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A recent Sports Illustrated survey of 464 Major League Baseball players named Florida Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria as the second worst owner in baseball after Royal’s owner David Glass and along side the owners of the Devil Rays and Orioles. I suspect this has more to do with reputation than anything else.
Here are the major transaction from the 1998 season including the fire-sale of the 1997 World Series Champions: Who’s new: Who’s gone: Oscar Henriquez, RHP Manuel Barrios, RHP Mark Johnson, RHP (trade, Astros) Moises Alou, OF (trade, Astros) Joe Fontenot, RHP Mike Villano, RHP Mike Pageler, RHP (trade, Giants) Rob Nenn, RHP (trade, Giants) Jesus …
Tickets for the first round of the playoffs were made available. The Marlins will play the winner of the West (the Giants have a 2-game lead) at the Stadium on September 30 and October 1. Expect Kevin Brown to start the first game and either Al Leiter or Alex Fernandez to start the second.