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Five Moves Marlins Fans want to see in 2020-21 Offseason

How the team can balance its short-term playoff goal with sustainable success.

If the Rays don’t appreciate Blake Snell, the Marlins should trade for him

This offseason, the Marlins should continue looking at opportunities to exchange prospects for established major leaguers.

Marlins BBQ Episode 19: Decisions to Make for 2021

Alex and Ely share their World Series picks and break down the most immediate needs for the Marlins to address.

Marlins BBQ Episode 18: Rivalry Reaches NLDS

Red and Alex are reunited to talk smack to Braves Country and make some predictions heading into this week’s postseason series.

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How Marlins can improve roster for 2021 season

MLB screws Marlins fans and itself with ridiculous postseason series scheduling

For the second consecutive round, all Marlins games will begin and end before sunset as the league panders to traditional superpowers.

The Marlins still have a lot to prove

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.

Resilient Marlins Defy Odds to Make 2020 Playoffs

Just like their most recent postseason berth 17 years, nobody could’ve seen this coming. But that didn’t discourage the Fish from continuing to fight.

Marlins BBQ Episode 16: Playoff Clinching Scenarios, Matchups

For the first time in an eternity, we enter the season’s final week counting down the Marlins’ magic number and debating who can be trusted in October.

Marlins BBQ Episode 15: Sixto Grills Former Team

Rookies proving that they belong, veterans turning back the clock and Donnie Baseball pushing all the right buttons.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 14: Fish Fight Back to .500 (Again)

Alex welcomes in a couple guests to address the key questions surrounding the Marlins as their playoff push intensifies.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 13: 2020 trade deadline wrap-up

Red and Alex react to the Marlins’ success at the MLB trade deadline.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 12: Cooking up trade possibilities

Red and Alex break down the Marlins’ mixed results last week and want to see the club pursue upgrades leading up to the MLB trade deadline.

Marlins Mailbag: Injury updates, Team MVP

Tyler Wilson weighs in on the state of the Marlins 18 games into their 2020 season.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 11: Letting off steam

Red and Alex explain where they agree and disagree with Marlins manager Don Mattingly and how the team’s roster could change in the near future.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 10: First-place showdown on deck

Ely and Alex talk about Pablo, Sandy, BA, Cervelli and the bullpen and look forward to this weekend’s series against the Braves.

Marlins Mailbag: Trade deadline approach, COVID player comebacks, Sixto’s status

Tyler Wilson weighs in on the state of the Marlins 10 games into their 2020 season.

What’s been your favorite Marlins lineup this season?

The Marlins have already started 18 different position players during this young season due to COVID-19 cases and platooning.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 9: Macho Mood

Red and Alex look back on an eventful week for the division-leading Marlins and welcome special guest Brendan Tobin aka "Macho Marlins Man."

For Lewis Brinson, it’s now or never

Lewis Brinson has not lived up to expectations and time is running out for him. He needs to get the most out of the chances he’ll be given in 2020.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 8: Preheating for rest of 2020 season

Red and Alex are cautiously optimistic that the new-look Marlins will still have a lot to play for vs. the Orioles and beyond.

The Blame for Marlins’ COVID-19 Outbreak Falls on Everyone

The coronavirus outbreak on the Marlins roster has people pointing fingers.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 7: Latest on COVID-19 outbreak

Red and Alex react to the breaking news of at least 12 Marlins players testing positive for COVID-19.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 6: Fish looking sharp entering season opener

Red and Alex are feeling confident ahead of Friday’s start to the Marlins regular season.

REACTION: Marlins Release 30-Man Opening Day Roster

Ethan Budowsky provides his reactions to the big surprises and disappointments from the Marlins 30-man Opening Day roster reveal.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 5: Exhibition game reaction

Red and Alex pick out the positives and negatives from Tuesday’s game, a 10-9 loss to the Braves.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 4: What’s your Opening Day lineup?

Red and Alex welcome the return of televised Marlins baseball and do position-by-position comparisons between the Fish and Atlanta Braves.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 3: Solving the positional puzzle

Discussing all of the Marlins Opening Day roster possibilities with real games barely a week away.

Why Sandy Alcántara should get the Opening Day nod

Based on his track record and what he achieved last season, the Dominican righty deserves the chance to begin the season for the Marlins.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 2: Breaking down meaty 2020 schedule

Grilling Major League Baseball for its sloppy handling of COVID-19 testing and sharing first impressions of the Marlins’ regular season schedule.

Marlins Barbecue Episode 1: The First Burn

Alex Contreras and Anthony "Red" Garcia launch a brand new podcast show on Fish Stripes, delivering informed takes on the Marlins from two guys who have stuck with the team through all the highs and lows.