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Why did Marlins players skip team charity event?

The Miami Marlins held their annual "Fish 'N Chips Casino Party" Thursday night, which is normally an opportunity for their fans a chance to interact with the team's current and former players as well as the coaches. Unfortunately, none of the players on the current Marlins roster showed up to this year's event.Considering the admission charge for the big night was $100 for singles...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Buy/Sell Shortstops Edition

In Episode 195, Professors Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) and Lance Rinker (@LanceMRinker) discuss some fantasy baseball news from Wednesday and recap how the shortstops have fared this season. Topics include: Some closer talk, including whether you should drop Steve Cishek The speedy Delino DeShields Jr. Re-shuffling their shortstop rankings Listener questions! You can check...
Via Baseball Professor
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cishek Expatriated From Czech Savepublic

Maybe I shamed the Marlins into caring about their bullpen. Maybe I'm just like my mother, she's never satisfied. Why do we scream at Steve Cishek? This is what it sounds like, when fantasy baseballers cry! Damn, I'll never get sick of Prince. Well, except when I have to rely on him to hit homers from my 1st base slot. As they removed Cishek from the closer role, the Marlins...
Via Razzball
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Cishek Blows Back to Back Saves

View image | The Miami Marlins will turn to a closer by committee, after Steve Cishek failed to convert saves on back to back nights.  His ERA is over 10.00 on the year.  He has blown 4 saves in 2015, matching last seasons total.  He saved 39 games last season, striking out 84 batters in 65.1 IP.    The Marlins will turn to A.J. Ramos and Mike Dunn...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Cishek’s Struggles

In Episode 183, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) recap some fantasy relevant news from Monday. Topics include: Another implosion for Marlins closer Steve Cishek A bold call on Chris Archer’s ceiling How impressed we are with Drew Smyly, Michael Pineda, and Scott Kazmir Rest of season expectations for Archie Bradley A review of some hot...
Via Baseball Professor
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Cishek on Steve Cishek: The Making of a Marlin

Steve Cishek learned to throw a slider in 2009. Three years later, the side-winding Miami Marlins righty learned how to throw it more effectively against left-handed hitters. He has since emerged as one of the best closers in baseball. Cishek – as Eno Sarris wrote in December – has a reverse platoon split, despite an […]
Via Fangraphs
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins Rumors: Steve Cishek is available

The Miami Marlins aren't completely out of contention yet, but at eight and a half games out from a wildcard if the season ended today, their chances are starting to look slim. As such, the Marlins may be starting to test the water as sellers and their top closer Steve Cishek is turning up in trade rumors.#451668150 / gettyimages.comPlenty of teams in contention are still looking...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Cishek gets early call, shuts door as Marlins sweep Braves

MIAMI -- Marlins closer Steve Cishek paced the dugout rather than the bullpen during the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night. With two men on against reliever A.J. Ramos in the top half of the frame, manager Mike Redmond elected to go with Cishek for the four-out save. Knowing Andrelton Simmons is a good fastball hitter who rarely strikes out, Cishek went to his slider out...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Steve Cishek starts 2014 much like he ended 2013

MIAMI -- There's a difference between pitching in spring training and regular season games. Look no further than Marlins closer Steve Cishek. The 27-year-old struggled in Grapefruit League action, allowing eight runs -- six earned -- on 13 hits over 10 innings for a 2-0 record and 5.40 ERA. Most of the time, he entered during the middle innings rather than in save situations. "Obviously...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Faith gets Marlins closer Steve Chisek through tough times

Faith plays a big part in Marlins closer Steve Cishek's life. When he struggled during the first two months of the 2013 season his faith seemed to waver along with his confidence. As the Marlins went 14-41 heading into June, Cishek had recorded five saves, three losses, a hold and a blown save. In seven separate outings he surrendered a run. After consecutive appearances in which...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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