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Austin Kearns Nearly Beheads Photographer With Flying Bat

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Miami Marlins pinch hitter Austin Kearns swings and fails to hold onto his bat, which hits a cameraman sitting next to the dugout.

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Cole Hamels Is Now Much Richer Than You

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In a deal that really shouldn’t have surprised anyone, lest a team were willing to deliver an entire bus full of MLB-ready pitching prospects to City of Brotherly Love, the Philadelphia Phillies have <a href="http://content.usatoday.com/communities/dailypitch/post/2012/07/cole-hamels-signs-six-year-144-million-deal-/1#.UA_yPWGe66Q">agreed to a new deal with lefty Cole Hamels</a> that will make him the second-richest pitcher in Major League Baseball, behind C.

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Jose Reyes Homerun Drills Vendor in the Back

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The Marlins' Jose Reyes hits a homerun to right field that hits an unsuspecting usher square in the back.

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A Work Of Art: Paying Respect To The Marlins’ Fitted Caps

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There's the classic blue and white Dodgers fitted, the red, white and blue Braves one and of course the red and white Reds creation.

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Morning Links: Hooray, This Stupid Thing Can Finally Do Its Job

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Thanks, Omar Infante, now that guy going the long way around to get a hot dog is soaking wet.

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Question Of The Day: Which Coach Had The Bigger Fail – Ozzie Guillen Or Bobby Petrino?

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Oh, leave it to the sports world to generate its fair share of headlines for the week.

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The 20 Best Ozzie Guillen Misquotes

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Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is currently taking a break from the team’s road trip for <a href="http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/fl-ozzie-guillen-apologizes-0409,0,5347860.story">a pit stop in Miami</a> to dish out a few thousand apologies for a comment he recently made to Time magazine.

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The Dugout Opening Days '12: Miami Marlins

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Ozzie Guillen <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/nationals/marlins-ozzie-guillen-apologizes-for-saying-he-loves-fidel-castro/2012/04/07/gIQAXSnZ2S_story.html" target="_blank">said some bad things</a>.

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The Dugout Opening Days '12: Tampa Bay Rays

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Baseball season is officially upon us, and that means only one thing -- the return of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/the-dugout" target="_blank">The Dugout</a>, the Internet's longest running and most critically acclaimed webcomic about baseball players with pun screen names pretending to curse at each other over AIM.

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The With Leather Photo Tour Of Marlins Park

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This weekend was a busy one for me -- attending Wrestlemania XXVIII, meeting Dave "Masked Man" Shoemaker from Grantland, trying to figure out what the sh*t a "Sun Pass" is -- but one of the biggest highlights was attending Sunday's exhibition game between the New York Yankees and the new look Miami Marlins in brand-spanking-new Marlins Park in Miami.

FANTASY SPORTS

Try To Defeat Me (And Omar Infante) And Win 1K In Fanduel's Free Fantasy Baseball

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<a href="https://www.fanduel.com/WithLeatherBB?t=MEDIA_WL"> I <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/03/fanduel-and-select-indians-are-giving-me-a-shot-at-fantasy-sports-redemption" target="_blank">threatened to bug you</a> about this again on Friday, and here we are.

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Thursday Was A Big Day For Ozzie Guillen News

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If you're already sick of Ozzie Guillen, f***ing strap in, because it's going to be a long summer.

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The Miami Marlins Home Run Statue Is Really Happening

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We’d seen <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/marlins.gif">the artist renderings</a> and we’d heard the rumors – every time Giancarlo “Mike” Stanton and Co.

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The Marlins At Least Have Some Taste

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As the Florida Miami Marlins prepare to open their new stadium and begin their new season in their new uniforms with their new shortstop who will hopefully hit a bunch of home runs to light up their <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/STatue.jpg">new home run fish statue/shrine</a>, it was only fitting that the team would add some new flair and style to the stadium as well.

Baseball

So Hilarious, Sports Illustrated

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Actually, I give Sports Illustrated a lot of credit for going with that terrible pun on their cover, because I assume that it was meant tongue-in-cheek.

#game of thrones

Hanley Ramirez Is Passive-Aggressive For Powerade (And Morning Links)

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I can't wait to see @MrBrandonStroud on TV swing by as it misses the ball by a foot.

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The Dugout: It Came To Me In A Dream

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One of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/the-dugout">The Dugout's</a> favorite recurring characters over the last seven years (holy crap) has been art dealer and owner of the Florida Miami Marlins Jeffrey Loria.

HOMELESS PEOPLE

Florida’s Politicians Are Finally Listening

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Every time a professional sports team calls upon a city or state for tax money to help fund a new stadium, we get the same old song and dance - why should the taxpayer money help billionaires pay for new facilities that will just make them more money.


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