Sunday, November 28, 2010


2011 - The Year of Javier

(FIXED) Vazquez turned down two 2-year offers to sign a one-year deal with the Fish.

This Xmas-season deal is reported to involve Santa's brother, a Mr. No-Trade Claus. (Wow...Jeffrey had never believed in Santa's brother before).

"The Yankees will receive a supplemental pick between the first and second rounds of the 2011 draft as compensation for losing Vazquez".

Javier had a rough 2010. Michael Jong thinks the complete-the-deal physical should be "highly important for the Fish in this case".

Tuesday, November 23, 2010


Tuesday Stuff

Happy 80th to Trader Jack! (MLB)

The Marlins are dishing out Thankgiving meals in Hollywood and Hallandale. (cbs4)

Old-Fish D-Train signs with Cincinatti. (seedol)

Almost-Fish Seth McClung is coaching girls' basketball. (tampabay)

Marlins should go after Eric Chavez? (bleacherreport)

Marlins should go after Brandon McCarthy? (marlinsbaseball)

Sunday, November 21, 2010


Sunday Shots

Atlanta leaves Uggla hanging. (rotowire)

Here's how John Buck looked last year...(bluebirdbanter)

Many clubs want Javier. (cubbiescrib)

But will the Yanks offer 'arb' to Javier? (theyankeeu)

How the Marlins look in the AFL...(sun-sentinel)

Saturday, November 20, 2010



The Fish seem to want to keep Leo. (nbcsports)

Edwin met Javier, but Javier's pricey. (nbcsports)

James Bondman gives 5 other options besides Javier. (bleacherreport)

Kyle Smith tells why the Marlins do not need Uggla. (bleacherreport)

Cody gets his own parade. (currentargus)

Friday, November 19, 2010



Both John Buck and Dan Uggla get their new numbers.

Saturday begins a new year of the Marlins Insider radio show.

The Marlins put Caminero and Reed on the 40-man but leave Sinkbeil exposed to the Rule 5.

The Marlins (with a bunch of sponsors) distributed hundreds of turkey feasts to the people of Little Havana.


Some Thots

Bottom line: Loria wants results. People now claim that the Cabrera trade was a bust for the Fish now that Miller and Maybin are gone. Bottom line: Since that December 2007 trade the Marlins have a better win/loss record than the Tigers. The fact that Detroit was finally better than the Marlins (by a game) in 2010 may have been an early suggestion to the front office for some direction shift.

Who knows?...Omar Infante may have been a lost piece of the Detroit trade, just missed by the Marlins as he was traded (for Jacque Jones!) three weeks before Miggy and D-Train were shipped. (He got to the Braves in a trade with Will Ohman - geesh, once and future Marlins were hovering around this guy).

One thing's for sure: when Loria says they're not done doing deals, that's when everything starts to quiet down and nothing begins to happen, for some reason.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010


Anything Happen Today?

Well, let's see...oh, the Marlins seem to have signed Toronto catcher John Buck to a 3-year deal...

...Oh yeah, and they also have traded Dan Uggla to the Braves for lefty Mike Dunn and infielder Omar Infante.

Other than that, not much.

OH-WAIT-THERES-MORE: Brett Carroll signs with the Royals (Twitter)

Monday, November 15, 2010


Fish Release Spring Schedule

It's a schedule that screams 'Let's pack up and move to Arizona!' They're in Kissimmee on the 3rd, then they take the bus all the way back to Jupiter on the 4th, go all the way to the west coast of Florida (Ft. Myers) on the 5th, then all the way back to Jupiter on the 6th. Then again, they take the bus from Jupiter all the way to Ft. Myers on the 12th, then all the way back to Jupiter on the 13th, and then right back to Ft. Myers again on the 14th. At least on the 16th they start a whole week at home. (MLB)


Gaby Comes in 4th In NL ROY Voting...

...(just as he suspected). (palmbeachpost)

Saturday, November 13, 2010


Arrivederchi Cameron

Pending a physical, Maybin heads to San Diego for pitchers Edward Mujica and Ryan Webb (Twitter)

Friday, November 12, 2010


Adios Andrew - Marlins, RedSox Trade Lefty Projects

The Marlins send Miller to Boston for Dustin Richardson.

Thursday, November 11, 2010


Uggla Gets More Leverage... he is awarded his first Silver Slugger.

Monday, November 08, 2010


Multitasking Management

As Uggla decides to play a little hardball, the Marlins brass decide to get into better shape than most ballplayers.

Sunday, November 07, 2010


Getting Burned

The Marlins' flagship radio station is now the Heat's flagship radio station.

Since the Heat felt they were put on a lower level compared to the Dolphins on their last radio station, they exercised their option to move to 790theTicket, where it's a question at what level the Marlins will be placed in this new arrangement.

The Heat's last seven regular-season games smack right into the beginning of the Marlins' new season.

And since the Heat should be a shoo-in for the playoffs, this scheduling conflict will have an open-ended continuity.

Fearless prediction: a solution will be decided sometime within the next six months.

Friday, November 05, 2010


Fish Report

The Fish do some promoting. (mlb)

Former-Fish and WS MVP Edgar Renteria was bought out by the Giants. (allheadlinenews)

Former-Fish Kevin Gregg has been let go by the Blue Jays. (miamiherald)

And Former-Fish Miguel Olivo was a Blue Jay for about an hour-and-a-half last night. (lookoutlanding)


Stadium Fallout

The County Commission want the Marlins to increase their share of the stadium costs. The Marlins probably won't oblige them, as they're spending too much defending their buddy Mayor Alvarez against Norman Braman's recall petition.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010


It's Official - Edwin Gets Another Year...

...or up until Bobby V finally says yes. Perry Hill's officially back, too. (mlb)

Tuesday, November 02, 2010


News On The Nodes

Clark Spencer says Edwin's returning. (msnbc)

Meanwhile, Bo Porter is the Nats' new 3rd-base coach. (masnsports)

And the Marlins want Perry Hill to come back. (sun-sentinel)

Here's an off-season preview...(rototimes)

Monday, November 01, 2010


This Could Be It (2010 World Championship Edition)

The Giants can take it all with a win in Arlington tonight.


EDGAR_DOES_IT_AGAIN: Renteria's 3-run homer in the 7th wins the World Series for the Giants. (he's the World Series MVP!)


News in the 'Nets

Cameron's back home inspiring kids. (fishstripes)

Former Marlins minor-leaguer accepting award for Bill Buckner. (napavalleyregister)

Try to figure out if Clint Hurdle's a manager candidate for the Marlins or not...(sun-sentinel)

Marlins job fair tomorrow. (mlb)

Ozzie has a blog. (mlblogs)

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