All-time Marlins Gold Gloves: Dee Gordon, Charles Johnson (x3), Luis Castillo (x3), Derrek Lee, Mike Lowell, Mark Buehrle, Christian Yelich
The Marlins ended a franchise-record 11-game losing streak by beating the Pirates 7-2. Andy Larkin, making his first start in two years, pitched 6 strong innings Cliff Floyd doubled in two runs while Derrek Lee hit his second grand-slam this week. Lee has 4 home runs and a team-leading 13 RBI despite only playing 9 … Continue reading Derrek Lee Slam Ends Marlins Losing Streak
Louis Castillo, Mark Kotsay, and Bruce Aven each went 3-4 and Derrek Lee hit a three-run homerun as the Marlins beat the Dodgers 7-3.
Derrek Lee continued his excellent hitting by driving in Gary Sheffield and Bobby Bonilla in the 8th to give the Marlins a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies in front of 16,405 at Pro Player Stadium. Reliever turned starter Jesus Sanchez pitched 5 good innings allowing 2 earned runs. The bullpen shut out the Rockies … Continue reading Lee Powers Marlins to Another Win
Marlins trade their staff ace Kevin Brown for P Rafael Medina, P Steve Hoff, and 1B Derrek Lee. Lee and Medina were the top two prospects in the Padres system. Medina was obtained by the Padres in the Irabu trade.
Marlins pitcher Mark Buehrle has won a Gold Glove award for the 4th consecutive year. Buehrle becomes the 5th Marlin to win a Gold Glove, joining Charles Johnson (1995, 1996, 1997), Luis Castillo (2003, 2004, 2005), Derrek Lee (2003) and Mike Lowell (2005)
I’ve always thought that Jeffrey Loria‘s bad reputation in the media was highlight exaggerated. Therefore, I’m not surprised to read that Sports Illustrated just named him as one of the 5 worst owners in MLB. Here is what they had to say: Despite the best efforts of another crop of youngsters, Loria may be running … Continue reading SI Hacks Continue to Push Loria Urban Legend
It’s been a Marlins fest on TBS today. First, the Fish nearly blew a game against the Braves, ultimately winning on Josh Willingham’s 5th hit of the game. Now, we find out that Miguel Cabrera, will join Fredi Gonzalez on the 2007 National League All-Star team. The fans screwed up in voting for David Wright … Continue reading All-Star Blogging: Cabrera In, But That’s All
The Florida Marlins finally passed the .500 mark with a 6-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. The Marlins also swept a series for the first time this season. Ryan Dempster won his 7th game of the season and 4th in his last 5 starts depsite allowing four runs on nine hits. Down 4-0 … Continue reading Marlins Sweep Tampa Bay
Ryan Dempster, at the age of 23, will throw the opening pitch of the 2001 season, the Marlins 9th, today against the Philadelphia Phillies. A sold-out Pro Player Stadium will greet “The Original Marlin” Charles Johnson on his return home to the Marlins. This will be CJ’s 5th opening day in the Marlins’ starting line-up, … Continue reading Opening Day 2001
The South Florida Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced their annual Florida Marlins award winners today. The Most Valuable Player is outfielder Preston Wilson (six votes). The Rookie of the Year is pitcher Chuck Smith (eight votes). The Most Improved Marlin is first baseman Derrek Lee (six votes). The “Charlie Hough” … Continue reading Baseball Writers Announce Award Winners
Preston Wilson homered twice to lead the Marlins to a 10-1 thrashing of the Arizona Diamonbacks. Wilson’s 4 RBI’s gave him 100 for the season, only the fourth Marlins to reach 100. Ryan Dempster pitched 8 strong innings allowing only an earned run while striking out 9. Derrek Lee’s three hits included a homerun and … Continue reading Preston’s Century Leads to a Win
The Marlins rebounded from a 6-3 eighth-inning deficit to defeat the Reds 7-6 on Mike Lowell’s solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Marlins took a 3-1 lead in the sixth on a RBI single by Derrek Lee and a sacrifice fly by Mike Redmond. The Reds struck back with four … Continue reading Lowell Walk’s-Off With a Marlins Win
Mike Lowell and Derrek Lee each hit 3-run home runs as the Marlins opened the second half of the season with an 11-9 victory at over the New York Yankees. Despite the $85 million difference in payrolls, the Fish have more wins than the defending world champions. The Marlins also moved within 3 games of … Continue reading Marlins Open Second Half With A Win Over the Yankees
Cliff Floyd hit a pinch-hit solo home run in the bottom of the 10th to give the Marlins an 8-7 victory over the Cubs, sweeping the series, and elevating the Fish to .500 (38 wins, 38 losses). The Marlins jumped to an early 3-0 lead on a Derrek Lee walk with the bases loaded and … Continue reading Floyd Homers Marlins to .500 Record