Tino Martinez got a little too personal with his players, and now he is out of a job. The Miami Marlins hitting coach quit the team yesterday following a Miami Herald report that he verbally abused players in a ball club that ranks last in the majors in runs, home runs, batting, and slugging. The Ma ... More >>
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The Miami Marlins have hired a new manager to replace the ousted Ozzie Guillen, and he's no stranger to the club. Mike Redmond made his major league debut as a catcher for the Marlins back in 1998 and played with the team through 2004. He'll now return as the team's new manager according to reports.
Anyone care about the Marlins anymore? Did someone just raise their hand? Oh, the guy in the corner wearing an Ocean Conservancy Group t-shirt. Sorry, we mean the Florida Marlins baseball team, not the actual fish. Anyway, the Marlins have hired Edwin Rodriguez to lead the team for at least ano ... More >>
Simon Bruty for HarperCollinsFormer Miami Herald scribe and current Sports Illustrated senior writer S.L. Price makes his living where sports and culture intersect. His 2000 book Pitching Around Fidel was an exploration of the crumbling Cuban sports machine, and the importance of play to a people ... More >>
In explaining his reason for giving Rudolph "Rudy" Crew a $41,000 bonus, Miami-Dade School Board Member Robert Ingram compared Superintendent Rudolph Crew to Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest professional basketball player in modern history. I beg to differ. Producing 26 F schools doesn't come c ... More >>
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