David Samson

Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki at the team's Spring Training home in Jupiter, Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Dwork On Sports: Marlins Notes On Ichiro And K-Rod

The Miami Marlins made some big moves during the offseason in order to turn the team into a perennial playoff contender.

02/25/2015

David Samson, President Miami Marlins speaks to the media during the press conference at the Capitol Hotel Tokyu on January 29, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Ichiro Suzuki, a 41-year-old outfielder with nearly 3,000 hits, has finalized a $2-million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.  (Source: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Marlins President Says Team’s Profile Is On The Rise

There is a genuine excitement surrounding the Miami Marlins this spring that hasn’t been seen in a very long time.

02/22/2015

(L-R) John Boggs, agent, David Samson, President Miami Marlins, Ichiro Suzuki, Michael Hill, President Baseball Operations Miami Marlins and Dan Jennings, Vice President and General Manager Miami Marlins pose for photographers during the press conference at the Capitol Hotel Tokyu on January 29, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan.  (Source: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Marlins Finalize $2 Million, 1-Year Deal With Ichiro

Ichiro Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.

01/29/2015

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins speaks as owner Jeffrey Loria looks on during a press conference at Marlins Park on November 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Signing Stanton Could Boost Loria’s Image

It’s been a rocky road for Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria over the past several years.

11/20/2014

Christian Yelich #21, Marcell Ozuna #13, Giancarlo Stanton #27, Jordany Valdespin #1 and Adeiny Hechavarria #3 of the Miami Marlins line up during the singing of the national anthem before the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Believe They’ll See More Progress In 2015

Giancarlo Stanton expects to be back for the start of spring training. Jose Fernandez is projected to return around the All-Star break. And the Miami Marlins believe they’ll be ready to rejoin playoff contention in 2015.

09/29/2014

Manager Mike Redmond #11 of the Miami Marlins chats while watching batting practice prior to the start of a game against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida. (Source: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Marlins Extend Manager Redmond Through 2017

On the same day the Marlins ended their 2014 season by getting no-hit by Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals, Miami began looking ahead by giving manager Mike Redmond a two-year contract extension.

09/29/2014

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Marlins Pres. Says Fans Should Expect Long Lines For Big Games

The Miami Marlins have complained in the past of poor attendance at games. But when a record crowd shows up for Opening Day and massive lines for concessions ensued, the team had a message for disgruntled fans…get over it.

CBS Miami–04/02/2014

Marlins President David Samson (MyTV 33)

Marlins Pres David Samson To Star in New Play

It’s not a publicly-funded ballpark or a jungle in the Philippines, but Miami Marlins President and Survivor castaway David Samson is making himself at home on a new stage- the one at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.

03/27/2014

President of the Miami Marlins David Samson will be among the castaways competing on SURVIVOR: CAGAYAN, when the Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 28th season with a special two-hour premiere, Wednesday, Feb. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Marlins’ President David Samson Talks About Being Booted Off “Survivor”

“I always wanted to be on the show,” said Miami Marlins David Samson about the CBS hit show, “Survivor.” “If you have a dream, just do it. Don’t sit on the couch. Just go for it.”

03/04/2014

President of the Miami Marlins David Samson will be among the castaways competing on SURVIVOR: CAGAYAN, when the Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 28th season with a special two-hour premiere, Wednesday, Feb. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Marlins’ Samson 1st Contestant Kicked Off Survivor

Much like the Miami Marlins playoff chances in recent years, team president David Samson’s appearance on CBS’ hit show Survivor was over before it even really got started.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

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