Found December 30, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Calling the Miami Marlins a dumpster fire in 2013 is an insult to waste receptacles. The club started the year 1-9, was 35-58 in the first half, and finished the season at 62-100, the second-worst mark in the majors and in the team's 21 year history. Their season was just a complete mess. However, things began to improve as the season went on. Their young pitching took a step forward. Young left fielder Christian Yelich was promoted at midseason, and held his own in 62 games. Miami also made numerous improvements over the offseason, resulting in huge turnover on their roster - the only Opening Day starters expected to start on Opening Day this year are Giancarlo Stanton and Adeiny Hechavarria. Could the Marlins be the biggest surprise of 2014? I think they can be. Not many teams this offseason have impressed me as much as Miami, who has brought in Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Garrett Jones, Casey McGahee, and Rafael Furcal and will pay that quartet just $13.35 million this season...
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