Beckett Donates $100,000

Pitcher Josh Beckett has made a $100,000 donation to found the Florida Marlins-Josh Beckett Youth Baseball Tournament, a featured component of the Club’s new “Cornerstone for Kids” community program.

Marlinsanity? The Marlins On the Cover of Sports Illustrated

For the 5th time, the Marlins are on the cover of Sports Illustrated. With a photo of Ozzie Guillen and Jose Reyes laughing will sitting on top of the dugout at Marlins Park, the word “Marlinsanity?” graces the cover of this coming week’s Sports Illustrated magazine. The teaser for Ben Reiter’s article uses words like …

5 Sent to Minor Leagues

Josh Beckett was optioned to Single-A Kane County. Joe Fontenot was sent to AAA Calgary, Nelson Lara was sent to AA Portland and Ryan Robertson and Claudio Vargas were reassigned to the minor-league camp.