hen, during Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night, the man was back again. Who was this guy, how did he score the same sweet seats again and why is he still wearing the SAME BRIGHT ORANGE MARLINS JERSEY? So, naturally, I went to find him -- and more importantly, find answers to those questions.
Taking a look back at how Marlins right fielders performed in 2014, specifically Giancarlo Stanton.
We review the 2014 performance of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez.
We break down the performances of Miami Marlins 3rd basemen in 2014.
"We feel extremely optimistic about the future and confident this team is beginning to hit its stride," Loria said. "This was a great year in many ways, in that our front office has gelled and really worked well together. "My trust in, and relationship with, our new President Mike Hill, General Manager Dan Jennings and their teams is fantastic. Our coaching staff did a masterful job, and Mike Redmond is deservedly getting credit for continually motivating this team even though Jose was lost for the year and Giancarlo was injured in September.
Internally, the organization has some lefty options who promise to battle for rotation spots in Spring Training. Five internal southpaw candidates are:
McGehee is arbitration-eligible, and the Marlins are planning on retaining the veteran for at least one more year. He is such a big part of the team, impressing with his leadership and clutch hitting. Now 32 years old, he did wear down at the end of the season. Next year, look for McGehee to get some more days off in hopes of keeping him fresh for the entire season.
Around The League
The 2004 NLCS between the Astros and Cardinals is among the most exciting postseason series of all time, but it was overshadowed by the Yankees collapse against the Red Sox in the ALCS. We revisited the NLCS with some of the key participants to bring it back to life.
ARLINGTON -- By overwhelming a dozen club officials through an extensive interview process, Jeff Banister has won the job as the next Rangers manager. Banister, who was the Pirates bench coach for the past four years, will be introduced as the Rangers' 18th full-time manager at an 11 a.m. CT press conference Friday.
KANSAS CITY -- Ned Yost slipped through a set of doors and stepped onto the tile floor in front of the hostesses' mahogany desk, waiting to be seated for dinner with his family. But before Yost could be ushered through the bar, those dining at one of the Country Club Plaza's most popular restaurants gave a massive thank you to the Royals' manager.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Despite his attempts to talk himself into the lineup, catcher Yadier Molina remained on the bench for Game 5 of the National League Championship Series as he continues to nurse a left oblique strain.
At Fish Stripes
Over the weekend, the Marlins optioned Jordany Valdespin to Triple-A New Orleans and lost Ed Lucas, who was claimed off of waivers by the Rangers.
Marcell Ozuna proved capable of performing at a high level by retrieving the power he did not show in 2013 on his way to a 20-plus home run season and another great year in center field for the Marlins.
Teams such as the Royals support the fact that a high payroll does not automatically ensure success. Owner Jeffrey Loria is reportedly content with the Marlins' plans heading into the offseason.
A look at how Miami Marlins prospects have fared in their last three Arizona Fall League games.
Justin Nicolino was the Marlins' 2014 Organizational Pitcher of the Year, but his extreme drop in strikeouts in 2014 should be an alarm for his future despite the great year.