Fish Bites: Struggles and Memories

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

On this edition of Fish Stripes; Marlins continues to stay depressing, Giancarlo Stanton faces a decision and Marlins youngsters reminisce about their past experiences in Kansas City.

Pirates, Royals could pass Marlins for longest playoff drought; Don Denkinger redux | Fish Bytes

With Kansas City and Pittsburgh contending for a playoff spot in their respective leagues, the Marlins franchises "moves up" in the rankings of teams with the longest postseason drought. Miami Herald's Clark Spencer also updates us on Chris Coghlan, Marlins interest in Cuban prospect Jose Daniel Abreu and reminisces about a controversial World Series game from the mid 80's.

Struggling Stanton facing decision; Fins' Wallace speaks out; Canes, Heat chatter | Sports Buzz

The same question has been facing the Marlins since last offseason but Barry Jackson takes a look at Giancarlo Stanton's future during one of the coldest patches of his MLB career.

Miami Marlins: Coming back to Kauffman Stadium brings back memories for Jose Fernandez - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

More than a year removed from his appearance in the 2012 Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium, Jose Fernandez reminisces about his first time in the big-time spotlight.

Miami Marlins: Logan Morrison looking forward to Kansas City homecoming - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

As a Kansas City native and George Brett enthusiast, 1st baseman Logan Morrison talks about his excitement as he returns to the city and ballpark in which he grew up in.

Around the League

What's left in the National League? - Baseball Nation

Baseball Nation's Rob Neyer asks a simple question; what's left in the National League that can be considered interesting.

The Next Yasiel Puig - Baseball Nation

Lean more about the great Cuban defect that will be taking over the baseball world and universe as we know. Or will be an extremely good slugger.

In Awe of Jose Iglesias | FanGraphs Baseball

Hey, stop watching Adeiny Hechavarria defensive highlights and read about the magical wonder that is Jose Iglesias.

How have the Dodgers turned their season around? | SportsonEarth.com: Jonathan Bernhardt Article

Because there isn't enough articles discussing the LA Dodgers surge up the NL West, Sports On Earth's Jonathan Bernhardt gives his take.

How the Cardinals keep on winning and winning | SportsonEarth.com : Howard Megdal Article

Sticking with winning teams (I'm sorry), Howard Megdal tries to figure out how St.Louis continues to be a dominating force in the NL Central while having one of the strongest farm systems.

Fish Stripes

This Day in Marlins History: Marlins release Wes Helms and demote Logan Morrison to the minors - Fish Stripes

On this day in history, the Marlins released veteran infielder Wes Helms and demote outfielder Logan Morrison to the minors. Both moves were very shocking at the time and sent a message to the Marlins roster.

Miami Marlins' 2003 World Series is a distant memory - Fish Stripes
The Miami Marlins recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of their 2003 World Series win, but in a lot of ways, that team is a distant memory in the minds of current fans.

Justin Ruggiano's hitless struggles mirror Miami Marlins' offense - Fish Stripes

Justin Ruggiano is four hitless plate appearances away from tying the longest hitless streak in baseball history. In some ways, it is fitting for a Marlins team that has looked like one of the worst offense of recent times.

Miami Marlins vs. Kansas City Royals: Fernandez, Marlins squeak past Royals 1-0 in 10 innings - Fish Stripes
It took 10 innings for the Miami Marlins, backed by another brilliant Jose Fernandez performance, to score a run. That one run was enough to beat the Kansas City Royals 1-0.

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