrey Loria has been described as cheap, dirty, and limicolous (living in mud). The guy who runs Fish Stripes, the Marlins SB Nation affiliate, has called for a full boycott of the 2013 season. “You should support the Marlins in any way that would still keep you from spending a dime on this team and giving it to Loria.” He’s not going to buy a ticket or new apparel. You shouldn’t either. But, you shouldn’t treat the Marlins like that fling you had with your best friends’ gril that you constantly try and try to forget.. The M...
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There have been varying rumors surrounding the Miami Marlins
and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. They’ve ranged from the team being willing to listen to offers on Stanton to there being a nearly no chance that the slugger gets moved this winter. That being said, Hal Bodley of MLB.com believes the
Marlins should trade Stanton; the sooner the better.
The Miami Marlins should...
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The Red Sox could use some starting pitching. Javier Vazquez is mulling a comeback and prefers to play on the east coast. It’s a match made in Heaven, no?
According to an industry source, the Red Sox are...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Even More Javier Vazquez Baseball Coverage, Crazy!
2. Action GIF: Javier Vazquez’s Curveball
3. SCOUT Leaderboards: Puerto Rican League
Even More Javier Vazquez Baseball Coverage, Crazy!
Since last week’s update of the Puerto Rican League leaderboards, former major-league pitcher and potentially...
Jon Heyman, one of baseball’s best and most trustworthy reporters, cited a source within the Miami Marlins organization that said that there is “zero percent” chance that the Marlins deal young, talented, and disgruntled slugger Giancarlo Stanton this winter. However, I thought it might be a fun exercise to try to come up with a few potential trades that the Marlins would...
Veteran right-handed starting pitcher Javier Vazquez has indicated he has some interest in pitching again in 2013 after sitting out, semi-retired, during 2012. The Washington Nationals reportedly have interest, but only on a minor-league deal. The Boston Red Sox also may have some interest. Vasquez wants to play for a contender, and in the past has indicated he...
It’s been reported that the Miami Marlins are willing to
listen to trade offers on right fielder Giancarlo Stanton this offseason, and
there’s been “lots of interest” expressed in the young slugger, according to
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. However, sources tell Rosenthal to all but rule
out a deal, adding that the chances of a Stanton trade are “as close to zero as...