Marlins Trade Rumors: No Need for a Rebuild


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...]

Has the Marlins Trade With the Blue Jays Panned Out?


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...]

Is Rafael Furcal A Stop Gap For Derek Dietrich?


One might think that the recent signing of Rafael Furcal may spell the end of the brief Derek Dietrich era in Miami, but it could actually be just the beginning. In Rafael Furcal, the Marlins are getting a gold-glove caliber infielder to complement Adeiny Hechavarria. This may also bring more attention Hech's way and get him a gold-glove, but that would be a digression at … [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...]

Mild Rumors For Marlins as Winter Meetings Commence


Last year, the Marlins made a big splash with their free agent acquisitions. Everything was set to remake the Marlins and kick things off in a new era with a brand new ballpark. A year later, a lot has changed after a disappointing 93 loss season; the payroll was gutted and the Marlins brass decided a reboot was more prescriptive for what ails this franchise. The fans, … [Read more...]