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Fish Bites; Marlins acquire Miguel Tejada

On this edition of Fish Bites, we take a look at the Marlins acquiring Miguel Tejada, potential options for the upcoming MLB Draft and a lot more.

Jamie Squire

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez admits he hid truth about injured elbow - Sun Sentinel

In this extremely solid piece from the Sun Sentinel, Harvey Fialkov goes deep into the story behind the overall in-house reaction to the Fernandez injury.

Marlins sign Miguel Tejada; infielder serving drug suspension - Sun Sentinel

Despite being in the midst of a suspension, the Marlins signed former MVP shortstop Miguel Tejada to a minor league deal. With uncertainty that still surrounds the future of Rafael Furcal, the signing of Tejada adds an affordable veteran presence to a team that has lacked any semblance of infield talent.

2014 MLB Draft: Miami Marlins Have Several Options at No. 2 Overall

Rant Sports' Ryan Gaydos takes a look at some of the more viable options that the Marlins will look at in the upcoming MLB Draft.

Miami Marlins: Mike Redmond Should Look to Solidify Bullpen Roles - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Marlin Maniac's Daniel Zylberkan takes a deep look at the flaws behind Mike Redmond's general approach to Miami's bullpen.

Giancarlo Stanton has found his groove, and that's scary - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Marlin Maniac's Travis Honeycutt takes a brief glance at just how solid Giancarlo Stanton has been this season.

Around the League

'Million Dollar Arm' review: Baseball just isn't interesting enough, I guess -

SBNation's Grant Brisbee reviews Disney's "Million Dollar Arm" and goes into how it's awful movie from a baseball perspective.

CC Sabathia's struggles, injury highlight Yankees' rotation issues -

They aren't doomed yet, but it's easy to envision age and mileage as New York's downfall.

Dallas Keuchel, Who Can No Longer Be Ignored | FanGraphs Baseball

FanGraphs' Mike Petriello takes a glance at Astro's pitcher, Dallas Keuchel, who is having one of the more surprising runs in the game of baseball.

The Daily Puig: Yasiel Puig plays ping pong, starts a dance party-

I'm thinking that the above title would be enough to entice you to look at the following piece.

The last position players to pitch for each team (updated) -

A list of the last hitters to pretend they're pitchers for each organization. Sick of you not listening to our pleas, Braves.

Fish Stripes

MLB Scores: Philadelphia Phillies 6, Miami Marlins - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Tuesday. Miami struggled with runners in scoring position and Anthony DeSclafani lasted just over five innings in his second major league start.

Miami Marlins' prospect Andrew Heaney could be in line for promotion - Fish Stripes

Miami Marlins prospect Andrew Heaney could be headed for Triple-A after posting solid numbers in Jacksonville. Heaney may make his major league debut at some point this season.

Jose Fernandez injury: Comparing mechanics before and after thigh injury - Fish Stripes

Jose Fernandez's attorney claims that his client's mechanics changed after he suffered a line drive to the thigh in the fifth inning of his penultimate start. Is there evidence to support this?

Jose Fernandez GIFs: A 2014 Fish Stripes Memorial - Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins, Fish Stripes, and the whole baseball world lost an integral part of baseball enjoyment in 2014 when we lost Jose Fernandez to season-ending injury. To remember his great season-plus, let's look at some awesome GIFs.

Miami Marlins return home hopeful - Fish Stripes

After an emotional 11-games-in-11-days California road trip during which they posted a 4-7 record, lost star pitcher Jose Fernandez for the season, and welcomed a rookie and a veteran to the pitching staff, the Marlins look to regroup at home, where they have been dominant.