Half of the Sweet Sixteen is already set. Four more Marlins will survive today - and they'll all be from the Ugly Years. If you're just joining us, check out the entry from Day One, which gives something of an overview for the whole process.
All advance to the Sweet Sixteen: Livan Hernandez, Charles Johnson, Edgar Renteria, Jeff Conine.
Cliff Floyd vs. Alex Gonzalez - It's your choice: an oft injured potential superstar, or a guy who was always on the field but never quite lived up to what you thought he was capable of.
Matt Mantei vs. Luis Castillo - It's your choice: a guy who's star shone brightly for a very brief period or an emerging star who grew up before our eyes?
Derrek Lee vs. A.J. Burnett - It's your choice: unbelievable talent and regular frustrations from the field or the mound?
Kevin Millar vs. Preston Wilson - It's your choice: a guy who introduced deer urine and naked batting practice to the clubhouse against a guy who brought power, speed, and some flash with the glove.
Who is your favorite Marlin?
Number One: Cliff Floyd vs. Alex Gonzalez
Number Two: Matt Mantei vs. Luis Castillo
Number Three: Derrek Lee vs. A.J. Burnett
Number Four: Kevin Millar vs. Preston Wilson
If you'd like to write the brief description for a particular player (or players), send me an email or create a diary with your text. I'll be happy to use it.
Feel free to use this thread to discuss who you voted for, who you think others should vote for, etc. Or, if you'd prefer, you can create a separate diary too. You can also feel free to include any objections/suggestions/criticsm in the comments.