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?
The 2013 Marlins were only the 4th team since ’96 to hit less than 100 home runs.
— Sad Baseball Stats (@SadBallStats) October 20, 2013
Marlins’ bullpen coach Reid Cornelius will interview for the Philadelphia Phillies‘ pitching coach job next week, a source familiar with the club’s candidates said. The Marlins recently announced Cornelius would return to manager Mike Redmond’ staff in the same capacity next season.
After a surprising run to the World Series in just the franchise’s fifth year of existence, Florida wasn’t about to slow down now. On this date, October 18, 1997, Moises Alou’s three-run home run in the fourth inning helped the Marlins to a 7-4 win over the Indians in Game 1 of the World Series.
In 2013, the Miami Marlins had two of the fastest starters in the MLB. Because how they mixed their velocity, one is considered a strikeout pitcher while the other didn’t impress in the K column.