The Miami Marlins took a big step towards becoming a contending team in baseball this week when they came to terms on a new contract with slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to terms with the team on a $325 million, 13-year contract. Team owner Jeffrey Loria has confirmed the deal, the most lucrative for an American athlete.
Coming off of a surprisingly good season in which the Miami Marlins stayed in the National League playoff race until mid-September, the team is already looking towards the future.
Jose Fernandez released the ball with such velocity that the sound of it landing in the catcher’s mitt echoed crisply throughout Marlins Park.
The Miami Marlins’ ace Jose Fernandez is showing off to the media his rehab routine as he recovery from season-ending elbow surgery.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez is throwing again, 4½ months after he underwent season-ending Tommy John elbow surgery.
Giancarlo Stanton expects to be back for the start of spring training. Jose Fernandez is projected to return around the All-Star break. And the Miami Marlins believe they’ll be ready to rejoin playoff contention in 2015.
The Miami Marlins will finish with their most successful season in four years, but that likely won’t stop them from wondering just how far they could’ve gone had their two biggest stars not fallen victim to season-ending injuries.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been cleared to start throwing Oct. 1.
The Marlins were thought to have an overabundance of good young pitching to start the season.