Jun 22, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) fouls off a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the sixth inning at AT

Marlins Way: Marlins Heat Up On The Field, Trade Rumors Heat Up Off The Field


The Marlins have finally started getting their better players healthy in Giancarlo Stanton, Logan Morrison and Nathan Eovaldi and the results are showing with victories on the field.  Considering they have a winning record in June, you would expect to read about the Marlins being credited for building a strong core of young players, but the team has a different reputation.  Instead of celebrating wins, many of the media reports have dealt with trade rumors swirling around Stanton and Ricky Nolasco.

Marlins trade rumors: Giancarlo Stanton not up for trade, supposedly – SB Nation

On one hand it makes sense to build a team around Stanton. On the other, Marlins.  The Miami Marlins are in no hurry to trade Giancarlo Stanton and intend on building around him instead, according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com.

Nolasco addresses trade rumors – Marlins.com

Ricky Nolasco is the Marlins’ all-time leader in victories and strikeouts. The 30-year-old, in the final year of his contract, also is well aware that his tenure with the organization could be over by the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.

Miami Marlins’ Perry Hill believes in Adeiny Hechavarria – Miami Herald

Perry Hill always bemoans the fact that one of his former star pupils, Alex Gonzalez, never won a Gold Glove Award. But Hill could have a Gold Glove shortstop in the making in Adeiny Hechavarria.

Miami Marlins: Tom Koehler ends third-longest career-opening winless start streak in club history – Sun Sentinel

Until Thursday, Tom Koehler according to STATS LLC owned the third longest starting streak to begin a Marlins career without a victory (eight starts). Kevin Olsen (2001-02) failed to win any of his first 12 starts as a Marlin. Marc Valdez (1995-96) went winless over his first nine starts.

Miami Marlins Week In Review: Last Hit, First Pitch – Fish Stripes

Highlight plays, JP’s hitting streak ends, Nathan Eovaldi returns, a Marlins pitcher gets his first major league win, and some highlights of this week in Marlins Baseball.The Marlins played five games this week, three against the Diamondbacks and two against the Giants. They took one out of three from Arizona and took two from San Francisco, ending the week 3-2.

Here at Marlin Maniac:

Miami Marlins @ San Francisco Giants Game Preview: Sunday, June 23rd 4:10 PM EST (Game 75)

Even with their heart breaking loss last night in extra innings, the Miami Marlins are still in prime position to take another series from the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.

The Ultimate Marlins Fan Crashes The MLB Fan Cave: Part 6

I’ve met players, got to watch a lot of baseball games on the Cave Monster, hung out at the Fan Cave, met some great people in the Cave, and got to see parts of New York, can this trip get any better? Oh yea it can! After all that I still got to see the Marlins play the Mets at Citi Field. That game took place on June 8, 2013, and oh what a game it was!

Miami Marlins @ San Francisco Giants Game Preview: Saturday, June 22nd 4:10 PM EST (Game 74)

With the Miami Marlins winning the first two games of the series, they have now won a franchise record nine straight games at AT&T Park over the San Francisco Giants. The Marlins are now 10-8 in the month of June and are no longer on track to beat the 1962 Mets as the worst team ever.

Down on the Farm Miami Marlins Daily Report: June 21st

Down on the Farm Report for the Miami Marlins: June 21st: Solano’s homer leads to a Zephyrs win, Suns lose in extra despite strong outing from Jackson, Hammerheads offense breaks through, the Grasshoppers offense was shutdown by Hickory, and the Muckdogs win a walk-off thriller.

Ozuna’s Charge: Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants Recap

Talk about breaking out of a slump! The Marlins played the San Francisco Giants in the second game of a four game set and have made sure of something that won’t happen. The Marlins are not going to lose this series. The Marlins have taken the first two games in AT&T Park and its really because of the bat of one of our bright young players.

Clawing above Replacement Level: The Starting Rotation

The Marlins 2013 season up to this point can be described as a journey to Above Replacement level. The Marlins in April and May were rendered to barely replacement level, fielding a ragtag lineup at every position, in the outfield, the infield and I want to focus on today the starting rotation. The salary dump that resulted in the top three starters in our 2012 rotation being traded was only the beginning of the Marlins problems, while it is true that Marlins depended on JJ, Buehrle and Anibal in 2012 and in the years before.

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