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Tino Martinez. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marlins Hitting Coach Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

As if life couldn’t get worse for the Marlins, who have the worst record in the National League, hitting coach Tino Martinez resigned Sunday, hours after complaints by players that he verbally abused them became public.

07/29/2013

Pitcher Carlos Zambrano of the Chicago Cubs reacts after throwing a pitch that got him ejected from the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 12, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Wisch: An ‘Amazing’ Zambrano? Don’t You Believe It, Chicago

I believe the guy is talented. I believe he is a decent person, albeit a ridiculously hotheaded and immature one. And I believe that he’s one of the most passionate – and entertaining – athletes in all of baseball. I also believe that the Cubs couldn’t be luckier to be done with him.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012