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Marlins BBQ Episode 17: Marlins in-game host Mike B.

Mike Biana of the Marlins describes the scene inside empty Marlins Park during the 2020 season and his reaction to the improbable postseason clinch.

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Alex Contreras and Ely Sussman are joined by Marlins in-game host Mike Biana (who also served as interim public address announcer at Marlins Park in 2020). Mike shares stories from his shortened season in Little Havana, how his job responsibilities changed without fans and why he likes the Fish’s chances of upsetting the Cubs in the Wild Card Series this week.

Check out Episode 17!

The Marlins were limited to 26 home games in 2020 due to COVID-19 related postponements, and they won’t get any postseason action in their own ballpark. The best-of-three Wild Card Series against the Cubs—which begins Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET—will be played entirely at Wrigley Field. If the Fish advance past them, they would relocate to a “bubble” environment in Texas for the NLDS and beyond.

Mike B. hosted the Marlins’ new BP Live show powered by PrizePicks, which was streamed on the official team website and Facebook page. You can rewatch all five episodes (Aug. 14, Aug. 18, Aug. 28, Sept. 1 and Sept. 15) here.


The Fish Stripes podcast is home to Miami Marlins shows Fish Bites, Earning Their Stripes and Marlins Barbecue. All new episodes are posted to FishStripes.com/podcasts. You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Megaphone or wherever you normally get your pods from.

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