In an ongoing series that just started on SBNation, Cee Angi takes a look back at some of the high and low lights of the 2013 season while looking ahead to the apparent misery that the team faces in the future.
While the official ROY award won't be announced until after the upcoming World Series, the Sporting News recently announced that Fernandez is their selection for Rookie of the Year by beating out the likes of Yasiel Puig, Shelby Miller, Evan Gattis, and Julio Teheran.
For those of you in the Miami who are interested in being part of the Marlins organization, remember that the Marlins are looking for interns to fill out different roles in a wide variety of positions.
Our friends at Marlin Maniac are continuing their position-by-position review by looking at the extremely depressing 1st base position which was manned by Greg Dobbs and the controversial Logan Morrison.
The depression continues as Marlin Maniac recaps the 2nd base position which could possibly be more depressing than the aforementioned 1st base position.
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Using the power of sabermetrics, Rob Neyer examines the pros and cons of Tim Lincecum's newest extension and ponders about his overall pitching value.
As we near the World Series and pending free agency period, take a look at the following link which is a nice, solid overview of some of the more valuable players who will be entering into the marketplace.
By power of elimination, Baseball Nation editor Grant Brisbee declares the upcoming Cardinals/Red Sox/ matchup as the most annoying World Series possible.
This piece is probably going to get a lot of hate but I still recommend that you check out this piece by Matthew Kory as he gives a solid overview of some of the better postseason hitters throughout the history of the game.
While Marlins fans will be focused on the possible extension/trade possibilities surrounding Giancarlo Stanton, one of the biggest powers in the American League could be looking to trade off their top-flight pitcher in David Price. In the following piece, Hardball Times' Jeff Moore explores some of the more realistic trade partners if Tampa Bay does decide to separate from their solid controlling lefty.
The Sporting News has decided to award Jose Fernandez its Rookie of the Year award by a landslide margin, and that could mean good things for the offseason official Rookie of the Year award.
On this day in team history, the Marlins pulled out what was essentially a must win in Game 4 of the 2003 World Series. Alex Gonzalez provided the dramatics with a walk-off homer in the 12th inning, giving Florida a 4-3 win over the Yankees.
Steve Cishek quietly had a great season as the Miami Marlins' closer despite being on a losing team and getting off to a rough start.
Fish Stripes fan and former US Navy veteran (thank you) Jeremy Hulme breaks into alternate reality as he tries to describe the possible events that might have happened if the Steve Bartman incident didn't occur.
The Miami Marlins employed a few other starting pitchers this season, but none of them figured to last very long or compete for long-term jobs.