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Michael Jong

Manager

Michael Jong has been a Marlins fan since its first World Series victory in 1997. He freely admits to having jumped on the World Series bandwagon the first time, but is proud to say that he never left since then. Michael withstood the lean times in the post-fire sale era of the Marlins, which made experiencing the Fish throughout their 2003 World Series season all the more satisfying. Since 2003, Michael has kept following the team on and off but was intrigued by sabermetrics and advanced analysis of the game in 2008. After a year of familiarizing himself with some of the basics of sabermetrics, Michael began the Marlin Maniac blog over at FanSided and spent two and a half years blogging for Marlin Maniac. In November, Michael took over Fish Stripes and has been here for a year, providing quality Marlins analysis and insight on his favorite team. Michael has also written for Baseball Prospectus and Beyond the Box Score in the past.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Marlins vs. Mets: Game 92 Thread and Icththy

The Miami Marlins start up a three-game weekend series against the New York Mets. Henderson Alvarez and Zack Wheeler.

Steve Cishek has changed his pitching repertoire

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Hidden in the success (and recent struggles) by reliever Steve Cishek is the fact that the Marlins closer has changed his approach in a fundamental way.

MLB Trade Deadline: Miami Marlins team needs

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The Miami Marlins have certain team needs they could address during the trade deadline season this month. What are the Fish looking to fix on their squad, and what should they be looking to fix?

MLB Trade Deadline: Marlins buyers or sellers?

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The 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches at the end of the month, and the Miami Marlins have to answer the question as to whether they are buyers or sellers soon.

MLB Scores: Marlins 3, Diamondbacks 4 (10)

The Miami Marlins and Arizona Diamondbacks played to a draw through nine innings, thanks to a decent start by Nathan Eovaldi that degraded at the end. Miami took the lead, but the D'backs walked...

Marlins vs. D'backs: Game 91 Thread and Ichthy

The Miami Marlins are going for the series win in this afternoon contest versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. Nathan Eovaldi takes the mound for the Fish's attempt.

The Miami Marlins' fifth starter options

The Miami Marlins do not need a fifth starter until after the All-Star break, and they just got their last necessary start from Brad Hand until after the break. Who are the pitchers who could step...

MLB All-Star Game: The McGehee-Carpenter question

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Miami Marlins color commentator Tommy Hutton was mad when presented with a question by Fish Stripes regarding NL All-Star team manager Mike Matheny picking Matt Carpenter over Casey McGehee. Was he...

Heaney demotion: Marlins should not be concerned

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Most of the signs heading into Andrew Heaney's last start with the Miami Marlins were positive indicators of better performance going forward. One bad start does not ruin a player's future.

Marlins vs. D'backs: Game 89 Thread and Ichthy

The Miami Marlins head west for a three-game series versus the Arizona Diamondbacks, with Tom Koehler on the mound versus Chase Anderson.

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