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Sources: Reds To Host '15 MLB All-Star Game; Payroll Cuts Could Have Hurt Marlins' Chances
Published January 22, 2013
BAIT & SWITCH: Marlins President David Samson last year said that the team "would apply to have the 2015 All-Star Game played at Marlins Park." But in Miami, Clark Spencer wrote the Marlins "might have fallen out of favor with the Commissioner's office and lost all leverage to secure the All-Star Game when they blew up the roster and slashed payroll after the season, enraging the local fan base in the process" (MIAMIHERALD.com, 1/21).