reid brignac agrees to minor-league deal with #marlins
Washington Post "Baseball salaries are determined very much like real estate prices, using a thorough perusal of the surrounding properties in the neighborhood – the “comps.” Who else around here has three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths and was built in, say, 1990? Who else, after their first six years in the..." November 20
MLB.com "The Marlins may not have to look outside of their own division to find a middle-of-the-order hitter. Miami reportedly has a two-year, $20 million offer on the table to free agent Adam LaRoche, according to the Miami Herald. The 35-year-old first baseman batted .259 with 26 home runs and 92..." November 20
CBSSports.com "The headline for Giancarlo Stanton's new deal with the Marlins is obviously the 13 years and $325 million. The subhead has to include the no-trade and opt-out clauses. Diving into the meat of the deal, though, let's talk about how the deal is structured. That is, it's backloaded. No, that's..." November 18
The Score "The speculation can be put to rest. Power-hitter Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins have completed the richest contract in professional sports history. The two sides reached agreement on a 13-year, $325 million deal, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria told Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald...." November 18
Boston Globe "Everyone in baseball has been waiting for the Miami Marlins to make a serious bid to sign Giancarlo Stanton for the long term. Now that a record 13-year, $325 million deal is being discussed for the 25-year-old slugger and perhaps on the verge of happening, the question being asked is, are the..." November 17
CBSSports.com "Superstar outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and the Marlins now have a deal in place for a record $325 million over a record 13 years, sources connected to the team say. That landmark contract keeps the beloved Stanton in Miami at least through his 20s and maybe until he's 38, and brings credibility to..." November 17
CBSSports.com "The Marlins are on the verge of signing slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a landmark 13-year contract worth $325 million. It will be the largest contract in baseball history once it's made official. Stanton is only 25 and he's the game's top power hitter at a time when power is hard to find. It's no..." November 15
SI.com "The Marlins are nearing an agreement with outfielder Giancarlo Stanton on a 13-year, $325 million contract, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal confirms Heyman's report. Rosenthal had reported Thursday that the parties were discussing a contract in excess of 10..." November 15
Source: Stanton deal under discussion with #Marlins is in range of 12 years/$320M. Reported last night that it was at least 10 years/$300M.
Fox Sports "Would Giancarlo Stanton turn down the biggest contract in professional sports history? The Miami Marlins apparently intend to find out. The two sides are discussing a deal that would be for at least 10 years and at least $300 million, according to major-league sources. Stanton's..." November 14
CBSSports.com "Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton and the team are said to be in basic agreement on the financial terms of what was described as a “landmark” deal, and while sources suggest there's a good chance a deal will happen, there were still said to be one or two significant non-monetary hurdles to..." November 14
New York Post "Rest in peace, Awkward Manager Ambling From The Dugout to the Field So a Team Can Decide Whether To Challenge a Call. You won’t be missed. Phase Two of Major League Baseball’s extended instant-replay rollout hasn’t yet been finalized, MLB executive vice president of baseball operations Joe..." November 13
CSN New England "No matter how many times they say it, the Miami Marlins seem to having trouble getting the message across: No, Giancarlo Stanton is not available. But that doesn't deter them. As speculation swirls that Stanton is either headed for free agency after the 2016 season or soon to be traded, the..." November 12
#Marlins Hill says other teams haven't reached out lately on Stanton, knowing that they're trying to sign him.
ESPN.com "Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee and Seattle Mariners pitcher Chris Young are the National and American League comeback players of the year, Major League Baseball announced Friday. In his first year with the Marlins following a season in Japan with the Rakuten Golden Eagles, the..." November 08
CBSSports.com "The Marlins and star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton have started negotiations about a long-term contract extension, according to the Associated Press. President of baseball operations Mike Hill declined to say whether the team has made an offer, however. "Negotiations are ongoing. We're hopeful..." November 06
MLB.com "All signs indicate Jose Fernandez is on schedule to return to the Marlins sometime around midseason in 2015. Until the 2013 National League Rookie of the Year Award winner is back, the organization is weighing its rotation options for next season. At the General Managers Meetings in Phoenix..." November 06
Sporting News "Major League Baseball's Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners for 2014 were announced Tuesday night. Voting was done by MLB managers and coaches before the end of the regular season. Three American League squad was dominated by the Royals and Orioles, who met in the ALCS. Kansas City placed Alex..." November 05
MLB.com "The Marlins remain unwavering when it comes to their main offseason goal. Signing Giancarlo Stanton to a contract extension is at the top of the organization's list. President of baseball operations Michael Hill reaffirmed the team's stance on Sunday in an interview with MLB Network Radio on..." November 03
Michael Hill just told us their goal is to get Giancarlo Stanton signed to a long term contract by the Winter Meetings…Sirius 209 XM 89
Hardball Talk "Jeff Mathis had his usual terrible season at the plate, hitting .200 with two homers and a .537 OPS in 64 games, but his defense continued to receive praise and the Marlins want him back. Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that the Marlins will exercise their $1.5 million option on Mathis for 2015,..." October 30
New York Post "Giancarlo Stanton sat with Hank Aaron last week. He could soon be in the same conversation with the great sluggers of today – at least, contract-wise. Stanton, who was presented the Hank Aaron Award as the NL’s best hitter by Aaron at the World Series, will soon be given something potentially..." October 29
Fox Sports "Giancarlo Stanton's career flashed before his eyes. Stanton was struck in the face by a Mike Fiers pitch during a Sept. 11 game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. The beanball left Stanton banged up, but the Miami Marlins slugger also came away from the scary incident with a new..." October 28
Yahoo! Sports "Giancarlo Stanton was here Saturday night, upright, strong, smiling and, he said, unafraid for tomorrow. Next season will come, he said, and he'll stand where he's supposed to stand. He'll track a pitch and then another. He'll get back to being a hitter, a ballplayer, and one of the best in the..." October 27
Giancarlo Stanton (NL) & Mike Trout (AL) win Hank Aaron Award, given to top offensive players in each league.
Los Angeles Times "On the day after the NHL suspended Kings defenseman Slaya Voynov after his arrest for alleged domestic violence, the incoming commissioner of Major League Baseball said his league hopes to have a policy in place to cover such incidents next year. Rob Manfred, who replaces the retiring Bud Selig..." October 23
CSN Washington "The Marlins infused their roster with veterans such as Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Casey McGehee last offseason and it paid off, as the team improved by 15 wins from the year before. This winter, according to MLB.com, Miami hopes to gain even more experience, specifically free agents who have been..." October 22
Sporting News "RHP Chris Young of the Mariners and 3B Casey McGehee of the Marlins are Sporting News’ 2014 AL and NL Comeback Players of the Year, respectively, as selected by a panel of 196 major league players. The veteran players put up solid campaigns after spending 2013 out of Major League..." October 20
Fox Sports Florida "With the offseason underway, the Miami Marlins made a pair of transactions on Friday. Utility player Jordan Valdespin was outrighted to Triple-A New Orleans, while the Texas Rangers claimed utility player Ed Lucas. Valdespin, who signed a minor-league deal last December without an invitation..." October 11
#Rangers receive INF Ed Lucas from Miami on a waiver claim.
MLB Daily Dish "The Miami Marlins appear intent on pursuing a starting pitching upgrade this winter, as the position is "high on Miami's shopping list this offseason", according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro. The Marlins seem set on adding versatility to their 40-man roster, which could lead to some current starters..." October 07
Miami Herald "Jose Fernandez was popping the catcher’s mitt at Marlins Park on Friday, and he wasn’t even letting it rip. “The ball is coming out of my hand incredible,” Fernandez said after completing just his second throwing session in his comeback from Tommy John surgery. “I’m just excited to get a ball..." October 04
Baseball America "Major League Baseball on Wednesday said it would begin testing some ideas aimed at quickening the pace of game at the Arizona Fall League. AFL games begin Oct. 7 and run through the championship game on Nov. 15. Among the experimental rules are: • Batter’s Box Rule: The batter shall keep..." October 01
#Marlins Jose Fernandez made 25 throws from 30 feet today at Marlins Park. It went well. He said he felt great.
NESN "Giancarlo Stanton’s talents are staying in South Beach. The Marlins have long expressed a desire to keep Stanton despite continued speculation Miami might eventually trade the two-time All-Star. Marlins president David Samson told the Miami Herald on Monday that Stanton is a big part of the..." October 01
CBSSports.com "Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann pitched a no-hitter against the Marlins on Sunday (WAS 1, MIA 0). It was the first no-hitter in Washington Nationals history and fifth in Nationals/Expos franchise history. Zimmermann's was also the fifth no-hitter of 2014. On the day, Zimmermann struck..." September 29
#Marlins extend manager Mike Redmond through the 2017 season.
CSN Washington "The truck keeps rolling along, no matter what's at stake right now. The Nationals could've taken Saturday off but instead went out and put forth another impressive effort to beat the Marlins and improve to 32-13 down the stretch, with one game to go on the regular-season slate. It certainly..." September 28
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Marlins totaled more than two games worth of hits Friday. That wasn't altogether unexpected, considering they played the Nationals twice. The peculiar part was the distribution. After Doug Fister tossed a three-hit shutout in the matinee, the Marlins exploded for a season-high 22 under the..." September 27
CSN Washington "For the second time in three years, no team in the National League will finish with a better record than the Nationals. Thanks to Doug Fister’s 4-0 shutout victory over the Marlins in the first half of Friday’s day-night doubleheader, the Nationals locked up home-field advantage through the..." September 27
Miami Herald "The Marlins made it a habit all season of waiting until late in the game to get their offense rolling. So it was only fitting they wrapped up their third season in their new ballpark Thursday by waiting until the seventh inning to rally past the last-place Philadelphia Phillies. Helped along..." September 26
Sports Glory "The Miami Marlins are planning to offer franchise corner stone Giancarlo Stanton a multi-year contract this offseason, according to ESPN and the Associated Press. On September 11, Stanton was hit in the face by a pitch in Milwaukee. Stanton suffered fractures in his face, and the incident ended..." September 26
Philly.com "When the Phillies summoned Kyle Kendrick from double-A Reading to replace Freddy Garcia in the rotation, the 22-year-old rookie was a stopgap and nothing more. That was 2007. Kendrick wore Curt Schilling's No. 38. "Kid" is how Charlie Manuel addressed him. "He actually did a little better than..." September 25
Miami Herald "Marlins Park hasn’t been especially kind to the team that bears its name. Since the ballpark’s opening in 2012, the Marlins have lost more games there than they have won. By defeating the Phillies 2-0 on Tuesday, though, the Marlins guaranteed their first winning season in their home..." September 24
Fox Sports Florida "Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, wearing his white home uniform for team photos Friday at Marlins Park, flashed his mega-watt smile with good news he received from his cross-country trip. After meeting with Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Thursday, he returned to South Florida with..." September 23
CSN Washington "With Adam LaRoche back in the lineup and Ryan Zimmerman back in the dugout, the Nationals looked complete as a ballclub for this game. And though they didn't necessarily play their best game of the last week, they still managed to do enough right to improve to 7-2 on this final road trip of the..." September 20