AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST The A.L. East asks the question: What do you get when you combine one recent champion (Red Sox), the best regular season team of the last decade (Yankees), a perennial close-but-not-quite contender… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Miami Marlins
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Miami Marlins – by Jon Jacoby
A song to play while you’re reading about the Marlins: “Hurt” by Nine Inch Nails Some things are more important than baseball. If the game ceased to exist, we would miss it terribly, but we’d… Read more »
For many Marlins fans, dwelling in the past is about all you have if you haven’t lost faith in your team entirely. If you’re sick of visiting the past as it offers nothing for the… Read more »
When previewing a team’s season, it’s important to envision the scenarios in which that team makes the postseason. The issue with doing that in this preview is that the Marlins have no realistic scenarios in… Read more »
Chad Stewart and Jim Turvey continue their trek across the majors; this time they evaluate USA Today’s predictions for the NL East, and they each decide between the over and under for every team. … Read more »
What the Marlins represent to Major League Baseball heading into 2017 seemed clear until last week. The story of a team attempting to recover from the loss of a true franchise talent writes itself. Jose… Read more »
In the 1959 Vincent Price horror film House on Haunted Hill, a menacing rich man invites a group of young strangers to survive the night at an enormous, ghastly estate he has co-opted for his… Read more »
The First Ever BttP Community Predictions
A year ago the Miami Marlins entered the season with the smallest opening day payroll in baseball ($41.8 M). They ended the season with their best player suffering a gruesome injury and with the lowest attendance in the National League. Their 77-85 record landed them fourth in the NL East.
What a difference an off-season makes. There are a lot of reasons for optimism around Miami heading in to 2015 and what follows is a 2015 season preview for the Marlins.
Are you ready, Marlins fans?
Baseball has a tradition of family connections, brothers, cousins, fathers, and sons. Bobby and Barry Bonds. Ken Griffey Senior and Junior. Tito Francona and Terry Francona. Baseball family trees are part genetic and part network… Read more »
There are a few items the Marlins must address if they are going to reap the full benefit of acquiring Dee Gordon from the Dodgers. First, the Marlins, and manager Mike Redmond, will need to… Read more »
Jarrod Saltalamacchia probably cost himself $30 million during the month of October. On a national stage, with the opportunity to make a statement about his potential to be an effective, even star-level catcher just as… Read more »
It’s stupid, but now that MLB’s Hot Stove season is heating up, this is the kind of junk we all have to read about: @JonHeymanCBS: could marlins/cubs execute a rare big-time prospect for big-time prospect… Read more »