MIAMI -- Optimism is running high for the Miami Marlins, and for good reason. Under the direction of president of baseball operations Michael Hill, the organization has made a number of significant upgrades that should vault the youthful club into playoff contention.
Hill isn't making any bold guarantees. But in honor of Presidents' Day, he is sending three messages to Miami's fan base:
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