2014 Miami Marlins Analysis

Marlins' offseason and the Fish Stripes plan

The Miami Marlins have more or less completed their 2013 offseason plan. But how does it compare to the Fish Stripes offseason plan for the franchise?

Marlins interested in unnecessary relief help

The Miami Marlins are looking for assistance in the bullpen, but the franchise should have enough young arms to put into the pen this season that they do not need to make an addition.

Carter Capps and his future with the Marlins

Carter Capps, 23, will look to work on weaknesses in his delivery in order to find success in the Marlins bullpen.

McGehee signing: Updated lineup optimization

The Miami Marlins have made yet another signing, this time with the aim to improve their work versus left-handed pitching. How does the addition of Casey McGehee change the lineup?

McGehee signing: Fish make low-cost, upside move

There is a chance that Casey McGehee turns out to be as bad as he was in the majors in 2012. The Miami Marlins are only paying $1.1 million to find out, and that is a reasonable cost.

Marlins do not need 2014 third base replacement

The Miami Marlins' options at third base this season are running thin, and at this rate, the Fish may not find a replacement who would be an actual improvement over in-house options like Donovan Solano.

Reed trade: Cishek lesson from White Sox

The Chicago White Sox traded young closer Addison Reed yesterday to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The return is a valuable lesson regarding the Miami Marlins and their own young closer, Steve Cishek.

Marlins' signings cripple lineup versus lefties

The Miami Marlins made a number of moves in free agency, but all of them have limited their options when it comes to facing left-handed pitching. How can the Fish turn around this situation?

Winter Meetings: Marlins lineup optimization

The Miami Marlins made a series of moves to try and improve from the putrid 2013 season. Did the additions of Garrett Jones and Rafael Furcal and the subtraction of Logan Morrison help or hurt the team? Let's optimize the lineup and find out.

Morrison trade: Capps and justifying Jones signing

The Miami Marlins signed Garrett Jones to justify trading Logan Morrison, the only first baseman the team has ever known. Is Carter Capps enough justification to make that signing worthwhile?

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