Spring training is a time to get in shape for the upcoming major league season, work on mechanics or maybe compete for a spot on the team.
The average raise for a player in salary arbitration was 117 percent this year, according to a study by The Associated Press, led by steep hikes for Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Giancarlo Stanton and Michael Brantley.
Miami Marlins pitchers and catchers reported to the team for spring training Sunday starting what every Marlins fan, player, and executive hope will be a quick turnaround for the downtrodden franchise.
A rash of injuries during the final week of spring training last year forced the Miami Marlins to add then 20-year-old right-hander Jose Fernandez to its starting rotation.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia can’t wait to report to spring training with the Miami Marlins — and it has nothing to do with the short drive to their camp.
Most Miami Marlins fans expect the team to trade All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton at some point over the next two seasons. But, Stanton is leaving the door open to signing a long-term contract with the Marlins.
Monday will be a day of giving back to the community for a pair of South Florida commissioners and the Miami Marlins.
Jeff Baker and the Miami Marlins have completed their $3.7 million, two-year contract.
Football season is officially over, at least until Wednesday’s national signing day and the start of free agency in March. With one season over, believe it or not, it’s almost time for pitchers and catchers to begin reporting for spring training.
A job fair is underway to fill positions at Marlins Park for the 2014 baseball season.