Changes Coming: Lamb Designated, Petersen Up

just after being swept by the Giants, the Marlins designate Mike Lamb for assignment and called up Bryan Petersen from AAA. Lamb went 4-18 in 18 games. Petersen gives the Marlins another outfielder to plug in the lineup while Coghlan and Maybin are struggling. The move could also setup an opening for newly signed Doug … Continue reading Changes Coming: Lamb Designated, Petersen Up

NPR’s Coverage of the Florida Marlins

I hopped in my car last night just in time to catch the segment about the Florida Marlins marketing tactics on NPR’s All Things Considered. They call the Marlins marketing team the best in the game and spend quite a bit of time with the Marlins Manatees (accurately described as “fat guys with no dance … Continue reading NPR’s Coverage of the Florida Marlins

The Future is Later: Maybin to AA

Looks like we’ll have to wait to see Cameron Maybin. The Marlins just optioned him to AA meaning Alejandro De Aza is our starting CF. I hope this was a tough choice because Maybin looks like he’s almost ready for the bigs. Either the team feels he would be harmed by playing in the majors … Continue reading The Future is Later: Maybin to AA

Luis Gonzalez is Heading Our Way

Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Marlins have lured Luis Gonzalez with a one-year $2 million deal (including an additional $1 million in incentives). Gonzalez, 40, is expected to fill a combination of roles, including left field and first base, and serve as a mentor for the Marlins’ younger players. Interesting that he is saying … Continue reading Luis Gonzalez is Heading Our Way