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...]

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...]

Fish Farm: Yordy Cabrera is Making Strides


Maybe you didn't notice, but the Marlins shed players and payroll this past offseason to net prospects to fill their roster for years to come. It was a hopeful move, to create promise for the future, but it has been met with great cynicism and distrust from Marlin fans who cite Loria's past as a prologue to any future here in Miami. Yet, there is one deal that does seem to … [Read more...]

Is Giancarlo Stanton Too Valuable to Trade?

Yesterday, Joe Frisaro suggested that the Marlins may possibly open the flood gates to hear offers for Giancarlo Stanton. This is pure speculation, but one of the scenarios that arose was a possible deal with the Rangers for Jurickson Profar and Mike Olt. At the beginning of December, there were reports that the Mets turned down an offer from the Rangers of Olt for R.A. … [Read more...]

Marlins Grab Dramatic Win to Avoid 7 Straight Losses

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In many ways the game started appropriately - Anibal Sanchez looked very hittable and gave up 2 runs in the first inning. It looked like he was going to dominate, then all of a sudden he fell apart. Next thing you know, he gets a strikeout to escape the first without any further damage. At that point, it was looking like ugly loss #7 in a row was rearing its ugly head. No … [Read more...]