Last year at this time, the Miami Marlins were the toast of Major League Baseball and South Florida was abuzz with hope the franchise had finally turned the proverbial corner into a true contender. Just a year later, despite one of the best stadiums in baseball, the Marlins are operating about as far under the radar as any team in Major League Baseball.
With just two weeks until opening day, the Miami Marlins are making headlines again, this time in Sports Illustrated.
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.
The Miami Marlins season has been lost for a long, long time, but the spectacular failure of a season that started with such high hopes could lead to some major changes for the team ahead of next season.
The Miami Marlins’ best power hitter and lone All-Star Giancarlo Stanton will be out of action until at least early August after arthroscopic knee surgery cleaned out some loose bodies in his knee.
Months after the horrendous RV massacre in Deerfield Beach, the 911 call made by the ruthless killer, William DeJesus has been released. For the first time we are hearing the voice of a man known as a “monster” by his own children.
The Miami Marlins have both been a source of pride and a national embarrassment. The team has a brand new stadium, new roster, and the same old attitude towards local fans.
The mother who survived a deadly hostage standoff in Deerfield Beach in February has been arrested and charged with aggravated manslaughter and child neglect for her role in the deaths.
The Florida Marlins have scheduled a 1 p.m. news conference Wednesday where the team is expected to confirm the worst-kept secret in Miami that Ozzie Guillen will be the team’s new manager in 2012.