Category Archives: Miami Marlins & MLB

MLB in Little Havana: Walking through the Houses of the Holy

This Sunday I took a 4 mile walk in preparation for what I hope will be frequent nighttime walks during many MLB seasons to come. Since the possibility that a baseball stadium would rise up on the Orange Bowl grounds … Continue reading

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Restoration and Miamians

Marlins Park opened to a game between Miami’s most prominent Catholic boys high schools, Columbus and Belen on Monday night. Archbishop Thomas Wenski threw out the first pitch. The crowd consisted mostly of Catholic high school parents who have spent … Continue reading

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The OB2 — Miami Marlins Arrive Alive

The Miami Marlins were born on 11/11/11. Despite the elephantine gestation period, I watched the birth online with nothing but feelings of pride. Both for my city of Miami and the neighborhood of my youth and preferred locale for cultural … Continue reading

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Padawan Morrison Back Too Soon? Sith Happens

Recently, Padawan Morrison was ordered to leave Planet Jazz and return to Sun Life. To understand why this move is such a risk, a little background is needed. Following the Yuuzhan Vong War, the system of training Jedi became more … Continue reading

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Will The Miami Marlins Waste The Mike Stanton Years?

Will the Miami Marlins waste the Mike Stanton years? First let’s define the Stanton years. Under the current MLB CBA which expires this year, a player is eligible for free agency after 6 full years of service. One of the … Continue reading

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Will Logan Morrison Put A Dent In Beinfest’s Reputation?

After establishing that Larry Beinfest’s track record of personnel moves since 2005 includes many mistakes [click here], imagine my surprise that Beinfest has now set his sights on David Samson’s record for unbelievable public statements. This from the SunSentinel’s J.C. … Continue reading

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Will Maybin Put A Dent In Beinfest’s Reputation?

Will Cameron Maybin put a dent in Larry Beinfest’s reputation? I have 3 answers: Yes, for those who think that his track record consists mostly of successful moves. No, evaluating baseball talent is difficult. The most telling fact about that … Continue reading

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Lucy In The Diamond With Skies

I went to a Marlins game with my brother on Saturday and our childhood broke out. We walked into a cavernous stadium for a MLB game and by the time we left I had wandered into a Little Havana apartment … Continue reading

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Morrison and the Door Closers

The 2011 Marlins have a rock band feel about them. Morrison and the Doors – as in Logan Morrison and a bullpen that closes on everything; doors, streaks, an LA Woman, hopes and rallies. Hopefully, my wordplay will be the … Continue reading

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Oh Hanley! Still

When I saw Hanley Ramirez appear to get seriously hurt in Friday’s Marlins win at Houston, my reaction was a disappointed ‘oooh Hanley.’ Ramirez was off to a slow start and now this. The feeling was, ‘this guy’s not our … Continue reading

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