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Mish Bits – Day 1

Mish Bits – Day 1

Presented by Here are some of my thoughts from Day 1 of Spring Training.Sandy Alcantara will start opening day.Brandon Kintzler is the closer.I wouldn’t have expected Marlins Manager Don Mattingly to tip his hand on these so early in camp but I am fairly certain...

2020 Miami Marlins Season Preview

2020 Miami Marlins Season Preview

Presented by Baseball. Is. Back.It’s been a long and exciting offseason for the Marlins, but it's finally time to talk about the play on the diamond.Today I’m bringing you some roster and stat projections. From the 26-man roster, to the opening day starting lineup....

Mish Bits – Jarlin The Giant

Mish Bits – Jarlin The Giant

Presented by There was nothing of value offered in return for one of the Marlins most valuable relievers from 2019. How ? Why ? Not all moves are easy to explain and that’s how we will have to categorize this one.García, was a victim of a 40 man roster crunch, and...

Mish Bits

Mish Bits

Presented by MISH BITS FROM FANFEST1. The Marlins packed them in yesterday. As I reported Saturday Night 17,000 + attended Marlins Park for the festivities. This is a jump in about 5,000 fans from 2019. At 3 PM I wasn’t certain this would be the case but by 5 PM you...

Brian Anderson: *Insert Squidward Future Meme Here*

Brian Anderson: *Insert Squidward Future Meme Here*

Presented by A successful September call-up in 2017, along with a strong a 2018 spring training, made Brian Anderson the everyday third baseman for the rebuilding Miami Marlins. In order to accommodate Martín Prado in his return to the lineup later that season,...

Isan Diaz and the elephant in the room

Isan Diaz and the elephant in the room

Presented by Well...this is a topic I’ve been waiting to voice my opinion on for quite some time. It’s possibly the hottest topic in Marlins baseball at any level right now. The question is: What does Miami do with Isan Diaz?The 23-year-old second baseman is setting...

Riley Mahan trending in the right direction

Riley Mahan trending in the right direction

 credit: David RosenblumIn 2017, second baseman Riley Mahan was selected in the 3rd round of the MLB draft by the Miami Marlins. His time in the organization has had its ups and downs. Last season in High-A Jupiter, Mahan slashed .250/.298/.340. While not abysmal, it...

Marlins 2019 International Free Agency in Review

Marlins 2019 International Free Agency in Review

“We want to be THE destination for top international talent.”That was the sentiment spoken by Marlins CEO Derek Jeter during the Mesa Brothers press conference in Miami last October after completing the biggest deal in team history in the International market. Miami...

A night as a fan at Marlins Park

A night as a fan at Marlins Park

After starting 10-31, the Marlins have gone on a 22-19 run that has opened eyes around the league and in Miami. The pitching has been interesting, and the hitters have been hitting. What seemed like an atrocious and deflating second year of the rebuild has transformed...

¿Sixto Sanchez? ¡Como Anunciado!

¿Sixto Sanchez? ¡Como Anunciado!

¿Sixto Sanchez? ¡Como Anunciado!Por Luis DavilaCuando los Marlins estaban hablando con otros equipos interesados en el catcher, JT Realmuto, ellos deseaban jugadores jóvenes que tienen el potencial de hacer un impacto grande. En las grandes ligas, ya se ha visto el...

Sixto Sanchez? As advertised.

Sixto Sanchez? As advertised.

When the Marlins were taking calls on J.T. Realmuto this offseason, their goal was to acquire impactful young players. At the Major League level, we have seen plenty of Catcher Jorge Alfaro; his power at the plate and leadership behind it. LHP Will Stewart has had...

Jordan YamaGOATo?

Jordan YamaGOATo?

When the Marlins traded Christian Yelich to the Brewers before his 2018 MVP season, Jordan Yamamoto was among the currently controversial return. This year, every player the Marlins received in that deal is trending the right way. Lewis Brinson is slashing...

The Marlins Draft: A Smashing Success

The Marlins Draft: A Smashing Success

The big names were finally all traded. The fruits of the sell-off are all in the farm system. When the 2019 season began, expectations were that the position player depth in the organization would be solid, but it quickly became evident that the Marlins had a serious...

Welcome to Our Next Phase

Welcome to Our Next Phase

What’s up, Swings and Mishes fam? It’s me, JT. No, not that JT or THAT J.T., just Jeremy. While Luis brought you through the Marlins Draft and Ian updated you on what’s going on down on the farm in incredible detail, I wanted to write a quick piece to address what’s...

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