Jorge Cantu

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    March 31, 2014

    Marlins Opening Day: Meet Your New, Mildly Less Crappy 2014 Fish

    Meet your new and improved 2014 Miami Marlins! Now with 100 percent less Logan Morrison but with the same great taste! As Marlins fans get ready for tonight's home opener against the Rockies, they really should be used to the drill. The Ponzi scheme that was owner Jeffry Loria's 2012 spending spre ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Marlins Ship Jorge Cantu to the Rangers

    ​Jorge Cantu and his productive bat and his Spaghetti Western movie villain facial hair were all shipped to Texas yesterday in exchange for pitching prospects Evan Reed and Omar Paveta. The Marlins will be paying $600,000 of the $2.2 million remaining on Cantu's contract, because, well, these are ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Josh Johnson Refuses to Stop Being Awesome

    ​The Washington Nationals did everything to thwart Marlins ace Josh Johnson this past Saturday. They made him throw 30 pitches in the first inning before he could record his first out. They brought in Stephen Strasburg the previous night to throw some rookie-phenom mojo at him. They even trotted ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010
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    April 1, 2010
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    March 24, 2010

    Marlins Preview: That Silence You Hear Is Miami Preparing for Another Baseball Season

    Wikimedia Commons via user Djh57. 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 >>

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    July 22, 2009

    Even Without Amezaga, the Marlins Are the Most Mexican Team in the Majors

    The author at a recent Marlins game.You're forgiven if you didn't catch the news that Marlins utility man Alfredo Amezaga will miss the rest of the baseball season to undergo knee surgery. Amezaga is scrappy and versatile, the type of player that can be the glue that holds a team together th ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    Marlins Drop Game One to Red Sox 8-2

    The Florida Marlins kicked off their AL East six-game gauntlet by losing to the Red Sox 8-2 in a brisk game that lasted just two and a half hours, but was over long before that. Starter Chris Volstad, who took the loss and fell to 4-7, threw well for three innings but was greeted in the fourth ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    Marlins Finally Win Again! Now a Reputable News Source Says They Will Win It All

    Time to shave that Rasputin-length win-beard. The Marlins are at last back in the win column after a season start that can only be described as more confusing than Charlie Crist's sexuality.via Wikipedia CommonsEven with Han-Ram on the bench, the streak ended.Somehow the Fish won 11 freaking games b ... More >>

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    April 11, 2009

    Holy S#$%, baseball is back

    It's hard to wax romantic about baseball at Dolphins stadium. Something about the sickly yellow-green that the klieg lights turn the grass outfield, the barren seating sections at every glance, the uncoordinated Mermaids bravely persisting as baseball's only cheerleaing squad- it just doesn't bring ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009

    Wait, the Marlins Are Playing Baseball This Year?

    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 >>

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    July 31, 2008

    Never Say Die

    The Marlins keep beating each other up, and they like it that way.

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    July 17, 2008

    Super Rivalry

    Another Super Saturday, another shot at taking the NL East lead.

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    June 12, 2008

    Dan Uggla Is The God of Thunder

    If you listen long enough, you can still hear it. The sound of thunder reverberating throughout the sky from last night’s Marlins walk-off grand slam against the Phillies. The Gods on Olympus forged his arms out of molten lava and rawhide; his balls were cast from pure steel. His name is Dan Ug ... More >>

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    June 11, 2008

    Hanley Ramirez Is Just Like You, Except More Awesome

    Ideally, leadoff men are supposed to set the tone every night with their first at bat of the game. Last night, Hanley Ramirez set the tone on fire, kicked it in the onions and ran away with its hot girlfriend. The first place Phillies strolled into Dolphin Stadium for what is, right now, the most im ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008

    Hot Fish

    Hey, the Marlins are in first place! That’s right!

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    April 24, 2008

    Mash Unit

    The Florida Marlins are finding their way in a post-Cabrera world.