Miami Marlins Ace Sandy Alcántara Sets to Establish Himself

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Miami Marlins ace Sandy Alcántara is starting to establish himself as one of the bright young stars in the game. The 26-year-old right-hander has improved every season since his MLB debut in 2017. The combination of strikeout potential and durability make him a quality starter. Now he needs to do it with consistency. Alcántara is […] READ MORE


Pitch f/x and Tanner Houck’s Breakout Season

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A change in pitch usage can be the catalyst for a pitcher breaking out. In this article, we will go through the process of using Pitch f/x data via Fangraphs to identify how the Boston Red Sox’s young hurler Tanner Houck changed his pitch mix by changing his usage rates of existing pitches. With data […] READ MORE


Cardinals Need Major Shakeup, Not Minor Moves

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The St. Louis Cardinals made a number of small moves on Monday to shake up a roster that has underperformed in the month of June. The Cardinals designated under-utilized John Nogowski for assignment. Right-handed pitchers Seth Elledge and Jake Woodford were optioned to Triple-A.  Brandon Waddell and Roel Ramirez join a struggling bullpen. The changes […] READ MORE


George Springer Returns to the Toronto Blue Jays

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After missing 43 Regular Season games, George Springer returns to the Toronto Blue Jays starting lineup. In Tuesday’s game against the Miami Marlins in Marlins Park, Springer hit fifth in the batting order and started for the squad in center field. Many Jay’s fans and the team’s players themselves are excited to have Springer back […] READ MORE


Dodgers Keep on Rolling Against the Marlins

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The Los Angeles Dodgers made it three in a row against the Miami Marlins on Friday night. They started their homestand with a short, two-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners, and Friday featured two aces battling. Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers, and Sandy Alcantara for the Marlins. Alcantara came into the game looking like a […] READ MORE


Braves Slug Past Marlins in Game One of NLDS

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Braves 9, Marlins 5 The Atlanta Braves slugged three homers and scored nine runs in their victory against the Miami Marlins in Game One of the NLDS. These divisional foes entered the best-of-five series with plenty of experience against each other. In the regular season, they faced off ten times, with the Braves winning six […] READ MORE


Miami Marlins 2018 Season Preview

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After what has been a crushing off-season for fans, the Miami Marlins come into the season with not much in terms of expectations. After the blockbuster trades of Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich, Dee Gordon, and Marcell Ozuna, it is crystal clear that Derek Jeter has a plan. And that plan is to rebuild this team. […] READ MORE


The St. Louis Cardinals acquire Marcell Ozuna

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According to reports, the St. Louis Cardinals have acquired 27-year-old outfielder Marcell Ozuna from the Miami Marlins. Source: Marcel Ozuna has been traded to the Cardinals. The deal is pending a physical. — Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) December 13, 2017 The #Marlins will receive starter Sandy Alcantara, OF prospect Magneuris Sierra, RHP Zac Gallen and LHP Daniel […] READ MORE