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Giancarlo Stanton's 2014 season in Marlins historical context
Giancarlo Stanton just finished one of the best seasons in Miami Marlins history. Where does his year stand in the annals of the team's history, and is it the most deserving of an MVP award? Thanks to a gruesome injury at the hands of a Mike Fiers fastball in a game against the Milwaukee Brewers , Giancarlo Stanton's 2014 season with the Miami Marlins is essentially over.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Dodgers beat Giants 17-0
The National League West leaders thrashed the Giants in their own house, winning 17-0 to take the second game of a crucial three-game series between the two teams, with Cy Young Award favorite Clayton Kershaw set to pitch Sunday's finale. The Giants had won the first game of the series 9-0, but they were completely overmatched Saturday, falling back to two games out in the division with 14 to go.
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Dodgers have 4 players reach 30 doubles
Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez hit a double in the first inning against Tim Hudson of the Giants on Saturday, giving up 31 doubles on the season. For the sixth time in the 131-year history of the franchise the Dodgers have four different players with at least 30 doubles in a season.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
This Date In Baseball
1932 - The New York Yankees beat Cleveland 9-3 and clinched the American League pennant. Joe McCarthy became the first manager to win flags in both leagues.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Giancarlo Stanton Rumors: Marlins prepared to offer Stanton franchise record contract
Sep 8, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton celebrates with shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria after the Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The the conversation around Miami all season has been centered around Giancarlo Stanton, and for good reason.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Arizona Diamondbacks: La Russa announces GM candidates
Steve Gilbert of MLB.com has reported multiple times that the Diamondbacks are committed to improving their advanced metrics department. Chief baseball officer Tony La Russa has said that the team will embrace advanced metrics more than in years past but the metrics department will not interfere with the managers decision in the game.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Giancarlo Stanton's place in Miami Marlins history
As much as the Miami Marlins are going to deny it, Giancarlo Stanton's status as a Marlin remains in the air. If he leaves the team at the end of 2015, where does he stand among the Marlins' greats? There is a lot to love about Giancarlo Stanton's 2014 season with the Miami Marlins .
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Clayton Kershaw Currently Atop the NL MVP Rankings
It was a 108-pitch, eight-inning masterpiece, one in which the Los Angeles Dodgers ace allowed just three hits and racked up eight strikeouts. He made one mistake, a solo shot to Bryce Harper in the seventh, and that was it.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Sea Dogs induct shortstop Hanley Ramirez into team's hall of fame
Former Portland Sea Dogs shortstop Hanley Ramirez is the 2014 inductee into the Unum Portland Sea Dogs Hall of Fame, the team announced before Friday night's game against the Harrisburg Senators at Hadlock Field.
Christian Yelich and the Marlins' ideal leadoff man
Christian Yelich's fit in the leadoff spot, like his swing, is almost picture-perfect.
Hanley Ramirez's Path to Large Free-Agency Payday Is Switch to Third Base
If Hanley Ramirez knew what was good for him, he wouldn't be playing shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers .
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Giancarlo Stanton's unfortunate timing in Marlins history
Had Giancarlo Stanton come around a few years earlier or a few years later, his outlook on the team may not have been so morbid.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Miami Herald
Miami Marlins' Christian Yelich excels as leadoff hitter
Thrust into the spot at the top of the order, Christian Yelich entered Tuesday with the highest on-base percentage of any regular leadoff hitter in the majors.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
This Team Isn't Going Anywhere Without Hanley Ramirez
So we're finally seeing the effects of a Hanley Ramirez DL stint. The Dodgers won last night, probably as a result of a deep and underlying want to do well in come-from-behind situations suddenly on the 21st day of August.
Hanley Ramirez vs Adeiny Hechavarria Not a Debate
On July 26th of 2012, the Miami Marlins made the second trade of now what is considered to be the biggest fire sale in team history.
Fish Bites: Miami Marlins excited about Marcell Ozuna's offensive success
After a brief slump, the Marlins are excited about Marcell Ozuna's ability to turn things around quickly.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Ranking MLB's worst fielders by position
Errors draw headlines, but how many errors a player makes isn't the only factor in determining whether said player is a good defender.
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Dodgers comeback struggles real, but overblown
It seems you can't listen to or watch a Dodgers game these days without hearing about their lack of comeback wins this season.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Giancarlo Stanton, MVP, and the meaning of "value"
The nebulous meaning of the word "value" in the Most Valuable Player award ultimately determines the chances of Giancarlo Stanton taking the award.
Budding Superstar: Why Giancarlo Stanton Must Shine Outside Miami
It rocked baseball's Hot Stove season because of its future implications, seeming to ensure that if Giancarlo Stanton was to ever become the Herculean superstar people expected him to transform into, it would not be with the Miami Marlins .