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.
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.