The Miami Marlins have reportedly pulled pitching ace Josh Johnson off the trading block.
A clearly shaken Hanley Ramirez met reporters Wednesday morning and confirmed that he has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, part of a multiplayer trade, the second big deal in as many days for the disappointing Marlins.
Sports fans headed into Marlins Park Wednesday afternoon wondering what the trade of third baseman Hanley Ramirez will mean for the team.
Just two weeks into the second half of the baseball season, and the Marlins seem to have thrown in the towel.
The Detroit Tigers made another aggressive move Monday, acquiring second baseman Omar Infante and right-hander Anibal Sanchez from Miami in exchange for 21-year-old righty Jacob Turner and two minor leaguers.
Travis Wood was sailing along. Then, in a flash, that changed. Carlos Lee hit a grand slam and the Miami Marlins beat the Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night, giving Ozzie Guillen a win in his first game back managing in Chicago.
The Miami Marlins will try to even things up when they play their final game in their series with the Washington Nationals on Monday night.
icky Nolasco pitched seven strong innings, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run home run, and the Miami Marlins completed a three-game sweep of the struggling Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-2 win Sunday.
Mark Buehrle pitched effectively for seven innings to become the winningest pitcher in interleague play, John Buck hit a three-run homer to help the Miami Marlins with a 9-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.
The Miami Marlins miserable June continued over the weekend as the Fish dropped two of three to the Tampa Bay Rays.