Tank Race Tuesday: Tigers and Orioles pulling away

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Tank Race Tuesday: Tigers and Orioles pulling away
Tank Race Tuesday: Tigers and Orioles pulling away

The Marlins still yearn for more cheap, controllable, high-upside talent to elevate their farm system to an elite level and lay the foundation for sustainable success. Stinking against major league competition this season is a critical step in that process. We don't need to call it “tanking,” but let's just say—behind closed doors—Miami's front office will tolerate plenty of 2019 losses if it means selecting near the top of the 2020 MLB Draft and maximizing their 2020-21 international bonus pool. Fish Stripes will be monitoring this “race” for you (and creating new merch inspired by it). FanGraphs ran performance projections for every team prior to Opening Day, but also continues to provide rest-of-season

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