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0 Transaction Analysis: Sexy in South Beach by Matthew Trueblood
3 Rumor Roundup: Oh Good, a Mike Trout Rumor by Demetrius Bell
1 Rubbing Mud: The Miami Ferns by Matthew Trueblood
1 Two-Strike Approach: Loving and Learning From Jose Fernandez by Cat Garcia
1 Transaction Analysis: Bourn Again by Bryan Grosnick and Steve Givarz
3 Cold Takes: How The Marlins by Patrick Dubuque
1 Two-Strike Approach: Cold Water by Cat Garcia
1 Transaction Analysis: Switch-Pitchers and Triple-Digit Heat by Steve Givarz, Jeffrey Paternostro and Bryan Grosnick
0 Transaction Analysis: Marlins Gonna Marlins by Adam McInturff, Dustin Palmateer, Steve Givarz, Jeff Quinton and Jeffrey Paternostro
0 What You Need to Know: Sweep Takes by Demetrius Bell
0 Outta Left Field: Ichiro's Plan To Do It All by Dustin Palmateer
9 What You Need to Know: Oh, That Fernando Rodney by Daniel Rathman
1 Transaction Analysis: Rodney Takes His Quiver To Miami by Bryan Grosnick, Matthew Trueblood, Wilson Karaman and Christopher Crawford
0 Raising Aces: Command and Conquer by Doug Thorburn
0 What You Need to Know: Eight Solo Shots! by Daniel Rathman
1 What You Need to Know: Big Time Timmy Jim Is Back, Big Time by Ashley Varela
1 What You Need to Know: 4,257* by Demetrius Bell
2 Transaction Analysis: Walsh Revolution by Rian Watt, James Fegan and Matthew Trueblood
2 Transaction Analysis: Only The Loney by Jeffrey Paternostro and Bryan Grosnick
0 Cold Takes: The Milestone Percentage Added by Patrick Dubuque
6 What You Need to Know: Would You Believe It, A New Strikeout Record by Daniel Rathman
0 Raising Aces: Pre-Surgery Strasburg Is Finally Back by Doug Thorburn
4 Outta Left Field: Finding the Next Superstar On My HACKING MASS Roster by Dustin Palmateer
3 Winter Is Leaving by Bryan Grosnick
2 Fifth Column: Ranking the Year's Inside-The-Park Home Runs by Michael Baumann
15 Players Prefer Presentation: The Self-Expression Trap by Meg Rowley
4 An Agent's Take: Few and Far Between by Joshua Kusnick
0 Transaction Analysis: Gordon Takes Charge by R.J. Anderson
2 Raising Aces: Free Agent Roulette: Wei-Yin Chen by Doug Thorburn
4 Transaction Analysis: The Southpaw to South Beach by Bryan Grosnick and Wilson Karaman
1 Transaction Analysis: NL Non-Tenders To Rock Your World by R.J. Anderson
20 2016 Prospects: Miami Marlins Top 10 Prospects by Christopher Crawford and BP Prospect Staff
1 Rumor Roundup: Is Yovani Gallardo Worth the 13th Pick? by Daniel Rathman
1 BP Unfiltered: Scouting Ichiro as a Pitcher by Dan Rozenson
15 Transaction Analysis: Marlins Do Odd Thing by R.J. Anderson
1 What You Need to Know: Hello Noah by Chris Mosch
7 What You Need to Know: Thrice Harper! by Chris Mosch
11 Rubbing Mud: The Early-Season Odds Changers by Matthew Trueblood
1 Transaction Analysis: Second-Week Subs by R.J. Anderson
0 Every Team's Moneyball: Miami Marlins: Haste by Brendan Gawlowski
4 Rumor Roundup: Chase Utley is 'Easily Attainable,' Though Probably Not By You by Chris Mosch
5 Transaction Analysis: Marlins, and Yelich, Commit by R.J. Anderson
4 The BP Wayback Machine: Who Will Be MLB’s First $300 Million Player? by Maury Brown
1 Painting the Black: Pitch Sequencing, From Z to Y by R.J. Anderson
0 Rumor Roundup: Dayan Viciedo's Home Runs Are the Least Wanted Home Runs by Daniel Rathman
2 Transaction Analysis: Miami Ich by R.J. Anderson
3 Rumor Roundup: Hot Mets Rumor: Nothing Is Likely To Occur by Chris Mosch
7 Transaction Analysis: Martin in Miami, Nate to New York by R.J. Anderson and Mike Gianella
0 Rumor Roundup: A Monster Myers Move? by Chris Mosch
4 Transaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios Rebound by R.J. Anderson, Ben Carsley and Nick Shlain
November 29, 2016 9:32 am
Edinson Volquez is the right man for the job, but will he actually be any good at it?
November 18, 2016 8:34 am
Mike Trout trade speculation, Boston going after Greg Holland, and Miami bidding on Kenley Jansen.
Red Sox “aggressively” pursuing Holland
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September 28, 2016 6:00 am
Miami will never forget Jose Fernandez, but they could take steps to ensure his name is forever linked to the team.
Dee Gordon provided the best tribute to we’re going to see in 2016, and for that matter, the best moment of 2016 in MLB, with his performance on Monday night. It wasn’t so much that he hit his first home run of a trying season on his first swing since Fernandez’s death, but the way he then ran the bases, fighting back tears for a moment, then letting them flow. It was the way he wiped his eyes and pointed to the sky, the way he then hugged so many of his coaches and teammates, none of them jubilant, none giddy, all just overcome and leaning on each other because the alternative (as it has been since Sunday morning, for so many inside and outside the Marlins organization) seemed to be to physically fall down under the weight of it all. Jose Fernandez
That moment was terrible and beautiful, everything we ask sports to be. Often, even when we ask that much of sports, they don’t provide it. Sports aren’t designed to comfort the grieving or to unite the divided or to inspire the desperate. Every so often, though, when the right people end up in the middle of sports’ peculiar dramas, those people can make sports really substantial. Gordon and his teammates (and in a less obvious way, the gracious Mets) did some of that heavy lifting Monday.
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September 28, 2016 6:00 am
Becoming fans of Jose Fernandez linked a daughter and mother, in life and in death.
wasn’t just a great pitcher, he was a symbol that held so much meaning, not just to everyone in baseball, but to many people in the Miami community and around the world. We didn’t just lose a star athlete too soon, we lost an all-encompassing asset to all our lives. Fernandez helped us see parts of ourselves, he reflected parts of us--such as our love for the game--that for some, has gotten lost in the translation of adulthood, and he has opened our eyes to ways in which we can improve our quality of life through pride, joy, innocence, and selflessness. Jose Fernandez
My awareness of Fernandez as anything more than a Cuban rookie pitcher who was taking the National League by storm was minimal in 2013. The intriguing young star piqued my interest for the very first time after this incident, Fernandez’s first big -eague home run, and what followed.
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September 2, 2016 6:00 am
Baltimore goes dumpster diving, Cleveland brings Coco Crisp home, and the Jeff Francoeur tour adds another stop. The franchise you couldn't say a nice word about six months ago has overperformed and put itself into a playoff race. The route has been especially baffling.
It’s generally hard to define a franchise. Franchises are full of hundreds of people, each of them with his or her own hopes, dreams, college GPAs and skills. Teams that are bad at actual baseball can hold noble philosophies, can play a vital role in their communities, can be lovable losers or compassionate antiheroes. Except the Marlins, the one team everyone knows how to feel about. In the 2016 BP Annual, Matthew Trueblood excoriated Jeffrey Loria and Associates for nearly every decision they made last year: Read the full article... The Marlins have had a great year so far! Why we despair for them.
Since their baseball transformation in 2012, the
have always been an under-the-radar type of entertaining baseball story, good and bad. From taking on the crassness of Miami Marlins to be their first year manager, to having their general manager play dress-up in the dugout for nearly a full season, to watching one of baseball’s greatest and oldest hitters join the 3,000 club in their uniform — the Miami Marlins organization has been riddled with good “Hey, remember that time...” tales to rehash. Ozzie Guillen
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Seattle adds a pair of oddities to the bullpen and Miami makes an interesting pickup from Atlanta.
Seven players change hands in a deal that might seem confusing for any team but the Marlins.
The Red Sox finally lose a whole series, the Angels lose under protest, and Giancarlo Stanton makes a pretty picture.
Last year, he pitched. This year, he walks (and once again hits). How, and what's next? The maddeningly inconsistent closer had his first meltdown of the year. Meanwhile, the Brewers batted out of order and Lance McCullers dominated for real.
The Monday Takeaway
The Marlins were ahead 6-0 after they batted in the first half of the fourth inning yesterday. had been roughed up for 11 hits and six runs (five earned) without completing the fourth. Miami starter Matt Harvey had driven in a run with a base hit. And Harvey’s own throwing error had compounded the home team’s woes before Tom Koehler finally decided that enough was enough. Terry Collins
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