Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria on Monday night defended the front office’s controversial November trade, urged fans to have patience as the club rebuilds and said he has no plans to sell the team.
“I love this ball club and I like what we’ve done now. It’s a little painful for a lot of people, but, no pain, no gain,’’ he said in his first remarks to South Florida media since trading five front-line players to Toronto.
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