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Former Dodger Dee Gordon is flourishing with Miami Marlins

Former Dodger Dee Gordon is flourishing with Miami Marlins

By trading Dee Gordon to the Miami Marlins over the winter, the Dodgers banished the All-Star second baseman to a baseball wasteland. After a 7-1 defeat to the Dodgers on Friday night, the Marlins dropped to 15 games under .500. The overwhelming majority of Marlins Park was empty. Only Gordon didn't sound upset when he reflected on the seven-player trade. "Heck no," he said. "This is home." Gordon was born and raised in Florida. He has a 78-year-old grandmother who lives a couple of hundred miles north and rides the train into town almost every other weekend to watch him play. "She never got to see me in L.A.," Gordon said. Plus, Gordon thinks...

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