The Miami Marlins are headed to the beautiful country of Panama this spring, to take on the New York Yankees. While the details are still being worked out, the two teams are expected to head out of the country from March 16th to 18th.
The games in Panama are not included in the Marlins 31-game spring training schedule, which was released on Monday morning. The Marlins will have their pitchers and catchers report to camp on February 16th and will open their spring schedule against UM on Feb. 26.
Expect Miami Marlins to give Scott Sizemore a long look | Sun-Sentinel
Count the Marlins among the teams that will give infielder Scott Sizemore plenty of consideration as he searches for a new home.
On this day in team history, first baseman Carlos Delgado was traded to the Mets just one season after the Marlins signed the slugger as a free agent. Ownership portrayed the deal as part of a “market correction,” along with the trade that sent Josh Beckett and Mike Lowell to the Red Sox.
New hitting coach Menechino stressing approach | Marlins News
To get the Marlins’ bats going, new hitting coach Frank Menechino first plans to get into the players’ minds. The Miami batters can expect to hear a lot about the importance of a strong mental approach.
Who I Want Back From Last Offseason’s Trades | Jays Journal
With Toronto Blue Jays trades swirling Blue Jays fans have started talking about who they don’t want to see traded. But players you don’t want to see traded are bound to be traded.
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The Miami Marlins have plenty of young pitching already on their major league roster, a couple of up-and-coming prospects, and depth in their minor league system. However, the team is still interested in adding a veteran starting pitcher to the mix. It was reported over the weekend that the Marlins have shown interest in former New York Yankee starter, Phil Hughes.
Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. For moment 126 we take you back to Opening Day 2009. It’s the Marlins vs. the Nationals and we enter the fourth inning one out and a person on third.
By most accounts, the Marlins have had a pretty uneventful off-season so far. They haven’t signed any free agents of note. They haven’t made any trades. So is it possible that Miami is having a great offseason? At least one Major League Baseball columnist seems to think so.