As the new hitting coach of the Miami Marlins, Frank Menechino has his work cut out for him in his debut season with the team. In an attempt to push Miami out of the offensive cellar, Menechino will implement a hard-nosed, New York style approach to the young Marlins offense.
As he starts his stint with the Miami Marlins, Jarrod Saltalamacchia is using his time in Spring Training to get acquainted with his new battery mates. Also in the piece, Salty went on about how Jose Fernandez ultimately with his decision to come to the Marlins.
Pitchers, Catchers (and Rafael Furcal) have officially reported to Spring Training so do you know what that means? A glorious Spring Training photo gallary.
With the pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training, you would only seem right to share a solid piece that Marlin Maniac did on closer Steve Cishek.
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With Jeter's retirement now imminent, Pinstripe Alley's Steven Goldman compares the future Hall of Famer with some of the best shortstops in MLB history.
Yu Darvish thinks countryman Masahiro Tanaka was rewarded with a bit too much money from the Yankees.
Pitchers and catchers have reported, but no team has called Tim Byrdak. He's trying to change that, but we wouldn't get our hopes up.
FanGraphs' Eno Sarris digs into Baltimore's newest acquisition, Ubaldo Jimenez, and tries to predict his level of efficiency.
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With Spring Training officially underway, the Miami Marlins have several questions that will have to be answered before Opening Day. The rotation still has holes and reserve roles appear to be subject to competiton.
The Miami Marlins will eventually lose Giancarlo Stanton by trade in the next two years. But will this be the straw that breaks the camel's back for the fan base?
Fish Stripes ranks the top twenty prospects in the Miami Marlins organization, headlined by left-hander Andrew Heaney.