Marlins Acquire Catcher Ronny Paulino

Apparently not satisfied with their catching depth, the Marlins have acquired Ronny Paulino from the giants for minor league right-handed pitcher Hector Correa. Paulino, 27, was traded to the Giants from Philadelphia for left-handed pitcher Jack Taschner Friday night prior to being traded to Florida. He was previously traded to the Phillies from Pittsburgh on …

Hanley Homers Marlins to Win

For 8 innings it looked like the Fish were going to continue their downhill spiral and then Mike Rabelo hit a 2-run home run followed by another 2-run shot from Hanley Ramirez (his seconf of the game) and the Marlins win 6-4. Oh, and Kevin Gregg did not blow the save.

Mike Jacobs’ Nicknames

I wasn’t able to pick it all up, but Mike Jacobs announced the lineup for FSN today used the following nicknames: Hanley “H2R” Ramirez Josh “The Hammer” Willingham Jorge “Cannot” Cantu Mike “Robo” Rabelo Alfredo “The Fly Mexican” Amezaga Mark “I can dunk on you” Hendrickson

Marlins Sweep Nats

Another win for the first place Marlins, this time riding a strong performance by Mark Hendrickson and surviving another outfield blunder. Great play by Josh Willingham to save a game tying homerun. In unrelated news, Mike Rabelo was activated off the DL and Paul Hoover was sent down to AAA.

Rabelo on the DL; Hermida May Follow

The Marlin placed Mike Rabelo on the disabled list and are likely to keep Paul Hoover around until he returns. Not yet confirmed but it is likely that Jeremy Hermida will also start the season on DL meaning either Alexis Gomez or Brett Carroll will join the opening day roster.

In Case You Wondered: The Marlins Proposed the Trade

We’ve all wondered how the trade happens and in this Detroit-loving article by Jason Stark, we discover that after the Tigers rejected the Marlins’ Cabrera for Miller and Maybin offer, the Marlins came back with the 8 player lineup (meaning: included Dontrelle) and Detroit said yes. Also, the Marlins wanted Mike Rabelo because bench coach …