| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The new-look Miami Marlins have a new stadium, new name, new uniforms, new manager in Ozzie Guillen and went on a spending spree that landed key additions shortstop Jose Reyes, starter Mark Buehrle and closer Heath Bell. The Marlins also boast holdovers...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Yes, the NHL and NBA playoffs will keep the nation's arenas busy for another couple of months, but the conclusion of the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments is a definite signal that it's time to head to the great outdoors.
The start of the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:40 PM
The Cubs wanted Starlin Castro to be a model citizen, improve his fielding, add a little power and use his speed more often this year.
Castro did all of those things to some degree and ultimately was rewarded with a seven-year, $60 million deal, with a...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Three Things to consider as the Miami Marlins introduce their sixth manager in the past 28 months:
Thing 1: Wrote today's column in the Sun Sentinel on Mike Redmond and his chances of success as baseball's youngest active big-league manager.
I have no...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Giancarlo Stanton hit his 12th home run in May to tie the franchise record for a single month and the Miami Marlins earned their 20th comeback victory Wednesday night, completing a three-game sweep of the first-place Washington Nationals with a 5-3 win....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Contact a Hollywood agent, quick. It's time for someone to do the miniseries "Trading Sori: Inside the Cubs' Quest for the Holy Grail.''
The conversations about the Alfonso Soriano situation that have taken place recently and will take place for who...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Say this for the Phillies. They got a World Series title and five consecutive playoff seasons out of their payroll escalation.
But are they about to suffer Cubs-like pain?
That's the question that faces general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. as he faces a...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle’s nickname for second baseman Neil Walker is “Dennis the Menace.”
Considering the way Walker tormented Miami on Friday night, Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen would be hard-pressed to disagree.
| Jul 21, 2012
| 6:20 PM
PHILADELPHIA — There will be aspects about it that will make you cringe.
Some may bring tears to your eyes. Others will tick you off.
It comes with the territory.
Parting ways and making changes are rarely easy.
It means putting your favorite...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 2:49 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Karstens pitched seven crisp innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win.
Pittsburgh completed its fourth sweep of the season...
| Jul 29, 2012
Carl Crawford says he needs Tommy John surgery.
What the Red Sox really need is Tommy John of 1977. What the Red Sox really need is a road map to get them rowing in the same direction.
As the rain fell Saturday on a delayed start to the alleged greatest...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:19 AM
LOS ANGELES -- As was promised by their new owners, this appears to be a new era for the Dodgers.
The Dodgers made one of the most significant and stunning trades in the history of their franchise late Tuesday, acquiring three-time All-Star Hanley...