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Fish Bites Episode 19: Embrace the “Tank for Tork”

Daniel Martinez identifies top amateur bats and talented managerial candidates who could lead the Fish into contention in the near future.

Harold Ramírez made his MLB debut in New York on Saturday.
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Danny highlights Miami Marlins who have had under-the-radar success (3:08) such as Nick Anderson, Neil Walker and Rosell Herrera, explains the impact of Harold Ramírez and last weekend’s other roster additions (9:27), drools over the elite hitting prospects that the Marlins can target in the 2019 and 2020 MLB Draft classes (16:14), and shares his leading candidates to take over as manager if Don Mattingly isn’t retained beyond this season (31:45).

Enjoy Fish Bites Episode 19!

(To clarify a detail about managerial candidate Jorge Posada, he was born and raised in Puerto Rico to Cuban-Dominican parents.)

Our Marlins Clubhouse feature has more details on the recent roster shake-up and trending players.

And here’s an introduction to Harold for those who are not familiar with his interesting career to date.

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