One of the hardest things to do in sports is making it to the highest level of their sport, respectively. The percentage of minor league ballplayers that make it to the Major Leagues is an abysmal 0.5%, while the amount of NCAA football players that make it to the NFL is just a slightly better … Continue reading Josh Booty: The Forgotten Two-Sport Athlete
The latest of my many projects, I have been selected to put together the extremely difficult task of an All-Time Major League Baseball League. All 30 current MLB teams and 6-Expansion Cities of my choosing. For this project, I held myself to a couple rules, just to make the unrealistic a bit more realistic.... Each … Continue reading The Athlete’s Hub MLB All-Time League.
Absolutely horrible news to report today as Miami Marlins phenom Jose Fernandez has passed away in a boating accident at the age of 24. Fernandez was actually supposed to start today, but the start was pushed back to make room for pitcher Adan Conley. Fernandez was selected 14th overall by the Marlins in the 2011 … Continue reading Marlins’ Jose Fernandez Passes Away in Boating Accident
The Detroit Tigers got the 2016 season off on the right foot, even though it took 11 innings. They defeated the Miami Marlins 8-7 in Miami on Opening Night for both teams. Ian Kinsler lead the charge offensively, going 3-6 with a three run home run and the game winning RBI in the 11th. Drew … Continue reading Tigers down Marlins 8-7 in extra innings
Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been one of the hotter names this offseason, simply because of how outspoken he was about the team's recent moves. It is believed that the the Marlins are "at peace" with the fact that Fernandez will no longer be on the roster after the 2018 season. What complaints could Fernandez … Continue reading The Latest on José Fernandez
Late Wednesday night, multiple sources reported that the Miami Marlins have signed an extension to their star second baseman, Dee Gordon. The deal is worth five years with fifty million dollars. This seems like well deserved money considering that Gordon posted one of the best seasons in Marlins history last year. This deal will now … Continue reading Dee Gordon Receives Contract Extension
The Miami Marlins are heading into 2016 with a new manager, new coaching staff, you name it. They will also be heading into the new season with a new pitcher. Reports indicate that the Fish have agreed to sign LHP Wei-Yin Chen to a five year deal worth a reported $80M Chen, 30, pitched to … Continue reading Marlins sign LHP Chen, continue to work on 2B Gordon extension