Earlier this year the Miami Marlins were sold from longtime owner Jeffrey Loria to a group that included former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Loria received $1.2 billion for the Marlins in spite of the fact that he consistently mismanaged the team. The Marlins have not made the playoffs since 2003, while they have [...]
So much for Derek Jeter wanting the world in return for Giancarlo Stanton as he gave him to the New York Yankees for a song.
Derek Jeter When former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter became part of the ownership group that purchased the Miami Marlins earlier this year, you expected changes to be coming to South Florida. Jeter is now the Marlins CEO as well as having a 20% ownership stake in the franchise. Jeter won five [...]
Jeffrey Loria Earlier this year Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria made it known publicly of his intentions to sell the team that he has owned since 2002. And earlier this year it was also reported that former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was part of a group that intended to purchase the [...]
Jeffrey Loria Since Jeffrey Loria has owned the Miami Marlins franchise, they have been an organization that is loaded with potential only to see it typically untapped. After the Marlins won the World Series in 2003, they were expected to remain in contention as they had a relatively young team. But after the [...]
X-Washington Nationals 90-72 Since 2012, the Washington Nationals have had one of the most talented teams in Major League Baseball, but they have struggled to live up to their potential. The Nationals have three National League East Titles to their credit since 2012, but they've also failed to win a playoff series. And dating back [...]
When outfielder Ichiro Suzuki came to the United States in 2001, he arrived with some fanfare, but nobody could have expected what he has gone on to do. Suzuki came to the United States from his native Japan, and he had a reputation as a quality baseball player. In ten seasons in Japan with the [...]
The Miami Marlins have been a Major League Baseball franchise for 24 years and in their existence they have never won a division title. But the Marlins do have a pair of World Series Championships to show for their two postseason appearances. The Marlins have been a tough team for fans to get behind as [...]
X-New York Mets 95-67 (2) After six consecutive losing seasons, the New York Mets awoke from a deep slumber to take the Big Apple and the baseball world by storm. Riding a dominant pitching staff, the Mets won the National League East for the first time since 2006, en route to their first NL Pennant [...]
Will the arrival of Don Mattingly lead to more wins for the Miami Marlins?