Hot Stove: Marlins Weighing Options for Bat and Starting Pitching


Rumor volat. It's that time of year, and the Marlins are in the thick of some hot stove talk. Signing a franchise player to a 13 year deal that is worth $325M will turn some heads. Now it is time to prove it wasn't just a publicity stunt. Clark Spencer and Barry Jackson are reporting that the Marlins are inquiring about Chris Davis from the Orioles and Evan Gattis from … [Read more...]

Yosmany Tomas Would Be Interesting Fit But Unlikely


Yoenis Cespedes - just missed. Jose Abreu - not quite. Yasmany Tomas? The Marlins are not shy about bringing Cubans to Marlins Park. They have done it before (Adeiny Hechavarria and Jose Fernandez) and will do it again. They started this thing back in the late 90's with Livan Hernandez. Yet, they are not going to sign a guy just to sign him. The Marlins missed out … [Read more...]

LaRoche Offered Deal with Marlins


And just like that, the Marlins are making moves again. Signing Stanton was a great start that promises that the franchise will have a stable core for many years to come. If the Marlins have their way, expect Christian Yelich, Adeiny Hechavarria, and eventually Jose Fernandez to be locked in (that, may have to wait several years since his agent is Scott Bora$$). Reports … [Read more...]

Growth Mindset


Accountability, trust. These are ideas that seemed to have escaped the Marlins organization in the past. But that perception now is also in the past. Giancarlo Stanton, in signing his $325M megadeal, admitted that the past was not the reason why he signed. It was for the road ahead. Dan Jennings was recently interviewed on MLBTV's High Heat and had some notable things to say … [Read more...]

Giancarlo Stanton Initiates a Shift in Miami


The signing of a 13 year $325M dollar deal will get you a lot of attention. Some of it will be negative. It seems that, no matter what you do, you won't be able to silence the cynics. In today's society, with social media and all of its pressures, it is required that in order to get attention you have to say and/or do inflammatory things. One would think that a talent like … [Read more...]