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 Trade Rumors: No Need for a Rebuild


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...]

Casey McGehee Dealt to Giants


Looks like the latest reports are surfacing and they are looking accurate - Casey McGehee has been traded to the San Francisco Giants. It appears, according to Juan C. Rodriguez that the deal will be for 2 minor league pitchers: Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo (no, not who you think.). Juan C. was nice enough … [Read more...]

Coghlan and Ramirez Have Record Setting Month

It's been an amazing month for the Marlins offense. From matching a streak of 10 or more hits in 15 straight games - a feat unseen since the 1920's (and for that matter, never seen on TV) to watching some amazing individual performances. Chris Coghlan and Hanley Ramirez just became the first two Marlins since 2006 to combine for 80 or more hits in a month. The last time this … [Read more...]

Bonifacio Bueno in Debut; Marlins Open with Big Win

Emilio Bonifacio might have people confused as to how to spell his name, but by season's end he may be a household name for Marlin fans. He is not going to put up gaudy power numbers, but he has lots of flash with his sizzling speed and strong defense. In fact, just looking at him, he reminds of another Marlins switch hitting infielder - Luis Castillo. Watching … [Read more...]