Found December 07, 2011 on The Victory Formation:
TEAMS: Miami Marlins

Whaaaaaaaat? Yes, the Miami (regionalized a tad bit for the locals to remember they exist) Marlins have been quite the spenders this offseason throwing money at pretty much anyone who is a free agent and has a pulse. Yesterday it was reported that they offered the St. Louis slugger the ten year deal he was seeking in the spring to come help open their new ballpark in Little Havana. He’s a staple in St. Louis, and unquestionably the best player to take the field for the Cards in 50 years. With two rings and a lot of years ahead of him, he’s still got a lot left to do. Decisions. Decisions.

The question for Pujols is (1) does he want to play in front of hundreds, not that Marlins fans won’t show to the new venue, they will. It’s that the majority will be jacked and or murdered walking into the ballpark. And (2) does he really want to be responsible for lighting up this…




Reyes: Mets didn’t make me an offer

While the Miami Marlins went all out in their pursuit of Jose Reyes, the talented shortstop says his former team didn't even try to retain his services. 


Marlins expect quick Pujols answer

The Miami Marlins have reportedly said that they expect a response to their offer from the Albert Pujols camp as early as Wednesday.

Marlins to go ahead with HanRam move to 3B

Hanley Ramirez may not be happy about it, but he's going to have a brand new position next season.The Miami Marlins are moving ahead with plans to switch Ramirez from shortstop to third base in order to accommodate free-agent addition Jose Reyes. The former New York Mets star finalized a six-year, $106-million deal with Miami on Wednesday.Marlins president Larry Beinfest said...

Hanley Ramirez stories continue spinning out of control

Can’t remember seeing anything quite like this. Let’s backpedal to Tuesday, when reported Hanley Ramirez would rather play shortstop for another team than move to third base to accommodate Jose Reyes with the Marlins. President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest felt compelled to address the story, saying Ramirez has not requested a trade. Wednesday...

Marlins formally announce signing of SS Jose Reyes

DALLAS (AP) - All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes has put on a Miami Marlins hat and joined his new team.The Marlins formally announced the signing of the speedy free agent Wednesday at baseball's winter meetings.The NL batting champion got a six-year contract worth $106 million. Earlier this week, the Marlins announced ...

Marlins finalize $106 million contract with Reyes

DALLAS (AP) -- Jose Reyes felt the love from the Miami Marlins. And the money.

Marlins keep 'working on some things' while Reyes dons new duds

All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes put on a Miami Marlins hat and joined his new team Wednesday.

Reyes Says Mets Didn’t Want Him, Alderson Says He Should Have Sent Chocolate

Jose Reyes didn’t mince words today when speaking to reporters after being introduced as the new Marlins new shortstop. Here are a few quotes from ESPN New York: On whether he was surprised that Mets were not more aggressive:  “During the season, you guys know, I always say I want to go back to play there,” Reyes said. “But they don’t do anything to want me there. So...

Miami Marlins’ chemistry experiment will hinge on Hanley Ramirez

With one hand, the Marlins slapped the back of jubilant new shortstop Jose Reyes.

Marlins reportedly looking to trade Hanley Ramirez

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Marlins Have Interest In Wandy Rodriguez

The Marlins aren't just pursuing big-name free agents -- they're also looking into some of the more interesting pitchers on the trade market. Having already inquired on Gio Gonzalez, the Fish also have some interest in Wandy Rodriguez, according to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports (via Twitter). Jon Heyman of MLB Network (Twitter link) hears that if the Marlins can sign Albert...

Meetings: Marlins Head Day One

DALLAS, Texas-- Right-handed pitcher Heath Bell was announced Monday as the most recent addition to the Miami Marlins. How will he and big-name Jose Reyes impact the organization in 2012? And who else could join them? Scout's MLB Expert Frankie Piliere joins Erin Hartigan to chop it all up.

Source: Marlins' Ramirez doesn't want 3B move

Hanley Ramirez has informed the Miami Marlins that he does not want to move from shortstop to third base, a source told on Tuesday.

Photo: Jose Reyes in a Marlins hat, thanks the Mets

“I have to thank the New York Mets for giving me the opportunity to play in the big leagues,” Jose Reyes said this afternoon, while wearing his new Marlins hat and jersey. “Right now, I’m really excited and happy to go to Miami.I’m part of this family now, and I have to move on.” He said he has a lot of love for his fans in New York, who supported him through the good...

Buehrle agrees to four-year deal with Marlins

The Marlins made their third big free-agent splash Wednesday, adding left-hander Mark Buehrle to a new class of players that already included closer Heath Bell and shortstop Jose Reyes.
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