On a day when 592 dogs showed up for “Bark at the Park” and a handful of former players participated in a low-key celebration of the Marlins’ 20th anniversary season, it took backup catcher Jeff Mathis to finally hit on the kind of promotion that is sure to work.
A game-ending grand slam in the bottom of the ninth — that was Mathis’ can’t-miss contribution Sunday to the team’s beleaguered marketing effort.
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