Fish Farm: A Survey of Prospects Heading into June

So June is upon us and there are rumors of players getting ready to be called up. Ever-present is the countdown of Christian Yelich and his arrival to the bigs. The kid continues to play slick OF hitting .272/.350/.538 with an .888 OPS. He has 6 HR and 28 RBI and although he has 46 Ks, he has grabbed 19BBs along the way. Yet over his last 10 games he is batting just .162 with 0 … [Read more...]

Marlins Spring Training 2013: Observations vs Mets 3/16

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A couple of things are standing out to me while watching this game against the Mets today in Port Saint Lucie. Kevin Slowey has solid stuff. That 5th starter spot is going to be a tough decision with Wade LeBlanc, John Maine, Alex Sanabia, and Slowey in the mix. They might just have to keep all of them around to give the Fish more options for starting pitching if young arms … [Read more...]

Spring Training: Stories of Redemption and Reclamation Many with Marlins

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Just looking over the roster for Spring Training with the Marlins, many will recognize some of the faces but many will also fail to recognize many more. There are some familiar ones: Juan Pierre, Giancarlo Stanton, Ricky Nolsaco. There are many that will need some guidance for fans: Alfredo Silverio, Sam Dyson, Joe Mahoney. Yet one thing is consistent this spring; no matter … [Read more...]

Marlins 3B Will Have to Come From Internal Source

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One of the big needs this offseason for the Marlins was an upgrade at 3B. In fact, just about anyone would be an upgrade at this point but with slim pickings on the free agent market, there was little hope the Marlins would make an acquisition via free agency. In fact, the biggest target on the market is Kevin Youkilis, whose skills are in decline yet still fetched a $12M … [Read more...]