On Sunday, most people will take a break from their typical weekend fodder of getting blackout drunk and screaming, “Sunday Funday!” to visit their dads at home or the track or prison. But the sons and daughters of South Florida have the opportunity to make this Father’s Day incredibly special for their fist-pumping pops, as the Miami Marlins are offering 5,000 lucky fans a...
MIAMI Opening night 2013 at Marlins Park began with a festive nod to the franchises first 20 years.
The Miami Marlins ended the evening by creating more excitement, only to fall short.
In the second home opener at their domed home, the Marlins lost to the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Monday night. The game took only 2:33, largely because both starting pitchers Miamis Kevin Slowey and...
(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) FOX Sports Florida, the statewide television home of the Miami Marlins, will produce and televise a total of 150 Marlins regular season games in high definition as part of the 2013 Major League Baseball season.
FOX Sports Florida will kick off the season on Monday, April 1, 2013 at 1:05 p.m. ET when the Marlins take on the Washington Nationals at Nationals...
Today is the first day of the Chinese New Year. As over one billion members of the Chinese community prepare to usher in the year of the snake, baseball enthusiast in Miami is pumped about 2013 – the year of the Marlin. Before you assume there was a typo in that last sentence with me not pluralizing the word “enthusiast”, take a look at this tweet by Marlins beat writer...
Well, the 2013 baseball Hall of Fame votes are in, and on January 9th we will know who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this upcoming July. Now this is certainly a big year for controversy on the ballot as the big names in the PED era are front and foremost. Bonds, Clemens, Sosa and Palmiero, to be precise and name a few. And of course Dale Murphy and Jack Morris are always...
With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2013, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame.
There are twenty four men on the ballot for the first time this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements. You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives...
The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of who was voted in by writers on Wednesday of this week. Of the 37 former players on the ballot, seven of them have ties to the Cincinnati Reds.
Of these players, Sanders is the only one anyone would consider a Red. Sanders was drafted by...
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The 2013 BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot is out, and there are several Phillies on the ballot. Try not to laugh. They are:
Who will get votes? I'm sure Kenny Lofton will get some, Curt Schilling will get some, and Dale Murphy will fall short...
The hiring of Mike Redmond by the Miami Marlins was a shocking yet respectable pick by the Marlins. Names like Valentine, Tony Pena, Lloyd McClendon were thrown out as potential candidates quickly as news broke that Guillen was fired.
Along with the names above, former players like Brad Ausmus, Mike Lowell, Jeff Conine and the eventual hire Mike Redmond.
This is a very interesting...
For more than 10 years, the Baltimore Orioles have been looking for a regular first baseman. By and large, they have failed.Below is a graph showing the Orioles' offensive output measured by sOPS+, a comparison of OPS compared to the rest of the league's first basemen. (sOPS+ stats pulled from Baseball-Reference.com)As you can see, the best the Orioles have done over the...
The newly anointed Miami Marlins officially ushered in a new era of baseball in Miami, opening the (stateside) 2012 Major League Baseball season at their sparkling new and extremely bright new stadium. This new brand of Marlins baseball, featuring home white uniforms with “Miami” not “Marlins” on the front, is loaded with guns for hire fished out from among the best this...
2013 (November 26, 2012)—elect 3*
WS W3 Rookie Name-Pos
705 186.2 1986 Barry Bonds-LF
437 146.4 1984 Roger Clemens-P
428 73.8 1989 Craig Biggio-2B
325 68.7 1993 Mike Piazza-C
322 61.0 1989 Sammy Sosa-RF
252 75.4 1990 Curt Schilling-P
288 51.7 1992 Kenny Lofton-CF
297 41.3 1989 Steve Finley-CF
280 45.0 1983 Julio Franco-SS/2B
210 55.2 1988 David Wells-P
237 41.8 1995 Shawn Green...
Former Kansas City Royals players better appreciate their place in Kansas City, because they won’t be taking up residence in Cooperstown any time soon.
Former Cincinnati Red Barry Larkin joined George Brett in Cooperstown on Monday, and the only former Royal receiving any votes will drop off from lack of support.
Juan Gonzalez just eluded the ax last year, but he couldn’t keep...
Athlon Sports is working its way through the major league franchises and giving each its own Mount Rushmore. In other words, if each franchise had a granite mountain in which to carve four seminal faces from its history, who would merit that honor?
The Marlins’ Mount Rushmore per Athlon would consist of Hanley Ramirez, Jeff Conine, Dave Dombrowski and Miguel Cabrera.
Hmm. I can...