It would be hard to imagine a character less suited to Alex Rodriguez's luxury lifestyle of private jets and South of Fifth condos than the shackled man federal agents led into the DEA's Weston headquarters the morning of August 5. Yuri Sucart was clad in a baggy white T-shirt, ill-fitting black pa ... More >>
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 >>
Logan Morrison played his entire major league career with the Miami Marlins before being traded to the Seattle Mariners this past December. He published what seemed like a heart-felt open letter to Miamians upon his departure, but apparently his view of the city wasn't all that positive. He was on a ... More >>
The Marlins have traded first baseman Logan Morrison to the Mariners. At this point most Miamians react to anything the Marlins do with a collective shrug, but this --THIS!-- is different. We're not just losing a first baseman, but a local Twitter superstar. In fact, Morrison's tweet addiction onc ... More >>
McKeon managed John Mayberry back when chew was healthy.A new chapter of the Jack McKeon Is Really Old Chronicles was written last night: The 80-year-old Marlins manager skippered a game against the son of a player he managed in the early 1970s.John Mayberry was the Kansas City Royals' hard-hitti ... More >>
During the last week of June something kind of sucky and boring we don't care about at all will happen in Sun Life Stadium, which tends to happen a lot in the Stadium during baseball season. Except this time it's because U2 is playing, forcing the Marlins to play "home" games in Seattle.
Michael E. MillerYasiel BalaguerAccording to his agents, 18-year-old Cuban baseball prodigy Yasiel Balaguer will have his second tryout with a Major League Team this week when scouts for the Seattle Mariners watch the right-handed pelotero in action here in Miami."I was on the Cuban youth nationa ... 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 >>
A South Miami-Dade baseball league is a potpourri of past, present, and future stars.
It's Ibanez's world and we're all just trying to live in it.Sitting next to a beautiful woman for 12 hours in first class on an airplane is the perfect situation. You want to avoid boredom, so small-talk is perfectly acceptable. And she can't walk away because she has to remain seated and buckled pe ... 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 >>
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 >>
Florida Marlin Luis Castillo's hitting streak got him to the All-Star Game; next year he's a trophy catch
The spring-training stadium nobody wanted hosts the league nobody knows