Introducing the Marlins new uniforms


Yesterday we got the Marlins’ new colors. Today we see the new colors as they appear on the new caps and uniforms. Photos and an introductory video below.

The verdict: not bad. Not, as I feared, some neo-traditionalist thing inappropriate for a young franchise but not some step-too-far into the future or anything mock-worthy. The kit may not make non-Marlins fans rush out to buy new merch based on simple aesthetics, but it should make Marlins fans happy. It’s not a bad look.

There are four colors of jersey — white, gray, black and blue:

It looks like there’s only a black cap. Maybe there will be more later. Seems like a blue cap would be pretty spiffy looking, but what do I know?

And here they are on the players in the club’s video:

You can buy this stuff at, of course.

Brewers, Jimmy Nelson avoid arbitration with one-year, $3.7 million contract

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Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the Brewers and starter Jimmy Nelson have avoided arbitration, agreeing to a one-year, $3.7 million contract. The deal includes a $50,000 bonus if he wins Comeback Player of the Year Award, per Fancred’s Jon Heyman.

Nelson, 29, was entering his second of three years of arbitration eligibility. The right-hander missed the entire 2018 season after undergoing shoulder surgery in September 2017. He had a solid 2017 season, finishing with a 3.49 ERA and a 199/48 K/BB ratio in 1751/3 innings of work. The Brewers are hoping he can return to form this coming season.

Assuming he’s healthy and productive, he will rejoin a rotation that now includes Jhoulys Chacin, Chase Anderson, Zach Davis, and an as yet undecided No. 5 starter.