Zuan Sent to Texas
Gregg Zaun was finally traded to the Texas Rangers in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations depending if Zuan makes the Rangers’ roster. Zaun struggled last season, hitting only .188. With Mike Redmond emerging as a solid backup, the Marlins…
Marlins Looking to Trade Castillo
Blessed with great talent in the middle of the infield (Craig Counsell, Amaury Garcia, Alex Gonzalez, and Edgar Renteria), the Marlins are looking to trade Luis Castillo. Seattle and Toronto have expressed some interest. This depth also means that the arbitration-eligible Renteria could be traded….
Former Cane Jorge Fabergas Joins Marlins
Former University of Miami catcher Jorge Fabergas is the newest member of the Florida Marlins. The Marlins received Fabergas and $500,000 from the Mets in exchange for pitcher Oscar Henriquez. Henriquez was acquired in the Alou trade. Fabergas is joining his fifth team in two…
Marlins Fill 40-man Roster
The Marlins filled their fourty man roster with minor leaguers, mostly to protect them from the Rule V draft. The newest members are: Hector Almonte (P), Brent Billingsley (P), A.J. Burnett (P), Jaime Jones (OF), Nelson Lara (P), Bobby Rodgers (P), Nate Rolison (IF), Michael…
DaRond Stovall Signs
The Marlins signed free agent DaRond Stovall to a minor league contract. The 25-year old switch hitting outfielder was invited to Spring Training as a non-roster invitee. Stovall started last season on the Expos major league roster before being sent down to AAA.
John Henry Officially Purchases the Florida Marlins for $158 million
The papers are officially signed. John Henry wrote a $158 million dollar check and the Florida Marlins are no longer part of Huizenga Holdings. Huizenga and Henry met in Wayne’s office, hugged and laughed, and then completed the sale. Now Henry just needs the League’s…
Littlefield named the Marlins Assistant General Manager
Dave Littlefield, Montreal Expos Director of Player Development, has been named the Marlins Assistant General Manager. Former pitcher Dave Stewart decided not to take the job, leaving Littlefield as the only other candidate.