The Marlins surprising 5-1 start had us feeling positively optimistic. Maybe this season wouldn't be a slow, painful march to MLB irrelevance. Maybe, just maybe, this would be the first season the team actually lost a playoff series! Sadly, reality has set back in. The team is in the midst of an e ... More >>
Miami has the Dolphins Heat Marlins, the greatest baseball team? The Marlins 8-5 comeback victory over the Colorado Rockies Thursday afternoon means your favorite little local baseball club has started the season 3-1, their best start since they began the 2009 season 4-0. I don't know what to do wi ... More >>
Some MLB team's fan bases cover entire states if not large regions of the country. Most are at least the most popular team in every county in their home metro-area. Of course, the Marlins are not like most MLB teams. The Fish have one of the smallest geographical fan footprints according to a new ... More >>
"We're watching one of the greatest right-handed hitters who ever lived." That's what an AL scout told ESPN's Jayson Stark this week for his new piece, titled "We are witnessing greatness," incidentally, about slugger Miguel Cabrera. The article details just what a ridiculous thing Miguel Cabrera ha ... More >>
Mike Dee is changing teams, changing coasts and changing leagues. The Miami Dolphins CEO has resigned and will take over as president and CEO of the San Diego Padres.
In a sad way, the Miami Marlins pretty stellar performance during the month of June only underscores how utterly horrible the team played during April and May. The Marlins' 14-9 record during June was actually the second-best record during the month in the National League (only behind the Padres), a ... More >>
Oh, you didn't think that the Miami Marlins payroll could get any lower? Well, multiple reports indicate that the team is looking to trade away pitcher Ricky Nolasco, who is by far the highest paid player on the team. In fact the $11.5 million he's making this year makes up about 30 percent of the t ... More >>
The Miami Marlins can't seem to win much of anything lately. Not even an omelet-eating contest. While the team was in San Diego last week, reliever A.J. Ramos walked into the Broken Yoke Café and decided to try the restaurant's "Iron Man Challenge." Contestants are tasked with eating a meal featu ... More >>
As another season begins, MLB faces an unsustainable future — and you're picking up the tab.
Earlier today, someone hacked into the Facebook accounts of several Major League Baseball teams and the Marlins were not spared. For a brief moment, the Marlins Facebook page promised the first 10,000 fans in attendance at the next game that they'd receive a free "fighting pit bull."
"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 >>
"Stadiums have LIGHTS now?!"Trader Jack is back. They've taken him out of the mothballs and planted him back in the Marlins dugout, and he made a great stride forward by taking Hanley Ramirez out of the starting lineup as soon as he marched into town.Who is this guy? Where did he come from? Let u ... More >>
miamidolphins.comBrandon Marshall, just the latest athlete to get injured under strange circumstances."If you prick a baller, does he not bleed?" -- William ShakespeareProfessional athletes are finely tuned machines: millions of dollars' worth of ESPN-highlight-generating speed, torque, power, an ... More >>
William "She Bangs!" Hung.Damn, America. You really love yourself a generic televised singing competition, don't you? We already have good ole' reliable American Idol jamming up the airwaves with massacred Top 40 favorites. And now Simon Cowel's The X-Factor is slated to premiere this ... More >>
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 >>
via ofarevolution.comReady to blow the house down in Miami.On June 26, the Marlins Super Saturday event features a post-game concert by Of A Revolution, otherwise known as O.A.R. The band has toured the world for the past 14 years helping a mostly white college audience jam out and sing along to ... 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 >>
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The game of baseball isn't played against the clock, which is a good thing because Jack McKeon has lots of stories to tell
Hank Goldberg offers Miami sports fans more than tired talk-radio shtick; the journalist backs up his on-air diatribes with hard facts and common sense