The Miami Marlins will finish the season with the second-worst record in franchise history and now, the team will need a new head of baseball operations.
The 2013 Miami Marlins became just the second team in franchise history to lose at least 100 games in a season with a 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park Tuesday night.
Even before the 2013 regular season began, most fans knew the Miami Marlins were going to be a bad team. But the Marlins are threatening record territory as they continue to lose games through the final weeks of the regular season.
The Miami Marlins are a mess with a 55-94 record heading into the final weeks of the regular season. The team has struggled hitting, fielding, and outside of Jose Fernandez, pitching. But the biggest dysfunction may be in the team’s front office.
With Tuesday night’s loss to the Atlanta Braves, the Miami Marlins hit the 90 loss mark for the third consecutive season under the watchful eye of owner Jeffrey Loria.
Miami Marlins don’t have many avenues to try to force team owner Jeffrey Loria to sell the team. But, at least one Marlins fans has decided to go right to the top and petition President Barack Obama.
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.
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.