By the time you read this, your favorite Miami Marlin has probably been sent packing.
For the third time in franchise history, a fire sale is raging. The face of the franchise, Hanley Ramirez, is now a Dodger; the last Marlin to throw a no-no, Anibal Sanchez, and the best infielder, Omar Infante, ar ... More >>
On The Franchise, Showtime's series following the Marlins this season, GM Michael Hill recently had this to say about the team's core, lead by Hanley Ramirez: "The veterans have crapped all over themselves."That smack-down may not have been the best strategy for pumping up Ramirez's trade value, but ... More >>
There was a time in May, when the Heat were on their way to a championship, the Panthers had won their first ever division title, and the Marlins completed the best record that month in MLB, when we had a glimmer of hope (albeit somewhat tempered by the Dolphins) that this may be the first year sinc ... More >>
In what could be the second-largest trade in Major League Baseball history, reports are flying that the Marlins could be shipping stars Hanley Ramirez and Heath Bell to Boston in exchange for the Red Sox's Carl Crawford. USA Today is reporting the trade, and apparently the deal may come down to whet ... More >>
When the Miami Marlins signed Jose Reyes, there was a lot of speculation as to how the speedy Dominican superstar shortstop would mesh with the team's existing speedy Dominican superstar shortstop, Hanley Ramirez.
The answer: They're basically the Siegfried and Roy of America's pastime.
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival wrapped up yesterday after a four-day whirlwind of dinners, brunches, parties, cocktails, and events.Each year we're delighted by the food, impressed by the cocktails, and amazed by the sheer number of celebrities that come to Miami to party and mingle.Dur ... More >>
The Miami Marlins new ballpark was the venue for what had to have been the most striking (pun intended) event of the 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival.The moment guests stepped out of the elevator onto the field level Diamond Club area for cocktails and appetizers, cameras flashed and jaw ... More >>
"You're trying to talk to me about earned run averages? During The War we earned all of our runs, I'll tell you that."They were doing so well. After an atrocious June, the Florida Marlins got a new great-grandfather manager, won a long string of games and were creeping back toward .500.Then into ... More >>
In Hanley's head, it's always 1999.Hanley Ramirez showed up at the Mets' Citi Field last night with a splotchy reddish dye job that made him look like the deranged love child of Sisqo and Ronald McDonald. But he had four hits in the Marlins' win, so we're guessing he'll stay with the look.
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Denis BancroftHanley up to bat.Your Florida Marlins last night finished their interleague series with the Baltimore Orioles. It was a series filled with ups, downs, stranded runners, bullpen implosions, and people getting fired. You know, just a typical week in the wacky world of Florida Marlins ... More >>
Historically speaking, he's still in the Asshole Minor Leagues.So Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez has apologized-- after much coercion--for not running after a kicked ball and then lashing out at his teammates and manager Fredi Gonzalez. He's been reinstated into his God-given spot in the ... More >>
The sports world is in full freak-out mode over Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez displaying legendary laziness in botching a play and then lashing out at manager Fredi Gonzalez for benching him. Never before have scribes busted out this many synonyms for half-ass performance-- loafing, lollygagg ... More >>
It's a travesty. An outrage. Mess with Jorge, Josh, or Freddi -- but don't fool around with Hanley.At 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, Florida Marlins wunderkind Hanley Ramirez awoke from graceful slumber to find somebody had vandalized three of his matching white vehicles parked in front of his seven- ... More >>
Last year, Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez won the National League batting title, so this past Saturday, team owner Jeffrey Loria gave him a pendant spelling out his batting average -- .342 -- in 394 diamonds, with a big teal diamond for the decimal point. Hanley then nearly choked on a choc ... More >>
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If Hanley Ramirez does some amazing shit but nobody's there to see it... it's still amazing.They live, as quietly as cloistered monks, among us. They wash our dogs, write our blogs, prepare our taxes, and, you know, do other things people do for a living. ... More >>
You have to give the Fish some serious credit this year.
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Hanley ANGRY!For the 87th consecutive season, they rank last in the bigs in team salary. But somehow they've stayed in the Wild Card hunt. (Quick fun comparison sure to add to the New York Mets ... More >>
Last time we turned to Florida Marlins baseball, we watched a mediocre team being pummeled by the best in the game. The New York Yankee fans were giggling at the ineptitude of a school of Fish that could only garner three hits.
It was pathetic, But that was last night. And ton ... More >>
The Miami Herald reported Wednesday that there's a Chad Pennington imposter tweeting on Twitter. The quarterback's supposed account talked about various meals and get-togethers with teammates, according to the story. Pennington said he isn't a member of any social networking websites.But what ab ... More >>
With all the hullaballo and hubbub over the giant tax-pit ... um ... new Marlins Stadium proposal, it's easy to forget that the Fish are still a baseball team and the new season is almost upon us. It's a shame, really. For true baseball fans, Spring Training is the best time of the year. Everyone's ... More >>