Marlins Spring Training 2013: Marlins Get Easy Win Against Cardinals; Small Ball Reigns Supreme


He goes by the term "beast mode" and Juan Pierre wasted no time reintroducing himself to the 3,000+ on hand at Roger Dean Stadium yesterday in the Marlins Spring Training 2013 debut against the Cardinals. "Beast Mode" hit a triple off of Jon Jay, sped around the bases in a blur, slid into 3B, and eventually would go on to score on a Giancarlo Stanton sac ground out. Put it … [Read more...]

Spring Training: Stories of Redemption and Reclamation Many with Marlins


Just looking over the roster for Spring Training with the Marlins, many will recognize some of the faces but many will also fail to recognize many more. There are some familiar ones: Juan Pierre, Giancarlo Stanton, Ricky Nolsaco. There are many that will need some guidance for fans: Alfredo Silverio, Sam Dyson, Joe Mahoney. Yet one thing is consistent this spring; no matter … [Read more...]

Marlins Competitive Spring Training and More

Looks like there is a lot of discussion about things on the field all of a sudden for the Marlins. Let's sift through some notables: Marlins add 31 non-roster players to their Spring Training roster and the Sun-Sentinel has the names. They have more players reporting to camp (71) than wins last season (69). Competitive advantage? Or bargain hunting? Beinfest notes the … [Read more...]

Marlins Pick Up Silverio, Lara in Rule 5; Wrap Up Winter Meetings

Trade away your waffling 3B convert? Check. Bolster up your farm system with more prospects? Check. Get a replacement 3B and add some power to the lineup? Mmmm, not quite. The Marlins had a specific agenda heading into the Winter Meetings this week in Nashville and were able to pull of a couple of their main objectives. Reportedly, Yunel Escobar had a change of heart about … [Read more...]