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.
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.
With just two weeks until opening day, the Miami Marlins are making headlines again, this time in Sports Illustrated.
A bill to help renovate Sun Life Stadium got one step closer to the end zone Friday after the House Finance and Tax Subcommittee passed a new sales tax rebate and hotel bed tax for upgrades to the decades old stadium.
Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria was defiant and continued to deflect any criticism of his team’s talent fire sale in the offseason during a Tuesday press conference at the team’s spring training facility in Jupiter.
In a move that surprises no one who has been following the Miami Marlins, owner Jeffrey Loria told the print media Monday evening that the team will not be offering All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton a contract this year.
Jeffrey Loria continued to go on the worst PR campaign this side of O.J. Simpson looking for the ‘real killer’ last night in front of the print media, today the rest of the media get their shot. Plus, the Heat head back on the court against a good Division I college team, aka the Kings, and the Panthers hit the ice again tonight for another los…
The full page ad in three major papers is Miami Marlins owner Jeffery Loria, unfiltered. That said his choice words for every fan or critic may be doing more damage than good.
The Miami Marlins have reached out to fans to let them know things will get better in the future. The Marlins organization has faced fan outrage after the trade of many on the team’s roster and the controversy surrounding the funding of the new stadium.