When the Marlins signed Mark Buehrle last year, the starting pitcher soon realized that his pet pit bull Slater wasn't welcome in Miami thanks to the county's pit bull ban. At least in South Florida he had the option of moving his family up to Broward County, where the dogs are legal.Shortly after f ... More >>
One year after the taxpayers of Miami-Dade gave Jeffrey Loria a brand new, $560 million ballpark, he's already given up even pretending to field a major league baseball team. In one of the largest salary dumps in the history of baseball, the Marlins are reportedly shipping basically every player on ... More >>
The MLB trade deadline is tomorrow, and Marlins fans fearful that the team would nuke its lineup can prepare to breath a sigh of relief. ESPN reports that star pitcher Josh Johnson probably will not be traded before tomorrow's MLB trade deadline.But those of us who would like to be fans one day when ... 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 >>
Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court
stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami
New Times. This week, Luke says the Heat is the number one franchise
in Miami.Jeffrey Loria and Stephen Ross need to
set up a powwow with Micky Arison and P ... More >>
All the recent Marlins walk-off wins and ensuing shaving-cream-pie-to-the-face celebrations has claimed its first victim. It was only a matter of time. An MRI has determined that outfielder Chris Coghlan suffered a left knee injury after he planted a shaving-cream pie into the face of Wes Helms a ... More >>
Another stellar performance from Josh Johnson, another blown lead by the bullpen. Another pinch-hitter, another walk-off win for Florida. Such are the misadventures of your Florida Marlins, who took game four of their series against the Colorado Rockies this afternoon with a 3-2 win. As for JJ's ... More >>
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 >>
Denis BrancroftYour Florida Marlins just finished their interleague series with the Texas Rangers last night. Good thing the World Cup and NBA Finals were on all week, because -- holy crap -- was it ugly. Here's how it all went down:Game 1 -- Rangers 3, Marlins 2: Matt Treanor's revenge! Former M ... More >>
Denis BancroftYour Florida Marlins just finished their series with the Philadelphia Phillies last night. The series was highlighted by the much-anticipated call up and debut of Marlins phenom prospect Mike Stanton. And the kid did not disappoint. Wish the same could be said for the bullpen, which ... More >>
Denis BancroftNL Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan Your Florida Marlins finished a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers last night. After a tough battle with the Phillies last weekend, including having a perfect game thrown against them (where was Jim Joyce then?!?) the Fish went all Samuel ... More >>
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 >>
A Miami Shores man trapped in the wreckage of the collapsed UN building in Haiti was finally freed after 40 hours. [Herald]Wounded Americans in Haiti are being taken to Gitmo. [Herald]3 Lynn University students believed to had been found in Haiti are actually still unaccounted for. [CBS4]Miami-Dade ... More >>
Hanley has been a one-man band and without protection, teams will pitch around him.The Marlins' three game sweep of the Padres couldn't have come at a better time. The Fish had lost three devastating games to the Phillies at home and trailed last year's champions by seven games ... More >>
Hanley is one of the best players in the league, but even Batman needs Robin.Dan Uggla has yet to recover from last year's disastrous All-Star game. He committed three errors and struck out three times in that Midsummer Classic. Since that game, he is hitting .227 with 25 homers while st ... More >>
The Marlins' recent cakewalk against the beasts of the AL East revealed that Josh Johnson is a Cy Young contender, Chris Coghlan is a talented lead-off hitter, and after going 6-3 against Toronto, Boston, and New York, the Marlins are actually pretty good.
Oh, and Matt Lindstrom needs to be rem ... 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 >>
Some of the largest crowds of the season are expected at Land Shark Stadium when the Marlins take on the Yankees this weekend and the Marlins' brass hopes to earn some serious coin. Fans interested in catching a glimpse of a 2003 World Series rematch will be subjected to big ticket price hikes.
Acc ... More >>
Most high school graduates are frantically searching for summer jobs or shopping for dorm room essentials. Chad James, Bryan Berglund, and Marquise Cooper won't have to worry about selling popcorn at movie theaters or cutting grass for neighbors because they have the option to play professional base ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsOur win beard is becoming unruly.
We were on the top of the world, and getting everybody's attention. Regis Philbin inserted the Marlins into his daily Senile Round-up. Philadelphia sportswriters were warning fans that the Phillies had more than the Mets to worry about. "They're not ... More >>