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Ten players ready to make the leap in 2015

Trying to find a player due for a breakout season is fun, especially if: a) it’s a player from your favorite team and you tell other fans you’ve found a player to watch, or b) you play fantasy baseball and like rubbing it in to your friends that you know way more than they do. Either way, it’s an opportunity to prove how smart you are to strangers and friends. Who doesn...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten players ready to make the leap in 2015

Trying to find a player due for a breakout season is fun, especially if: a) it’s a player from your favorite team and you tell other fans you’ve found a player to watch, or b) you play fantasy baseball and like rubbing it in to your friends that you know way more than they do. Either way, it’s an opportunity to prove how smart you are to strangers and friends. Who doesn’t...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Names or Numbers?

View image | gettyimages.com Fantasy drafts are like snowflakes, no two are the same. Adorable, right? If you do a lot of mock drafts, then you know this to be true. If you aren’t doing a lot of mock drafts, well, why not? This Names or Numbers series is designed to help you keep an open mind on draft day while pursuing maximum value with each pick. As fantasy owners, we’re...
Via The Fantasy Fix
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins release sneak peek of 2015 promotional giveaway schedule

With single-game tickets on sale this Saturday during Winter Warm-Up, the Miami Marlins announced promotional schedule highlights on Monday night. Via the On Cloud Conine blog, there will be 15 giveaways, including one for each Sunday home game of 2015. It kicks off on Opening Night when all fans receive a 2015 magnetic schedule. In honor of left fielder Christian Yelich's 2014 defensive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 TOC top ten: outfields

What do you want in an outfield? Is one superstar good enough? How about three above average hitters that aren’t great in the field? Maybe you’re looking for the inverse – three above average fielders that aren’t so good at the plate. Thankfully, there are plenty of teams out there that have solid mixes of everything, and they don’t need to fall into the trap of letting...
Via The Outside Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Team Preview: Miami Marlins

When the Marlins win 90 games, they win the World Series. They won 92 games in 1997 and 91 games in 2003. They haven’t won more than 87 games in any other season. It seems as though they are making a push for 2015. First, they signed their NL MVP runner-up, Giancarlo Stanton, to a 13-year, $325 million extension. Then they traded for Mat Latos, Dee Gordon, and Martin Prado. Add...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

On the same page: Marlins, Ichiro equally eager for upcoming possibilities

The Miami Marlins front office entered this offseason -- like it does any other -- aiming to build its deepest 25-man roster possible. After revamping the infield and adding depth to the rotation, it still sought a fourth outfielder to back up Gold Glover Christian Yelich, Marcell Ozuna and two-time All-Star Giancarlo Stanton. Instead of settling with a journeyman, the Marlins took...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ichiro to End Up in South Beach?

It’s not a huge signing, but all signs are pointing to Ichiro Suzuki heading to South Beach to the tune of $2 million for one year and playing for the Miami Marlins. But anytime a former MVP and ten-time All-Star is rumored to be switching teams…that’s enough to make a little splash. Currently, Ichiro and his 2,844 career hits sit behind just Alex Rodriguez (2,939 hits) on...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

After full MLB season, Yelich, Ozuna could offer Marlins in-house improvements

Few teams significantly improved their roster -- at least on paper -- this offseason more than the Miami Marlins. Despite losing ace Jose Fernandez and slugger Giancarlo Stanton to injury by season's end, the Marlins improved by 15 wins. The front office and coaching staff knew it had a talented, young core. So the Marlins sought out complementary pieces to fill the remaining holes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the Miami Marlins have the best outfield in baseball?

It hasn’t exactly been quiet, but the Miami Marlins have managed to upgrade their roster substantially towards contending in 2015. In a National League East that is expected to be run by the Washington Nationals in the upcoming season, the Marlins seem to be the team that has the best chance of standing in their way in doing so. A primary reason that they find themselves in such...
Via Bloguin Best
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the Miami Marlins have the best outfield in baseball?

It hasn’t exactly been quiet, but the Miami Marlins have managed to upgrade their roster substantially towards contending in 2015. In a National League East that is expected to be run by the Washington Nationals in the upcoming season, the Marlins seem to be the team that has the best chance of standing in their way in doing so. A primary reason that they find themselves in such...
Via The Outside Corner
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #154: Marcell Ozuna | OF | MIA

As mentioned in our Yan Gomes fantasy projection, Marcell Ozuna was one of nine first-time 20-homer players in 2014. That he hit just three home runs in 291 PA in his 2013 rookie season was nothing but a fluke — this man has power. Of the 67 players who hit at least 18 HR last year, Ozuna’s average distance (403.9 feet) was good for 15th, tied with Jose Bautista (according to...
Via Baseball Professor
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins position analysis: Outfielders

If 2014 taught the Miami Marlins anything, it's that the club's strength lies in its outfield. Until injuries to Marcell Ozuna and Giancarlo Stanton cut short their seasons in September, the Marlins statistically boasted the most productive group in the majors. Along with Christian Yelich, the trio combined for 69 home runs and 244 RBI. Stanton is a finalist for National League Most...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins open contract talks with Giancarlo Stanton

            Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Marlins have made it known for some time now they’d like to keep slugging right-fielder Giancarlo Stanton in South Beach for the long haul. It appears negotiations to make that a reality have begun. Marlins President of baseball operations Michael Hill told assembled media...
Via Sports-Glory
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins can't solve Stephen Strasburg, lose Marcell Ozuna in falling to Nationals

MIAMI (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a four-game sweep. Nate Schierholtz and Anthony Rendon drove in runs for the Nationals (91-64), who have won eight of nine and lead the Los Angeles Dodgers (88-67) for the best record in the National League. Strasburg (13-11) allowed...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins can't solve Stephen Strasburg, lose Marcell Ozuna in falling to Nationals

MIAMI (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday, completing a four-game sweep. Nate Schierholtz and Anthony Rendon drove in runs for the Nationals (91-64), who have won eight of nine and lead the Los Angeles Dodgers (88-67) for the best record in the National League. Strasburg...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins CF Marcell Ozuna leaves game after awkwardly stepping on base

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna left Sunday's game against the Washington Nationals with what looked to be a right ankle injury. Ozuna, who sent a hard liner to left with one out in the seventh, raced to second when Kevin Frandsen allowed the ball to get away. Instead of sliding in feet first, Ozuna stayed upright and his ankle awkwardly twisted making contact...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Buying DeGrom in 2015

deGrom struck out the first 8 Marlins he saw on Monday (Photo: Metsmerized.com) Since Jacob deGrom made his Major League debut on May 15 he has the 13th-lowest ERA, 29th-lowest WHIP, and 18th-highest strikeout rate (this will increase a few spots after his start on Monday) among qualified starting pitchers. For the first six innings on Monday he was brilliant, striking out 13 and...
Via Baseball Professor
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Ozuna’s 2015 Value

In Episode 132, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Commins (@MattCommins) recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: A breakdown of Marcell Ozuna and how to value him in 2015 Matt makes a bold call about Colin McHugh We discuss injuries to both David Wright and...
Via Baseball Professor
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcell Ozuna hits 22nd homer of season but Marlins can't top Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rookie Matt Clark hit his first career home run, Wily Peralta pitched into the seventh inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Wednesday night. Peralta (16-10) gave up one earned run and five hits in 6 2-3 innings to help Milwaukee snap a four-game losing streak and win for just the second time in its last 15 games. The right-hander also had...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcell Ozuna hits 22nd homer of season but Marlins can't top Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rookie Matt Clark hit his first career home run, Wily Peralta pitched into the seventh inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Wednesday night. Peralta (16-10) gave up one earned run and five hits in 6 2-3 innings to help Milwaukee snap a four-game losing streak and win for just the second time in its last 15 games. The right-hander also had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers done in by Marlins' back-to-back homers in 9th

  Casey McGehee and Marcell Ozuna hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the ninth inning, breaking open a tie game and leading the Miami Marlins to a 6-3 win over the fading Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. McGehee, who played for Milwaukee from 2009-11, connected for a two-run shot off Francisco Rodriguez (4-5). Ozuna, who reached base five times, followed with another...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins double up Brewers, 6-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Casey McGehee and Marcell Ozuna hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the ninth inning, breaking open a tie game and leading the Miami Marlins to a 6-3 win over the fading Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. McGehee connected for a two-run shot off Francisco Rodriguez (4-5). Ozuna, who reached base five times, followed with another shot. Christian Yelich added...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Homers by McGehee, Ozuna lift Marlins over Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) Casey McGehee and Marcell Ozuna hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the ninth inning, breaking open a tie game and leading the Miami Marlins to a 6-3 win over the fading Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. McGehee connected for a two-run shot off Francisco Rodriguez (4-5). Ozuna, who reached base five times, followed with another shot. Christian Yelich added...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Late homers lift Marlins over Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Casey McGehee and Marcell Ozuna hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the ninth inning, breaking open a tie game and leading the Miami Marlins to a 6-3 win over the fading Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. McGehee connected for a two-run shot off Francisco Rodriguez (4-5). Ozuna, who reached base five times, followed with another shot. Christian Yelich added...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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