The Miami Marlins will join Major League Baseball’s trend toward artificial turf by installing the surface at Marlins Park for 2020, and they’ll move in the fences for the second time in four years. CEO Derek Jeter said an artificial surface solves the challenge the Marlins have had growing grass in the retractable-roof stadium since it opened in 2012. They’ll install the same turf used by the Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers.
Posted: December 4, 2019, 10:27 pm
Marlins Make a Splash Major league teams faced an 8:00 PM eastern deadline on Monday with which to tender players on their 40-man roster a contract for the 2020 season. Many players (54 in total) were ultimately non-tendered as their respective clubs wanted to free up roster space or didn’t want to pay the hefty raises that they would ultimately command through arbitration. One team that unexpectedly made the biggest splash of the day though, was the Miami Marlins.
Posted: December 4, 2019, 5:11 am