Jeffrey Loria has a nasty habit of firing his managers. With yesterday’s ax of Mike Redmond, GM Dan Jennings becomes the Marlins’ sixth manager since 2010, and marks Loria’s fifth in-season managing change dating back to 2001 with the Expos.
Jeffrey Loria is a weird baseball man, and he continues to do weird baseball things.
Wednesday's Miami Herald contained a mysterious report about a mysterious pitching change before Tuesday's Marlins-Twins doubleheader: nameless "Higher-ups" had shifted top prospect Jose Fernandez to the early game, and "ace" Ricky Nolasco to the later one. Now, thanks to Jeff Passan, we know what was meant by…
#marlins hit a home run with their choice. Mike Redmond appears to combine gung-ho and intellect, a rare pair
Mike Redmond is the new administrative face of the failed Marlins. He got that job presumably because he's a reliable, steadfast leader. A grit guy. A scrapper. A serious fellow, unlike Ozzie, that putz.
Umpire Todd Tichenor made history (maybe? probably not) when he ejected four people in one inning of the Red Sox-Twins game last night. Hey, when you're a temporarily fill-in just called up from the minors, you've got to take your shots when you can get them.