Congrats to the Marlins for being able to grow beards

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Huge news from Marlins camp, where manager Mike Redmond announced that players are now allowed to grow beards as long as they keep them nice and neat:

This year, we’re going to let them have beards, but they have to keep it trimmed up. And the hair, too. We just don’t want it to be sloppy, I guess. You can have a beard now. We’re just always adjusting.

Joe Frisaro of MLB.com notes that, before being traded to the Dodgers last season, Ricky Nolasco stretched the Marlins’ facial hair rules by “sport[ing] a mild beard on occasion.”

“Mild beard.”

Gonna be a wild year in Miami.

(Note: Thankfully the NBC facial hair policy is non-existent, because I have a lot of ugly face to hide.)