All-time Marlins Gold Gloves: Dee Gordon, Charles Johnson (x3), Luis Castillo (x3), Derrek Lee, Mike Lowell, Mark Buehrle, Christian Yelich

All-time Marlins Gold Gloves: Dee Gordon, Charles Johnson (x3), Luis Castillo (x3), Derrek Lee, Mike Lowell, Mark Buehrle, Christian Yelich

Derrek Lee Slam Ends Marlins Losing Streak

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

Lee Powers Marlins to Another Win

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

SI Hacks Continue to Push Loria Urban Legend

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

All-Star Blogging: Cabrera In, But That’s All

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

Baseball Writers Announce Award Winners

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’s Century Leads to a Win

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

Marlins Open Second Half With A Win Over the Yankees

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