Category: Miami Marlins

Heath Bell Explains His Long Road to the Majors, Calls His Time in Miami a Learning Experience

Monday, March 25th, 2013

After three straight All-Star seasons, things didn't exactly go according to plan for Heath Bell in Miami last year. He posted just 19 saves and lost his closer job, finishing the year with a 5.09 ERA. The Marlins shipped him to Arizona, where Bell is happy for a new start, ...

Mike Piazza has Moved on From his Feud With Roger Clemens and Claims He was Never Tempted to Take Steroids

Friday, February 15th, 2013

The release of Mike Piazza's autobiography occurred this week where the former catcher wanted to tell the story of his career. Piazza reveals a behind-the-scenes look at his feud with Roger Clemens, the rumors about his sexuality and his opinions on performance-enhancing substances along with a slew of other topics. Mike Piazza ...

Josh Johnson: “I was hoping for one more shot at making something happen down there in Miami”

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

In true Marlins fashion, the time came when the organization decided it was time to dismantle their roster and get rid of some of the biggest contracts. Just one season after moving into a new stadium and loading up the roster with some big-time free agents, all of that excitement ...

Heath Bell Says Finger-Pointing Led to Chaos in Miami, Looks Forward to Setting Up in Arizona

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Nothing seemed to go right for the Miami Marlins this past season, and perhaps that's why they've gone with the complete-overhaul approach this offseason. Former closer Heath Bell certainly didn't find much success there, and while he wasn't part of the team's big trade with Toronto, he did get shipped ...

John Gibbons Discusses His Excitement to Rejoin Toronto Blue Jays

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

It's been a wild few days in the world of the Toronto Blue Jays. The Jays traded for pretty much every good player on the Miami Marlins' roster only days before shocking fans again by bringing former manager John Gibbons back to run the suddenly very-talented team. The expectation level ...

Marlins President David Samson: “Better days are coming with a team that’s younger, hungrier and has a chance to win more.”

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

The fire sale is on in Miami. Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson are all heading north to Toronto while baseball in South Florida could be in major trouble. In December of last year the Marlins were kings of the winter meetings as they were ready to open a new ...

Adam Greenberg Relishes His Second Chance in the Majors With the Miami Marlins

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Adam Greenberg is getting a second chance at an opportunity that was ripped away from him in 2005. Greenberg, a member of the Chicago Cubs, was making his major league debut as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning of a game against the Florida Marlins in 2005. Unfortunately, Marlins pitcher ...

Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen: “If I Change, I Would Be A Hypocrite”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Ozzie Guillen has learned a lesson or two in recent weeks, but don't expect that to change who he is. The Miami Marlins manager, now back from a five-game suspension from his club following comments about Fidel Castro, says he's learned that he needs to quiet down when it comes ...

Miami Marlins President David Samson: The Healing Has Begun

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

The Miami Marlins did their best to do some damage control this week. Following comments by manager Ozzie Guillen that discussed his admiration for Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, the Marlins suspended Guillen for five games, a penalty that has been widely debated since it was issued Tuesday. Now the question becomes ...

Ozzie Guillen Expects His Miami Marlins to Contend in the “Unbelievable” NL East

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

I'm not sure there will be a more interesting division to follow in baseball this season than the National League East. You could probably find a way to convince me that any one of the division's teams could wind up making the playoffs -- yes, even the Mets, though that ...