Marlins Trade Rumors: No Need for a Rebuild

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Look, I know a lot of us are suffering a bit from PTSD when it comes to our team and its roster. We have very little faith in our front office doing the right thing and when a trade is made, it is mostly always perceived to be about the bottom line. Yet, even with long term deals cemented for both Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich, this perception still persists. Add to … [Read more...]

Marlins Trade Deadline: Go Big, Trade for Joey Votto?

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WARNING: This article is total speculation. That's right. I am being totally speculative here. And most of you will disagree with the specifics of this article, but probably not the subject. The Marlins just got swept by the team with the worst record in baseball. With 32 wins, and three games at the expense of the Fish, they just bumped themselves closer to the 2nd worst … [Read more...]

Are the Marlins Looking to Deal?

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Mat Latos throws against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning during their baseball game in Miami, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

With a stockpile of quality starter arms, it appears the Marlins may be looking to shore things up a bit. With Jose Fernandez's return, the rumor mill has started churning as the Marlins are looking to consolidate their talents in the rotation. Currently Fernandez anchors a rotation alongside Dan Haren, Tom Koehler, Mat Latos, and whichever pitcher can stick from the … [Read more...]

Pitching Woes Plaguing Marlins in Young Season

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There are a lot of problems that affect a team that is currently starting the year with a 3-8 record. Some are to be expected when you have a lot of new moving parts that still need time to gel with the other, more established players. Dee Gordon is not one of them; he is hitting the ball, getting on base, stealing bases and setting up the hitters behind him to be productive. … [Read more...]

Marlins Tender to All Five Arbitration Eligible Players

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Joe Frisaro is reporting that the Marlins have tendered contracts to all five arbitration eligible Fish before tonight's 11:59pm deadline. That means Steve Cishek, Casey McGehee, Nathan Eovaldi, Henderson Alvarez, and Mike Dunn will all be retained by the Marlins. This prevents all five players from walking as free agents; the tender means the Marlins will have them signed … [Read more...]