2014 Miami Marlins Analysis

Randy Wolf effect and Andrew Heaney's promotion


The Miami Marlins did not fare well in Randy Wolf's first start, and there are concerns that sending him out every fifth day may sink the Marlins' playoff chances. But how much of an effect will...

Derek Dietrich and defensive struggles


The Miami Marlins are looking to turn to Derek Dietrich as their future at second base, but can he play the position effectively enough to hold the keystone for the Fish?

Derek Dietrich's swing-free approach


Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich has found success in the majors by following one edict: don't swing.

Marlins taking "three true outcomes" approach


The Miami Marlins' offense lead the league in walks and strikeouts and they are not far behind the lead in home runs, making the club's offensive approach a "three true outcomes" affair.

Giancarlo Stanton, team success, and RBIs


Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton leads the majors in RBIs, and that shows the value of not only hitting better in 2014, but also having better teammates this season.

Casey McGehee and his bounce back season


The Miami Marlins made a shrewd move signing Casey McGehee to a one-year deal coming out of Japan. Something has changed in McGehee's approach that has helped to make him a surprising success so...

Giancarlo Stanton's quiet May hot streak

Don't look now, but Giancarlo Stanton is in the hunt for serious MVP consideration if he continues his quietly fantastic play from the month of May. Just what has he been doing to destroy pitching...

Jose Fernandez injury: Mechanics pre-/post-injury

Jose Fernandez's attorney claims that his client's mechanics changed after he suffered a line drive to the thigh in the fifth inning of his penultimate start. Is there evidence to support this?

Fernandez injury: Marlins contract impact

The Jose Fernandez injury throws a monkey wrench into a lot of the plans that the Miami Marlins had for the young ace, but one thing that may work in their advantage is the savings they will...

Marlins vs. Dodgers: DeSclafani's tremendous start

The Miami Marlins turned to Anthony DeSclafani for his career Major League start in last night's 13-3 romping of the Los Angeles Dodgers. What did he throw, and how did he do?

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