Who We Are

Presented by

Craig Mish

Hi, I’m Craig. I started covering Major League Baseball as a member of the media in 1996. Whether it’s television, radio, or now podcasting, I enjoy breaking news and delivering high quality interviews and content. In terms of the Marlins, I’ve been fortunate enough to cover them on and off since the 1998 season. I’ve also covered both of the Marlins World Series Championships (1997 & 2003), and just about everything in between. I’ve never seen a no-hitter in person. That’s all I’m missing. Over the past few years, I’ve become more of a Marlins “Insider” — breaking some of the biggest stories on and around the ball club. This website is your home for my reporting on MLB, Miami Marlins, and their Minor League Affiliates.

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Here is our Starting Lineup:

Jeremy Tache

Unfortunately for Jeremy, this was the current picture on his twitter handle and that’s how that picture ended up on this website. The good news is that Jeremy is the co-host on Swings and Mishes, as well as my producer. In addition to his work on the podcast, Jeremy is the Content Director and a writer for the site. Despite the fancy title, this is a “side gig” for him as he is also the Digital Host & Reporter for Bally Sports Florida (formerly Fox Sports Florida).

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David Fernandez

David joins the team at Swings and Mishes after years of watching and writing about Marlins baseball. A fan since Day One, David brings more than a decades worth of writing experience to the site and a deep passion for both the Marlins and the game of baseball in general. He’ll cover the Marlins, the minors and anything else Miiami-related. When he’s not writing, David’s a high school English, Journalism and Creative Writing teacher.

Swings and Mishes En Español

Oscar Prieto Rojas

Oscar is one of the most important people in this project. His knowledge and history of the game with his family in Venezuela makes him not only a tremendous host, but a real student of the game. Oscar has covered International Baseball for more than 20 years. Most importantly, he likes ice cream.

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Daniel Álvarez

This young man is the founder of El Extrabase and covers the Miami Marlins in person at every single home game. He is extremely qualified to be the lead analyst on our Spanish-speaking version of Swings and Mishes. Clearly, I don’t speak Spanish — although I play someone who does on Twitter sometimes — so, I am assuming this podcast is good based on the translation Daniel provides me. I have no other proof. He writes in both English and Spanish on the site. It’s up to him.

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