Michael Jong

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Heaney promotion: Marlins promote at right time

The Miami Marlins selected the absolute correct time to bring up top prospect Andrew Heaney, deftly navigating the Super Two arbitration concerns while offering stopgap options a chance to prove themselves.

The Miami Marlins and contention through June

The Miami Marlins are a stout 35-33 through 68 games in the regular season, and in mid-June, maybe it is time to start thinking about the possibility of contention. How good have the Fish proven themselves to be through 2014?

Rosenthal: Marlins could be involved in trades

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Miami Marlins could be a candidate to make an improvement in their starting rotation via a trade.

MLB Scores: Marlins 3, Pirates 2 (10)

The Miami Marlins got a good performance from Henderson Alvarez and finished the day off with Casey McGehee's three RBI plays to come back and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 in extra innings.

Marlins vs. Pirates: Game 68 Thread and Ichthy

The Miami Marlins will send Henderson Alvarez out to the mound in an attempt to avoid the sweep at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 8

The Miami Marlins mounted a furious comeback in the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates, but the bullpen faltered after six strong innings, leading to a Gregory Polanco home run that turned out to be the game winner.

Adeiny Hechavarria's questionable defense

The Miami Marlins demoted Derek Dietrich because of defensive woes, but shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria is also struggling with the glove despite a Gold Glove reputation. But is his problem so clear cut?

An honest evaluation of Jacob Turner

Jacob Turner suffered through another rough start last night, and his time in the starting rotation may be limited. But is this season a fair assessment, and what can he bring to the table? A SWOT analysis can elucidate more.

MLB Draft 2014: Tyler Kolek and the risk of injury

The Miami Marlins turned to Tyler Kolek in the first round of the 2014 MLB Draft, but could his max effort velocity lead to increased risk of injury in the future?

Which starter should Andrew Heaney replace?

The Miami Marlins figure to promote top prospect Andrew Heaney to the starting rotation as soon as this week. But who should he replace in the rotation?

The Marlins and their approach with Andrew Heaney

The Miami Marlins are expected to promote top prospect Andrew Heaney shortly. How should they approach the young left-hander once he reaches the majors?

Marlins in interesting place with 2014 contention

The Miami Marlins are in a virtual tie for first place in the NL East in June, and that brings up questions about what the Fish should do this season.

MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 3, Chicago Cubs 5 (13)

Nathan Eovaldi and the Miami Marlins kept it close, and the Fish rallied for three runs to tie the game in the ninth against the Chicago Cubs. But Anthony Rizzo's two-run home run sealed the deal in walk-off fashion in the 13th inning.

Marlins vs. Cubs: Game 61 Thread and Ichthyomancy

The Miami Marlins travel to the friendly confines of Wrigley Field in the hopes of continuing their winning ways, as they seek their fifth consecutive win versus the Chicago Cubs. It will be Nathan Eovaldi versus Jason Hammel.

MLB Draft 2014: Marlins select Brian Anderson

The Miami Marlins picked their first college player of the 2014 MLB Draft by selecting University of Arkansas second baseman Brian Anderson.

MLB Draft 2014: A day in the life of Tyler Kolek

The Miami Marlins drafted Tyler Kolek with their first round pick last night. Here is a video of a day in the life of Tyler and his brother Stephen Kolek in Shepherd, Texas.

MLB Draft 2014: Miami Marlins select Justin Twine

The Miami Marlins went for another high-variance selection, as they targeted multi-sport star and freak athlete Justin Twine with the 43rd pick in the 2014 MLB Draft.

MLB Draft 2014: Marlins select Blake Anderson

The Miami Marlins make a surprising move in the competitive balance round, as the Fish use the 36th pick in the draft to take West Lauderdale High School catcher Blake Anderson.

MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 11, Tampa Bay Rays 6

The Miami Marlins rode their bats to this eventual sweep-clinching 11-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Giancarlo Stanton and Marcell Ozuna homered and the debuting Justin Bour and J.T. Realmuto each got two hits.

MLB Draft 2014: Miami Marlins select Tyler Kolek

The Miami Marlins opted for their historical leanings and for the biggest arm in the draft by taking right-hander Tyler Kolek with the second pick of the 2014 MLB Draft.

MLB Draft 2014: Fish Stripes Live Draft Thread

The Miami Marlins pick second in tonight's 2014 MLB Draft. It's live at 7:00 PM EST, and Fish Stripes is here to enjoy the draft with you.

Marlins vs. Rays: Game 60 Thread and Ichthyomancy

The Miami Marlins will turn to Jacob Turner for his second straight road start, as the team hopes for a good enough performance to complete the super-sweep of the Citrus Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB Draft 2014: Miami Marlins draft primer

The Miami Marlins will be participating in a critical 2014 MLB Draft tonight. Here is all you need to know to follow along with tonight's proceedings here at Fish Stripes.

Dietrich optioned: How many runs can Marlins save?

The Miami Marlins demoted Derek Dietrich to let him work on his defensive problems without harming the team. But can the Fish save runs with this approach, and just how many runs?

MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 5, Tampa Bay Rays 4

Tom Koehler gave up three runs in the first inning and the Miami Marlins were down early against the Tampa Bay Rays. But a four-run inning fueled by Donovan Solano's three-run homer gave the Fish just enough to give Miami a 5-4 win.

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