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Offishial news, 6/9/21: Backing out on Andrew Benintendi

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The latest Miami Marlins coverage coming off a comfortable win.

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New Marlins Game Recap

New Farm System Report

New Fish Stripes Podcast


  • Vote your favorite Marlins position players to the 2021 MLB All-Star Game.
  • Last offseason, the Miami Herald reported the Marlins’ involvement in Andrew Benintendi trade talks. The main reason why they didn’t get him? Miami refused to include Jon Berti. The money that would’ve been used to pay Benintendi’s salary ultimately went to free agent Adam Duvall.
  • Kim Ng admits that even entering the season, she had concerns about the Marlins’ inability to score runs.
  • I joined Fish Across the Pond for a lengthy conversation on Starling Marte, the back end of the starting rotation and the reasons why Jesús Sánchez should be called up.
  • The Marlins acquired Cleburne Railroaders left-hander Mason Melotakis who will try to translate his indy ball excellence to affiliated competition.
  • Swimming Upstream highlights each of the farm system’s biggest standouts from the previous week. Even more Marlins prospects will begin their minor league season June 28 in the Florida Complex League.
  • Our Marlins roster tracker is updated to reflect a bunch of recent MiLB promotions.
  • Did you miss the latest Fish Stripes Live? Catch the full replay on YouTube (and please subscribe to our channel).

  • Five people were ejected from LoanDepot Park on Tuesday for making political demonstrations.
  • The hat worn by Zach Pop during his MLB debut has arrived at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Congrats to former Marlins reporter Andre Fernandez on his new gig covering Florida State athletics!