After separate setbacks, Carter Capps and Dan Jennings are looking to use September to gain some momentum as they look forward to the offseason. Meanwhile, top pitching prospects Andrew Heaney and Anthony DeSclafani were promoted to the big league club as part of the September call-ups.
After suffering an oblique injury during his outing on Monday, Marlins' All-Star Henderson Alvarez may be sidelined for the rest of the season.
Top pitching prospect Andrew Heaney returned to the Marlins as part of the September call-ups. While he'll definitely be a part of the team's pitching rotation, his exact role is still undetermined.
After the Marlins have swapped through different potential 2nd base options for the majority of the season, Donovan Solano has quietly made his case by being solid both offensively and defensively.
Marlin Maniac's Placido Estevez takes a look at how Giancarlo Stanton stacks up alongside some of the NL's best.
Around the League
Derek Jeter is often portrayed as the perfect team player, but the inevitably poor production of his age-40 season is putting the Yankees in a bind from which only he can free them.
Almost every playoff race is unsettled with less than a month to go in the regular season.
As we head down the September stretch, it's time to handicap who will win the MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year votes in the National League? Who should win? Players have just one month left to win hearts and minds.
FanGraphs' Eno Sarris examines of how Rockies' infielder Nolan Arenado has worked his way from being a below-average minor league defender to being one of the best in the entire National League.
Now that the trade deadline has been in the rearview mirror for more than a month, FanGraphs has taken a look at how the additions affected some of the best contending teams in baseball.
In a roster move before Tuesday night's contest, the Miami Marlins recalled Justin Bour, Anthony DeSclafani, Andrew Heaney, and Enrique Hernandez. Heaney may see time in the rotation if Henderson Alvarez is not healthy.
The Miami Marlins may think they are still in the playoff race, but given the talent involved and the number of teams in the race, the Fish are looking at a steeper-than-ever climb.
Don't get me wrong; the ideal scenario in most Marlins fans' minds involves Giancarlo Stanton signing a long-term extension and putting up MVP-caliber numbers for the next 10-12 seasons. This article assumes that a long-term deal is not in the offing and instead looks at potential trades that make sense for the Marlins and their potential trade partner.
The Miami Marlins are turning to Brad Penny in their fifth rotation spot again, but the team has to have better options than the 36-year-old veteran, right? Right?
Henderson Alvarez had a rough third inning against the New York Mets, and the Miami Marlins felt it was health-related. Mike Redmond and the Fish pulled Alvarez out of the game with a left oblique strain.