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Fish Bites: Marlins repeat lineups, fall to the Reds

For the first time all season the Miami Marlins have repeated lineups. Alex Sanabia's future in the Marlins rotation comes into question and pitcher Brian Flynn gets some coverage on FanGraphs.


Lineup is a Ditto for First Time | Fish Bytes
Wednesday's lineup was exactly the same as Tuesday's and for the first time all year the Marlins used the same lineup in consecutive days.

The Fringe Five: Baseball’s Most Compelling Fringe Prospects | FanGraphs Baseball

Fangraphs looks at five of the top fringe prospects in professional baseball. Featured this week is none other than the Miami Marlins' own Brian Flynn.

Miami Marlins: Alex Sanabia and His Future in the Rotation - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Alex Sanabia might not be long for the Miami Marlins rotation. Marlin Maniac takes a look at who may replace him should his struggles continue.

Around the League

Philadelphia Phillies sign Carlos Zambrano to minor league deal - ESPN
Right-hander Carlos Zambrano has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

A.J. Burnett's Age-36 Re-emergence - Beyond the Box Score
After a few down years in New York, A.J. Burnett is once again an excellent pitcher.

Ever wondered how players do on their bobblehead night? -
In baseball, there are statistics for everything, even bobblehead performances.

Eight scouting reports that really nailed it - Baseball Nation

Scouting reports are often right, they're also often wrong and even more often a mix,.but these eight scouting reports got it all right.

Houston Astros at Detroit Tigers - May 15, 2013 | DET Recap

The Detroit Tigers fell to the Houston Astros 7-5, but thanks to Miguel Cabrera, the Tigers got within FEET of winning in the bottom of the ninth.

At Fish Stripes

The difference between the Miami Marlins and the Houston Astros is credibility - Fish Stripes
The Miami Marlins tore down their roster last season and were chided for it. The Houston Astros have been doing the same process and were lauded for it. What is the difference between the two struggling organizations?

Miami Marlins Daily Minor League Report: May 14 - Fish Stripes

Justin Nicolino reached a season high in strikeouts and innings pitched, Jake Marisnick homered for the second time in four days, and the Grasshoppers won, despite Mason Hope giving up a grand slam.

MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 0, Cincinnati Reds 4 - Fish Stripes
The juggernaut Shin-Soo Choo personally bulldozed Alex Sanabia, going yard twice off the Miami starter. The Marlins' struggles with runners in scoring position persisted, leading to yet another shutout loss.