MARLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: New Marlins owners will seriously consider trading Stanton

Where there’s smoke, there’s often fire, and it’s getting pretty smoky on the Giancarlo Stanton trade front.Earlier this week a report said Stanton cleared revocable waivers, which is not too surprising given the slugger’s bloated contract. Clearing waivers means Stanton could be traded prior to the end of the month. Some teams reportedly have shown interest in Stanton, but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton views 61 as the legitimate home run record

Giancarlo Stanton may have very little chance at surpassing Barry Bonds’ single-season record of 73 home runs, but the Miami Marlins star is eyeing a number that is certainly attainable and he believes is more legitimate.That number is 61.Stanton, who is currently on pace to hit 60 homers, said Wednesday that he considers 61 — the single-season home run mark set by Roger Maris...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins are willing to talk to teams about Stanton

Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is in the midst of one of the best power stretches in recent baseball history. The All-Star has hit 23 homers in his past 35 games and leads the majors with 44 on the season.To many, this would seem to be a clear indication that Stanton will be the Marlins’ franchise cornerstone moving forward. After all, he’s still just 27 years old...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez statue may not be built with new Marlins ownership

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria had plans to construct a statue outside Marlins Park honoring the late Jose Fernandez, but there’s a chance the tribute may never be completed with the team now being sold.Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that the building of the Fernandez statue is “very much in question” since it will not be completed before the new ownership group...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton hits monster homer off Madison Bumgarner

What happens when you put a pitch into the hitting zone of Giancarlo Stanton? The ball goes very far. This is true even if the pitcher Madison Bumgarner.The San Francisco Giants lefty challenged Stanton and more than 430 feet later, it was clear that the Miami Marlins star had won the challenge. The homer extended Stanton’s club record for home runs in a season. It was also Stanton’s...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jeb Bush's group out of potential Marlins sale

New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter is one step closer to buying the Miami Marlins. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports is reporting that a group including a former partner of Jeter’s has dropped out, leaving only two groups vying for ownership.“The Wayne Rothbaum-Jeb Bush group has dropped out of the bidding for the Miami Marlins, apparently leaving groups led by Miami businessman Jorge...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Everyone is head over heels about Austin Jackson's catch' quiz

On Tuesday night, Indians outfielder Austin Jackson made an absurdly spectacular catch to rob Hanley Ramirez of a home run.  Depending on who you speak to, it was either the catch of the year, the best catch in the history of Fenway Park, or one of the best catches of all-time. Perhaps it was all three. The game itself wasn't too shabby either. Jackson's miracle catch is eerily...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Adrian Beltre is now the old guy in the club' quiz

Over the weekend, while Cooperstown was opening its doors to the Class of 2017, Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre joined another exclusive club when he doubled off Orioles pitcher Wade Miley on Sunday, making him the 31st player in MLB history to reach 3,000 hits. Beltre is just the fifth player born outside the U.S. to reach the sacred mark and the first from the Dominican Republic...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'When George Brett went completely batty' quiz

On this date in 1983, the most famous ejection and one of the most indelible moments in all of MLB history took place when George Brett hit a home run that gave his team a 5-4 lead but was then tossed from the game for having too much pine tar on his bat and proceeded to lose his mother-loving mind.The Pine Tar Incident was so famous that it warranted having both its own book and...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dee Gordon got kicked by a young Reds fan, and it was funny (VIDEO)

A young Reds fan demonstrated the power of home-field advantage during Sunday’s game against the Marlins.The fan was given the pleasure of meeting Marlins SS Dee Gordon, and he did not disappoint while doing so. He approached Gordon before he made his way to the plate, and then kicked him right in the shin, which was both adorable and funny. Even at such a young age, that little...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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