Found May 22, 2013 on MarlinsBaseball.com:
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With some internal and/or modest changes, the offensive woes have the possibility to be resolved more easily than expected. When looking at the 2013 Marlins season, the very second that the Opening Day lineup was announced with Placido Polanco in the cleanup spot behind Giancarlo Stanton, it was very clear that the offense was in severe dire straits far more worse than anticipated after the offseason. After all, how can it be taken any other way than negatively when a team’s decided solution to protect their best offensive force includes a player batting a good deal of the time in the middle of the order, who is a man that entered the season with only 3 of his 16 seasons having achieved 10 or more homeruns in any of those seasons (peak total of 17 back in 2004), that topped that off with his career high in RBI being a stammering 72 that was achieved a few years ago, in a season when he had a career high of 676 plate appearances. Regardless of the injury issues that led to this occur...
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