Dee Gordon and Adeiny Hechavarria were two of the most talked about and debated Marlins players coming into this season, each for their own different reasons. Both have respectively had surprising seasons at the plate, but have also been a strong tandem up the middle.
The further away the Marlins keep themselves from the playoff picture, the more likely they are to deal their starting pitching depth.
After Jose Fernandez had to undergo Tommy John surgery early last season, a very dedicated Marlins super fan decided that he was not going to shave his head or beard until Fernandez pitched another game in the majors. This fan will shave his beard after Fernandez pitches on Thursday and benefit a great cause.
All-Star balloting will come to close on Thursday, and two Marlins are currently sitting comfortably for a starting position.
Dan Jennings has shuffled around the lineup a lot in his time as manager, but here is a look at a unique and advanced way that the Marlins could construct their lineup to maximize offensive potential.
Even though the season has not reached its mid-point, there are many that believe this Marlins season has already been lost. If that is the case,then who is really to blame?
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The participants for the Home Run Derby have not been announced yet, but Albert Pujols is willing to give it one more shot if he is named to the All-Star team.
Jos Hamilton has been off the field for almost a month with a strained hamstring, but could be back in the lineup as early as today.
Even though they do not hold eight of the starting positions in the All-Star balloting, the Royals still have more than half of the spots.
Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton suffered a hamate bone fracture. Here is the injury explained.
The 28-year old closer is drawing a notable amount of interest.
The Miami Marlins are no longer a must-watch team thanks to Giancarlo Stanton's injury, but while we wait for his return, here are a few other reasons to still watch your favorite team.
Both will give the Marlins right-handed depth off the bench.
At 30-45, the Marlins will likely consider trading several veteran pieces before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.