Swimming With the Fishes: Rumors for Offseason Hot Stove Begin

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Lots of things are circulating: Marlins are "done" reloading. The trades for prospects are over and now they are looking to build up and improve. They have built with pitching and defense and we all know the offense needs a lift. So, it may come via a trade and the Marlins, loaded with young pitching, may move a young arm for a potential bat. In fact, some are just flat out, … [Read more...]

Middlebrooks and Trumbo Potential Targets for Marlins?

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Rumors are starting to swirl as the Marlins head into the offseason. According to Jim Bowden, the Marlins are looking to potentially move young pitching to acquire more offense. https://twitter.com/JimBowdenESPNxm/status/397026022085754880 On the lookout for a 3B, the Marlins may be talking to the Red Sox about the possibility of acquiring Will Middlebrooks, who has been … [Read more...]

Matt Dominguez Trade: A Big Mistake For the Marlins

In order to try and jumpstart the offense last year, the Marlins traded away their top 3B prospect, Matt Dominguez, to the Astros for Carlos Lee. "El Caballo" was expected to help create more run production for the Marlins, who were also facing  a lot of time without Giancarlo Stanton, to try and get the team out of cardiac arrest. A few weeks later, the Marlins ended up … [Read more...]

Not Likely: Possible Nolasco For Trumbo Deal Not Happening

While the past few days rumors have surfaced that the Marlins were talking with the Angels about a possible Ricky Nolasco for Mark Trumbo swap, there are strong suggestions that this possible scenario is dead. First of all, there is the Kendry Morales for Justin Vargas (an ex-Marlin) deal. The Angels were able to trade one of their biggest strengths (power hitting) for a … [Read more...]

Mark Trumbo For Ricky Nolasco Next Move for Marlins?

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There are a lot of reports that the Marlins are in discussions with the Angels for a possible trade. The Angels are looking to bolster their starting pitching and the Marlins may indeed be shopping Ricky Nolasco, who is due $11.5M in the final year of his contract. Nolasco has been very candid about his displeasure with the direction of the team and as the last player from … [Read more...]