In keeping with the long and storied tradition of blaming the managers and never, ever the decision making by the ownership and front office, the Miami Marlins have announced that they have fired manager Ozzie Guillen.
Marlins baseball operations president Larry Beinfest released a statement:
"Aft ... More >>
The Miami Marlins are a damn mess.
They traded away a bunch of good players for a bunch of not-so-good players. They've had horrible attendance all year. They've lied about the stadium from the word GO.
And now, thanks to a terrible owner, a horrendous general manager, and a stripped down talent ... More >>
flickr.comVolstad versus Morgan was possibly the most memorable moment of the year.The Marlins mercifully finished their 2010 season this weekend, ending the year with 80 wins and 82 losses, good enough for third in the division. The longest winning streak of the year was all of four games, and o ... More >>
FlickrRamirezThe Marlins open a series tonight in St. Louis, and manager Fredi Gonzalez sounded an optimistic tone that his star shortstop would finally form the word that the team's been waiting for: "Sorry."ESPN quoted from an interview Gonzalez gave today to a local radio station:"It's going t ... More >>
Flickr: Michael G. BaronHanley RamirezHanley Ramirez is acting like a diva following his being benched last night for an error. Check that; it wasn't the error so much as Ramirez jogging casually after the ball he kicked into the outfield, while opposing base-runners were hustling toward home pla ... More >>
Flickr user: lie_inourgravesMarlins manager, Fredi Gonzalez, on the fieldMarlins Manager Fredi Gonzalez's job reportedly went on the chopping block after
team owner Jeffrey Loria and upper management voiced their disappointment with the team's failure
to play October ball. Ultimately, Loria and ... More >>
The news from around South Florida:Following a winning, Fredi Gonzalez will stay as the Marlins manager, even though the team failed to make the playoffs. Other parts of the coaching staff will be reshuffled, though. [Miami Herald]Hospital officials are wrestling with the question of exactly why ... More >>
Flickr User: hazboyRicky NolascoWhat a wretched weekend in South Florida sports. You've heard about the Heat, but what's happened to the Marlins? One month into the baseball season, this team can't decide whether it belongs at the top of the league or at the bottom. A seven-game win streak in mid-Ap ... More >>