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New out-of-town scoreboard up at Sun Life

It isn't as easy to find as it once was on the Teal Monster, but baseball fans have a full out-of-town scoreboard they can follow along again at Sun Life Stadium. 

The black, medium-sized electronic scoreboard is located high above the left field wall and just below the 400 section, in between the names of Joe Robbie and Don Shula in the Dolphins' Ring of Honor. The scoreboard alternates American League and National League scores every 30 seconds.

For 17 seasons, fans used to be able to follow every out-of-town game (including line scores) on two large left field wall scoreboards. But they were replaced with advertising this season, according to Marlins spokesman PJ Loyello, because the company which used to produce replacement parts no longer manufactured the parts needed to repair the board to keep it operating properly. Plus, the Marlins nor the Dolphins, who own the stadium, wanted to foot the bill.

> Former Marlins third baseman Mike Lowell, who is spending his time on the bench with the Red Sox these days, talked with ESPN's Gordon Edes about retirement and possibly becoming a Marlins broadcaster one day. Interesting read.

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AJC

I consider scoreboardgate to be another slap in the face to south florida baseball fans. The funny thing is all of this could have been averted by just paying someone $12 an hour to operate a manual scoreboard like they used to do in 1993.

flavio

booo..to new score board....Is this one of the last strokes to eliminating the Color Teal from the team?

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