Marlins Way: 2013 Marlins Lacking In The Long Ball

Sep 9, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins first baseman Ed Lucas (59) connects for a two run RBI double during the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The 2013 Miami Marlins were last in baseball with 513 runs scored which was 85 runs worse than the next lowest total of 598 by the White Sox.  How much worse were they than every other team?  There were 14 teams within 85 runs of the White Sox.

Their inability to hit home runs was certainly part of the reason the Marlins had such difficulty scoring.  Not surprisingly, they were also last in baseball in home runs as their total of 95 was 12 less than the next worse total of 107 by the Giants.  Just how bad is that total of 95 home runs for a season?


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