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Fish Stripes May 1, 2020
Fish Bites Episode 69: MLB shortened season scenarios

Fish Bites Episode 69: MLB shortened season scenarios

Photo by Mark Brown/ Reacting to the latest reported efforts by Major League Baseball to organize a safe, legitimate 2020 season in these unprecedented times. Major League Baseball officials are considering several different scenarios to salvage something from the delayed 2020 season. Ely and Alex Contreras discuss what that would mean for the Marlins (1:15) and summarize the franchise’s ongoing efforts to assist the surrounding South Florida community through the COVID-19 pandemic (30:00). Enjoy Episode 69! Check out Friday morning’s news roundup for more specifics about the...
Fish Stripes May 1, 2020
Our Noticias, 5/1/20: New ticket policy; new podcast; new int’l prospects list

Our Noticias, 5/1/20: New ticket policy; new podcast; new int’l prospects list

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has reiterated his desire to re-open his state for business (and live sports) in the near future. | Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times/Pool/ Get your money back (or don’t!) The Marlins announced their Impacted Ticket Policy Thursday, giving those who purchased tickets for any March/April/May home games the choice between requesting refunds or applying their account credit to a future game. Those who do the latter get the perk of 10% bonus credit. Florida governor Ron DeSantis has been a vocal proponent of allowing fans to attend live sporting events...
Fish Stripes Apr 30, 2020
Marlins unveil 2020 Impacted Ticket Policy

Marlins unveil 2020 Impacted Ticket Policy

Photo by Mark Brown/ Fans who purchased tickets through the Marlins directly to attend any home game between Opening Day and May 21 can request refunds or receive credit applied towards a future game. The first 29 home games on the Marlins’ 2020 regular season schedule have been officially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the team announced Thursday. Fans who purchased tickets directly through the Marlins to attend to any of those games have several options as outlined below in the Impacted Ticket Policy: The Marlins will provide Marlins Members (season ticket members), suite...
Fish Stripes Apr 30, 2020
Why I Love Baseball: Luis Davila

Why I Love Baseball: Luis Davila

@luisrdavila/Twitter While we’re all home eagerly awaiting baseball’s return, Fish Stripes invites Marlins fans to step into the spotlight. We may share a common love for the sport, but every backstory is unique. Let’s use them to entertain and uplift one another! Zack Raab has created “Why I Love Baseball,” an original survey for Marlins fans. Participate for a chance to be featured on Fish Stripes. What is your Twitter handle? @luisrdavila What position(s) did/do you play on the field? Pitcher What was the first baseball autograph that you got in person? Hanley Ramírez...
Fish Stripes Apr 29, 2020
Baseball Hall of Fame cancels 2020 Induction Weekend

Baseball Hall of Fame cancels 2020 Induction Weekend

Photo by Mike Stobe/ Despite his near-unanimous election, Derek Jeter will need to wait another year to be enshrined in Cooperstown. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced Wednesday afternoon that its annual induction festivities won’t be held this summer. Tens if not hundreds of thousands of fans were expected to flock to Cooperstown, New York, to support the Class of 2020—headlined by longtime Yankees captain and current Marlins CEO Derek Jeter—but such a gathering obviously raises serious health and safety concerns in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic....
Fish Stripes Apr 29, 2020
Schedule for upcoming replays of Marlins television game broadcasts

Schedule for upcoming replays of Marlins television game broadcasts

Photo by Michael Reaves/ FOX Sports Florida will continue to provide your daily fix of Marlins baseball throughout May. Having lost so much of their live programming due to the suspended professional sports seasons, FOX Sports Florida has been filling the void by replaying full game broadcasts from old Marlins victories on a daily basis. More of the same coming in May! Here is the upcoming schedule through Memorial Day and beyond, including daytime, primetime and late night showings of 2019 games as well as classics from the 1997 and 2003 postseason runs: As a reminder, MLB.TV is...
Fish Stripes Apr 29, 2020
David Samson: Trading Miguel Cabrera was necessary for Marlins

David Samson: Trading Miguel Cabrera was necessary for Marlins

The former Marlins president rehashes the negotiations leading up to the unpopular blockbuster trade that sent the perennial All-Star to the Tigers. There have been countless “defections” from the Marlins fanbase through the years. Many of them simply lost patience with the consistent struggles at the major league level (16 straight years without a postseason berth, 10 straight with records below the .500 mark). Others were irked by the process of publicly funding and constructing Marlins Park and how former owner Jeffrey Loria treated his constituents and business partners. Along the...
Fish Stripes Apr 29, 2020
How the Marlins projected 2020 starting lineup was built

How the Marlins projected 2020 starting lineup was built

Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports With few exceptions, the Marlins offense this season will rely on players who have been acquired during the rebuild. In order to continue progressing from rebuilding to contending, the Marlins have been making major changes to their lineup. Even though you won’t see a surefire MVP candidate on the level of Giancarlo Stanton or Christian Yelich, these new pieces collectively put the Fish in a better position to produce runs than they had been the previous two seasons. Last offseason in particular, the Miami front office was very active and brought in...

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