The Marlins have been swept by the Cincinnati Reds. Miami has dropped six of the seven appearances against Joey Votto and company, twice losing in extra innings. The Reds are a quality team, sitting second in the in the NL Central behind the best team in the National League, the St. Louis Cardinals. But make no mistake, this Miami team didn’t look great this series. The offense’s best night mustered up only three runs, despite racking up at least six hits in each game. Here are some links to other bad news concerning the Miami Marlins.
Juan Arias, a right handed-pitcher in Miami’s Dominican League. The 18-year old tested positive for steroids and is suspended for fifty games.
Valaika undergoes surgery on left wrist | Fish Pond
Chris Valaika fractured his wrist May 7th, and underwent a successful surgery this weekend. His timetable for return is rather shaky, and there’s a chance he may sit the rest of the season. Joe Frisaro has the rest of the details.
11 hits + 0 runs = New Marlins Record | Miami Herald
Filed under: Impressive Feats in Incompetence, the Marlins managed eleven hits and no runs in Wednesday’s loss to the Reds for the first time in team history! That is rad.
You’re gonna have to click this link to see what club Alex Sanabia is attempting to avoid on his next start. No spoilers here! Here a hint though, you don’t want to be in this club! Gosh dang! You’ll really be taking an L if you don’t read this to find out!
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There were rumors that Juan Pierre’s value had died. Placido Estevez took a look at his May numbers, and, well, I don’t want to spoil the surprise… You’d better click this link.
Here’s a preview to Game 41 of Miami’s season, game three of the Cincinnati Reds series. In case you haven’t watched the game and plan on checking it out on your DVR or MLBtv’s archives, Eshan Kassim included the context of the game, the lineup, and a bold prediction you won’t want to miss.