A few news and notes: Mark Hendrickson is the lucky winner of our opening day starting pitcher lottery joining the ranks of Charlie Hough, Kevin Brown, and Dontrelle Willis in the Marlins record books. With Jose Castillo gone, Jorge Cantu will start at third base. ESPN is reporting that Miguel Cabrera just signed an 8-year … Continue reading Hendrickson to Start on Opening Day
The San Francisco Giants claimed Jose Castillo.
Joe Frisaro is reporting that there are grumblings in the clubhouse that Jose Castillo will not make the team. It’s clear that Jorge Cantu had a great Spring and Dallas McPherson is injured. I’m wondering whether the Fish think Cantu and Alfredo Amezaga will play 3rd and then have Jason Wood backup first. Regardless it’s … Continue reading Jose Castillo Out?
If you thought Spring Training would help answer many of the questions about the Marlins, think again. Here are some of what we believe are the lingering issues:
I think the Marlins want to make sure they get third base right. Rotoworld is reporting that Dallas McPherson is now a Fish. If I’m mistaken, the Fish essentially signed all three guys they considered for the vacancy at third. Dallas will fight for third base job with Jorge Cantu and Jose Castillo. Update: It’s … Continue reading Dallas in Miami
Spring Training is just around the corner and the Marlins have released the names of the new (and old) faces who will join the club for its annual spring rituals. We have already heard about Jose Castillo and Jorge Cantu but now we learn that 13 minor league free agents received invites to the big … Continue reading Who’s Coming to Spring Training?