Spring Training

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Red Sox Owner Burns the Miami Marlins on Twitter

    Spring Training has barely started and already the Miami Marlins are the punchline of Major League Baseball. The team raised some eyebrows last week when word leaked that team executives were furious that the Boston Red Sox showed up to a game with a roster missing most of their star players. The Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Here's What You Need to Know about the Marlins At Spring Training

    The Miami Marlins are back! In Jupiter! Wait, don't leave! I've got a couple things that you may want to keep an eye on in between Miami Heat games and Miami Dolphins TMZ Sports news. The Marlins aren't entering the 2014 season with many expectations, nor much hype, but there are a few story lines ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Feds Indict Three for Smuggling Cuban Baseball Prospects into U.S. and Holding Them Hostage

    Baseball is America's pastime. But it's also an international business that sucks in scores of foreign-born players every year. Behind that business are men who secret ballplayers into the United States in exchange for a slice of their future earnings. This side of baseball tends to remain in the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Jay-Z, Beyoncé Join Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow for Florida Trip: A Family Fun Guide Featuring Miami Zombie Tour!

    Jay Z and Beyoncé love Florida. So much, in fact, they're planning to spend their family vacation exploring the 65,755-sqaure-mile peninsula that 19 million of us call home. According to Contact Music, after Jigga and Coldplay wrap their respective world tours, the hip-hop power couple is teaming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    The Petey & Lomo Show: An Oral History

    ​Oral histories are hot right now. Siskel and Ebert got one. Vanity Fair just did one on The Sopranos. Now Esquire has one about Baywatch. It seems the only proper way to pay tribute to a dearly departed program is to document its history with disembodied quotes from its actors. So with baseball ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Logan Morrison and Bryan Petersen Have Bieber Fever

    ​In their effort to stave off Spring Training boredom, Marlins outfielders Logan Morrison and Bryan Petersen are starring in an online reality show. The first episode saw them donning leather jackets and forming a two-man, cupcake-devouring moped crew. At another point, they drank red white in a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Riptide Presents the All-Asshole Major League Baseball Team

    Historically speaking, he's still in the Asshole Minor Leagues.​So Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez has apologized-- after much coercion--for not running after a kicked ball and then lashing out at his teammates and manager Fredi Gonzalez. He's been reinstated into his God-given spot in the ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    Spring De-Training

    Skip Work and Take a Road Trip to Jupiter

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Wait, the Marlins Are Playing Baseball This Year?

    With all the hullaballo and hubbub over the giant tax-pit ... um ... new Marlins Stadium proposal, it's easy to forget that the Fish are still a baseball team and the new season is almost upon us. It's a shame, really. For true baseball fans, Spring Training is the best time of the year. Everyone's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008

    Former MLB Trainer Has Questions for Clemens

    Caught in the hurricane of steroid controversy blown up by the Mitchell Report, Roger Clemens has trotted out the tired explanation that he was taking vitamin supplements and anti-inflammatory medication, not performance enhancing drugs. But one former MLB athletic trainer says it doesn't add up. F ... More >>