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In Las Vegas, the Miami Marlins are playing this cautious hand as their rebuild continues

From where Don Mattingly sat on Monday, it was a short walk to the hotel casino at the Mandalay Bay, where the blinking lights of the slots aroused the get-rich-quick hopes of Midwestern farmers and Southern housewives and anyone else…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 10, 2018

How is Derek Jeter doing as Marlins CEO? Former Marlins president weighs in

Third in a three-part series It has been 14 months since new Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter told David Samson that he would not be retained as team president. What’s changed is that Samson, whose contract with the team expired…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 7, 2018

Where Realmuto situation stands. And Marlins hire coaches, discuss personnel issues

More than 10 teams have contacted the Marlins inquiring about a trade for catcher J.T. Realmuto and conversations are ongoing. Discussions are expected to intensify at next week’s winter meetings in Las Vegas. Realmuto’s agent, Jeff Berry, has publicly said…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 6, 2018

Former Marlins president opens up about Stanton, near trade of Jose Fernandez and more

Part 1 of a 2-part series In two interviews in recent days, former Miami Marlins president David Samson revealed the Marlins planned to sell the team to Jorge Mas last summer if he had been able to come up with…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 5, 2018

She is raising her dead sister’s disabled sons. Now, she will be driving them, too

She is raising her dead sister’s disabled sons. Now, she will be driving them, too

Every year, Virginia Dassaw makes new additions to her “obituary wall.” The weathered memorial has grown by six in the last four years with the life stories of both her parents, three siblings and niece. The obituaries are pasted next…

0 Comments / 3 View / December 3, 2018

Marlins sign slugger with 162 big-league home runs

Pedro Alvarez, a former Pirates third baseman who has twice hit 30 home runs in a big-league season, headlines the list of 14 players who signed minor-league contracts and will attend Marlins spring training as non-roster invitees. Alvarez, the second…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018

Marlins tender contracts to Realmuto, Straily, three others

The Marlins on Friday tendered contract offers to their five players eligible for salary arbitration, including pitcher Dan Straily and All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto. Whether Realmuto is still with the team on Opening Day, however, remains uncertain. The Marlins are…

0 Comments / 2 View / November 30, 2018

Winter housekeeping: Marlins fill 40-man roster with prospects, let go of Dietrich

It could be another year or two before some of the Marlins’ top minor-league prospects are wearing “Caliente Red” and “Miami Blue,” part of the team’s new color scheme. But seven of them moved one step closer Tuesday when the…

0 Comments / 2 View / November 20, 2018

Miami Marlins Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution 2018

Miami Marlins Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution 2018

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0 Comments / 2 View / November 20, 2018

Former Marlin among newest additions to Hall of Fame ballot. His reaction: ‘No way.’

Juan Pierre had a two-word response when he heard his name was on the Hall of Fame ballot: “No way.” He couldn’t believe it. Pierre, the speedy outfielder who spent four of his 14 big-league seasons with the Marlins and…

0 Comments / 0 View / November 20, 2018