The Boston Red Sox have apologized to the Miami Marlins for doing what Marlins fans say the team did last season, putting a team of barely major league quality players on the field.
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.
The calendar may only read February 26, 2014, but Wednesday afternoon the Miami Marlins will take the field for the first time this year in an exhibition game against the University of Miami Hurricanes.
Miami Marlins pitchers and catchers reported to the team for spring training Sunday starting what every Marlins fan, player, and executive hope will be a quick turnaround for the downtrodden franchise.
Most Miami Marlins fans expect the team to trade All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton at some point over the next two seasons. But, Stanton is leaving the door open to signing a long-term contract with the Marlins.
The Miami Marlins continue to look for the cheapest available labor to fill in the remaining holes on the roster, primarily on the bench.
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.
He’s arguably the best player to put on a Marlins uniform since Miguel Cabrera and like Cabrera, Giancarlo Stanton’s future in South Florida remains very much in question after signing a one-year contract over the weekend.
The Miami Marlins continued their annual roster overhaul Wednesday when the team agreed to terms with 31-year-old third baseman Casey McGehee.
The Miami Marlins have been unusually active during the annual winter meetings and they appear to be looking at another player who lost his starting job near the end of last season.