Marlins turning to Groupon to sell tickets to home opener

There's nothing particularly unusual or condemnable about a team turning to flash-mob discounter Groupon in order to sell tickets. But damned if we won't use that as a cudgel with which to beat on the hapless Marlins!

Yes, the Marlins, in the service of a non-humiliating turnout for the home opener, are turning to Groupon in order to get people on the dancefloor to the ballpark. Action-news photographic evidence ...

Now, now: Let's not all crash the server at once.

On the upside, you get a merchandise voucher and refrigerator magnet as part of the package. So there's that.

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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