Los Angeles Dodgers
The Miami Marlins’ bullpen woes continued on Monday night in Los Angeles.
The Miami Marlins have played well enough to be above .500 but their bullpen has let them down time and time again.
With a sweet flip of the bat, Adeiny Hechavarria confidently cleared the bases on a three-run triple that helped the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Sunday.
The Miami Marlins are looking for their first series sweep of 2015, but the team knows that it will be no easy task.
An 11th-round Draft choice by the Dodgers out of high school, Los Angeles knew it was taking a risk by drafting Joc Pederson, as he had pretty high bonus demands and had already committed to play baseball at USC. But the Dodgers were OK with the risk that late, and OK with giving him a hefty bonus, and now five years later it looks as though it’s all going to pay off.
The Miami Marlins were one of the handful of teams in the mix for the latest great Cuban ballplayer to make the move to the majors.
When the Miami Marlins acquired Dan Haren as part of the Dee Gordon trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the veteran pitcher was a wild card at best.
Steve Cishek and the Miami Marlins closed out a deal in an effort to avoid arbitration.
It’s no secret that when the Miami Marlins acquired Dan Haren in a trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the veteran pitcher had no intention of leaving the west coast to play for a team far away from his family.
The Miami Marlins have been very busy this winter, acquiring several players that should have major impact in the upcoming season.