Archive for the ‘Florida Marlins’ Category

Jeff Loria Proves Bobby Cox’s Point

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

I have never seen Florida Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria in person, and I never really want to. And not just because the guy is a total douchenozzle. I've always had this mental image of Loria being no taller than 5-foot-4, allowing his physique to match his Napoleonic attitude. (It also ...

Not To Rain On Stephen Strasburg’s Parade, But…

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Sure every baseball fan is fixated on the arrival of baseball's Next Big Thing, Stephen Strasburg. But there’s another behemoth on the horizon, and he just might have a bigger impact than the Nationals’ golden boy. Florida outfield prospect Mike Stanton is an absolute beast. And no, we're obviously not talking about ...

Now Marlins Fans Have A New Stadium Not To Go To

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Are you kidding me Florida Marlins? Seriously? You’re asking for a new 37,000-seat retractable-roof stadium that will cost $634 million? In a depression? Not a recession - a depression. Pretty ballsy for a franchise that ranked last in attendance each of the last three years. Last season, Florida averaged 16,688 fans a game. ...

Yankees Apparently Impervious To World Financial Situation

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

After offering a staggering six-year, $140-145 million contract to C.C. Sabathia, the New York Yankees are apparently ready to extend a similarly ridiculous offer to Toronto free agent pitcher A.J. Burnett. The Punks in Pinstripes are said to be preparing a five-year, $80 million offer for the 32-year-old Burnett which ...

The Rays’ Success Is Bad For Baseball

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To put it into ultra-simplistic terms, our economy is screwed because people have been spending far too much money. People were given home loans they could not possibly pay back, thus killing several lending giants. A few years ago was the first time in a hell of a long time ...

If Hanley Ramirez Played In Boston He’d Lead Every Sportscenter

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

It's fair to say this trade worked out nicely for both sides, but let's see how the Marlins snagged Hanley Ramirez: Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell and Guillermo Mota to the Red Sox for Ramirez, Anibal Sanchez and a couple minor league guys.Sanchez, for his part, threw a no-hitter in 2006 ...