Great individual statistics alone are not enough to capture the MVP or Cy Young Award. Sportswriters have often cited a team’s futility as justification for shortchanging deserving players of postseason honors.
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Roughly thirty-six hours after Marlins players had learned that their teammate and friend had passed in a boating accident, they had no choice but to find a way to play baseball.Read more
There are no words. Nothing written here, none of the love pouring from the cracks in baseball’s broken heart, can match even a fraction of the joy which has been stolen away. Jose Fernandez, All-Star pitcher for the Miami Marlins, died in a boating accident early Sunday. I read the news through a half smile. “What a tasteless joke.” ButRead more
Waking up on August 16, 2016, and checking the standings, you find that the Miami Marlins are tied with St. Louis for the second wild card in the NL. How can that be?Read more