Here is what Deadspin’s Purple Prose has to say about the Fish.

For the record, here are some of the nicknames in the write up:

  • The Marlins: Miami entrant in the Senior Circuit, Spearfish, Swinging Swimmers, Briny Ballers, Santiago’s Sluggers, Pelagics
  • Marlins Fans: Ye Fans of the Fishes
  • Marlins Bullpen: Sunshine State Pen Men
  • Wayne Huizenga: Gaseous trashman
  • Jeffrey Loria: Angry art dealer
  • Dan Uggla: Owl, Swedish Surprise, Ugg-Boot
  • Scott Olsen: Shiner
  • Alfredo Amezaga: Double-A
  • Logan Kensing: French Kiss
  • Wes Helms: Daily Show
  • Jeremy Hermida: May-retta Masterstroker
  • Renyel Pinto: Lemon
  • Kevin Gregg: Mild-Mannered Reporter
  • Hanley Ramirez: The Reconstituted Rajah, Double-R, Valiant of VORP

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