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The Marlins tell Logan Morrison to put a lid on it

Logan Morrison

Florida Marlins’ Logan Morrison walks back to the dugout after popping out in the seventh inning of the first game of a baseball double header against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, in Philadelphia. Morrison was hit in the face by a foul ball from teammate Emilio Bonifacio while in the on-deck circle, Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)


Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison is famously outspoken, both in interviews and on his Twitter feed. To date the Marlins have been wary but generally OK with it, but that changed last week after Morrison went on about how the team was upset after hitting coach John Mallee was fired:

Marlins left fielder Logan Morrison has been told to tone down his comments by president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest after Morrison’s reaction last week to the firing of hitting coach John Mallee. Morrison said he was told he can’t “point fingers at the owner, stuff like that,” after he said it was not “right” and not “just” that Mallee was dismissed last Wednesday.

I think the best part of this is that this story is appearing because Morrison is telling a reporter about how he’s been told not to talk. Which, I presume, will lead to another instance of the front office talking to him, which he will then pass on to a reporter, followed by a ...