37-year-old veteran outfielder Reed Johnson is looking to continue to make an impact with the new-look Marlins. As he looks to start the 2014 season with his new team, Johnson raves about Miami's starting rotation and the impact that it could have during the new season.
Long-time Miami legend and Hall-of-Fame Dolphins QB Dan Marino will make his return to South Beach to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Miami's Monday night debut against Colorado.
Controversial ex-Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen will make his return to the national spotlight via a spot on ESPN's Baseball Tonight telecast. Sorry in advance, Jonah Keri.
As we reach the start of the 2014 season, long-term minor league utility man Ed Lucas and Donovan Solano continue to battle for the final remaining reserve infield position. In anticipation of the final decision, manager Mike Redmond talks about the overall value of both Lucas and Solano.
In anticipation for the 2014 MLB season, FanGraphs has done a series where they rank teams based on positional strengths and weaknesses. The individual team's full position depth chart is taken into account; so Saltalamacchia would be joined by Jeff Mathis or Rob Brantly. While the overall series is extremely solid and a fantastic read, here's a quick position-by-position breakdown of where the Marlins rank among the rest of the league.
1st base: 30th.
2nd base: 28th
3rd base: 30th
Center Field: 21st
Right Field: 2nd
Left Field: 16th
Around the League
Not a search for the team with the worst injury problems, because typing "the Braves" wouldn't make for an interesting article.
Harper has achieved much in his first two years, but that's not enough for some people.
The Dodgers are projected to shell out about $165 million more than the last team that outspent the Yankees.
Left alone for too long, a lack of catching talent can be devastating to any team's chances.
At Fish Stripes
Miami Heat owner Micky Arison has expressed some interest in purchasing the Miami Marlins. If he were able to, how could he help the Marlins following the ownership of Jeffrey Loria?
Christian Yelich is the latest in a long line of highly touted Marlins hitting prospects, and he will make his full-season debut in 2014. Will he turn into the next success story like Giancarlo Stanton or flounder like Jeremy Hermida?
The Marlins position battle report gets a little more tense as we approach the stretch run for the Fish. Can Marcell Ozuna hold onto his center field job despite his struggles?
Andrew Heaney, the Marlins 2012 first-round pick, tops our list as the Marlins best prospect.