After their longest winning streak in more than two years was snapped, the Miami Marlins are looking to bounce back as they open a four-game series against the struggling and short-handed Cincinnati Reds.
The owner of the World Series champion Boston Red Sox is apparently unimpressed by the Miami Marlins’ attempts to improve their feeble offense.
The Boston Red Sox have apologized to the Miami Marlins for doing what Marlins fans say the team did last season, putting a team of barely major league quality players on the field.
The thrifty Miami Marlins were nonetheless busy at this week’s winter meetings, and they’re not done trying to upgrade an offense that ranked a distant last in the majors.
The Miami Marlins are a mess with a 55-94 record heading into the final weeks of the regular season. The team has struggled hitting, fielding, and outside of Jose Fernandez, pitching. But the biggest dysfunction may be in the team’s front office.
Sports fans headed into Marlins Park Wednesday afternoon wondering what the trade of third baseman Hanley Ramirez will mean for the team.