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...]

Ty Wigginton Gets Spring Training Invitation with Marlins


To help bolster the competition for their bench, the Marlins brought in the much traveled Ty Wigginton - recently departing the St. Louis Cardinals who had signed him to a 2 year deal worth around $5M. Wigginton only appeared in 47 games and put up a .158/.238/.193 slash line as a Cardinal. Yet the 36 year old can offer some pop off the bench, hitting 169 home runs over his … [Read more...]

Marlins Grab Jordany Valdespin


The Marlins continue to improve their roster heading into the 2014 season by grabbing another OF bat away from the Mets in Jordany Valdespin. The Dominican native will bring some speed and a touch of power to the OF. The potential is there for Valdespin to have an impact, but he comes with some questionable baggage. He had a 50 game suspension while playing for the Mets in … [Read more...]

Jacob Turner Shines in Call Up, Snaps 9 Game Losing Streak

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The Marlins have had a very frustrating season, to say the least, but perhaps things are turning around. In order to fill the rotation spot previously held by Alex Sanabia, who is on the DL, the Marlins recalled Jacob Turner from AAA New Orleans. Turner had been slated to be the #2 starter in the rotation at the start of the season but failed to show strong command in Spring … [Read more...]

Marlins Get Second Win in a Row in 15 Innings

It was a late comeback. The Marlins had to score 2 runs in the bottom of the 15th to get it, too, but it did come - the first time this year the Marlins were able to win two in a row. Tonight, they will go for - wait for it - three in a row. That's right, math skills folks. But seriously, in a crazy game where Giancarlo Stanton pulled a hammy, Juan Pierre was beaned on his … [Read more...]