With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?
While the calendar turning over from June to July won’t even register as a blip for most people, for the Miami Marlins it’s the end of one of the most successful months the team has seen in the last two years.
Lost amidst the celebration of the Miami Heat’s back-to-back championships is the other professional team currently in season in South Florida, the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins continue their pursuit of a dubious place in the annals of baseball history as they continue to lose games at a clip not seen since the worst team of the modern era of baseball, the 1962 New York Mets.
A little more than a quarter of the way through the 2013 Major League Baseball regular season, the Miami Marlins, to paraphrase former Arizona Cardinals coach Dennis Green, “are who we thought they were.”
The Miami Marlins can’t seem to get out of their own way when it comes to finding a way to lose games. Trailing by a run in the ninth inning, the woeful Miami Marlins tripled twice — and still lost.
Next time you go to Marlins Park, you won’t be sitting in the nosebleed seats, at least during weekday games.
While the Miami Marlins have shown a little bit of life over the past few games, the season-long struggles of the team continue despite the occasional victory.
The Miami Marlins are about to finish off the first month of the 2013 season and after 30 days, the Marlins are just about where most pundits expected them to be, at the bottom of nearly every statistical category in baseball.
After an offseason of fire sale trades and fan angst, the 2013 Miami Marlins will finally take the field Monday night for the team’s home opener against the Atlanta Braves.