Sep 18, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Miami Marlins pitcher Steve Cishek (31) delivers to the plate during the tenth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The Marlins defeated the Phillies 4-3 in ten innings. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Marlins Way: Steve Cishek Healthy, Ready to Pitch


After being sidelined for a week with a pain in his neck, Steve Cishek is back and feeling well enough to resume his spring training workouts. Craig Davis from the Sun-Sentinel had the report.

“Felt good. Need some work with the slider. I wanted to throw a lot of splits today, [to] righties and lefties. I threw one that was terrible and that was it. So I was happy,” Cishek said.

Cishek threw a simulated inning and looked pretty good doing it. This is great news for the Marlins, who would like to escape spring training without significant injuries, something that they have been unable to do the past few years. We will continue to keep you posted on any of the injury reports that come out of Jupiter.

Miami Marlins minor-leaguer Angel Sanchez striving to reach potential | Miami Herald

Six of the Marlins’ top 10 minor league prospects are pitchers, according to Baseball America. Angel Sanchez, a 24-year old right-hander who is the only piece from last July’s Ricky Nolasco trade still in the Marlins organization, isn’t listed among those top six hurlers.

Miami Marlins give mixed reviews to MLB’s new collision rule | Miami Herald

Baseball’s new experimental rule aimed at protecting players from being injured in “egregious collisions” at the plate was met with mixed reactions Tuesday inside the Marlins clubhouse. The same could be said when it comes to interpretation.

Fish Stripes 2014 Marlins Season Preview: Jeff Baker, Greg Dobbs | Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins know that first baseman Garrett Jones will need assistance in manning the position in 2014. How well will Jeff Baker fare as his platoon partner, and what role will Greg Dobbs play next season?

Fish Stripes 2014 Marlins Season Preview: Garrett Jones | Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins opted to replace their incumbent first baseman with some new talent. They chose Garrett Jones, whose talents are best served in a platoon and away from the outfield. How will he manage in Miami?

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Marcel Ozuna Doesn’t Know Who Dan Marino Is? | Ehsan Kassim

Miami Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna is changing his jersey number from 48 to 13 for the upcoming 2014 season. The #13 jersey holds a strong history in Miami sports history, something Ozuna is apparently not well aware of. When asked his thoughts on Hall of Fame Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino, the most famous athlete to wear No. 13 in Miami history, Ozuna had an interesting response:

Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #34 The Chicken Runs at Midnight | Andy Salgado

Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. Sometime a story comes along that didn’t happen on the field that just needs to be told. When I heard this story form a fellow Marlins fan, it brought a tear to my eye. For moment 34 today we bring you the story of “The Chicken Runs at Midnight”.

Miami Marlins Season Preview: Projections for Jarrod Saltalamacchia | Ehsan Kassim

Yesterday we took a look at the Jarrod Saltalamacchia” href=”http://marlinmaniac.com/2014/02/24/miami-marlins-season-preview-best-case-scenario-jarrod-saltalamacchia/” target=”_blank”>best and worst case scenarios for the Miami Marlins brand new catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the 2014 season. Today, we’ll take it a step further and make our official 2014 season projection for the Marlins new backstop.

David Samson’s Survivor Series Set to Premiere | Chris Logel

With the premiere of CBS’s show ‘Survivor’ slated for tomorrow night, we are less than 48 hours away from watching David Samson’s much anticipated reality show sequel. Somehow, this is the second reality show that Samson will have appeared on, following the Marlins’ spotlight on a season of Showtime’s ‘The Franchise’. It appears like his reality show dreams are really coming true.

 

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