The Miami Marlins held their annual "Fish 'N Chips Casino Party" Thursday night, which is normally an opportunity for their fans a chance to interact with the team's current and former players as well as the coaches. Unfortunately, none of the players on the current Marlins roster showed up to this year's event.Considering the admission charge for the big night was $100 for singles...
On Sunday, the Miami Marlins fired their manager, Mike Redmond, barely half a year after he received votes for the 2014 NL Manager of the Year. Coupled with the cut and forthcoming salary-eating of Jarrod Saltalamacchia and his contract, and now the, uh — promotion? demotion? — of general manager Dan Jennings to manager, it’s […]
On Sunday, the Marlins fired manager Mike Redmond. It’s what teams do when they find themselves performing worse than expected, even if expectations of contention were probably less realistic than the hype would have suggested. The manager is the fall guy when things go badly, though, and things are going badly in Miami, so Redmond […]
After firing manager Mike Redmond over the weekend, the Miami Marlins have decided to hire within to fill the position. That’s something MLB teams often do, but the Marlins did it in a way that only the Marlins could do it. They’ve hired their general manager to serve as their field manager. Dan Jennings, who...Read More
Mike Redmond became the first managerial casualty of the 2015 season over the weekend. The Miami Marlins fired their manager with the team off to a disappointing 16-22 start this season.
What followed was a handy lesson in the value in being right versus the value in being first.
When the dust cleared from Redmond, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported that former Marlin and...
The Miami Marlins were nearly no-hit by Atlanta Braves starter Shelby Miller on Sunday. Immediately after the game, Miami’s brass announced that manager Mike Redmond and bench coach Rob Leary were relieved of their duties.
The #Marlins dismiss manager Mike Redmond and bench coach Rob Leary.
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) May 17, 2015
In announcing the firings, Marlins president...
Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has struck again. Loria fired manager Mike Redmond less than two months into the season after the team dropped to 16-22 Sunday. The team pulled the plug on the manager after nearly being no-hit by Shelby Miller in a 6-0 loss to the Braves. Though it’s not at all funny...Read More
After almost being no-hit on Sunday, the Miami Marlins reacted with abrupt nature and fired manager Mike Redmond and bench coach Rob Leary.
The Miami Marlins were nearly no-hit on Sunday, and it was only a Justin Bour single with two outs in the ninth that prevented them from finishing a game with zero hits for the second time in less than eight months.
But apparently, “almost” is good enough for Jeffrey Loria and the Marlins – manager Mike Redmond was fired after the 6-0 defeat to the Braves.
Three weeks into the 2015 MLB season, a handful of managers may already be feeling the pressure of making sure their teams fulfill expectations.
Is it a coincidence that Reds skipper Bryan Price vomited a bucketful of F-bombs at Cincinnati Enquirer beat reporter C. Trent Rosecrans after his team had lost seven of its past eight games, dropping to fourth place in the NL Central...