At Fantasy Baseball Season's Quarter Pole, It's Time To Accept Patterns And TrendsMost teams in MLB have played close to 40 games at this point of the season, meaning the fantasy baseball season is one quarter over. If you've been waiting for that veteran to come around and start hitting, it's time to give up on the dream. If that pitcher still has an ERA way north of five runs per game, you may need to look elsewhere for wins and strikeouts. This is the time of the year when trends become permanent, really. Sticking too long with players headed for bad seasons only can hurt your team.
Another Long Offseason In Store For Underachieving MarlinsThe 2015 season certainly didn’t go the way the Miami Marlins had hoped when they finished spring training.
Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball TeamStaying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he's going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
Marlins End 6-Game Losing Streak With 4-1 Win Over BravesBrad Hand threw seven strong innings and drove in two runs with sacrifice bunts and the Miami Marlins ended a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
Marlins Losing Streak Up To 6 After Falling 7-2 To BravesRookie Mike Foltynewicz won for the first time in three starts since returning to the Braves rotation as Atlanta downed the slumping Miami Marlins 7-2 on Saturday night.
Florida Native Makes Debut With MarlinsThe day before his 25th birthday, pitcher Brian Ellington received the gift of a lifetime. He was leaving the minor leagues to pitch for the Miami Marlins.
Markakis Leads Braves To 6-3 Win Over MarlinsNick Markakis had three hits, including a tie-breaking two-run double in the seventh inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling Miami Marlins 6-3 on Friday night.
Perez's Single In 8th Seals Marlins’ 9-8 Loss To BravesEury Perez drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Nick Markakis had three RBIs to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-8 on Thursday night.
Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Marlins Hope To Bounce Back After Loss To Padres In ExtrasWhile the underachieving Miami Marlins shed salary prior to the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres stood pat believing there's still time to salvage their disappointing season.
Base-Loaded Walks Lift Padres Over Marlins 8-3A.J. Ramos forced home the tiebreaking run with a bases-loaded, four-pitch walk in the 11th inning, Jedd Gyorko added a two-run single and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 Friday night.
Report: Marlins-Dodgers Trade Now On Hold
Marlins' 3-2 Loss Might Have Turned Padres Into BuyersThe way things were going, it seemed the Padres would likely be sellers as the trade deadline approaches. That was before they won five of eight on homestead that might change the front office's thinking.
Latos, Marlins Aim For Series Split Against Host PadresMat Latos won't dodge the fact there's a good chance the Miami Marlins will deal him prior to next week's trade deadline.
Marlins Can Claim Rare Series Win With Victory Over DBacksIt's clear that the Marlins are being careful with hard-throwing Jose Fernandez as he works his way back from Tommy John surgery.