Marlins Way: Miami Marlins Scouts Go See Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu Live

Photo by: The Associated Press Cuba’s first baseman Jose Abreu hits a grand slam off China’s Liu Yu in the fifth inning of their World Baseball Classic first round game in Fukuoka, Japan, Monday, March 4, 2013. – See more at: http://bostonherald.com/sports/red_sox_mlb/mlb_coverage/2013/03/cuba_routs_china_12_0_at_world_baseball_classic#sthash.fyhqZTIP.dpuf

The Miami Marlins have the lowest runs scored total in all of baseball and the team’s third highest home run total on the season belongs to Derek Dietrich, who played in only 57 games this season and was relegated to the minor leagues over two months ago.  Any available player who can help increase their runs scored and home run totals next year should be an obvious target for this team.  So it is encouraging to hear that the Marlins have sent scouts to evaluate free agent Cuban defector Jose Dariel Abreu this week in the Dominican Republic.

Marlins scouting Cuban slugger Abreu – MLB.com

The Marlins are among a long list of Major League teams who are scouting Cuban first baseman Jose Dariel Abreu this weekend in the Dominican Republic.  Abreu, 26, defected from Cuba, and he projects right now to be an impact bat.

Marlins’ Pierre one hit behind DiMaggio – Sun Sentinel

Joe DiMaggio. Juan Pierre.  The Yankee Clipper threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Marlins’ inaugural game. Pierre was the leadoff hitter and played every game in the franchise’s second World Series season.

Dwight “Doc” Gooden: “Sky’s the limit” for Jose Fernandez – Miami Herald

Dwight “Doc” Gooden, whose outstanding rookie season as a 19-year-old with the New York Mets in 1984 is considered one of the benchmarks for young pitchers, said Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez has what it takes to become one of baseball’s great ones.

A Star is Born in Miami Marlins’ Jose Fernandez – Rant Sports

The Miami Marlins are one of the worst teams in the MLB, but the stats in which their players accumulate count just the same as players on the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers or any other big league team. So why is it that the Fantasy community seems to have resisted falling head over heels in love with the Marlins barely 21-year old ace Jose Fernandez?

This Day in Marlins History: Mike Cameron is released – Fish Stripes

This Day in Marlins History Mike Cameron is released and becomes a major controversy. Cameron released with three weeks left in the season leaving the Marlins with 39 men on their 40-man roster.

Here at Marlin Maniac:

Jose Fernandez Is The Best Rookie In Marlins History, Could Win The Cy Young

Last night Jose Fernandez finished a truly memorable rookie season, arguably one of the greatest in Marlins history.  That accomplishment is even bigger when we realize the company that the Marlins have provided for Jose to compare himself to: Josh Johnson, Anibal Sanchez, Dontrelle Willis and Josh Beckett, among others.

Trench Report: ATL @ MIA, 9/11/13

In which Jose Fernandez gets lynched for enjoying  his job,  and Chris Johnson becomes the brave, brave Sir Robin.

Jose Fernandez, You Are My Hero Today

Alright, let’s be honest, who among us hasn’t been in a situation where some guy was talking trash and you thought of how great it would feel if you could do something that would instantly shut him the hell up.  If you have ever played sports, you’ve definitely lived this situation and even as a fan in the stands it must have occurred at least once.  Most of the time these situations just end up as day dreams because the opportunity never arises for you to do whatever great thing you had thought of.

Miami Marlins: Top 5 Moments From Jose Fernandez’s Rookie Season

With Jose Fernandez’ season now over, it is time to look at what I think are Jose’s top 5 moments of his masterful rookie season. This list was tough because Jose had so many great moments this year, but these are the 5 moments in my eyes that are Jose’s best. So without any further ado, here are El Bebe’s Top 5 Moments.

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