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Fish Bites: Miami Marlins Head to Anaheim Hoping to Right Ship

After dropping 2 of 3 to the NL's worst team, the Colorado Rockies, the Marlins now face the majors' best team as they began a 3-game series in Anaheim with their already tenuous grip on Wild Card contention starting to slip.

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Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Angels series primer | FOX Sports
The Miami Marlins take the road to the West Coast to start a three-game set against the Los Angeles Angels, owners of the best record in MLB. This will be only the second visit to Anaheim and first since 2005. Miami is 3-6 overall and 1-2 in the City of Angels.

Cishek seeks to right ship amid August troubles | News
Sometimes, one wrong pitch to the right batter is all it takes to flip the entire perception of a player. Right-hander Steve Cishek entered Saturday having allowed five earned runs in seven August opportunities.

In thick of wild-card race, Miami Marlins get off to rough start to road trip | FOX Sports

This isn't how the Miami Marlins envisioned beginning their three-city, nine-game trip -- losing two of three to the National League's worst club, the Colorado Rockies, with All-Stars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez out for the season.

DENVER: Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton finally gets to meet fellow superstar Mike Trout - Miami Marlins -

They've never been formally introduced. But Giancarlo Stanton and Mike Trout; two of the majors biggest superstars, will finally get their chance to meet and admire one another in person over the coming three days when the Marlins travel to Anaheim to face the Angels in an interleague matchup.

MLB Trade Rumors: Marlins Should Trade for Adrian Beltre - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

A candidate for the Marlins to trade for: Adrian Beltre, whose enjoying another fine season with the Rangers. Beltre has already cleared waivers and is a can be dealt to any team in baseball at this point. With the Rangers season faltering badly, they have been open to trade talks on their slugging third baseman.

Marlins Look to Slow Down Trout, Angels - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Marlins face off against the Angels in a tough 3-game series vs. the current American League West leaders.


Ruben Amaro is shocked no one wants Papelbon | Comcast SportsNet -

With the August 31 waiver deadline just a week away, Amaro is still shocked he hasn’t been able to arrive at a deal, particularly for closer Jonathan Papelbon. Papelbon has been among the game’s best closers this season, sporting a 1.49 ERA with 31 saves, but he is owed $13 million 2015 and is likely to have his $13 million option for 2016 vest as well.

Trade Rumors: The Atlanta Braves /Chicago Cubs trade that almost was...

Trade Rumors: The Atlanta Braves /Chicago Cubs trade that almost was... At Tomahawk Take, we take a look at a trade proposal of B.J. Upton for Edwin Jackson

Robinson Cano leaves game early due to dizziness -

Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano had to leave Sunday's game due to dizziness.

Rally Pigeon sparks Nationals to win over Giants in series finale - The Washington Post

The Nationals trailed the Giants 6-2 entering the bottom of the sixth inning Sunday when an old friend made a triumphant return to Nationals Park.

Stephen Strasburg shows he’s no longer the Nationals’ obvious choice to start a Game 1 - The Washington Post

After another inconsistent start, the Nationals must wonder whether Stephen Strasburg would be the right choice to start Game 1 of a playoff series.


Miami Marlins' Christian Yelich drawing attention - Fish Stripes
Scouts are raving about Christian Yelich, who is hitting .323 since the All-Star break and ranks fourth among all qualifying MLB left fielders in average (.288). He has become so popular among...

Fish Bites: Miami Marlins' Steve Cishek looking to overcome struggles - Fish Stripes
Miami Marlins closer Steve Cishek blew a save on Saturday night but is still confident he can have success in August. Plus links on Marcell Ozuna, Adeiny Hechavarria, and Jarred Cosart.

Miami Marlins Minor League Report August 24th - Fish Stripes
The Sun's bats stay hot, Chris Hoo has a big day, and Brian Flynn faces off against Randy Wolf.

Brent Keys is finishing the year strong in Jacksonville - Fish Stripes
After an unprecedented rough start to the season, Brent Keys is starting to put things together as the season winds down in Double-A Jacksonville.

Ken Rosenthal: Miami Marlins should still trade Giancarlo Stanton - Fish Stripes
At the end of July, Ken Rosenthal explained why the Miami Marlins should trade Giancarlo Stanton. And even after Stanton has become one of the favorites to become the NL MVP, Rosenthal still believes the Marlins don't have what it takes to keep Stant