MLB 2015 Postseason Features Many Ex-Miami Marlins

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Sep 14, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) runs back to the dug out after hitting a fly ball in the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time in five seasons, October baseball will not be featuring the prolific power of Miguel Cabrera, the future first-ballot Hall of Famer who the Marlins traded in 2007 for six under-performing players to be traded or cut later.  

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The playoffs are often a bittersweet time for Miami Marlins’ fans, as not only has the team failed to make the playoffs since their title run in 2003, but they usually get to spend the postseason watching former stars or prospects make their case for why they should have never been let go in the first place.

With Cabrera’s Tigers having been declawed by Kansas City, and Josh Beckett being a year into retirement, the heartache in 2015 is considerably less than it has been in recent memory.

However, there are still plenty of former Fish out their making waves in the current chase for the Fall Classic. Let’s take a quick team by team look, so you can decide either who to root for, or who most lament having lost.

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