Former Greensboro Hornets Player Don Mattingly named MLB National League Manager of the Year

The Miami Marlins’ Don Mattingly has been named the National League Manager of the Year, for Major League Baseball/MLB, in 2020….. Mattingly played here in Greensboro, with the Greensboro Hornets in 1980, as a 19-year-old and hit .358 and was named South Atlantic League Player of the Year. He played more in the outfield than… Continue reading Former Greensboro Hornets Player Don Mattingly named MLB National League Manager of the Year

Why didn’t Major League Baseball play ALL of their games under a Bubble in Florida and Arizona???(Might have made a difference/”Bring Back The Bubble”)

The bubble seems to working out for the NBA, with the National Basketball League playing all of their games under a Bubble in Orlando, Florida….. Makes you to start to wonder why Major League Baseball didn’t play all of their games under a Bubble, at their Spring Training sites in Florida and Arizona…. (You have… Continue reading Why didn’t Major League Baseball play ALL of their games under a Bubble in Florida and Arizona???(Might have made a difference/”Bring Back The Bubble”)

Dr. Anthony Fauci says Miami Marlins Coronavirus Outbreak Could Endanger 2020 MLB Season:Former Greensboro Grasshopper Jose Urena placed on the Injured List(Marlins’ Unlucky Number at 17)

Dr. Anthony Fauci on the Coronavirus Outbreak that has affected the Miami Marlins and Major League Baseball…. “This could put it in danger,” said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “I don’t believe they need to stop, but we just need to follow this and see what happens with… Continue reading Dr. Anthony Fauci says Miami Marlins Coronavirus Outbreak Could Endanger 2020 MLB Season:Former Greensboro Grasshopper Jose Urena placed on the Injured List(Marlins’ Unlucky Number at 17)

Major Baseball Postpones Two Monday Night Games due to Miami Marlins testing Positive for COVID-19/Coronavirus(13 Confirmed Cases in the Marlins’ Clubhouse)

from MLB.com: Major League Baseball announced that two games scheduled to be played Monday night are postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Monday‚Äôs games between the Marlins and the Orioles at Marlins Park and the Phillies and the Yankees at Citizens Bank Park have been postponed while MLB conducts additional COVID-19 testing. from ESPN.com: Miami just… Continue reading Major Baseball Postpones Two Monday Night Games due to Miami Marlins testing Positive for COVID-19/Coronavirus(13 Confirmed Cases in the Marlins’ Clubhouse)

Congratulations Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers/Miami Marlins) on Winning Gold Glove Award

Coming in to us today, from www.marlins.com: Marcell Oznua(Greensboro Grasshoppers) wins his first Gold Glove A two-time All-Star starter, and now Marcell Ozuna(Miami Marlins) has added a new accolade! Ozo led all qualifying NL left fielders with a .984 fielding percentage, while committing just five errors over 152 games and achieving 10 outfield assists. Marcell,… Continue reading Congratulations Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers/Miami Marlins) on Winning Gold Glove Award

Former Greensboro Hornet Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush looking to buy the Miami Marlins

from Adam Wells with the Bleacher Report:www.bleacherreport.com The group of buyers led by Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush has reportedly won the auction to purchase the Miami Marlins. Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg reported the auction results. Per Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Marlins “are moving forward with the Jeb Bush/Jeter group and are… Continue reading Former Greensboro Hornet Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush looking to buy the Miami Marlins

Austin Brice(Pittsboro, N.C./Greensboro Grasshoppers) headed from Miami Marlins to Cincinnati Reds in trade

Pitcher Austin Brice, from Pittsboro, North Carolina and a former member of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, is headed from the Miami Marlins to the Cincinnati Reds in a three-for-one swap/trade today between the Marlins and the Reds…. from www.mlb.com: MIAMI — The Marlins have acquired right-hander Dan Straily from the Reds for three of their top… Continue reading Austin Brice(Pittsboro, N.C./Greensboro Grasshoppers) headed from Miami Marlins to Cincinnati Reds in trade

Stunned:Jose Fernandez(Greensboro Grasshoppers/Miami Marlins) killed in boating accident in Florida

Former Greensboro Grasshoppers pitcher Jose Fernandez has been killed in a boating accident in Florida and I just saw the news a few minutes ago on Time Warner News and I just have to say, I am stunned… (Jose Fernandez was just 24 years old.) Fernandez was an outstanding young pitcher for the Miami Marlins… Continue reading Stunned:Jose Fernandez(Greensboro Grasshoppers/Miami Marlins) killed in boating accident in Florida

Grasshoppers at Asheville postponed tonight and Fernandez already with 10 K’s for Miami this evening

Postponed: Rain Greensboro Grasshoppers at the Asheville Tourists postponed tonight, while former Hopper Jose Fernandez has been red-hot for the Miami Marlins this evening, with 10 strikeouts through 7 Innings with one walk and he has given up just two hits, in the Marlins 4-0 lead over the San Diego Padres….Bottom of the 7th at… Continue reading Grasshoppers at Asheville postponed tonight and Fernandez already with 10 K’s for Miami this evening

Guillen gone as manager of the Miami Marlins:Time to call up some Greensboro blood?

MIAMI — The lingering backlash caused by Ozzie Guillen’s praise of Fidel Castro contributed to another Miami Marlins managerial shakeup Tuesday. There will be a new field manager for the Greensboro Grasshoppers parent team, the Miami Marlins, in 2013….Where do they go from here, do they bring back Jack(Jack McKeon), do they go young and… Continue reading Guillen gone as manager of the Miami Marlins:Time to call up some Greensboro blood?

Miami Marlins make another monster trade with Hanley Ramirez and Randy Choate(Greensboro Bats) to the LA Dodgers

On Tuesday it was Omar Infante and Anibal Sanchez from the Miami Marlins to the Detroit Tigers and today the Marlins deal Hanley Ramirez and Randy Choate(Greensboro Bats) to the Los Angeles Dodgers….The Marlins sent former Greensboro Grasshopper Matt Dominguez to the Houston Astros back in early July and Matt had been listed as the… Continue reading Miami Marlins make another monster trade with Hanley Ramirez and Randy Choate(Greensboro Bats) to the LA Dodgers

Miami Marlins sign top draft pick Andrew Heaney(Oklahoma State) and we might see him in Greensboro in August

The Miami Marlins finally got top draft pick Andrew Heaney(Oklahoma State) signed on Friday and it came right before their deadline and they are glad to have Heaney in the fold….It all came down to the dollars and to the physical….Heaney was asking for 2.8 million as his signing bonus and the Marlins were offering… Continue reading Miami Marlins sign top draft pick Andrew Heaney(Oklahoma State) and we might see him in Greensboro in August

MLB.com is saying that the Miami Marlins have reached an agreement with 1st Round Draft Pick Andrew Heaney:Could we see him in Greensboro?

Earlier today everything was ‘no-go’ on this deal, but now MLB.com is saying that the two sides have reached an agreement and that the Marlins have put themselves in a position to sign First-Round Draft pick Andrew Heaney(P) from Oklahoma State….Could we see him in Greensboro this Summer???? Guess we will have to wait and… Continue reading MLB.com is saying that the Miami Marlins have reached an agreement with 1st Round Draft Pick Andrew Heaney:Could we see him in Greensboro?

Eddie Sappelt(Southern Alamance HS) signs with Miami Marlins and headed to the GCL

Eddie Sappelt, out of Southern Alamance High School in Graham, has signed to play professional baseball with the Miami Marlins and the outfielder is headed to Gulf Coast League, down in Florida….You never know, we may see Sappelt here in Greensboro next season, with the Grasshoppers and Eddie Sappelt has said he is on his… Continue reading Eddie Sappelt(Southern Alamance HS) signs with Miami Marlins and headed to the GCL

Good friend of Greensboro Baseball headed to the Houston Astros in Carlos Lee trade

A good friend of Greensboro Baseball, Matt Dominguez, gone to the Houston Astros…. The Miami Marlins picked up 36 year-old Carlos Lee today and the Fish sent two young prospects to the Houston Astros as compensation for Lee in the trade…. Carlos Lee, the former Hickory Crawdad, to Miami and on to Houston in the… Continue reading Good friend of Greensboro Baseball headed to the Houston Astros in Carlos Lee trade

Miami Marlins go heavy with pitching in the Draft

from Tom Green on the Marlins’ site at MLB.com…..www.mlb.com *****Just bits and pieces with the main names from Tom Green, but CLICK HERE to get all of the info on the MARLINS from TG….***** After making Oklahoma State left-hander Andrew Heaney their first overall selection (No. 9 in the first round), the Miami Marlins added… Continue reading Miami Marlins go heavy with pitching in the Draft

Former Greensboro Grasshoppers and now Miami Marlins catcher Brett Hayes gets caught in-between ‘would-be intruder’ and ‘spot-on shooter’

Brett Hayes is a former catcher for the Greensboro Grasshoppers and now the part-time starting catcher for the Miami Marlins…Thursday was an off-day for him and he got in-between an intruder/shooter….from The Big League Stew at YAHOO! Sports….. Twitter feed of Miami Marlins catcher Brett Hayes on Thursday night when he wrote the following message:… Continue reading Former Greensboro Grasshoppers and now Miami Marlins catcher Brett Hayes gets caught in-between ‘would-be intruder’ and ‘spot-on shooter’