Wes Helms is more than a rally starting strikeout artist, a good defensive replacement at the corners and a veteran presence in the clubhouse. He has a future as a hitting coach.
Wes Helms was one of the players Amezaga talked to about Manning.
"I was telling him he is going to use the cutter and pound you [inside]," said Helms, who then went to the batting cage with Amezaga and tossed him inside pitches.
I don't know where in the standings the Marlins will finish this season, but I do know this: they will do it as a team. And that ain't bad.