New-look Marlins not short on drama

Hanley Ramirez becomes focus as big-spending Miami rules winter meetings

Updated: December 8, 2011, 12:32 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

DALLAS -- The Miami Marlins made their interest in Jose Reyes clear by meeting with him and his agents at 12:01 a.m. the day he hit the open market in early November. Nothing says love like a rendezvous and accompanying schmoozefest at a New York City hotel bar.

If that recruiting trip was symbolic, a later episode shed some light on Miami management's desire to ensure a smooth trip as the ship was leaving the dock: Thirty seconds after the Marlins agreed with Reyes on a six-year, ...

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