Month: July 2000

Gonzalez and Floyd on the DL

The Marlins placed shortstop Alex Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with a grade two sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and recalled the contract of infielder Chris Clapinski from AAA Calgary. Gonzalez is expected to be out two to four…

Marlins Acquire Manny Aybar

The Marlins acquired right-handed pitcher Manny Aybar from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for right-handed pitcher Jorge Cordova, who is currently on the roster of the Marlins’ Class A affiliate, Kane County. A 25-year-old native of Bani, Dominican Republic is 1-2 with a 5.19 ERA…

Castro Returns, Bako Waived

Prior to tonight’s game, the Marlins recalled the contract of catcher Ramon Castro from AAA Calgary and announced that catcher Paul Bako was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves. Castro hit .335 (73×218) with 14 home runs and 45 RBI in 67 games with…

Dempster an All-Star

Ryan Dempster was named a National League All-Star for the 2000 All-Star game to be played in Atlanta. Dempster is 9-4 this season with a 3.39 ERA. He will join a National League roster which includes several former Marlins including Gary Sheffield, Kevin Brown, Carl…