The Marlins are having a fire sale -- again. Just a year after making a big splash in free agency and moving into a new, taxpayer-funded stadium, Miami is set to trade Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson to the Blue Jays in exchange for little more than salary relief. Can a baseball team compete with a low payroll? And is it time for Major League Baseball to do something about the ownership situation in Miami?


South Florida success?

The Marlins opened a new stadium in 2012, but as the season went on, it had plenty of empty seats.

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Do dollars equal wins?

The "Moneyball" A's had some success, but it can still be hard for low-spending teams to compete.

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Get the paper bags ready

The seven-win Bobcats were hard to watch last year. Is bad basketball worse than bad baseball?

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Baseball in Florida

The Marlins and Rays have been to three World Series, but have struggled to build a fanbase.

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Worst owner in sports?

Jeffrey Loria has held multiple Marlins' firesales. Does that make him the worst owner in sports?

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