Dakota Schmidt

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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.

Trip through Thuzio: Marlins edition

There are plenty of former Marlins players who are interested in being at your next event for the right price. If you use the site Thuzio, you can hang out with your favorite former Fish at a nice, hefty cost!

Fish Bites: Dawn Of Spring Training

With the Super Bowl now behind us, Marlins Spring Training is now clearly closing in. In anticipation of Spring Training, this edition of Fish Bites takes a look at a few 2014 predictions and about how you can meet Marlins legend Jeff Conine.

Marlins Show Interest in Reliever Nick Masset

As reported by Fox Sports insider Ken Rosenthal, the Marlins are in pursuit of former Reds reliever Nick Masset who's been out of the game for two seasons.

Fish Bites: Predictions and Minor Signings

As we near February and the subsequent start to the 2014 Spring Training, this edition of Fish Stripes fills you in on the multiple predictions and minor moves centered around the Marlins.

Maine Red Claws Coach Mike Taylor On Rajon Rondo

Ridiculous Upside recently had the opportunity to talk with Maine Red Claws coach Mike Taylor to discuss Rajon Rondo's recent workout with the team, his relationship with Brad Stevens, and some of Maine's impact players.

Biggest "can't miss" Marlins player of 2014?

With the start of Spring Training nearly a month away, Fish Stripes has to ask the question on the biggest "can't miss" Marlins player of 2014.

Fish Bites: Around the corner from Spring Training

As we enter the final weeks before the start of 2014 Spring Training, take some time to look at this latest edition of Fish Bites that will give you the latest on the Marlins and the world of baseball.

Kiwi Gardner Talks About Being Santa Cruz's Spark

As the Santa Cruz Warriors aim for a repeat trip to the NBADL Finals, spoke with Kiwi Gardner, one of the team's biggest spark plugs off the bench this season.

Fish Bites: Hall of Fame edition

With the Hall of Fame announcements coming up soon, this edition of Fish Bites takes you through some of the latest Marlins news while previewing the upcoming Baseball Hall of Fame.

Could Defensive Stopper Jarvis Varnado Be In NBA?

With the D-League Showcase now underway, Iowa Energy big man Jarvis Varnado is going to use this opportunity in hopes of catching with an NBA franchise. Does he have the skills to make his way to The Association?

What's The Most Memorable Moment of 2013?

With 2013 now behind us, we want to hear your opinion on what was the most memorable moment of the year for the Miami Marlins.

Fish Bites: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! To open up 2014, take a look at some of the most notable pieces related to the Marlins or just the MLB in general.

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