he Miami Marlins took the field at Marlins Park Monday night hoping to finally show some life against a very tough Washington Nationals team. The Nationals had just come off a sweep at the hands of the red-hot Atlanta Braves and Miami looked like it might have a chance, until the top of the first inning.
The Miami Marlins’ offensive woes continued throughout the weekend series with the Philadelphia Phillies. Now, the Marlins will take on a Washington Nationals team that shut the Fish out two of three games to start the regular season.
While the Marlins continue searching for their first home win of the season, it’s becoming just as difficult to find fans in the stands at the multi-billion dollar Marlins Park.
The Miami Marlins were expected to be one of the worst teams in baseball in 2013 and so far, the team has done everything it can to live down to the low expectations.
After an offseason of fire sale trades and fan angst, the 2013 Miami Marlins will finally take the field Monday night for the team’s home opener against the Atlanta Braves.
Only two games into the season, the Miami Marlins are living down to the expectations many fans and pundits had ahead of the season. Through 18 innings of play, the Marlins have yet to score a single run.
The Miami Marlins opened the 2013 season Monday full of hope, but that hope was dashed by the bottom of the first inning when starter Ricky Nolasco gave up a home run to Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper.
Miami Marlins fans have been calling for team owner Jeffrey Loria to sell the team to a new owner they hope will start spending long-term on the roster. But there’s a simple reason why Loria and other owners don’t want to get out of baseball, money.
One of the key pitchers the Miami Marlins hoped would be in a strong and young rotation will instead start the season out in Triple-A ball.
A couple of long-time Marlins fans say they may have to find a new team after the Marlins threatened to sue the season ticket holders for not paying for their second year of tickets.