Mar 6, 2014; Jupiter, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) connects for a base hit against the Boston Red Sox at Roger Dean Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Marlins Way: Power Carrying Team as of Late

 

Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs in his past two games, Derek Dietrich hit a huge bomb on Monday, and Kyle Jensen‘s two-run shot put the Marlins in the win column on Tuesday afternoon.

The Miami Marlins have started to display some pop in their bats and the results have been pretty good for the team. This is something that was lacking from the team a season ago.

A healthy Stanton, along with the new additions of Garrett Jones, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and Casey McGehee should be pay huge dividends to the Marlins power department. Derek Dietrich and Marcell Ozuna are two youngsters that could figure to help the Marlins out in that department as well.

Following rewarding year, Lucas aims to stay in Majors | Marlins News

Ed Lucas spent 10 years climbing an impossible mountain, and after reaching the summit, he finds himself clawing for any foothold he can find. Lucas, in camp with the Marlins this spring, won’t allow himself to be satisfied after making it to the Majors. He now wants to stay.

Miami Marlins catcher Rob Brantly remains a work in progress | Rob Brantly

Barring an injury or unforeseen circumstances, Rob Brantly is not going to be behind the plate on Opening Day for the Marlins like he was last year.

Flynn stays relevant in Marlins’ fifth starter race | Sun-Sentinel

President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill earlier this year said the Marlins didn’t see the real Brian Flynn last September. Promoted to the majors for the first time after a stellar Triple-A season, Flynn in four starts (18 innings) logged an 8.50 ERA with 27 hits, 13 walks and 15 strikeouts.

Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia contributing in pitch framing | Fishstripes

The Miami Marlins signed Jarrod Saltalamacchia in large part for his offensive contributions and power bat, but there may be a hidden benefit for his work behind the plate that can help the Marlins’ young pitchers continue to develop well and post good numbers.

Kid Rolls Down Hill After Man Goes for Ball at Miami Marlins Game | NBC Miami

A man who let go of a wagon to chase a ball at Monday’s Miami Marlins Spring Training game is gaining unwanted fame thanks to video making the rounds on the Internet

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Marlin Maniac 2014 Top 20 Miami Marlins Prospects

I am a little late on this season, but it’s better late than never for the 2014 Marlin Maniac top 20 prospect list. One season after having a plethora of outfielders clog their top prospect list, this seasons list will be primarily pitchers.

Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #20 The Wild No-No

Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. We come back to number 282. That number could go up in 2014, with all the great pitching there is in the Majors.

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