Posts tagged Florida Marlins

THROWBACK: DODGERS TRADE MIKE PIAZZA

THROWBACK: DODGERS TRADE MIKE PIAZZA

As the 1998 season approached, Mike Piazza was one of the biggest stars in the game and he was coming up on free agency. As the matinee-idol face of the Los Angeles Dodgers who put up unthinkable numbers from the catcher position, it was almost inconceivable that things wouldn’t be worked out in negotiations to keep him […]

MARLINS SHIP BELL TO D’BACKS IN 3-TEAM DEAL

MARLINS SHIP BELL TO D’BACKS IN 3-TEAM DEAL

The Marlins sent unhappy reliever Heath Bell to Arizona in a 3-way trade that includes the Oakland A’s. FLORIDA GETS – INF Yordy Cabrera (minors) DIAMONDBACKS GET – Heath Bell, Cliff Pennington A’S GET – Chris Young and cash from Arizona Also, the Diamondbacks picked up the 2013 option on closer J.J. Putz today. The […]

CHISOX RELEASE GUILLEN FROM CONTRACT

CHISOX RELEASE GUILLEN FROM CONTRACT

Ozzie Guillen managed his final game with the White Sox tonight and is likely headed to the Florida Marlins, reports Joe Cowly of the Chicago Sun-Times. The long-rumored trade of the manager to south Florida is apparently close to becoming reality, as the Fish will offer compensation, though not anyone of Logan Morrison’s stature. Guillen […]

LoMo FILED GRIEVANCE AGAINST MARLINS 8/25

LoMo FILED GRIEVANCE AGAINST MARLINS 8/25

The messy situation surrounding Florida Marlins’ OF Logan Morrison is the subject of a grievance, reports Amy K. Nelson of ESPN. The flamboyant Morrison was demoted to AAA on August 13th, while Marlins’ union rep Wes Helms was released at the same time and it taxes the imagination to see it as a “baseball decision.” […]

MARLINS MYSTERIOUSLY OPTION MORRISON

MARLINS MYSTERIOUSLY OPTION MORRISON

Florida Marlins OF Logan Morrison was optioned to Triple-A after tonight’s home loss against the Giants in a move that came as a surprise to many, including Morrison. Hitting out of the number-three hole, Morrison has had an uneven year so far, sitting at .249 with a .791 OPS and a big RBI month in […]