The Miami Marlins continued to wheel and deal at the annual Winter Meetings Thursday when the team traded outfielder Justin Ruggiano to the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Brian Bogusevic.
Once the Miami Marlins signed first baseman Garret Jones, Logan Morrison’s days with the team were numbered. Wednesday, the Marlins finally pulled the trigger and traded LoMo.
The Miami Marlins are expected to be dealers in Orlando as general managers and other baseball executives gather for the annual winter meetings.
Last November, the Miami Marlins decided to disassemble most of the team in a massive trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Marlins dumped almost every big name and contract to the Blue Jays in exchange for prospects and pundits pounced. But the Marlins may have the last laugh.
With Ricky Nolasco on the trade market, the San Diego Padres liked what they saw. Their hitters did, anyway. Will Venable drove in three runs and Logan Forsythe hit a two-run homer Friday night to help San Diego beat Nolasco and the Miami Marlins, 9-2.
The Miami Marlins are reportedly “deep” into trade talks for pitcher Ricky Nolasco, according to an ESPN.com report.
Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria was defiant and continued to deflect any criticism of his team’s talent fire sale in the offseason during a Tuesday press conference at the team’s spring training facility in Jupiter.
Even though it’s the middle of February, pitchers and catchers report for spring training on Monday and the Miami Marlins are preparing for what could be a historically bad season in 2013.
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.