Marlins new AAA team announces name, unveils logos

The AAA affiliate of the Miami Marlins, that played as the New Orleans BabyCakes in the past few years, will move to Wichita, KS next season. As a team needs a name, the "new" club announced its new name yesterday: The Wichita Wind Surge. The name Wind Surge can be traced back to Wichita calling …

Fort Myers goes Major League

No, no, no. Major League Baseball isn't going to expand to Fort Myers. The local minor league club, the Miracle, will have a Major League themed day coming Saturday. Major League as in the movie Major League. Actor Corbin Bernsen, who played the role of Roger Dorn will make a special appearance at Hammond Stadium, …

Posada joins Marlins’ front office

With a partial owner and a manager with a Yankee past already, the third former Yankee will join the Miami Marlins. Even though it is not official yet, former Yankee catcher Jorge Posada is spotted at the Marlins' Spring Training camp already. According to sources, Posada will join the Marlins as a special advisor to …

New Marlins team colors unveiled bit by bit.

Recently you could read here about a possible change of colors by the Miami Marlins. Bit by bit the club is unveiling pictures in the very same colors that you could see in the previous article. Thanks to these teasers it becomes more clear the new colors of the club will be black, baby blue and …

Marlins to change their logo and colors?

Rumors have been swirling around the last few days. And the added photo are feeding the rumors even more. The Miami Marlins will change their look and their logo(s). A lot of fans want to return to the old teal and black colors the Marlins wore in the first few years of their existence. It …

And the PDC news keeps coming

A couple of surprising moves at A ball level as the Greensboro Grasshoppers shifted to the Pittsburgh Pirates after being affiliated to the Miami Marlins since 2003. Another surprising move is the shifting of the Clinton LumberKings from the Seattle Mariners to the Miami Marlins. After spending sixteen years in the South Atlantic League, the …

Several MLB clubs to celebrate anniversary in 2018

The Miami Marlins and the Tampa Bay Rays will celebrate an anniversary this season.  The Marlins will celebrate their 25th season and the Rays their 20th. But next to these two clubs, the Rockies (also 25) and the Diamondbacks (20) will also celebrate a milestone. With the firesale fresh in their memory, it is likely …

Does Rob Manfred lie about the Marlins acquisition?

The other day MLB commissioner Rob Manfred was interviewed by ESPN's Dan Le Batard. Like many Marlins fans, Le Batard is furious about how the Marlins hold another fire sale. He clearly suspects Manfred to have known about the new ownership group's plans when they acquired the team from Jeffrey Loria. In a radio interview, …

Like it or not, but Loria has the last laugh

He may end up in the history books as one of the worst owners in Major League Baseball: Jeffrey Loria, soon, former owner of the Miami Marlins. An owner that hijacked and blackmailed a city into paying 80% of the costs of a ballpark. A former owner who hijacked a Canadian team and was responsible …

New Rays ballpark may hit another snag

The Tampa Bay Rays are still looking for a new ballpark. In the past year, the team has been looking for a suitable location in the St. Petersburg area. Now it seems that the funding of an eventual ballpark has hit another bump. The Rays have been exploring locations in the Pinellas and Hillsborough counties …

Ballparks around the world: Marlins Park

With the World Baseball Classic nearing, it is time to show another ballpark to you that will host a WBC group. This time Marlins Park in Miami, home of the Miami Marlins. This state of the art ballpark will host group C with Colombia, Dominican Republic, Canada and the United States of America. It will …

Kenley Jansen returns to Dodgers

After opting for free agency, Curacaoan star closer Kenley Jansen has signed a 5-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The deal is reportedly worth $80MM. During the season, Jansen did not want to talk about a contract extension but as the end of the season neared, the Dodgers didn't hide their intentions to go …