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Fish Bites Episode 39: Breaking down Don Mattingly, Miguel Rojas extensions

Reacting to Friday’s big Marlins press conference and identifying why Isan Díaz has posted poor overall numbers as a rookie despite his impressive skill set.

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Shocked by the news of Don Mattingly’s extension, Danny Martinez explains why he’s being retained as Marlins manager despite all the losing over the past four seasons (2:40). More understandably, the team decided to lock in Miguel Rojas, one of their most valuable all-around players (15:20). We wrap up with some fascinating Isan Díaz stats (23:15).

Enjoy Episode 39!

Díaz’s notable splits entering Friday’s action:

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