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  • Miami Marlins' spending spree extends to all facets of the team

    Steve Cishek has no intention of ditching his traditional meal before every Marlins game: a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. But ask the tall bullpen ace what he thinks about the team's new culinary creations, or the new creature-comfort plane that will...
  • Marlins notes: Hand, Phelps to prepare as starters

    Marlins notes: Hand, Phelps to prepare as starters
    The Marlins' season-opening rotation in 2014 made it once around before the club required a sixth starter. A shoulder injury scratched Jacob Turner from his second scheduled outing, opening the door for Brad Hand. Hand along with offseason acquisition...
  • Remember when Miami Marlins' prez David Samson thought Ichiro was overpaid?

    Remember when Miami Marlins' prez David Samson thought Ichiro was overpaid?
    The irony likely was not lost on aficionados of Miami Marlins’ history, or at least those of team president David Samson’s insert-foot-in-mouth moments. Late Wednesday night Miami time, Samson and other front office members took part in a...
  • Marlins officially announce Ichiro signing

    Marlins officially announce Ichiro signing
    The Marlins late Tuesday officially announced the signing of free agent outfielder Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract. Suzuki will become the first Japanese-born player to compete for the Marlins in the franchise's 22-year history. The Marlins have...
  • Pirates' Prez Coonelly apologies to Marlins over Stanton flap

    Pirates' Prez Coonelly apologies to Marlins over Stanton flap
    Marlins President David Samson has been in touch with Pittsburgh Pirates' counterpart Frank Coonelly since his comments about Giancarlo Stanton's 13-year, $325 million contract. A former senior vice president in the Commissioner's Office, Coonelly told...
  • Hyde5: Five questions answered in Stanton presser

    Hyde5: Five questions answered in Stanton presser
    Five thoughts on the news conference announcing Giancarlo Stanton's $325 million contract: 1. The contract began with a flight by Marlins officials to visit Stanton in Beverly Hills. Team owner Jeffrey Loria, general manager Mike Hill, assistant general...
  • Hyde: The art of the biggest deal ever

    Hyde: The art of the biggest deal ever
    The deal that changed the Marlins began in late October in a side room at Bobby Vans Steak House in Manhattan. The team’s top executives met for their annual organizational meeting and Topic A was the same as the previous year: Could they keep...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work
    The Miami Marlins finally have a superstar to call their own for the long haul. Giancarlo Stanton signed the long-term deal Wednesday that few in baseball  thought would happen. The Marlins gave the slugging right fielder plenty of reasons with a $325...
  • Marlins, Redmond agree to contract extension through 2017

    Marlins, Redmond agree to contract extension through 2017
    WASHINGTON As has been the case at or around season's end, the Marlins made a significant personnel announcement. This one had a much different tenor than years past. The Marlins and manager Mike Redmond have agreed to a contract extension through the...
  • Miami Marlins: Dan Marino to throw out first pitch on Opening Day

    Miami Marlins: Dan Marino to throw out first pitch on Opening Day
    Former Miami Dolphins great Dan Marino will throw out the ceremonial first pitch as part of the pregame festivities Monday night when the Colorado Rockies and Miami Marlins open their seasons at Marlins Park. The Dolphins' Hall of Fame quarterback,...
  • Overturned out call at plate leaves Marlins disgusted in defeat

    Overturned out call at plate leaves Marlins disgusted in defeat
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