Has the Marlins Trade With the Blue Jays Panned Out?

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Let's revisit that trade made in November, 2012 for a moment. Consider the main pieces in the deal - Mark Buerhle, Josh Johnson, Emilio Bonifacio, John Buck, and Jose Reyes all headed north to Toronto while the Fish received Henderson Alvarez, Jake Marisnick, Adeiny Hechavarria, Anthony DeSclafani, Justin Nicolino, Jeff Mathis, and Yunel Escobar. The Marlins contended … [Read more...]

Re-evaluating the Marlins and Blue Jays Trade

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The Marlins recently signed Chone Figgins to a minor league contract. This guy, back in 2009, was an MVP candidate for the Angels as he was a one-man wrecking crew getting on base, stealing bases, and scoring runs. His stint in Seattle, however, was a disaster. One of the heavy criticisms this offseason has been that the Marlins had a fire sale and shipped off their best … [Read more...]

Miami Marlins: Fernandez, Yelich among six on MLB.com top 100 prospects

Four other teams had as many as the Marlins, but no organization in baseball placed more prospects on the MLB.com top 100, announced Tuesday night on MLB Network. Right-hander Jose Fernandez (seventh) and outfielder Christian Yelich (13th) are the blue chippers. The others who cracked the list: outfielder Jake Marisnick (70th), lefties Justin Nicolino (72nd) and Andrew … [Read more...]

Who is Sam Dyson? Marlins Waiver Wire Pickup Getting Some Buzz

Can Sam Dyson continue to build on the talent he showed north of the border?

The Marlins have been very low key this offseason, almost ghost like. After a tumultuous year, splashing with big cash and free agents, new unis, new stadium, new coach, but scant wins, the Marlins are looking to get back to their roots by winning with valued, overperforming assets. They may have found another nugget of gold trickling from the Blue Jays table. The Marlins … [Read more...]

Did Marlins Get Fair Value for Yunel Escobar?

The Marlins clearly made a deal with the Blue Jays that was fixated on the future. Most have different opinions about the direction of that future, whether or not it is a bright one, but the Marlins modus operandi right now is to bolster their assets in the minor leagues and build back up what they have repleted. It was widely reported that the Marlins were dumping salary in … [Read more...]