May 28, 2008

Hagen and Salisbury show up

Maybe it shouldn't surprise anyone to see the Marlins getting more attention from media outside South Florida.

It's a short train ride from Philly to New York, but two of the nation's finest baseball writers --- Paul Hagen of the Philadelphia Dailey News and Jim Salisbury of the Philadelphia Enquirer -- showed up in New York Wednesday to work on stories about the Marlins.

May 18, 2008

Jacque Jones to become a Marlin

Jacque Jones will soon be playing center field for the Marlins. According to a Major League source, the Marlins are about to sign Jones, who was released by the Detroit Tigers earlier this season. The Marlins are expected to make an announcement in the next 48 hours.

The Marlins have been using the platoon of Cody Ross and Alfredo Amezaga in center field. Jones was hitting .165 when the Tigers released him. He is alifetime .278 hitter, and hit .285 with five home runs and 66 RBI with the Cubs in 2007.