DFA-ed Kensing Headed to Nats
Looks like the Nats tried to claim recently DFA-ed Logan Kensing and after the Marlins pulled him back, the teams agreed on a trade. In return the Fish receive minor league right-hander Kyle Gunderson, who will report to Jupiter.
New Document Shows More Ballpark Details
Just found the detailed Special Use Permit for the new ballpark and it’s full of every possible detail and renderings of the ballpark and surrounding development. Will read through it and try to post more details later this week. You can download it here.
Cody Ross is Pitching in the 9th
Yes, it’s that bad. The Marlins are on their way to their 6th straight loss. Bad pitching, no clutch hitting, errors and poor defensive judgment and the Phillies are up 13-1 with Cody Ross pitching to Ryan Howard. Update: Cody Ross works a scoreless ninth,…
Kensing Becomes First Casualty of Bullpen Meltdown
After another 9th inning meltdown, the Marlins have designed Logan Kensing for assignment. Graham Taylor will come up from AA to pitch Sunday’s series finale against the Phillies. Here is the video highlight of the Fish’s 5th consecutive loss:
Marlins Off to Best Start in Franchise History (9-1)
The Fish needed a comeback to win the game, but thanks to 6 scoreless innings from the bullpen and a Cody Ross game-tying home run in the top of the 9th, the Marlins beat the Nationals 3-2 and have now started the season 9-1, the…
New Ballpark Renderings (Yes, It’s the Animatronic Marlin)
The Miami Herald is showing off new photos of the ballpark, primarily focused on the park space around the ballpark and how it interacts with the neighborhood. In addition, we get our first photo of the actual playing field featuring a large scoreboard, a silver-colored…
Opening Day 2009: Marlins vs. Nats
It’s the best day of the year and we’re going to cover the Marlins first game of the season versus the Washington Nationals. Pitchers: Ricky Nolasco starts for the Fish against John Lannan for the Nats. Marlins Lineup: 1. Emilio Bonifacio (3B) , 2. John…
Marlins Finalize 2009 Roster
The Marlins 2009 roster is now complete. Pitchers B/T Height Weight Birth Salary 40 Kiko Calero R/R 6-1 210 01/09/75 $500,000 55 Josh Johnson L/R 6-7 230 01/31/84 $1,400,000 20 Logan Kensing R/R 6-1 185 07/03/82 $660,000 22 Matt Lindstrom R/R 6-4 210 02/11/80 $410,000…
Sanchez and Miller Round Out Rotation
Anibal Sanchez was named the Marlins’ fourth stater and Andrew Miller will pitch in the fifth spot. Miller‘s first start is scheduled for April 15th, so he will be available for long relief during the first week of the season.