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Our Noticias, 7/8/20: Marlins face uphill battle yet still ask, “Why not us?”

What to know about the state of the Marlins with Opening Day only 16 days away.

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  • The world got its first glimpse of the Marlins’ top pick from the 2020 draft, as Max Meyer threw his first bullpen at training camp on Tuesday.

Afterwards, Meyer spoke about how it felt to get back on the diamond and suit up for the first time as a Marlin.

  • MLB released schedules for all 30 teams Monday, and we broke it down for you. The Fish open the season July 24 with a three-game set in Philadelphia. It won’t get easier from there:
  • That’s not daunting the Fish, however. Manager Don Mattingly appeared on the team’s YouTube channel and talked about the their “Why Not Us?” mentality heading into the season, the need to get off to a hot start, and how they’re handling COVID-19.
  • We’ve got our own discussion of what lies ahead for the team on our Marlins BBQ podcast, as well as some training camp footage from inside Marlins Park.