12:47 AM EST, Sun December 05, 2021
Fish Stripes 15 hours ago
Fish Stripes Unfiltered Episode 7: Another “Big Move” Still Coming?!

Fish Stripes Unfiltered Episode 7: Another “Big Move” Still Coming?!

Isaac and Kevin weigh in on everything that happened right before the MLB lockout began. Marlins topics covered on this podcast with Isaac Azout and Kevin Barral: Signings of Avisaíl García and Sandy Alcantara Jacob Stallings trade breakdown So long, Jorge Alfaro and Lewis Brinson! Center field and bullpen help still needed (Kim Ng’s next “big move”) Player Spotlight: Trevor Rogers Remembering Random Dudes: Dan Haren Enjoy Episode 7! Subscribe to the Fish Stripes YouTube channel for the video version of every Unfiltered episode. Follow Fish Stripes...
Fish Stripes 16 hours ago
Diving Into Jacob Stallings’ Defense

Diving Into Jacob Stallings’ Defense

Photo by Norm Hall/ The Marlins landed a Gold Glove catcher. Just how good is he? The Miami Marlins traded for the National League’s 2021 Gold Glove catcher, Jacob Stallings, on Monday. Going back to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Stallings was pitcher Zach Thompson and two prospects, pitcher Kyle Nicolas and outfielder Connor Scott. Stallings brings superb defense and an upgrade offensively to the Marlins, who relied on Jorge Alfaro and Sandy León for most of the 2021 season. Ely detailed the trade here and noted a few promising things the catcher brings offensively,...
Fish Stripes 17 hours ago
Marlins to be well represented at 2021 Home Run Derby in Paradise

Marlins to be well represented at 2021 Home Run Derby in Paradise

Don’t Blink Entertainment Watch Jazz Chisholm Jr., Miguel Rojas and several Marlins prospects blast baseballs on December 18. Major League Baseball’s lockout is unequivocally bad for the sport as a whole, but at least the transaction freeze gives non-MLB-related events an opportunity to capture fans’ attention. Delayed by nearly a full year and forced to change locations due to COVID complications, the 2021 Don’t Blink Home Run Derby in Paradise is set for December 18. You’re gonna love it, especially if you’re a Miami Marlins fan. Marlins players starred...
Fish Stripes Dec 3, 2021
Biggest Marlins free agent deals under Bruce Sherman/Derek Jeter ownership

Biggest Marlins free agent deals under Bruce Sherman/Derek Jeter ownership

What happens when the Marlins spend real money in free agency? Since Bruce Sherman, Derek Jeter and their group of investors seized full control of the Miami Marlins after the 2017 season, they have rarely spent big money on free agent players. Several factors have influenced their behavior—inheriting inefficient deals from previous ownership, limited attendance and local television revenue, trust in their homegrown players to perform well, COVID, etc. Decide for yourself whether or not those are valid excuses. This article isn’t intended to praise nor admonish Marlins...
Fish Stripes Dec 3, 2021
Should the Marlins sign Kyle Schwarber?

Should the Marlins sign Kyle Schwarber?

Let’s take a look at the potential positives and negatives. Multiple reports—by MLB Network’s Jon Heyman and the Miami Herald’s Craig Mish and Barry Jackson—indicate that the Miami Marlins have shown interest in free agent Kyle Schwarber. The 2016 World Series hero split time between with the Washington Nationals and the Boston Red Sox this season (399 AB, 76 R, 106 H, 32 HR, 71 RBI, 1 SB, .266, BA, .374 OBP, .928 OPS) and earned his first career All-Star selection. Let’s take a look at the potential positives and negatives of adding Kyle Schwarber to this team....