We use this GIFriday series to feature the best Fish Stripes original GIFs created throughout the 2018 Marlins season. It’s a variety of game highlights and silliness for our loyal readers to share or save for posterity.
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Keep in mind, MLB Advanced Media has their own “GIF & Embeddable Video Hub” that you can explore by searching for “Marlins” or any individual players. Our Fish Stripes GIFs capture moments that are not included in MLB’s hub.
You never know around this time of year! Dugouts hug could just be recognizing a job well done...or something much, much more.
“Only 6,000 fans here today, but we’re gonna make it sound like 8,000-plus”
Metaphors on the field
The Marlins were widely expected to flip Starlin Castro for another team’s prospects shortly after he arrived via trade in December. But even as he’s put together a productive all-around campaign, there are barely any rumblings about contenders showing interest. At least he seems to be cherishing the time he has in Miami.
“Please, Dad, just try to act cool”
With a .241 on-base percentage this season and sporadic playing time behind J.T. Realmuto, Bryan Holaday rarely finds himself in this situation.
When the fans want you to acknowledge them, even though they didn’t vote you in as a starter
Realmuto’s production in 2018 is exceptional relative to his position. He took the high road, but had every right to feel disrespected by both fans and his peers.