Marlins Fire Sale
The Miami Marlins fire sale got rid of most of the talent on the team. Now, multiple teams are inquiring about the availability of the Marlins’ only star player left, right fielder Giancarlo Stanton.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig shocked no one Monday when his office approved the massive fire sale trade of Miami Marlins stars to the Toronto Blue Jays.
In the aftermath of the Marlins’ salary dump/fire sale earlier this week, speculation turned to pitcher Ricky Nolasco and reports that he was the next player to go. Marlins president David Samson said this wasn’t true Thursday, but trusting a Marlins executive isn’t always the best plan.
Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria’s fire sale not only angered fans, but also fellow owners who now have a much harder road to hike if they ever want to secure public funding for a new stadium.
There’s a lot of shame to go around today thanks to the fire sale of the Marlins’ best players, which will go down in infamy in our national pastime’s history.
Miami Marlins fans looking for answers for why the team once again blew up the franchise didn’t get much from owner Jeffrey Loria in his first public comments since the massive fire sale Tuesday night.
Miami Marlins fans, the city of Miami, Miami-Dade County, and all of the taxpayers who will pay for the $2.4 billion Marlins Park share the same feeling Wednesday morning: that they’ve been duped.