Marlins fans, that proud clan of several hundred clad in teal and black, didn't spend their off-season dreaming of free-agent fire-throwers. Just because zillions of your tax dollars are paying for their new stadium doesn't mean the Marlins plan to stop winning the World Series of Cheapskatery ... More >>
So I was thrilled to receive word that Centerplate, a leading hospitality vendor for sports stadiums, convention centers and entertainment venues, "has announced several new partnerships, menu items and other 'game-changers' for the home fields of the Tampa Bay Rays, San Francisco Giants, Seattle ... More >>
via kevinrudolf.comLet it rock!This Saturday April 10th, and at each of 13 Saturday home games this season Florida Marlins games become Super Saturdays, major concert productions with national caliber acts followed by fan giveaways and firework shows.At the end of this season's first home game Ne ... 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 >>
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 >>
Apparently, there's more excitement about the upcoming Florida Marlins season than previously thought. This reasonable proposal was found on a bathroom wall -- Churchill's? -- and relayed to Deadspin:
What a roller coaster this swine flu, excuse me, H1N1 is: First someone jumped the gun on reporting the first case in Florida, a lady traveled through Miami carrying the virus, then 20 suspected cases in Miami-Dade were sent for testing. None of those came back positive, but two others in Florida di ... More >>
Remember this moment the next time you hear Jeffrey Loria whining about how much he needs a new stadium to keep the Marlins profitable. Remember it next year, when Loria sells off Hanley Ramirez, Dan Uggla, Josh Johnson, and any other Marlins player who might command more than a few mil as a free ag ... More >>
When it came to the Marlins stadium deal you had the ardent fans (all 600 of them) and the people who stood to make bushels of money rooting for it, and a bunch of rightfully concerned civic watchers hoping for its defeat, but when things were said or done the resounding response that spread through ... More >>
Hey Glenn Straub. I WANT to watch baseball downtown,. I WANT to TAKE the Metromover to games,But I wish you would just shut up.Straub penned a letter to the public (which you can find on the jump) defending his idea for a downtown stadium. But we've moved too far with the Little Havana stadium and I ... More >>
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Florida Marlins hold open tryouts for their big-man dance squad.
Well, not quite. The Phillies did, but the good news for Miami is that the Marlins remain the only Florida team to win the championship, and Pat Burrell became only the second University of Miami alum to win the series. With the Canes, Burrell was named MVP in the 1996 College World Series, and was ... More >>
Mario Diaz-Balart's latest campaign ad is apparently untrue. Misleading advertising? In my election? [Local 10] The Marlins are officially eliminated from play off contention. [Herald] Miami Beach City Commissioner Jerry Libbin wants to ban smoking from the beach, and ruin its reputation as the wor ... More >>
Out of contention, the Marlins look to play spoiler once again.
Seems like only yesterday the Marlins were coming back against teams, overcoming seemingly insurmountable deficits and generally making life miserable for the Mets and Phillies while making a run at history. The Marlins were within grasp of the NL East. Now, they’re a walking disaster. Coming out ... More >>
The Marlins vie for the NL East title on Super Saturday.
The Marlins shoulda creamed the St Louis Cardinals last night. They didn't. The reason: Luis Gonzalez sucks. The Marlins 31-year-old left fielder came up three times with runs in scoring position ..and made three outs. The bases were loaded. There were two guys on base. He's supposed to be the go ... More >>
This Marlins/Cubs game is all about the kids.
The Marlins lead the league in come-from-behind wins.
Manny Ramirez is headed to the Marlins! A deal is close! Sources are saying it’s only a matter of time! Here we go! Ready? And…. the deal is dead. The Red Sox sent him to L.A. instead. Sad trombone sound Okay, so the Manny to the Marlins thing didn’t happen. If you’re like me, your initial ... More >>
The sign hangs over a locked turnstile outside Dolphin Stadium, gently mocking hundreds of Marlins fans trapped in a winding gauntlet of fences protecting the handful of ticket sellers at Wednesday's divisional showdown against the Mets. Lightning flashes. Torrents of rain darken the horizon. Cloud ... More >>
Another Super Saturday, another shot at taking the NL East lead.
The trial to challenge the building of the Florida Marlins’ new ballpark is set to start next week. A postponement would’ve pushed the trial to September, but Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jeri-Beth Cohen rescheduled the trial so that it could start by next Wednesday. This is good news for the Marlin ... More >>