Marlins Promote Top Prospects

Here's my latest article over at SportsFansNews.com! Preview: Marlins Promote Top Prospects The time has come for top outfield prospects Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick. While their arrival and immediate insertion to the starting lineup is something fans have wanted to see for sometime, their arrival comes at a cost. The cost, though, is being … Continue reading Marlins Promote Top Prospects

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Miami Marlins Monday Week 16: Bats Still on Break

Let’s start with the Good. Jose Fernandez’s All-Star appearance. The Marlins’ lone representative at the mid-season classic pitched a perfect sixth inning, and wowing a number of people in the process. Fernandez dispatched former AL MVP Dustin Pedroia, Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera and MLB homerun leader Chris Davis in order, striking out Pedroia looking, … Continue reading Miami Marlins Monday Week 16: Bats Still on Break

Miami Marlins Monday Week 14: Warm Bodies

  Zombies might have been better. It wasn’t unexpected, but the reality of the Ricky Nolasco trade is still surprisingly galling. The Marlins traded the franchise leader in Wins, Strikeouts, and Innings Pitched last Saturday for what one writer is calling a collection of “warm bodies”. The prospects received in return are not highly regarded. … Continue reading Miami Marlins Monday Week 14: Warm Bodies

Miami Marlins Monday Week 13: Walk-Off Slam and Showing Skin

The Miami Marlins capped a resurgent month of June with a walk-off grand slam from perhaps the most unlikely of candidates in their lineup. Light-hitting catcher Jeff Mathis entered the game on Sunday hitting .121, and was 1-for-15 (.067) with runners in scoring position at that point. The Padres, understandably, had intentionally walked Greg Dobbs to … Continue reading Miami Marlins Monday Week 13: Walk-Off Slam and Showing Skin

Miami Marlins Monday Week 12: The Odd Outfielder Out and In-N-Out Burgers

This was a good week for the Marlins. (And a good week for rookie Marcell Ozuna’s tummy.) The Fish managed their first winning road trip since May of 2012, taking four of seven games in Arizona and San Francisco, two teams locked in a heated race in the NL West. One of the players who … Continue reading Miami Marlins Monday Week 12: The Odd Outfielder Out and In-N-Out Burgers

Miami Marlins Monday Week 11: A Bail, A Bloody Glove & Bad Backs

Third-string catcher Miguel Olivo bailed on the Marlins this week, leaving after batting practice before Friday night's win over the St Louis Cardinals. According to several reports, Olivo had repeatedly asked the front office for his release, but the Miami Marlins have refused to do so. The team, in turn, placed Olivo, batting .203 with … Continue reading Miami Marlins Monday Week 11: A Bail, A Bloody Glove & Bad Backs