Matt Dominguez Trade: A Big Mistake For the Marlins

In order to try and jumpstart the offense last year, the Marlins traded away their top 3B prospect, Matt Dominguez, to the Astros for Carlos Lee. "El Caballo" was expected to help create more run production for the Marlins, who were also facing  a lot of time without Giancarlo Stanton, to try and get the team out of cardiac arrest. A few weeks later, the Marlins ended up trading Hanley Ramirez … [Read more...]

Rotten Fish: Are the Marlins the Worst Team in Baseball?

The Marlins are scoring just 2.45 runs per game since the All Star Break. They are 29th in all of baseball in runs scored with only 392 runs scored all season. They are 26th in all of baseball with a .242 team batting average. The Marlins are 25th overall in baseball with a .308 on base percentage. Does this sound like a good team to you? Right now, the Fish are horrible. They are not … [Read more...]

Marlins Changing Gears, Look to the Future

One of the large criticisms in the wake of the Hanley Ramirez deal can be why did they make a deal for Carlos Lee that cost them 3B prospect Matt Dominguez? Dominguez was being primed as the 3B of the future for the Marlins, but his hitting wasn't amounting to much. Sure, the kid can use the leather and many were comparing him early on to Ryan Zimmerman, but his hitting just never appeared. So … [Read more...]