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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:32:43 -0800
The Miami Marlins will have at least 71 players in camp when the team opens spring training Feb. 11, and that includes 31 non-roster invitees. Of those 31 non-roster players, 14 are from the organization. The 17 minor-league free agents looking to catch on include Ps Jonathan Albaladejo, John Maine, Doug Mathis, Zach Phillips, Chad Qualls, Kevin Slowey, Jordan Smith, Mitch Talbot and Michael Wuertz. The non-roster minor-league free agents are C Craig Tatum, INFs Matt Downs, Nick Green, Kevin Kouzmanoff, Ed Lucas and Chris Valaika. The OFs are Jordan Brown and Austin Kearns. "It's a relatively large group and a lot of opportunity and I think there will be some good competition in a number of areas," team executive Larry Beinfest said.
Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:18:42 -0700
Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria refuted a report that said president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest would be fired and replaced by assistant general manager Dan Jennings. Loria did not say whether Beinfest or manager Ozzie Guillen would be retained.
Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:03:08 -0700
The Miami Marlins are expected to fire team president Larry Beinfest at the end of the season and promote assistant general manager and vice president of player personnel Dan Jennings to the position.
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 10:43:22 -0700
The Miami Marlins may decide to fire president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest after the season.
Sat, 20 Nov 2010 13:35:05 -0800
Florida Marlins president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest said he thinks RP Leo Nunez will serve as the team's closer for the 2011 season, according to Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post.
Sun, 03 Oct 2010 23:49:27 -0700
The Florida Marlins will move quickly in their search for a manager for 2011, president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest said, with interim manager Edwin Rodriguez among four or five candidates under consideration, according to The Associated Press' Steven Wine.
Sun, 08 Aug 2010 06:47:31 -0700
Florida Marlins executive Larry Beinfest said the team is considering moving OF Chris Coghlan to third base next season, according to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald. "Whether he plays third or not, we'll see," Beinfest said. The team could also move Coghlan to second base if they are unable to agree to a contract extension with 2B Dan Uggla and end up trading him. However, the preference is to keep Uggla with the team.
Sun, 06 Dec 2009 22:42:38 -0800
Clark Spencer, of The Miami Herald, reports Florida Marlins general manager Larry Beinfest envisions a rotation headed by SP's Josh M. Johnson and Ricky Nolasco, and the other three spots will be filled in from a group of six candidates: Chris Volstad, Rick VandenHurk, Anibal Sanchez, Andrew Miller, Sean West and Hayden Penn. "I would say the guys that are locks right now are Johnson and Nolasco, and after that guys are going to have to come in and compete,'' Beinfest said. "You're looking at a group where everybody is [under] 27 years old, and that's a pretty good situation to be in.''
Wed, 25 Feb 2009 10:58:38 -0800
Joe Capozzi, of The Palm Beach Post, reports the Florida Marlins committed a total of four errors in their Spring Training opener Wednesday, Feb. 25. "It's unacceptable. That's not the way we want to set the tone," president Larry Beinfest said. The errors were committed by SS Hanley Ramirez, 1B Gaby Sanchez, 2B Dan Uggla and C Brad Davsi.
Mon, 27 Oct 2008 05:32:48 -0700
The Miami Herald's Barry Jackson reports Florida Marlins OF Cameron Maybin is the front runner to start in center field next season, but president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest said it will be a competition.