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The Marlins are staying in a Delaware hotel because the NFL booked all of Philly’s hotels

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SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 23: Miami Marlins players high-five after beating the San Diego Padres 7-3 in a baseball game at PETCO Park on April 23, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

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The Marlins are on the last leg of a nine-game road trip that started in Seattle, took them through San Diego, and now has them in Philadelphia. If the hectic travel schedule weren’t punishing enough, the NFL Draft has heaped some more difficulty onto the Marlins’ trip.

Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that, because the NFL booked all of the hotels in Philadelphia ahead of the draft (which starts on Thursday and ends on Saturday), the Marlins have to stay at a hotel in Wilmington, Delaware.

At least the city of Wilmington is welcoming the Marlins with open arms:

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