Miami Marlins: Six things to watch for the rest of the season

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Aug 12, 2015; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto (right) is greeted at home plate after hitting a grand slam during the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

It’s been a tough, tough season to watch for Marlins fans. We’ve seen not many ups, but very many downs. Miami isn’t mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, but all sides understand that they won’t be competing for a spot in the Fall Classic come October.

So what will the rest of the season be like?

"#Marlins to use rest of season as map for 2016 Sent with At Bat — Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro) August 13, 2015"

All focus turns towards next season, as the Marlins will use the rest of August and September to figure things out. So what is there to watch for?