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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

In flurry of moves, Marlins recall top prospect Andrew Heaney; outfielder Christian Yelich placed on DL | marlins.com: News

The Andrew Heaney era has begun.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 17, 2014 at 06:33 AM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: andrew heaney, christian yelich, jarrod saltalamacchia, marlins

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   1. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: June 17, 2014 at 08:06 AM (#4728192)
link didn't work for me
   2. Boxkutter Posted: June 17, 2014 at 09:53 AM (#4728279)
   3. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: June 17, 2014 at 10:11 AM (#4728304)
Is this great drafting, or great player development in the minors?
   4. Dock Ellis on Acid Posted: June 17, 2014 at 10:20 AM (#4728314)
Probably both, no? They had the foresight to draft Jose Fernandez 14th overall, and only needed to develop him for a 138 innings in the minors before he set the National League on fire.
   5. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: June 17, 2014 at 10:24 AM (#4728316)
...and then his elbow. :-(
   6. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: June 17, 2014 at 10:44 AM (#4728341)
"I don't want to preach about velocity," Heaney said. "Velocity, it doesn't matter. Some guys throw 100 and it looks like 90. Some guys can throw 90 and it looks like 100. It's all about what the hitter perceives. If you've got good movement against any hitter, they say 90 with movement is going to be a lot harder to hit than 100 straight.

"You've just got to work in and out and throw strikes down in the zone, and let your fastball work for you. It doesn't really matter how hard you throw."


Amazing quote from a soon-to-be Major League pitcher.

It still feels to me that the Marlins are playing with house money so I'm thinking that they might make things interesting come September. The Nationals sure aren't setting the world on fire after their brief outburst last week-ish. The Braves are showing signs of creaking lately. Interesting division right now.
   7. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: June 17, 2014 at 10:49 AM (#4728346)
It still feels to me that the Marlins are playing with house money


And guess where that house is located?
   8. DA Baracus Posted: June 17, 2014 at 11:15 AM (#4728370)
It still feels to me that the Marlins are playing with house money


Close. Miami taxpayers' money.
   9. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: June 17, 2014 at 11:39 AM (#4728390)
Precisely why I avoid Dade County as much as possible.
   10. Swedish Chef Posted: June 17, 2014 at 01:52 PM (#4728567)
Marlins will do well to win 75 games.
   11. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: June 17, 2014 at 02:37 PM (#4728600)
It still feels to me that the Marlins are playing with house money

Close. Miami taxpayers' money.


Throw in Young Masters Steinbrenners' money and pretty soon you're soaking in so much free unearned moolah you can't be bothered to care about some crappy ballclub.
   12. Walt Davis Posted: June 17, 2014 at 08:33 PM (#4728903)
Amazing quote from a soon-to-be Major League pitcher.

Although predictably from a guy who can't touch 100. :-)

Also a lefty -- seems they've always been able to get by with "mediocre" stuff more easily than righties.

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