Hot off the Wire news, rumors and tips

Marlins | Banks Released; Offered Minor-League Deal

The Associated Press reports the Florida Marlins released OF Brian Banks (knee) who is waiting to have knee surgery. The Marlins gave Banks termination pay and offered him a minor league contract to remain with the club, rehabilitate in Jupiter, then play at Triple-A Albuquerque. Banks will weigh his options, but he expects to re-sign with the team. "I know that's part of the business. It's nothing personal," said Banks. "I've got a good relationship with the guys here, the front office and the coaches. I like them, they like me. It just comes down to a financial move. I'll just take it as it is and try to get back healthy."

2004-03-31 10:25:00 | Source:

Access more Brian Banks news and rumors by clicking here....

What do you think? Sound off!

For additional MLB information, please view KFFL's MLB Hot off the Wire.

Fantasy Sports News

NFL Hot off the Wire News | MLB Hot off the Wire News | NASCAR Hot off the Wire News