2014 Miami Marlins Analysis

Which starter should Andrew Heaney replace?


The Miami Marlins figure to promote top prospect Andrew Heaney to the starting rotation as soon as this week. But who should he replace in the rotation?

The Marlins and their approach with Andrew Heaney

The Miami Marlins are expected to promote top prospect Andrew Heaney shortly. How should they approach the young left-hander once he reaches the majors?

Dietrich optioned: How many runs can Marlins save?


The Miami Marlins demoted Derek Dietrich to let him work on his defensive problems without harming the team. But can the Fish save runs with this approach, and just how many runs?

The quiet rise of Marcell Ozuna


Through the first third of the 2014 season, one of the real surprises in the Marlins lineup has been the emergence of center fielder Marcell Ozuna, who has blown past preseason expectations to...

The good and bad of Jarrod Saltalamacchia


Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia has had an odd season at the plate and behind the dish, but what should we expect to continue and where might he go from here?

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.

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