Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Miami Marlins send Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle to Tornoto Blue Jays in 5-Player Trade

Well, that certainly didn't last long...

At the end of last season, all the talk was about the Florida Marlins re-branding themselves as the Miami Marlins. They changed their name as well as their uniforms. Then they went out and spent about $200 million while signing Free Agents, Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell. They are all gone.

Bell was traded the Diamondbacks last month. Now Reyes, Buehrle, Josh Johnson, John Buck and Emilio Bonifacio are headed to the Great White North.

It's been quite a ride for Miami Marlins fans. Here are some of the highlights/ lowlights of the last 14 months:

September 2011 - Ozzie Guillen named manager

November 2011 - The Florida Marlins changed their name to the Miami Marlins. New uniforms introduced.

December 2011 - Signed MLB All-Stars Heath Bell (All-Star), Jose Reyes (All-Star) and Mark Buehrle (All-Star) for $191 million

April 2012 - $630 million Marlins Park opened

April 2012 - Ozzie Guillen suspended for five games after comments regarding Fidel Castro

July 2012 - Hanley Ramirez (All-Star) and Randy Choate traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers

August 2012 - Gaby Sanchez (All-Star) traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates

October 2012 - Marlins finished dead last in the National League East (69-93)

October 2012 - Heath Bell (All-Star) traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks

October 2012 - Ozzie Guillen fired

November 2012 - Jose Reyes (All-Star), Mark Buehrle (All-Star), Josh Johnson (All-Star), John Buck (All-Star) and Emilio Bonifacio traded to the Toronto Blue Jays


2 comments:

  1. You forgot about the Tigers getting Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante.

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  2. Forgot about those two. That makes 8 All-Stars and two guys that have thrown No-hitters.

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