Win or Lose You Still Have Fun at Marlins Park - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Andy Salgado of Marlin Maniac gives his account of the fun at Marlins Park even if the Miami Marlins are not winning many games.
With Giancarlo Stanton missing from the lineup, power has been in short supply for the Marlins. And, not surprisingly given the cavernous dimensions of Marlins Park, the vast majority of their home runs have come on the road.
Stage two of Logan Morrison's rehab stint is set to take place on Tuesday at Double-A Jacksonville. An exact target date for Morrison's return to the Marlins is not set, but it could be around June 10.
As expected, the Marlins on Monday placed right-hander Alex Sanabia on the 15-day disabled list with right groin weakness. Reliever Dan Jennings was called up in his place and he should stay until Friday when the Marlins need another starter.
Jose Fernandez received a homecoming welcome from family and friends at Tropicana Field on Monday. But the 20-year-old phenom who went to high school in Tampa was unable to help the Marlins snap their losing streak.
Around the League
Defensive stats and 8-track tapes - Baseball Nation
Are defensive stats going the way of the 8-track?
Manny Machado and the doubles record - Baseball Nation
Manny Machado's still 20 years old and he's on track to break an 82-year-old record. Can he do it?
Seattle Mariners demote Dustin Ackley, recall Nick Franklin - ESPN
The Seattle Mariners demoted former No. 2 overall pick Dustin Ackley on Monday in the hopes he can rediscover his swing in the minors.
Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal will be reinstated Tuesday from a 50-game suspension for a positive testosterone test that called into question just how good his rookie numbers were.
Does the MLB draft have inherent deficiencies that make it obsolete and in need of a major overhaul? It's possible, but would it actually change anything or merely change some aspects with similar results?
At Fish Stripes
Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich has been off to a hot start since being called up and is proving that he belongs playing second base at the major league level. Dietrich has consistently hit third in Miami’s lineup.
The Miami Marlins have suffered from a case of double play-itis, but how much has it really affected this offense? The actual run total would surprise you.
Jesus Solorzano had four hits for Greensboro, Andrew Heaney pitched five shutout innings for Jupiter, and Doug Mathis threw seven shutout innings for New Orleans.
Are the 2013 Miami Marlins the worst team ever? One Fish Stripes reader points out that currently the Fish are still on pace to be among the worst.