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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.
Ronny Cedeno tripled hours after signing with the Houston Astros, who beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Sunday in a game shortened to 4 1-2 innings because of rain.
At 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention. For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB’s postseason dance. As a result, the rumor mill was churning at full speed up to the last possible second. When all the dust had settled, several franchises and millions of fans had new players for which to root.
The Miami Marlins had a desperate need for a first baseman worthy of playing in the Majors. The Marlins addressed the problem by adding aging first baseman Carlos Lee in a trade with the Houston Astros.
The Miami Marlins walked away from Sunday’s game with a powerful pitching performance from Carlos Zambrano and a nice home run from…Carlos Zambrano.
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen was certainly happy to end the road trip with a win against the Houston Astros Thursday after a 12th-inning hit by Omar Infante.
The Miami Marlins look to get back on the winning track in Houston Wednesday night to close out an impressive West Coast road trip.
The Houston Astros ended the Miami Marlins’ season-long seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night.
Omar Infante and Hanley Ramirez hit the Miami Marlins’ first homers in their new ballpark, activating the much-discussed home-run sculpture and helping to beat the Houston Astros 5-4 in 11 innings Sunday.