2014 Miami Marlins Opinion

Trading Steve Cishek may bother Giancarlo Stanton

The Miami Marlins have received several calls with regard to closer Steve Cishek over the last few days, and The Miami Herald cited a source who notes that the Marlins would risk angering Giancarlo...

Stanton, the Marlins, and organizational class


The Miami Marlins face a tough decision with Giancarlo Stanton. In order to maximize their chances, they should take a cue from their neighbors, the Miami Heat.

Stanton would likely welcome homecoming


During the All-Star game press conferences, Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was asked about returning home to play for the Dodgers, and noted it was always a dream.

Stanton selected as Marlins' lone All-Star


Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will be the lone Marlins' All-Star representative, with Casey McGehee and Henderson Alvarez being excluded. Stanton will also participate in the home run...

Hechavarria's injury and Marlins' trade rumors


The Miami Marlins love Adeiny Hechavarria despite his significant struggles at the plate and perhaps with the glove. His latest injury, however, may return him too soon for the Fish to consider...

Heaney promotion: Marlins promote at right time


The Miami Marlins selected the absolute correct time to bring up top prospect Andrew Heaney, deftly navigating the Super Two arbitration concerns while offering stopgap options a chance to prove...

The Miami Marlins and contention through June


The Miami Marlins are a stout 35-33 through 68 games in the regular season, and in mid-June, maybe it is time to start thinking about the possibility of contention. How good have the Fish proven...

MLB Draft 2014: Tyler Kolek and the risk of injury

The Miami Marlins turned to Tyler Kolek in the first round of the 2014 MLB Draft, but could his max effort velocity lead to increased risk of injury in the future?

Marlins' Jake Marisnick given minor league award

Miami Marlins outfielder Jake Marisnick was named the minor league player of the month for the month of May. But with the play of Marcell Ozuna, is Marisnick's success notable?

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?


Marlins in interesting place with 2014 contention


The Miami Marlins are in a virtual tie for first place in the NL East in June, and that brings up questions about what the Fish should do this season.

Dietrich optioned: Marlins making room for Furcal


The Miami Marlins' demotion of Derek Dietrich does not appear to be a short-term change, because Rafael Furcal may be ready to join the Major League team from rehab shortly.

Marlins option Dietrich to provide playing time


The Miami Marlins stepped up their attempts to resolve Derek Dietrich's defensive woes, as they optioned the young second baseman to Triple-A New Orleans to get his game together. This is a better...

Fernandez injury: Hiding pain and "macho" culture


Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez admitted to hiding arm pain prior to his season-ending UCL injury, and that he did so to avoid letting his teammates down. This was a poor decision that...

Miami Marlins not prepared to rush prospects


After losing Jose Fernandez for the year, the Miami Marlins are not prepared to rush any of their prospects to the major leagues. While Anthony DeSclafani made his major league debut, Randy Wolf...

Fernandez, Marlins set back by elbow injury


Both Jose Fernandez and the Miami Marlins suffer disappointing setbacks thanks to an elbow injury likely suffered in Fernandez's last start. How will either party recover from this?

Miami Marlins can win without Jose Fernandez


Miami Marlins starter Jose Fernandez was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Monday night. But with their pitching depth, the Marlins should be able to remain competitive.

A Greg Dobbs memorial


The Miami Marlins have designated Greg Dobbs for assignment. This signals the end of one of the worst four-year runs in Marlins history.

It's Jose Fernandez Day Again!


Barely a year into his career with the Miami Marlins, Jose Fernandez has captured the collective imagination of Marlins fans and turned every one of his starts into must see TV.

Miami Marlins need success within NL East


The Miami Marlins just completed a 2-4 road trip during which they opposed the Braves and Mets. If the Marlins want to compete moving forward, success within the division has to be consistent.

Miami Marlins starters and innings limits


The Miami Marlins are opting to start Kevin Slowey another game to avoid stretching the tema's young starters for more innings. Should they also be discussing an innings limit?

New Home Plate Collision Rule Creates Headaches


A play at the plate during the sixth inning of the Miami Marlins-Philadelphia Phillies game on Sunday afternoon perfectly illustrates the gray area that MLB inadvertently created when it sought to...

Mike Redmond and the Marlins' continuity


Mike Redmond has made his fair share of mistakes at the helm of the Miami Marlins. But sacrificing team continuity is not going to assist the long-term goals of the Fish.

The Miami Marlins and moves towards respectability


The Miami Marlins made a few moves in the offseason in an effort not necessarily to compete, but to strive towards respectability. There were benefits to this beyond simply being better than they...

Hill reveals offseason process in preseason speech

In the annual "State of The Union"-type address, President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill expressed his belief that the Marlins should be considered contenders in the near future.

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