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...]

Marlins Draft Skipworth

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Choosing to fill a massive need, the Marlins drafted California high school catcher Kyle Skipworth on Thursday with the 6th pick overall. Skipworth, a left handed hitting catcher, hit .584 with 12 home runs and 44 RBIs leading his high school team to the state semifinals. The 6'3" catcher from California is the first Marlins catcher to be drafted in the first round since … [Read more...]