Many of his numbers in 2013 and his extensive injury history will give suitors pause, but he has a solid 6-foot-7 frame and last year had a career high strikeout rate. He could go back to Florida to rejuvenate his career and to again lead an up-and-coming staff on a team that might not be as far away from contention as many believe.
What do you guys think, does a Josh Johnson return to Miami make sense for both sides? Leave a comment and let us know what you think.
Former Miami Marlins third-base coach Joe Espada won’t be wearing a Jupiter Hammerheads’ uniform in 2014. His dress code will be considerably more flexible.
Miami Marlins Rumors: Team Should Re-Sign A.J. Burnett | Rant Sports
The Pittsburgh Pirates did not offer right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett a qualifying offer on Monday before the deadline and at midnight, it will make him a free agent as the offseason officially opens up. Burnett is going to turn 37-years-old in January, but there maybe one more quality season left in him.
Offseason Fish Food: Greatest player in Marlins history? | Fishstripes
Today, we debut a new feature at Fish Stripes, where we ask a question of interest each publishing day this offseason. Today’s Fish Food: who was the greatest player in Marlins history?
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Moment 146 holds the 1st appearance of the Miami Marlins on this list. Welcome to Moment 146- the Miami Marlins vs. the New York Yankees.
At this pace, Jose Fernandez may end up winning more awards this offseason than the Miami Marlins had wins in the regular season. Fernandez was named the 2013 National League’s Outstanding Rookie in the MLBPA Players Choice Awards. The Players Choice Awards are voted on by the players in a secret ballot conducted by the Major League Baseball Players Association.
The Miami Marlins 2013 season was a terrible disaster that the team hopes to avoid again in 2014. The team lost 100 games for just the second time in team history and struggled to compete all season long.
The internet has been busy today producing rumors that center around a trade involving the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins swapping right fielders. To be clear, it appears that these are centered around a discussion on the MLB network yesterday, in which Matt Vasgersian suggested that it would be a good fit for both teams to make the deal. From the best I can tell, this is analyst speculation and not actual reporting, however Peter Gammons interjected his two cents and backed the idea of the trade.
After throwing together a monster year in his rookie season, Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was named a finalist for two prestigious awards: the NL CY Young and NL Rookie of the Year.