After a long winter of waiting, a new baseball season is finally upon us.
Cody Ross can see clearly now, so he must have had a nice view as his decisive pinch-hit home run sailed into the left-field seats.
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.
The Miami Marlins need to acquire a third baseman in the offseason to replace the void left by Hanley Ramirez. But would the Marlins seriously consider filling that hole with soon-to-be ex-New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez?
The disaster that has become the Miami Marlins seasons is almost mercifully over for the team and for fans, but not without a player versus manager scandal that will likely end up with one or both of the parties gone at the end of the season.
The Miami Marlins descent into madness is almost complete in 2012. The team’s owner spent the weekend sniping at a former manager and Monday, closer Heath Bell took aim at the team’s current manager, Ozzie Guillen.
Jose Reyes hit a two-out RBI single in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and the Miami Marlins overcame an awful ninth inning to snap the Atlanta Braves’ four-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory.
Not long after Miami’s team picture was taken Friday afternoon, Loria offered little when asked what the photo might look like in 2013.
Chris Capuano held Miami hitless until the seventh inning and Hanley Ramirez drove in three runs against his former team, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Marlins 5-0 Sunday.
The Miami Marlins season has been lost for a long, long time, but the spectacular failure of a season that started with such high hopes could lead to some major changes for the team ahead of next season.