2014 Miami Marlins Opinion

Giancarlo Stanton, MVP, and the meaning of "value"

The nebulous meaning of the word "value" in the Most Valuable Player award ultimately determines the chances of Giancarlo Stanton taking the award.

What could the Red Sox offer for Stanton?

Rumors say the Red Sox are interested in Giancarlo Stanton. How enticing of an offer could they make Miami?

Cubs and Marlins are building in opposite fashions

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The Chicago Cubs are building a future juggernaut behind position player prospects and pitching lottery tickets, including former Marlins starter Jacob Turner. The Fish are building their team in...

Marlins' reasoning for Turner DFA ridiculous

In the eve of the Chicago Cubs claiming Jacob Turner on waivers, the Miami Marlins' decision to put the reliever out there and available seems more and more ridiculous.

Cosart trade: A discussion with House of Houston

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Yoni Pollak of House of Houston and I discussed the deal that sent Jarred Cosart to the Marlins before last Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.

Cafardo: Stanton 'all in' on staying with Marlins

Following the non-waiver trade deadline, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe noted teams have come to the realization Giancarlo Stanton is not going to be traded. Cafardo also wrote that Stanton...

Marlins vs. Reds: Obstruction call ties game

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The Miami Marlins fell to the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Thursday night, largely in part to an eighth inning obstruction call that was overturned. Mike Redmond was eventually ejected for arguing the call.

Marlins acquiring Cosart should help playoff push

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The Miami Marlins acquired Jarred Cosart among others in a deal with the Houston Astros on Thursday afternoon. Miami addressed a pair of needs, but did have to part with a pair of prospects in the...

Marlins should not explore trading Stanton

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Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports recently noted that there is no better time to trade outfielder Giancarlo Stanton since Miami doesn't have a great chance of singing him long tern. Miami is expected to...

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Ken Rosenthal: Marlins should trade Stanton now

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FOX Sports's Ken Rosenthal opines that the Miami Marlins have a nonexistent chance of re-signing Giancarlo Stanton to a long-term contract. If that is the case, why not trade him right now?

Marlins trade rumors: Fish not shopping veterans

According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, the Miami Marlins are not shopping any of their veteran players and are instead looking to add talent that can help them this year and next.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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