Casey Kotchman

Marlins Spring Training 2013: Jacob Turner Sent Down; Giancarlo Goes For Two

Andiamoooooooo Giancarlo! Well, the play call I keep hoping to hear still hasn't surfaced yet, but if it did, you would hear it twice today. Stanton hit two home runs, one mammoth shot to the top of the batter's eye in straightaway CF, as the Marlins flexed some muscle and beat the Nats 8-5 today. Chris Valaika also went yard and our boy, Chris Coghlan hit a pinch-hit home run, too. Wondering if … [Read more...]

Stanton Takes One Off the Noggin; Morrison is Free to Run

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A smattering of injury-related topics from Spring Training today. Giancarlo Stanton was hit in the head by a 95 MPH fastball from Marlins' stud prospect Jose Fernandez in a simulated game today. X-rays came back negative and no signs of a concussion are apparent at this time although the Marlins are, expectedly, cautious with Stanton. Fernandez usually has great control and this one got away … [Read more...]

Logan Morrison An Illustration of Everything That Was Wrong With the Marlins

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Long on potential, short on production, to my mind there is no stronger illustration of everything that was wrong with the Marlins 2012 season than Logan Morrison. He spends more time on Twitter than he does analyzing his approach to the plate and refining his game. I even caught a tweet of his during a game once - and I am sure it has happened more than that. Let's get something clear - I am … [Read more...]