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Fish Bites: Redmond discusses Giancarlo Stanton's MVP Chances

Giancarlo Stanton's solid play and future with the team, Dan Jennings and more highlight this edition of Fish Bites

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Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton's bat, glove recognized among best plays of day - Sun Sentinel

Giancarlo Stanton's terrific performance during Monday night's game against St. Louis was highly regarded as one of the best games of the season. Alongside his two home runs, Stanton also had a diving catch around the right field warning track that was featured on SportsCenter. That previously mentioned two home run performance helped move Stanton into a tie with Jose Abreu and Nelson Cruz for most in the majors with 31.

Cosart Ready but Cautious; Jennings Returns; Homestand Begins; Stanton Flying Solo | Fish Bytes

Entering his Tuesday start, recent acquisition Jarred Cosart showcased a certain level of caution after missing his prior start with an oblique strain. In other news,  Dan Jennings returned to the team on Monday after sustaining a concussion during an appearance during last Thursday's game. Despite returning to the team, Jennings is still a ways to go from making his way back to the Marlins' bench.

Redmond: "For sure [Stanton] should be right up there" in MVP discussion | Fish Bytes

In the discussion for NL MVP, Marlins manager Mike Redmond puts Giancarlo Stanton in the midst of that discussion. Stanton's all-around play makes him one of the more statistically solid players in the league.

Giancarlo Stanton: Front Office Doubtful About Extension - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Despite his extremely solid play since the All-Star break, the Marlins front office is reportedly still doubtful about signing Stanton to a long-term extension.

Miami Marlins RBI wins Junior Division Championship of the 2014 RBI World Series | MLB.com News

On Monday afternoon, the Miami Marlins RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) club won the Junior Division title in this year's RBI World Series.

Around the League

Robin Williams and a baseball film he never made - SBNation.com

SBNation's Steven Goldman does an amazing piece on the life of Robin Williams and the ideal baseball movie that the recently deceased actor never had the opportunity to make.

The altogether average Detroit Tigers - SBNation.com

Are the Tigers great or awful? Well ... both.

Justin Verlander's MRI shows inflammation, no structural damage in shoulder - Bless You Boys

Justin Verlander's sore shoulder will not end with a stint on the disabled list, but he will miss at least one start due to inflammation in his right shoulder. Robbie Ray will temporarily step into Verlander's spot in the starting rotation.

Felix Hernandez and the AL MVP | FanGraphs Baseball

FanGraphs' Dave Cameron explores Felix Hernandez' resume for the AL MVP.

Blue Jays to play 2 runs in Montreal in 2015 - SBNation.com

The Jays will return to Olympic Stadium in 2015 after hosting a successful two-game set there prior to the 2014 season.

Fish Stripes

The awkward season of Jarrod Saltalamacchia - Fish Stripes

Jarrod Saltalamacchia was signed to solidify the catcher position over the next three years. In some ways, he has, and in others, he hasn't. It's been an awkward year at the plate and behind it for the veteran catcher.

Miami Marlins prospects: Is it time to call-up J.T Realmuto? - Fish Stripes

A look at Miami Marlins catching prospect J.T. Realmuto and how he is progressing in 2014.

MLB Trade Rumors: Giancarlo Stanton on Boston Red Sox's wish list - Fish Stripes

A Boston Herald report revealed Monday afternoon that Giancarlo Stanton is atop the Boston Red Sox's wish list. The Marlins are expected to begin extension talks with Stanton this offseason.

Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton has very good chance to reach 40 home runs in 2014 - Fish Stripes

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has yet to reach 40 home runs in a single season, but thanks to a recent hot streak of long balls, he is back on track for that mark in 2014.

Miami Marlins Minor League Report: August 10th - Fish Stripes

Greensboro secures the only victory, Chad Wallach has a big day, and Ben Holmes throws four shutout innings.