Dombrowksi Years and the Fire Sale of ’97

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 21:  President CEO General Manager David Dombrowski talks to the press during the retirement announcement of manager Jim Leyland at Comerica Park on October 21, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

With the Marlins all but finished for the 2015 campaign, news around the league is that Dave Dombrowski, who was recently let go by the Detroit Tigers, is fielding offers from several teams to overhaul their systems. Marlins fans, yearning for the good old days when the franchise seemed to matter, may be hoping a reunion of Dombrowski and the Marlins. Dombrowski put in the … [Read more...]

Matt Latos and Michael Morse Traded to Dodgers

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Yet to be confirmed, there appears to be a deal in the works between the Dodgers and Marlins for Matt Latos, Michael Morse, and the Marlins compensatory pick (#34 overall for 2016). It isn't certain yet, but the haul for the Fish appears to be three minor league pitchers from the Dodgers. Considering the market for Johnny Cueto, the arms should be of a decent nature coming … [Read more...]

Marlins Trade Rumors: No Need for a Rebuild

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Look, I know a lot of us are suffering a bit from PTSD when it comes to our team and its roster. We have very little faith in our front office doing the right thing and when a trade is made, it is mostly always perceived to be about the bottom line. Yet, even with long term deals cemented for both Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich, this perception still persists. Add to … [Read more...]

Marlins Trade Rumors and Ideas

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Everyone knows the Miami Marlins history off fire sales. The Marlins every year get a ship load of talent during the off season and by the next season most of the players are gone. Either they were traded, hit free agency, etc. This season the team is 39-55 so far and once again that is the story off another disastrous¬†season. Once again the marlins have announced that they … [Read more...]

Marlins Trade Deadline: Go Big, Trade for Joey Votto?

Aug 4, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto (19) prepares to bat during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports

WARNING: This article is total speculation. That's right. I am being totally speculative here. And most of you will disagree with the specifics of this article, but probably not the subject. The Marlins just got swept by the team with the worst record in baseball. With 32 wins, and three games at the expense of the Fish, they just bumped themselves closer to the 2nd worst … [Read more...]