The Marlins were prepared to trade the former first-round draft pick for the Angels center field prospect, according to the Miami Herald. Everybody with a least a bit of baseball knowledge knows that the Marlins need more quality hitters if they want to be a competitive team in the upcoming seasons.
After two-plus challenging months at Double-A, the Marlins’ highly regarded outfield prospect may be putting it all together. Entering this Minor League Baseball season, JJ Bleday was considered by many to be the very best hitting prospect in the Marlins organization.
Miami Marlins‘ fans were treated to the organizational debut of hometown kid Jesus Luzardo on Monday night. Acquired in the Starling Marte trade from Oakland, the former top prospect obviously garnered interest surrounding his Marlins debut, especially with it coming in his hometown for his hometown team.
The Marlins’ four-game losing streak has been snapped. Those of us who mocked the Marlins’ decision to start Lewis Brinson in the cleanup spot Monday night were pleasantly stunned to see him almost single-handedly steer the Fish to a series-opening victory over the Mets.
Miguel Cabrera had plenty of big moments for his original MLB franchise, including one that took place on this day in 2006. When it comes to naming the best hitter in Florida/Miami Marlins’ history, there is a strong argument to be made for Miguel Cabrera.
Winning in your last at-bat is always thrilling. On this day 10 years ago, the Florida Marlins did just that with the help of a miscue. A throwing error by the second baseman was the difference at Citi Field on Aug.
Bats M.IA. amid Alcantara’s stellar start. Beyond the pleasantries of this weekend’s attendance numbers at loanDepot Park, the new look-New York Yankees entered Sunday’s series finale having taken the first two games of this weekend set in Miami.
Here’s your monthly poll. It’s time to choose your favorite performer! Fish Stripes is excited to introduce a new “Marlin of the Month” tradition! We will choose four finalists based on statistical production and signature moments, then open the polls here on fishstripes.com and our Twitter account (@fishstripes).
Johnson had the tying hit before Lee delivered the game-winner on this day in 2001. Throughout the course of the 2001 season and their careers in South Florida, catcher Charles Johnson and first baseman Derrek Lee had their fair share of big, timely hits for the Florida Marlins.