The bench players are going to get some love this year.
"I'm going to give them some mental breaks," Gonzalez said. "There may be a fight in the manager's office because they like to play. Not only for them, but you have to give your bench players some at-bats, too."
This is something I completely agree with. Everyone on the team needs to be involved for it to succeed. The Marlins have a decent bench and them filling in from time to time isn't going to hurt a thing. And it may even help. There is no doubt that Cabrera and Ramirez could play 162, but there isn't a need for them to do so. Days off are a good thing, even if it is of the one day variety. As a kid, I read a book about Willie Mays, which I remember to this day, and it said that every time Mays was given (read forced) a day off he came back more productive than before.
Now, that brings up the tricky part which Fredi is already aware of.
The new off-day policy will work out just fine, it is just going to require some thought.