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Fish Stripes Apr 12, 2021
Marlins vs. Braves: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—April 12, 2021

Marlins vs. Braves: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—April 12, 2021

Photo by Bob Levey/ Sandy Alcantara and Huascar Ynoa will start Monday’s Marlins vs. Braves game at Truist Park. Full lineups and game notes in here. Welcome to Monday’s Marlins (2-6, -8 RD) vs. Braves (4-5, +3 RD) game thread. Fish Picks has indeed returned for a third season! Whether you enter picks here on fishstripes.com or at the @fishstripes Twitter account, it’s always free to participate and the prizes are real. Fans can find the props within game threads like this one or as the pinned tweet on our Twitter account. They will be posted at least four hours...
Fish Stripes Apr 7, 2021
2021 Miami Marlins roster tracker

2021 Miami Marlins roster tracker

Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports Check on whose currently active for the Marlins and the main candidates to be called up next. MLB Active Roster Pitchers (13): Sandy Alcantara, Anthony Bass, Richard Bleier, Paul Campbell, Adam Cimber, John Curtiss, Ross Detwiler, Dylan Floro, Yimi García, Pablo López, Nick Neidert, Zach Pop, Trevor Rogers Position Players (13): Jesús Aguilar, Jorge Alfaro, Brian Anderson, Jon Berti, Lewis Brinson, Jazz Chisholm Jr., Garrett Cooper, Corey Dickerson, Adam Duvall, Starling Marte, Miguel Rojas, Magneuris Sierra, Chad Wallach Injured List...
Fish Stripes Apr 7, 2021
STL 4, MIA 2; Marlins waste Alcantara’s career night

STL 4, MIA 2; Marlins waste Alcantara’s career night

Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports Despite seemingly being in control of the game early on, the Marlins failed to execute in crucial situations. MIAMI, Fla.—The Miami Marlins had another very disappointing loss early in the season. Everyone knew that the Marlins offense wasn’t going to be the team’s strength but this is bad. The Marlins had seven hits on the night but didn’t get the hits when they needed them most. As a team, the Marlins 1-for-13 with runs in scoring position. The Marlins had their ace starting pitcher on the mound in Sandy Alcantara. The former...
Sandy Alcantara strikes out 10, but Marlins lose to Cardinals

Sandy Alcantara strikes out 10, but Marlins lose to Cardinals

Yadier Molina hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly off Sandy Alcantara to cap a three-run rally in the sixth inning that sent the St. Louis Cardinals over Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Fish Stripes Apr 6, 2021
Marlins vs. Cardinals: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—April 6, 2021

Marlins vs. Cardinals: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—April 6, 2021

Courtesy of Miami Marlins John Gant and Sandy Alcantara will start Tuesday’s Marlins vs. Cardinals game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here. Welcome to Tuesday’s Marlins (1-3, -1 RD) vs. Cardinals (2-2, -6 RD) game thread. Fish Picks has indeed returned for a third season! After receiving picks from 200-plus unique users in 2020 on fishstripes.com and the @fishstripes Twitter account, we are aiming for even more engagement. It’s always free to participate and the prizes are real. Fans can find the props within game threads like this one or as...
Fish Stripes Apr 1, 2021
TB 1, MIA 0: Aces as good as advertised

TB 1, MIA 0: Aces as good as advertised

Photo by Mark Brown/ Sandy Alcantara matched zeroes with Tyler Glasnow, but the Rays prevailed on Opening Day thanks to an Austin Meadows solo home run. The Marlins dropped to 0-1 in the LoanDepot Park/Bally Sports Florida era, finishing on the wrong end of an Opening Day pitchers’ duel. Sandy Alcantara and Tyler Glasnow were both excellent, but Austin Meadows delivered the only clutch hit for either side, a game-deciding solo home run. Tyler Glasnow: 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K (76 pitches) Sandy Alcantara: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 7 K (83 pitches) Alcantara’s...
Fish Stripes Apr 1, 2021
Marlins vs. Rays: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—April 1, 2021

Marlins vs. Rays: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—April 1, 2021

Photo by Mark Brown/ Sandy Alcantara and Tyler Glasnow will start Thursday’s Marlins vs. Rays game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here. Welcome to Thursday’s Marlins (0-0) vs. Rays (0-0) Opening Day game thread. Fish Picks has indeed returned for a third season! After receiving picks from 200-plus unique users in 2020 on fishstripes.com and the @fishstripes Twitter account, we are aiming for even more engagement. It’s always free to participate and the prizes are real. Fans can find the props within game threads like this one or as the pinned...
Fish Stripes Mar 31, 2021
Everything you need to know as Sandy Alcántara leads Marlins into Opening Day

Everything you need to know as Sandy Alcántara leads Marlins into Opening Day

Photo by Mark Brown/ After a solid 2020 season and playoff run, the Dominican right-hander will start the first game of the season for the Marlins. Finally, Opening Day is here! After a long wait, Sandy Alcantara is going to throw the first regular season pitch for the Marlins—4:10 p.m. ET on Thursday—when they host the Rays at newly renamed LoanDepot Park. Tampa Bay lost its two latest Opening Days and four of the last six. The Dominican right-hander already knows how it feels to start for the Fish on an Opening Day and he’ll try to repeat what he did last year...
Fish Stripes Mar 27, 2021
Marlins vs. Cardinals: Start time, how to watch and game thread—March 27, 2021

Marlins vs. Cardinals: Start time, how to watch and game thread—March 27, 2021

Photo by Eric Espada/ Sandy Alcantara and Jack Flaherty will start Saturday’s Marlins vs. Cardinals exhibition game at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Full lineups and game notes in here. Welcome to Saturday’s Marlins (12-5) vs. Cardinals (8-8) spring training game thread. For the final time this spring, a Marlins game is going to be available to watch from home. Five days until the real action begins! Marlins Lineup DH Corey Dickerson SS Jazz Chisholm 1B Garrett Cooper 2B Isan Díaz RF Lewis Brinson LF JJ Bleday 3B Jon Berti CF Magneuris Sierra C Chad...
Fish Stripes Mar 22, 2021
STL 2, MIA 7; Marlins capitalize on Cardinals’ defensive miscues

STL 2, MIA 7; Marlins capitalize on Cardinals’ defensive miscues

Plus: Sandy starts, Brinson shines, bullpen shoves. JUPITER, Fla.—For the first time in many months, Marlins fans were able to hear a familiar voice in the television broadcast booth. Todd Hollandsworth called Monday’s game along with the Cardinals’ play-by-play and color analysts. If you missed the game, fear not—there will be more games very soon! Monday’s starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara will take the mound on April 1 for 2021’s Opening Day. Coming into the game, Alcantara had not allowed an earned run in his 12 2⁄3 spring innings. By the second inning, that...
Fish Stripes Mar 22, 2021
Marlins vs. Cardinals: Start time, how to watch and game thread—March 22, 2021

Marlins vs. Cardinals: Start time, how to watch and game thread—March 22, 2021

Photo by Mark Brown/ Sandy Alcantara and Jack Flaherty will start Monday’s Marlins vs. Cardinals exhibition game at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Full lineups and game notes in here. Welcome to Monday’s Marlins (9-4) vs. Cardinals (7-6) spring training game thread. For the first time in nearly six months, a Marlins game is going to be televised locally. It’s only the Grapefruit League so the final result doesn’t matter, but still—progress! Cardinals Lineup (posting soon) P Jack Flaherty (2021 spring stats: 9.00 ERA, 2.00 WHIP, 5 K in 5.0 IP) ...
Fish Stripes Mar 20, 2021
2021 Marlins Season Preview: Daniel Castano

2021 Marlins Season Preview: Daniel Castano

Where does the Italian Stallion fit in with the Fish? LHP Daniel Castano Opening Day age: 26 | Bats: Left | Throws: Left | Listed at 6’3”, 231 lbs. Acquired by Marlins from Cardinals in a 2014 trade (Castano, Sandy Alcantara, Zac Gallen, and Magneuris Sierra for Marcell Ozuna) Daniel Castano was an unlikely contributor to the 2020 big league squad when Summer Camp began, but we all know that nothing went as planned during the pandemic-shortened regular season. Although he was a contributor the 2020 Marlins couldn’t have done without, his place on the 2021 Marlins is...
Fish Stripes Mar 19, 2021
Offishial news, 3/19/21: Sandy starts Opening Day; MLB Pipeline hype

Offishial news, 3/19/21: Sandy starts Opening Day; MLB Pipeline hype

Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports For the second consecutive season, the 25-year-old All-Star gets top billing in the Marlins rotation. Counting down to April 1 Barring any freak injuries, the Rays vs. Marlins 2021 regular season opener will feature starting pitchers Tyler Glasnow and Sandy Alcantara. Don Mattingly finally confirmed the Alcantara news on Thursday when speaking with the media. This comes as no surprise—Alcantara also took the ball for the Fish on Opening Day in 2020 and impressed during the shortened season despite missing a chunk of it after testing...
Fish Stripes Mar 17, 2021
NYM 2, MIA 3; Joe Dunand blasts walk-off home run

NYM 2, MIA 3; Joe Dunand blasts walk-off home run

Mary Holt-USA TODAY Sports The Marlins came from behind for their eighth victory of spring training. JUPITER, Fla.—The Miami Marlins returned to Roger Dean Stadium after being on the road since Sunday and the fans got their money’s worth. The Marlins knock off the Mets thanks to a two-run walk off home run by third base prospect Joe Dunand. Right-handed pitcher Sandy Alcantara was terrific in start against the Mets. Alcantara was throwing a ton of strikes and getting a lot of swing-and-miss. Alcantara pitched five innings allowing three hits, no runs and no walks....

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