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  1. 5 points
    I'd add in Conley if he gets hot. Guerrero too honestly. Honestly I dont think they should hold out any bullpen arm thats desired if it can net you a fairly decent prospect, since bullpens are easy as fuck to figure out long term. Sell high on any and all of them. Walker for sure.
  2. 5 points
    Helps. Their specific needs would be more obvious and they’d be closer to contention in that scenario. They could bump the off-season spending up to this coming off-season instead of the next off-season.
  3. 5 points
    Hey guys, I think we should Trade him to Daimondbacks for Kevin Cron, and Geraldo Perdomo, and Domingo Leyba. I am surprised nobody has brought this idea up before.
  4. 4 points
    Marlins radio play by play guy absolutely NAILS it in reference to the Marlins and their lack of support at Marlins Park. Read the whole thread it’s worth while
  5. 4 points
    You have the most wins, but also the most loses. That puts you in 7th for win%. @rmc523 has the best win%, but has only done a single game. I would say @THRILLHO is the leader among qualifiers. 1st: @rmc523: 1-0 (1.000) 2nd: @THRILLHO: 7-4 (.636) 3rd: @el_gmac: 3-2 (.600) 4th: @Das Texan: 2-2 (.500) 4th: @SilverBullet: 1-1 (.500) 6th: @pollythewog: 2-3 (.400) 7th: @SonOfJack: 10-16 (.385) 8th: @SongInTheAir: 1-3 (.250) 9th: @Michael: 2-7 (.222) 10th: @DTrain: 1-4 (.200) 11th: @taiwanmarlin: 0-1 (.000) 11th: @Marlino: 0-1 (.000) 11th: @Ema2R: 0-2 (.000)
  6. 4 points
    my official detailed scouting report on Sixto Sanchez is that dude's a monster.
  7. 4 points
    Richards vs. Ponce de Leon. I can't believe this guy is still around. Must be over 500 years old.
  8. 4 points
    It should, but not as important as his expected adjusted HNHZY-. Or even better, his Batting Leverage Opportunities With Massive Expectations, aka BLOWME. Very advanced stat there.
  9. 4 points
    Hey Brewers, you may have Yelich but how many World Series titles you got????
  10. 4 points
    I’m going to go with ‘helps’ assuming that it’s a result of getting production from our “future core”. If the reason we are .500 is because of guys like Harold Ramirez, Andy, Alfaro, Diaz*, Harrison*, and the SP staff, this is a HUGE positive to the rebuild as we will be checking off boxes along the way. Regarding the draft picks, if this was the NFL that would be a concern. There are too many ways to acquire talent in baseball (International, trade deadline, Rule 5) for that to outweigh positives from guys already in the system
  11. 4 points
    I say helps for the same reason @SonOfJack says, plus it builds the winning mentality the team needs going forward (believe I said that in the other thread, too). Kinda fun that this current run of games is making us even consider this possibility. lol
  12. 4 points
    This is nice... It won't last all season but this also isn't just one good weekend or something like that. Enjoy it while it lasts but to keep pace with the Dodgers Yankees and Astros for nearly a month is very cool.
  13. 4 points
    I’m good either way honestly. Edit - Watched Bleday vs UGA, and one thing that scares me with him is the length in his swing, and his lack of consistency with his front leg. You see his stance at times be wide open, at other times be closed off. This shows up in non-2 strike counts as well, so it’s not an approach thing. Vaughn is a pure hitter. He reminds me of Peter Alonso. Put me down for Vaughn at 4 if he’s there. If he goes before 4, Bleday is fine.
  14. 3 points
    I can't wait for your third scouting report on him!
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  16. 3 points
    it does give you hope for a year or two from now when even more of the top arms in the minors are in the mix too (and hopefully more bats). on that note - I'm gonna go watch Sixto pitch tonight.
  17. 3 points
    If no one is willing to drive from Tampa to St. Pete, why do they think they will be willing to drive all the way to Montreal? Terrible idea. #FuckJeter
  18. 3 points
    I guess he did discover the fountain of youth.
  19. 3 points
    You can believe in whatever stats you want to believe in, I don't care what you enjoy. I choose to not use them because if a guy has a good HNHZY+, it doesn't mean much to me. I saw enough evidence of the faults in having so many stats when there became ways to prove any point about any player. You can use some 4 letter stat and show me why Player A is better than Player B. Then I can reference a five letter one with a plus sign next to it and prove the opposite. Totally cool that some people like them and believe in them though.
  20. 3 points
    You didn't enjoy the ballpark experience, NOW Jeter will be concerned.
  21. 3 points
    Do you remember who won or lost? Or who even was playing?
  22. 3 points
    Weird fetish bro.
  23. 3 points
    Welcome aboard! This city has shown they go to sporting events when the team is playing well. Doesn't matter if they're cuban or Turkish, if there's a good team on the field people will come. No one came to see Hechavarria, and no one has declared their allegience to the marlins for signing the Mesa brothers. I'm cuban, but I don't want this team trying to use the "hispanic" card to draw people in. Let's build a classic baseball culture in the city and let it cultivate over generations like the other teams have.
  24. 3 points
    Article requires subscription to The Athletic to read, but it's worth it. $5 a month for top tier articles! (If you subscribe for the year) https://theathletic.com/1012071/2019/06/06/the-marlins-2019-draft-class-is-getting-high-praise-from-scouts-and-analysts-heres-why/ Jim Bowden tweeted on Wednesday that the Marlins had the best draft class among all teams. Baseball America draft analayst Carlos Collazo said " ... on pure talent, you could argue they did better than any other team." A good note: "Looking at the big picks, there isn't anyone I see in the first two days that they should have trouble signing." - Nick Faleris, Director of Amateur Evaluation at 2080 Baseball. John Sickels: "Very solid draft ... balance between high-ceiling and high-floor players, offense and defense ... should improve both depth and breadth of farm system while helping medium- and long-term outlooks for the organization." I won't say much about Bleday since I'm sure we've all heard enough of him, but the article does have a few paragraphs on him. Some other notes: - Scouts think the team's second pick Kameron Misner is too passive at the plate, which causes some of his struggles, but if he starts attacking pitches early in the count, could translate to success. Great eye at the plate. - Nasim Nunez, third pick, has lightning fast speed, switch hitter but hits better from the right side although one scout said has a better looking swing on the left side, and was considered the best defensive shortstop in the draft by Baseball America. Questions on his offensive game at the pro level, but should be able to rise through the ranks due to glove and speed. - Outfielder Peyton Burdick (3rd rounder) batted .407, slugged .729 with 15 homers, stole 24 bases and drew 60 walks while striking out only 35 times. Impressed Marlin scouts with raw power. - First baseman Evan Edwards, fourth rounder, 1.059 OPS this year with 14 homers. - Evan Fitterer and MD Johnson (5th and 6th round picks respectively) profile similarly, could be mid-rotation arms quickly. Both top mid-90s with their fastball and have decent secondary stuff. - Few pitchers that project to be solid relievers (Bryan Hoeing for example). - 10th round pick JD Orr (outfielder) stole 60 bases this year, drew more walks than strikeouts in his collegiate career. - Infielder Nic Ready, 23rd round, won the college home run derby last year and set a bunch of school records at Air Force. - Right hand pitcher John Baker (29th round) ... I'm mostly just mentioning him because of former Marlin John Baker. However, Sickels says "Baker racks up strikeouts despite so-so velocity." Worth a note. - A lot of college seniors, quite a few players who could out-perform their signing bonus quickly. All in all a solid read and great stuff going forward.
  25. 3 points
    At the game. 3rd row behind catcher. Teal marlins dawson jersey
  26. 3 points
    You can say it's a fluke, you can say it's a small sample size, you can say whatever you want, but playing good baseball is playing good baseball !!!
  27. 3 points
  28. 3 points
    Misner has experience playing 1B. The draft is all about Best Player Available. So many of these guys never pan out. It would be a losing battle to draft simply based on need. Keep in mind, there is still an international signing period and trade deadline to add layers to the infield depth in the org. MLB draft is best player available
  29. 3 points
    Cheap Jeter wasn't at those games to scout any players. He went to those games just because he wanted to watch baseball and those collegiate games are cheaper tickets than any mlb games. That's all. It's merely a coincidence that the Marlins drafted people from those games.
  30. 3 points
    So they chose the best available college bat right? That's perfect. The only "better" players were high schoolers. I'm happy. Great job not shying away from the easy choice. Awesome.
  31. 3 points
    The thread started last Thursday at 4:04 pm. You're welcome.
  32. 3 points
    Dear Management, Don’t turn today’s Easter egg hunt into a butt-f***-a-thon. Pick the player most likely to have a positive impact on the team in 2021/2022. Thanks Long suffering Marlins Fan In Miami
  33. 3 points
    Marlins are now on pace to finish with more runs scored than they had in 2013. Maybe the doomsday media was wrong about this being the worst offense in mlb history.
  34. 3 points
    That article is like an entire milk truck crashing into another milk truck on the highway, spilling milk everywhere.
  35. 3 points
    The Year in Review and scouting report right above your post. I know you probably have not finished reading it yet though.
  36. 3 points
    Urena needs to be traded RIGHT NOW. I know there's the thought that his value could increase closer to the deadline as teams get more desperate, but the thing about Urena is: he's bad. He's on a hot streak right now, but he won't stay on that hot streak until July 31. If that ERA sneaks up toward the 5.00 that his true talent predicts, teams will give up way less than they will now, thinking the 2.80 in the last 7 is actually legitimate.
  37. 3 points
    I just like to pretend that we are an expansion franchise that started last year. Makes it easier to go on day by day.
  38. 3 points
    It's not a good team, I mean they came off a 7-game losing streak prior to this... But no reason not to be happy to see the team make strides - particularly the starting rotation.
  39. 2 points
    Hot take: Mike Trout is the most underrated player in baseball. Not because people don't think he's good, but because people don't realize how good. Mike Trout has been the best player in baseball by many value stats since 2005. Mike Trout wasn't even drafted until 2009. He is already one of the greatest players of all time and he isn't even halfway through with his career. Michael Trout
  40. 2 points
    Is it weird that I enrolled my kid in all day summer camp so that he can get off my ps4 and I finally get some real time on this game? Don't tell the wife though.
  41. 2 points
    SongIn "Songy" TheAir
  42. 2 points
  43. 2 points
    I think the only negative comes from how much you value the higher draft picks. Getting another one or two top picks would be nice but other than that I see no negatives in this team improving faster than expected. With that said they would also have to balance out contention with still "staying the course." Can't Loria this thing and suddenly trade Sixto and Mesa for a reliever rental at the deadline. This is a big one and would really show the difference between ownerships.
  44. 2 points
    mlb.com 4) Marlins: JJ Bleday, OF, Vanderbilt Bleday entered the year as a likely first-round pick, although more in the middle of the first round. Scouts knew he could hit and play right field, but they wanted to see him show more power. Mission accomplished. Bleday led NCAA Division I with 26 home runs entering the NCAA Tournament without losing his ability to still hit for average (.353). He immediately becomes the best offensive prospect in the Marlins system.
  45. 2 points
    Do not take a HS project please. I don’t care how high his ceiling is. Get a “sure” thing this time.
  46. 2 points
    oh thank you
  47. 2 points
    Marlins would be absolute morons to not pick Vaughn if he is still on the board at 4.
  48. 2 points
    So maybe Dietrich's dad needs to calm down in the other thread about his home run total this year.
  49. 2 points
    Much as I don't necessarily want Castro on the team, he has run into some really bad luck this year. He's actually hitting the ball harder this year than the last four years. Just hitting the ball in the wrong spots, for the most part. His average launch angle is a little down compared to his career average, could be all it is. Just some numbers to throw out: - 40.2% hard hit [highest by far since 2015] - 12.5 K% [top 7% in the league] - his xwOBA - wOBA is .059 which indicates a decent amount of bad luck here If he can just get half a hair under the ball more for a good six week stretch with the same approach, we're talking about a good trade candidate for sure.
  50. 2 points


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