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To Florida for Football: A Jacksonville journey with pigskins and crustaceans

Sunny Jacksonville...the prettiest city with a terrible NFL team and the site of the college football game formerly known as the Gator Bowl. It's now the TaxSlayer Bowl, which sounds more like a breakfast cereal container decorated with the IRS's... Continue Reading →

Best Baseball Backdrops: Ballpark Rankings as of December 2016

There's nothing better during winter than thinking about summer, right? Here's the latest update of my unapologetically subjective rankings of the baseball stadiums around the country that I've actually visited. Here's how this works: If I were to attend a Major... Continue Reading →

Marlins sign Volquez to two-year deal

News broke Monday evening that the Marlins signed starting pitcher Edinson Volquez, a 2008 All-Star, to a two-year deal worth $22 million. Volquez has a 4.44 career ERA and pitched the last two seasons with the Kansas City Royals. Miami... Continue Reading →

5 Best Things This October

Ah, October...my birth month of lovely weather, pumpkin beyond measure, and the best Marlins-less baseball this world has to offer. Last October, I wrapped up the Taylor Swift's MLB saga and predicted a very strange way that the Cubs would... Continue Reading →

We lost a great American, Jose Fernandez

Few people have ever played the game of baseball so passionately, enthusiastically, and genuinely as the late, great Jose Fernandez. I've never seen anyone else so immensely talented, yet down-to-earth and childlike as Jose. From the stories of his tumultuous... Continue Reading →

Amending for the Expos: Capping summer with baseball

It's a well-established fact that most of my family's vacations include a significant element of professional sports. More specifically, Major League Baseball. Trips in 2012 and 2014 brought me to Dodger Stadium, PETCO Park, Safeco Field, and Nat Bailey Stadium... Continue Reading →

From Florida to Fame: Marlins enshrined in Cooperstown

Cooperstown, NY is a necessary pilgrimage in the life of a baseball fan, or so I am led to believe, so I was naturally buzzing about my recent opportunity to see the Baseball Hall of Fame on returning from a... Continue Reading →

Ichiro triples for 3000th MLB hit

Starting in center field Sunday for Miami, Ichiro was the focal point of attention sitting on 2,999 career hits in Major League Baseball. And with a seventh-inning triple off the right field wall, Ichiro became the 30th member of the 3,000... Continue Reading →

Marlins unveil 2017 All-Star Game logo

The Miami Marlins unveiled the logo to be used for the 2017 All-Star Game prior to Wednesday's matinee matchup against the Philadelphia Phillies. 2017's MLB All-Star Game will take place in Miami on Tuesday, July 11. This logo differs a... Continue Reading →

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