At 9-24, Marlins could be headed for worst season yet

Sports 05/06/19, 12:32

Derek Jeter says the Miami Marlins are better than this.If he's wrong, the woebegone franchise is headed for its worst season yet.The Marlins began the week with the worst record in the majors at 9-24 (.274), which put them on pace to finish 44-118. That's bad, even for a franchise ...

Talented young arms make Marlins optimistic about future

Baseball 03/19/19, 10:59

The path to progress for the Miami Marlins starts on the mound.The Marlins believe their reboot will gain momentum in Season 2 under CEO Derek Jeter, and any improvement likely will be most apparent in the rotation. There's more depth there than elsewhere, and perhaps a starter or three who ...

Jeter’s mentor Denbo tries to help lead Marlins turnaround

Baseball 03/04/19, 14:23

There were a few whiffs before Gary Denbo and Derek Jeter really connected.The friendship dates to 1992, when Denbo was managing the Class A Gulf Coast League Yankees in Tampa, and an 18-year-old Jeter showed up for his anticipated professional debut.It went badly.Gary Denbo puts on sunglasses as he sits ...

Rockies’ Arenado says ‘my heart was here’ after $260M deal

Sports 02/27/19, 12:02

Colorado Rockies slugger Nolan Arenado says "at the end of the day my heart was here" and he wants to emulate Todd Helton and Derek Jeter by spending his entire career with one team, explaining why he gave up a chance to become a free agent after this season.The All-Star ...

Jorge Posada on joining Marlins: ‘Perfect timing’

Baseball 02/18/19, 17:06

A black cap with the Miami Marlins' new neon logo sat atop Jorge Posada's graying hair Monday, a jarring sight for fans who recall he spent his entire playing career with the New York Yankees.But Posada switched allegiances to return to the majors, and he's at spring training as a ...

Adam Ottavino proud to be a 0 with Yankees

New York 02/14/19, 15:54

Adam Ottavino has a bagel on his back, supplanting Derek Jeter in one small area of New York Yankees history.The newly signed relief pitcher was playing catch at Steinbrenner Field during Thursday's opening workout of spring training, a white No. 0 on his dark blue practice jersey with the interlocking ...

source: Marlins adding Jorge Posada to front office

Sports 02/12/19, 16:57

Jorge Posada and Derek Jeter are teammates again.Posada will be joining the Miami Marlins' front office as a special adviser to Jeter, said to a person with knowledge of the negotiations. The person spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Posada's hiring has not been publicly ...

‘No patience’: Jeter anxious to see Marlins become winners

Baseball 02/11/19, 13:50

Derek Jeter stood and chatted a few rows from home plate in Marlins Park on Monday morning. His words were sometimes drowned out by noises coming from construction crews; steel clanging against steel in an area getting built behind the center field wall, or the whirring of engines moving heavy ...

Zeroed In: Ottavino will become 1st Yankee to wear No. 0

New York 01/24/19, 17:37

Turns out Derek Jeter was not the last of the New York Yankees' single digits.The tradition-laden Yankees say newly signed reliever Adam Ottavino will become the first player in franchise history to wear No. 0, a decision that was OK'd by owner Hal Steinbrenner.Ottavino had worn 0 with the Colorado ...

Next year it’s Jeter’s chance to join Rivera in the Hall

Baseball 01/23/19, 03:06

Mariano Rivera sailed into the Hall of Fame without a single dissenting vote. Next year, it's Derek Jeter's turn — and don't expect much opposition then, either.Jeter headlines the group of candidates who will be newly eligible for the Hall next year , and now that Rivera has become the ...

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