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Fish Stripes May 3, 2018
The time is now for Kyle Barraclough in the closer role

The time is now for Kyle Barraclough in the closer role

The numbers are dropping for Ziegler, while Barraclough continues to grow. The closer is a key factor in the success of any baseball team. The Marlins had that position secured during the past several seasons. Steve Cishek was the closer throughout 2013, 2014 and part of 2015. More recently, AJ Ramos held this position before his midsummer trade to the Mets. When Brad Ziegler was signed in December 2016, the Marlins had a vision: they wanted to jump aboard the bullpen hype train and create their own super bullpen. Two pieces were already set in place, Kyle Barraclough and Ramos. There...
Fish Stripes Apr 29, 2018
Marlins veterans take charge in 4-1 win

Marlins veterans take charge in 4-1 win

Two of the older players in the organization, Wei-Yin Chen and Martín Prado, turned back the clock to defeat the Rockies. Wei-Yin Chen won his first start in over a year, and the Marlins (8-18) notched their eighth win of the season with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies (15-13) on Saturday night. Chen, whose been plagued by injury issues, was strong in his return to the mound, allowing one run and four hits in 5 1⁄3 innings. He earned the win, and the Marlins bullpen helped finish the job. Four Marlins pitchers combined to allow zero hits or runs, with Kyle Barraclough closing the...

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