Dakota Schmidt

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Fish Bites: Marlins Support Casey McGehee

On this edition of Fish Bites, The Marlins show their support for Casey McGehee's big for the All-Star game and Giancarlo Stanton gets a golden sombrero.

Fish Bites: Leaks and eccentric pitchers

On this edition of Fish Bites, we take a look at Miami being involved in Houston's leaked trade notes, Henderson Alvarez sets himself apart from the pack and AJ Ramos makes his way to the disabled list.

Fish Bites: Marlins upset over Stanton's AS status

On this edition of Fish Bites, we take a look at Derek Dietrich's return, Hechavarria and Stanton's All-Star hopes.

Examining Chris Hatcher's Pitching Dominance


As a prospect who toiled in the minors since 2006, the 29-year-old Chris Hatcher has quickly elevated himself as one of the best strikeout artists in baseball. Can he maintain his current level of dominance? Or will he struggle and be sent back down

Fish Bites: Pre-Trade Deadline Roster Overhaul

On this edition of Fish Bites, we take a look at different pieces pertaining to Andrew Heaney's promotion, Chris Hatcher's dominance and more.

Fish Bites: Jarrod Saltalamacchia sidelined

As we near the start of the 2014 MLB Draft, let's take a look around the baseball blogosphere with the latest news surrounding Jarrod Saltalamacchia, J.T Realmuto and Giancarlo Stanton.

Fish Bites; Marlins Acquire Miguel Tejada

On this edition of Fish Bites, we take a look at the Marlins acquiring Miguel Tejada, potential options for the upcoming MLB Draft and a lot more.

Marlins' Desclafani and his rotation impact

In one of the first moves following the potential season-ending injury to Jose Fernandez, the Marlins gave the nod to solid, minor league prospect Anthony Desclafani. Does Desclafani have the skills to help fill the void of Fernandez?

Fish Bites; Recovering from the Fernandez injury

On this edition of Fish Bites, we look at what's going on in with the Marlins after the potential season-ending injury to Jose Fernandez.

Fish Bites: Marlins Surging and McGehee Still Home


On this edition of Fish Bites, we take a look at a handful of Marlins rumors surrounding Christian Yelich, Casey McGehee and Giancarlo Stanton.

Fish Bites: Jose Fernandez excels


On this edition of Fish Bites, we take a look at Miami designating Greg Dobbs for assignment, Jose Fernandez's continued dominance in Miami and the struggles of Rafael Furcal.

Fish Bites: Miami Marlins earn First Road Win


The Miami Marlins earned their first road win after defeating the Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night. Plus links on Reed Johnson, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Logan Morrison.

Fish Bites: Starters Struggle Leads To Losing

Before Tuesday's massive victory over Washington, the Marlins slugged through an extended 8 game losing streak. In this edition of Fish Bites, we truly capture some of the main reasons behind Miami's long stretch of failure.

Fish Bites: Early Season Success


On the latest edition of Fish Bites, we examine Miami's early season success from multiple different angles.

Fish Bites: Elevated Expectations

With the 2014 season now upon us, there are a wide variety of different stories surrounding the Marlins and the world of baseball. Jose Fernandez, Mike Redmond and Rafael Furcal are some of the featured players on this edition of Fish Bites.

Exploring The Progression of Frank Gaines


Maine Red Claws guard Frank Gaines has progressed from being a relative unknown to his current spot as one of the top guards in the league.

Donovan Solano and Ed Lucas compete for final spot

While the Marlins' 2014 campaign is about to commence, there remains a few holes in the team's big league club. One of those areas stands in the middle infield. Minor league journeymen Donovan Solano and Ed Lucas stands as the two best options.

Fish Bites Lucas and Solano compete for spot

As we're now within days of the 2014 season, the continued Spring Training roster battles are about to be decided. On this edition of Fish Bites; Ed Lucas and Donovan Solano battle it out for one of the final roster spots, Reed Johnson makes the rost

Fish Bites: Marcell Ozuna Losing Track Of Gig

Former top prospect Marcell Ozuna's below-average Spring Training could potentially erase his projected spot as the team's starting center fielder. Plus links on Tom Koehler, Giancarlo Stanton and Andrew Heaney.

Relievers Compete For Spot In Marlins Bullpen

MLB vet Kevin Slowey and reliever Carter Capps are among the handful of relievers who are pursuing spots in Miami's bullpen for the 2014 season.

Fish Bites: War of the Pitchers

As Spring Training wares on, there's a war for roster spots in both the starting rotation and bullpen. Keep up to the date with those continuing battles, latest in the MLB and more with this edition of Fish Bites.

Fish Bites: Jose Fernandez and DOGGY!

As we move through Spring Training, the constant battle for roster sports continue. Keep up to date with everything Marlins, MLB and Fish Stripes related with this edition of Fish Bites.

Idaho Stampede Guard Kevin Murphy Talks to RU


D-League standout Kevin Murphy recently spoke with Ridiculous Upside about his role with the Stampede after the departure of Pierre Jackson, connection with Dee Bost and the importance that the D-League has on unknown prospects from mid-major schools

Is the NBA Missing Out On Justin Hamilton?


Over the weekend, a trio of D-League front-court players were signed to 10-day contracts. With the pool of D-League bigs continuing to dwindle, SIoux Falls big Justin Hamilton is in the upper echelon of D-League front-court players.

Examining the Potential of Nick Wittgren

As Spring Training continues on, top-notch relief prospect Nick Wittgren sits on the verge of a possible spot in the Marlins rotation. Does Wittgren have the skills to break into Miami's bullpen? Or does he have to continue to work in the MILB?

Fish Bites: New Rules and Tainted Numbers

As Spring Training continues, this edition of Fish Stripes gives you the latest news surrounding the Miami Marlins, the MLB and the site itself.

Fish Bites: Start of Spring Training

While the winter cold continues to strike most of the US, Central Florida stands at center stage as Miami's pitchers and catchers have reported to duty. As baseball is on the horizon, this edition of Fish Bites gets you prepared as we take a look at

Fish Bites: Four Horsemen and Heroes

With Spring Training around the corner, this edition of Fish Bites takes a look at some early 2014 predictions.

Q&A With Canton Charge Coach Steve Hetzel


Ridiculous Upside recently spoke with Canton Charge head coach Steve Hetzel to discuss his relationship with Coach Brown, the success of the Charge, his selection to the D-League All-Star game and the possibility of Anthony Bennett coming to Canton.

Breaking Down the 2014 D-League All-Star Game


In anticipation of next week's D-League All-Star game, Ridiculous Upside is going to give a brief scouting report on the twenty NBADL prospects who will compete in the competition.

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