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 Add Benson to their Offseason Haul


Looks like the Marlins are adding another AAAA talent to their organization in the trend of another low-risk, high-reward situation. The Marlins grabbed Joe Benson, formerly of the Rangers and Twins organizations, who was regarded as a 5 tool player and among the best prospects in baseball when he was a member of the Twins. Benson, who turns 26 in March, was originally drafted … [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...]

Marlin Apocalypse: Josh Hamilton Puts Giancarlo Stanton Back on Trading Block

What the heck, 12/21/12 is right around the corner anyway, why not go full out? Could it be that the Marlins are going to rescind and pull the trigger on a deal to trade the best young slugger in the game, Giancarlo Stanton? First of all, Josh Hamilton just signed a 5 year deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (yeah, and all the Marlins did was change their name from … [Read more...]