After winning the 1997 World Series, the Florida Marlins let go of many of the players involved. But after their win in the 2003 World Series, many players stayed on with the Marlins, leading them to an 83-79 finish in 2004, good enough for third in the National League East. Despite losing several players to free agency, the Fish will start the season with high hopes.
March 3, 2005
Al Leiter's time in New York may soon be up. <P> According to reports published by <I>ESPN.com</I> and the <I>Miami Herald</i>, the 39-year-old lefthander is close to accepting a one-year contract offer from the Florida Marlins, officially ending his seven-year stay with the Mets.
December 2, 2004
The Anaheim Angels are in the mix for Mike Piazza and the Mets prepare to finally cut Al Leiter into free agency, in Monday's Mets roundup:
November 15, 2004