RT @Deadspin: The Marlins’ megadeal isn’t completely terrible. Sadly for Miami, Jeffrey Loria is.

RT @Deadspin: The Marlins’ megadeal isn’t completely terrible. Sadly for Miami, Jeffrey Loria is. Key paragaph: It’s not a terrible trade for Miami. It’s really not. Their expensive team was poorly constructed, and they chose to blow it up all at once rather than handicap a rebuild with long-term contract. Alvarez or Marisnick may end …

Marlins Re-Sign Giancarlo Stanton to the Largest Contract in American Sports History

They said it couldn’t be done. Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria confirmed that the team has agreed to a 13-year, $325,000,000 deal with slugger Giancarlo Stanton. The Marlins agreed to include both a player opt-out after 6 years and a no-trade clause which the current Marlins ownership refused to do in the past. Once signed, this …

Marlins, County Reach Deal; Vote Scheduled for February 13th

The Florida Marlins have reached agreement with Miami-Dade County on 5 contracts (read them here) which were necessary to close the deal for the new ballpark. The agreements will face final approval by both the County and the City of Miami on February 13, 2009. Among the concessions made by the Marlins: – If Marlins …

A Poetic Look at the Miami entrant in the Senior Circuit

Here is what Deadspin’s Purple Prose has to say about the Fish. For the record, here are some of the nicknames in the write up: The Marlins: Miami entrant in the Senior Circuit, Spearfish, Swinging Swimmers, Briny Ballers, Santiago’s Sluggers, Pelagics Marlins Fans: Ye Fans of the Fishes Marlins Bullpen: Sunshine State Pen Men Wayne …