A group of South Florida special needs children will have the opportunity of a lifetime when they get to play baseball on the same field that the pros play on.
Miami Marlins president David Samson hoped his appearance on CBS’ Survivor would be a good thing for the team, but after his bio was published for the show, the team president needs to do some damage control.
It’s official! Miami Marlins president David Samson traded in the ball park for a taste of the great outdoors as a castaway on the next season of the hit CBS series Survivor.
Fans may be excused if they have a hard time believing anything that comes from Miami Marlins management, but team president David Samson came out Thursday swinging with bold predictions for next season.
The Miami Marlins will finish the season with the second-worst record in franchise history and now, the team will need a new head of baseball operations.
The Miami Marlins are a mess with a 55-94 record heading into the final weeks of the regular season. The team has struggled hitting, fielding, and outside of Jose Fernandez, pitching. But the biggest dysfunction may be in the team’s front office.
Chase Utley hit a go-ahead triple in the 10th inning off Jon Rauch, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 3-1 Friday night and dropped the Marlins to 1-9.
Last year at this time, the Miami Marlins were the toast of Major League Baseball and South Florida was abuzz with hope the franchise had finally turned the proverbial corner into a true contender. Just a year later, despite one of the best stadiums in baseball, the Marlins are operating about as far under the radar as any team in Major League Baseball.
My what a difference a year makes. Last, the Miami Marlins generated baseball’s biggest buzz as they prepared for their home opener in a futuristic new stadium. There were nearly nightly sellout crowds as fans anticipated a playoff bid.
With just two weeks until opening day, the Miami Marlins are making headlines again, this time in Sports Illustrated.