Tino Martinez calls Marlins players he coached ‘soft’

Nearly a year after resigning from his job as hitting coach of the Miami Marlins, Tino Martinez was honest about the issues he had on the job, which included teaching what he felt were undisciplined, “soft” players. Martinez, who clubbed 339 homers over 16 career seasons, spoke with WFAN’s Joe and Evan on Wednesday and […]
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Tino Martinez thinks Miami’s young hitters are “soft”

“I was tough on some of the young players I thought needed to be, not disciplined, but they were walking around like they were 10-year veterans and I was trying to teach them the right way to do things,” Martinez said, on Benigno & Roberts. He added: “I was trying to teach these guys. These guys had a great opportunity. They didn’t belong in the big leagues. They just...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tino Martinez Resigns As Marlins Hitting Coach Amid Allegations of Abuse

MIAMI — Tino Martinez resigned as the Miami Marlins’ hitting coach hours after complaints by players that he verbally abused them became public. In one instance, Martinez acknowledged he angrily grabbed a player. Martinez was in his first year as a professional coach this year. He sat in the dugout during Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, then met with Marlins officials...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez resigns after reports that he abused players

The Miami Marlins are not a good baseball team.  At the time of this post, the Marlins are the owners of the second-worst Major League baseball team with a .388 winning percentage.  The main reason their record is a putrid as it is is their (lack of) offense.  Their 328 runs scored is a whole 51 less than the second-worst White Sox.  If you do the math and carry the one, the...
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez resigns over allegations of abuse

Miami Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez resigned on Sunday, according to a report from Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. Martinez was Miami owner Jeffrey Loria's hand-picked choice for the job this offseason, and it was his first professional coaching job. But a controversy soon erupted around Martinez, alleging that he was verbally and physically abusing players. The...
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tino Martinez steps down as Marlins' hitting coach

MIAMI (AP) Tino Martinez has resigned as the Miami Marlins' hitting coach after players complained he verbally abused them. Martinez was in his first year as a professional coach. He met with Marlins officials after Sunday's win over the Pittsburgh Pirates and resigned. Martinez apologized for his behavior, saying he got in trouble for comments to players he intended as...
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Martinez accused of abusing players

Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez, a former Yankee fan favorite, has been accused of physically and verbally abusing players. Read the alleged details here.

Via Larry Brown Sports
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tino Martinez eager for new role with Marlins

There was a time when Tino Martinez was certain that he would never coach. It's not that he didn't want to, necessarily. It was more that the grind of baseball - travel, long days, late nights, time away from the family - had taken its toll over the course of 16 seasons in the major leagues. ''I said, `Never again,''' Martinez said. ''When I...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tino Martinez Hired By Marlins as Hitting Coach

There’s one less option for the Red Sox to fill the role of hitting coach. Earlier on Thursday, we reported that the Red Sox were eyeing former major league first baseman Tino Martinez to fill out their coaching staff. Well, Martinez has apparently chosen to take his talents to South Beach, agreeing to become the Marlins’ hitting coach, according to The Associated Press. During...
Via NESN.com
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Tino Martinez Named Hitting Coach

The Miami Marlins hired Tino Martinez as their hitting coach on Thursday to move closer to completing Mike Redmond’s staff.   Martinez is a former star with the New York Yankees and had been working out of the front office and in the broadcast booth for the team in recent years.   This will be Martinez’s first foray into professional coaching outside of being a special instruction...
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November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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