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Marlins | Nearly missed out on Juan Pierre

Miami Marlins OF Juan Pierre said Sunday, Feb. 10, that he was 15 minutes from signing with the Houston Astros in the offseason before the Marlins called and offered $1.6 million. Pierre said it "was a no-brainer" to return to Miami. "It's a special place. I met my wife when I was with the Marlins," Pierre said.

2013-02-10 18:57:25 | Source: The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson

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