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Offishial news, 4/5/21: 28 years of Marlins baseball; is Aníbal an option?

The first full week of the 2021 Marlins regular season gets underway with series against the Cardinals and Mets.

The expansion Florida Marlins (R) listen to the Na Photo credit should read ANDREW ITKOFF/AFP via Getty Images

Anniversary of first-ever Marlins game

On this date in 1993, Charlie Hough started and earned the win for the Fish in their inaugural regular season game.

That’s also the birthdate of new Marlins right-hander John Curtiss! Happy birthday to him.

Walk-off links

  • Several teams are reportedly in pursuit of free agent Aníbal Sánchez. Jon Heyman only singles out the Nationals who had him the previous two seasons. It’d be disappointing if the Marlins passed on this opportunity to stabilize their rotation depth.
  • Zach Pop expresses his gratitude for everybody who helped him on his road to The Show.