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.
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.
The Miami Marlins will face a pitcher on Wednesday making his final bid for a new contract.
Sometimes a player does particularly well against a certain team, or teams. That point was proved once again on Tuesday night in Miami.
Cole Hamels and Henderson Alvarez have gone toe-to-toe twice this year, including a back-and-forth pitchers’ duel earlier this month.
The Miami Marlins might have to finish the season without another starting outfielder.
The Marlins failed in their late comeback attempt and saw their fleeting playoff hopes come to an end.
Adam LaRoche hit an early two-run homer to support Doug Fister and lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.