Marlins lose ugly one to Texas - Sun Sentinel
"[Stanton] might be the only guy in baseball you stop to watch in batting practice," Texas manager Ron Washington was saying Wednesday.
Martinez, Rangers Top Marlins 5-4 " CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Nick Martinez allowed two runs over six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs and the Texas Rangers jumped on Miami early on the way to a 5-4 win.
Quietly, the Marlins are right in the thick of the NL wild-card race - CBSSports.com
Even without Jose Fernandez, the Marlins are right in the thick of the NL wild-card race with less than six weeks left in the season.
The 2014 Miami Marlins: The Dog That Didn’t Bark "
The 2014 season didn’t have to be a moral victory for the Miami Marlins. To a certain extent, it still doesn’t: The Marlins have quietly gone 19-12 since the All-Star break and sit 2.5 games out of the second NL wild-card spot.
Dan Jennings and Mike Hill must perform the Herculean task of keeping Giancarlo Stanton;s brawny bat from taking the road most traveled by Marlins; prospects who develop into stars. They gained the salary space to do so on those two seemingly dark days in 2012 when the Marlins deconstructed the team built to play in the newly constructed Marlins Park.
FROM FISH STRIPES:
Exploring the Adeiny Hechavarria schism - Fish Stripes
There is a contingent of Miami Marlins fans that like Adeiny Hechavarria. There is a contingent of Marlins fans that dislike Hechavarria. What is each side seeing?
The Miami Marlins outfield versus the Pittsburgh Pirates outfield - Fish Stripes
The Miami Marlins' outfield has arguably been the best crew of the season, while the Pittsburgh Pirates' outfield houses the reigning MVP and two of the brightest young players in the game. Who you got?
Miami Marlins Prospects: Checking in on Andrew Heaney - Fish Stripes
A look how Andrew Heaney has performed since being sent down to Triple-A. Is it time to call him back up?
Miami Marlins news: Bullpen thriving since addition of Bryan Morris - Fish Stripes
The Miami Marlins' bullpen has thrived since the organization acquired Bryan Morris from Pittsburgh. Morris has been a consistent setup man and has closed the gap to Steve Cishek.
Richard Justice: "Marlins not going away anytime soon" - Fish Stripes
In his latest piece, MLB.com's Richard Justice discusses how the Marlins got to .500, 14 wins ahead of their 2013 pace, and 3.5 games away from the Wild Card with a blend of young (and improving) talent and proven veterans.