Month: January 1999

Marlins Release Josh Booty

Josh Booty, a former first round pick, star high school quarterback, and opening day third baseman has been given a release from his contract. Booty, signed a lucrative contract including a $1.6 million signing bonus. But the contract explicitly stated that Booty may not play…

Marlins Acquire Pat Watkins

Pat Watkins, a former first round pick, was acquired by the Marlins from the Cincinnati Reds for minor league pitcher Pedro Minaya. The 26 year old outfielder was added to the team’s 40-man roster and is expected to provide needed right hand hitting off the…