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Fish Bites: Miami Marlins earn First Road Win

The Miami Marlins earned their first road win after defeating the Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night. Plus links on Reed Johnson, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Logan Morrison.

Mike Ehrmann

3 Reasons the Marlins Swept the Mariners - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Marlin Maniac's Chris Logel looks at the trio of reasons as to how Miami swept the Mariners during their weekend series.

Marlins Reed Johnson on base-running confusion: "I feel terrible -- cost us the game. " | Fish Bytes

Miami utility man Reed Johnson comments on his base-running flub that possibly changed the fate of Monday's loss against Atlanta.

Miami Marlins complete three-game sweep of Seattle Mariners - Sun Sentinel

The Sun Sentinel gives a brief recap on Miami's series-sweeping victory over the Atlanta Braves.

ATLANTA: Miami Marlins' Jarrod Saltalamacchia is still Boston Strong - Miami Marlins -

Despite leaving Boston for South Beach during the offseason, Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia is still extremely close to the victims of last year's Boston Marathon bombing.

LoMo hopes to show Marlins they made a mistake trading him | Fish Bytes

During the weekend series against Miami, current Mariners outfielder and former Marlins prospect Logan Morrison commented about how the team made a mistake with the offseason deal.

Around the League

Let's not shovel dirt on Chris Sale's brilliant career just yet -

Is Chris Sale more likely to get hurt than the average pitcher? Maybe, maybe not. But let's not bury him just yet.

Bryce Harper is the worst human being on Earth for the next 15 seconds ... GO! -

The Nationals "narrow their eyes" as to Bryce Harper's motivations. As long as he produces, his motives don't truly matter.

MLB news: Harper and Trout square off, Mejia shines (again) for the Mets -

The initial Trout vs. Harper matchup headline an excellent night of baseball that SBNation's Alex Skillin covered in the following piece.

Can David Hale's brains trump his inexperience? | : Howard Megdal Article

SportsOnEarth's Howard Megdal takes a close examination at David Hale's rise up the Atlanta Braves' farm system.

Elvis Andrus valiantly protects the hit-and-run, takes worst swimg of the year -

Yes, even some of the better infielders in the league can make these kinds of plays.

Fish Stripes

Miami Marlins' Casey McGehee feels at home - Fish Stripes

Looking at the Miami Marlins home and away records, it is not surprising that Marlins Park has been a welcome retreat for many of the Miami Marlins players. No Marlin player, however, is hitting as well at home as new Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee.

Brett Butler, Craig Kimbrel, and sending home the winning run - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins had a golden chance to send home the potential game-winning run with no one out against dominant closer Craig Kimbrel and the Atlanta Braves, but passed up the opportunity. Were they right to do so?

On Mike Redmond's ninth inning bunt decisions - Fish Stripes

Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond made some questionable decisions in bunting runners over with two of his hottest hitters in the bottom of the ninth inning in a tied game versus the Seattle Mariners. Were they "right" moves?

Miami Marlins' starter Tom Koehler making effective use of pitches - Fish Stripes

A more effective fastball has helped Miami Marlins starter Tom Koehler thus far in 2014. Koehler's command and pitch selection in varying situations has been notably improved.

The Miami Marlins' early season power surge - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins are a surprising third in the majors in runs scored, and a big reason for that is the team's surprising surge in power. But should we have expected this kind of performance from the team's offense?