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Generally, prospects are like mozzarella: the fresher the better. Sometimes, it takes some aging to get the cheese to taste just right. The Marlins are hoping it’s the latter more than the former with Justin Ruggiano. The outfielder is in the midst of a breakout with the Fish, and even with some ...
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It takes a lot to steal the spotlight away from Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen, but Elly Hayes, Brooke Buck, Heidi Johnson and Jamie Buehrle did just that in The Franchise. Brooke, wife of Miami Marlins catcher John Buck, Heidi, wife of pitcher Josh Johnson, Elizabeth, wife of catcher Brett Hayes, and Jamie, wife of starting pitcher Mark Buehrle, took a fishing trip recently and,...
Having already moved a couple of important pieces earlier this week, the Miami Marlins continued their rebuilding process by trading away what at one point was the face of the franchise.
They're surely hoping Nathan Eovaldi, the main player acquired in the Hanley Ramirez deal, can become a reliable mainstay in their starting rotation for years to come.
Eovaldi takes the mound...
Jose Reyes Is Smiling A Lot Less These Days
What did Jose Reyes think was going to happen? Did he really think the Miami Marlins were not going to have another fire sale? They have one about every five years and this one seems to be right on cue. This one may not include all of their top young talent, but it will sure gut the team leaving probably just Morrison, Stanton, and Reyes...
Jeff Loria is not the most popular MLB owner. In fact he may be among the most hated. He is the guy that dismantled the Montreal Expos, used questionable practices to get his new stadium built in Miami, takes MLBrevenue sharing money, and was once threatened by the MLBPA for not spending enough money on his payroll.
He has been labeled a cheap skate, and worse. He has used up all...
Many players pretend like they don’t read about all the trade rumors when in fact the converse is often true. Episode 3 of “The Franchise: A Season with the Miami Marlins” on Showtime showed us that players do follow trade rumors, and some are even fascinated by them.
In the above clip (shared by Jimmy Traina), Marlins reliever Heath Bell is seen holding a USA Today page that...
Jose Reyes hit a two-run homer and Nathan Eovaldi won his Miami debut, leading the Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Justin Ruggiano also went deep and Steve Cishek earned his fourth save for the Marlins, who snapped a three-game skid.
Yonder Alonso had two hits and drove in a run for the Padres, who had won seven of 10.
Eovaldi (2-6) was traded...
When baseball season opened in Miami on April 4th, fans were promised many things.
They had a new stadium tax payers foot the bill for, adopted a new name, the Miami Marlins, new brightly colored uniforms, suddenly found millions of dollars to pursue and sign "A" list players. They even convinced many fans they wanted to win baseball games. They hired one of baseball'...
The Marlins first season under Ozzie Guillen has been a disappointment. After building a brand new ballpark and making some significant splashes in free agency during the offseason, nobody expect Miami to turn into sellers at the trade deadline. Now that they have, it makes sense that Hanley Ramirez was the first to go. His career with the Marlins has been a frustrating roller coaster...
In a move that once seemed unthinkable, the Miami Marlins traded three-time All-Star Hanley Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. But don't tell the Marlins they are giving up on the season. "Everyone has kind of got their head down a little bit right now, but we're eight games out of the wild card," outfielder Justin Ruggiano said after Miami lost...
MIAMI (AP) -- Miami natives Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso powered the San Diego Padres to a 7-2 victory over the host Marlins on Friday night.
Grandal hit a bases-clearing triple, and Alonso drove in two runs to back the pitching of Kip Wells (2-3).
Carlos Zambrano (5-9) allowed five runs -- four earned -- and three hits in five innings as the slumping Marlins lost for the...
The Miami Marlins haven't been able to get much going offensively during a rough stretch.
Giving the ball to a struggling Carlos Zambrano is no guarantee that the club can quiet the San Diego Padres' bats.
The Marlins will try to snap an eight-game home losing streak to the Padres in Friday night's series opener.
While Miami (45-53) has made plenty of news over the...
Here's the running list of Josh Johnson rumors leading up to the trade deadline:
– According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Marlins are “open-minded” about trading Johnson. He says that the Marlins will “weigh the offers and make their choices.”
– Some people are saying that the Marlins are asking more for Johnson that the Brewers got for Zack Greinke (via Danny Knobler...
Editor’s Note: Guest writer Jim McNamara returns to provide a little insight into the rapid-fire trades the Miami Marlins have started to make in the wake of what has been a disastrous season – one that started out with such high expectations.
With the MLB trade deadline just days away, there are teams scrambling to make last minute moves to improve their club for a playoff push...