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Keep your heads up Marlin fans
- Updated: July 23, 2012
It has been a rollercoaster season for our team this year. We have been in every position in this division, and some of us may have doubts as to whether it will get better.
Face it, we have seen worse, remember 1998? Yes, I too feel the sting and frustration due to streaky play, errors, blown saves, and occasional lack of offense. Maybe this frustration is due to the team not fulfilling our lofty expectations for them this year.
We are all guilty of being upset, and have the right to be, but we can not trash our guys, if we fail to support them, they may not believe in themselves. Case in point, Heath Bell…he was phenomenal for San Diego. This season he has dropped the ball for us yes, but I see more hatred tossed his way than is necessary. To see how badly his struggles have eaten him up is proof that he cares about closing out for this team, and its fans.
The argument can be made that they play a game, but to them, it is much more than just that. They carry the hopes of all of us on their shoulders, and sometimes the expectations can be a heavy burden. We may not play to the level of the pre-season hype, but we are vastly improved over last year, and that is sufficient enough for me.
Keep believing, and show your support for them, good or bad.It is hard for our players to have a short term memory and push past it when it is thrown in their faces. Leave the negative talk about Miami to our competition, not within our own ranks. Our next title will be even more strongly celebrated because they will persevere over stretches like this one, and we will be right there with them, just like ’97 and ’03. Keep the faith, and stay loyal