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Fish Bites: Dogs, Championships, and Mike Lowell

On this edition of Fish Stripes: Dogs, Mike Lowell and Juan Pierre are in the news in Miami while the Biogenesis saga is still hovering around the baseball universe.

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Young Miami Marlins pitchers making impact - Miami Marlins -

While Jacob Turner, Jose Fernandez and Henderson Alvarez are making a positive impact on the big league club, the future continues to look bright for the team's rotation as multiple pitching prospects are flourishing in the minor leagues.

Marlins stadium goes to the dogs for annual Bark in the Park - Miami Marlins -

All I really have to say is that dogs too over the upper deck of Marlins park during a weekend matchup against the Indians.

Marlins Juan Pierre has still got his hustle - South Florida

Veteran outfielder Juan Pierre discusses his recent trip to the bench after Miami called up Jake Marisnick and Christian Yelich.

Miami Marlins: Inconsistency leaves Giancarlo Stanton in funk - South Florida

A mysterious and scary cloud hangs over GIancarlo Stanton as his inconsistent 2013 season continues to go on as we move into the tail end of the season.

Marlins Way: 2003 World Champions Make Appearance At Marlins Park - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

This past weekend, Marlins fans experienced a nostalgia trip as they had the opportunity to revisit some old heroes with the team celebrating the ten year anniversary of their World Series victory.

Around the League

And The Worst Bunt of the Year Goes To.... | FanGraphs Baseball

FanGraphs editor Dave Cameron was reasonably confused by an interesting bunt that St. Louis outfielder Carlos Beltran laid down during Monday's game against the Dodgers. Not only does Cameron criticize the individual play that Beltran committed but also briefly breaks down the problems with sacrifice bunts and the "small ball" mindset.

B.J Upton and the clutch boson - Baseball Nation

Besides possibly the Royals or Dodgers, the Atlanta Braves are one of the hottest teams in the league. With that said, highly paid B.J Upton has been a liability for the team in clutch situations.

Would Phil Hughes be best used as a reliever? - Beyond the Box Score

Considering whether or not the bullpen should be the Yankee hurler's true home.

Alex Rodriguez's appeal and the 2013 playoffs - Baseball Nation

The saga involving the eventual suspension of Alex Rodriguez is still ticking away, Grant Brisbee takes a look in his crystal ball and takes a glance at a potential World Series scenario

Explaining Steroids: Interview with a PED expert - Amazin' Avenue

In the wake of the continued Biogenesis saga, Amazin' Avenue's Park Bringley sat down with PED expert Dr. Charles Yesalis to help inform the public about performance enhancing drugs.

At Fish Stripes

MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 4 - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates were all tied up following decent efforts by Henderson Alvarez and Jeff Locke, but Josh Harrison finished the game against Mike Dunn with a walk-off homer, giving the Pirates a 4-3 win.

Miami Marlins trade rumors: Analyzing the Pirates' potential offer for Giancarlo Stanton - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins supposedly received a trade offer from the Pittsburgh Pirates for Giancarlo Stanton. Would the package have been worth enough to pry Stanton from Miami?

MLB trade rumors: Pirates offer to Marlins for Giancarlo Stanton included Gerrit Cole, Jameson Taillon - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins supposedly received an offer from the Pittsburgh Pirates at the trade deadline for Giancarlo Stanton. Marlin Maniac reports that the package included top pitching prospects Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon.