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Marlins have not given up on Dan Haren

Haren may indeed join the club in Jupiter for Spring Training. Plus links on Donovan Solano and Jose Fernandez.

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-Rockies Have "Mild" Interest in Dan Haren; Drew Stubbs A Possible Return?e "Mild" Interest on Dan Haren, Drew Stubbs In Return?

The Marlins have yet to find a taker for Dan Haren, but some surprising teams are starting to show interest. According to Jon Morosi of FOX SPORTS, the Colorado Rockies have "mild interest" in trading for starting pitcher Dan Haren. The Giants were also said to be involved in discussions but Morosi also tweeted that the Giants active dialogue with the Marlins has ended.

-Marlins Rumors: Miami inks Tyler Colvin and Scott Sizemore to Minor League Deals - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

According to Matt Eddy at Baseball America, the Marlins made two such moves recently, signing outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder Scott Sizemore to minor league deals and both will likely also include invitations to spring training with the big club.

-Miami Marlins single-game spring training tickets on sale Friday - Sun Sentinel

The Marlins and Cardinals will play each other six times in Grapefruit League action at Roger Dean. Among the Marlins' notable home games: March 15 (Detroit Tigers), March 24 (Boston Red Sox), and the April 1 Grapefruit League finale against the Washington Nationals. cComments Got something to say? Start the conversation and be the first to comment. ADD A COMMENT 0 All start times for Marlins' exhibition games -- including the March 2 and 3 contests against Florida International University and the University of Miami, respectively -- are 1:05 p.m. with one exception. The Marlins host the Atlanta Braves under the lights (7:05 p.m.) on March 20.

-Fourth outfield search wide open " The Fish Pond

All options remain in play for the Marlins in their search for a fourth outfielder. There are at least four candidates, and no clear frontrunner. Free agents Nate Schierholtz and Ichiro Suzuki definitely are in the mix. But the list is deeper than these two.

-Fernandez measuring up to Hall of Fame arms |

Jose Fernandez was the total package during his 2013 National League Rookie of the Year Award-winning season. The Marlins' ace showed dominance and poise rarely seen by a 20-year-old. In fact, Fernandez's first big league season was so impressive, according to Marlins radio voice Dave Van Horne, it surpassed the early seasons of two pitchers just elected to the Hall of Fame -- Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez.

-Door remains open for Haren to join Miami " The Fish Pond

Don’t close the door on Dan Haren pitching for the Marlins just yet. I’m hearing rumblings that Miami hasn’t given up hope the 34-year-old will have a change of heart and ultimately report to Spring Training with the rest of the pitchers and catchers on Feb. 20.

Around The League

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A day after having shoulder surgery to fix his right AC joint, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth said in an email to that he expects to be fully recovered by Opening Day.

A's acquire utility man Zobrist, SS Escobar from Rays |

OAKLAND -- The A's replenished the depth of their lineup as well as their bench Saturday by acquiring utility man Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays. Oakland had to part with catcher John Jaso and two Minor League prospects, infielder Daniel Robertson and outfielder Boog Powell, to complete the trade. But the value of the package Oakland sent to the Rays appeared suitable, since Zobrist is akin to five players by himself. A two-time All-Star, Zobrist can play second base and third base as well as all three outfield spots. He also switch-hits


-Sabathia expects to be healthy for Spring Training |

Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia, on the comeback trail from knee surgery, told the New York Daily News on Friday that he is experiencing no pain and expects to be ready for Spring Training. Sabathia was in New York attending a boxing event put on by Roc Nation Sports, the agency that represents him. The 34-year-old made only eight starts last season, going 3-4 with a 5.28 ERA. He last pitched on May 10, suffering from a degenerative right knee condition that led to surgery in late July.

At Fish Stripes

-Miami Marlins got frustrated with development of Nathan Eovaldi - Fish Stripes

A National League scout told CBS Sports' Jon Heyman Eovaldi is a solid addition to the Yankees' staff even though he has difficulty finding the strike zone at times.

-Marlins hitting coach Frank Menechino interview breakdown - Fish Stripes

FOX Sports Florida's Christina De Nicola had a nice interview with Marlins hitting coach Frank Menechino that deserves some mention. Let's break it down from our outside perspective.

-Marlins want to add another left-handed bullpen piece - Fish Stripes

Andrew McKirahan could win a roster spot, but the Marlins want to explore other lefties. Plus links on Cole Gillespie and former Marlin Gaby Sanchez.

-Giants could be fit for Marlins' Dan Haren - Fish Stripes

The 34-year old starter could head to San Francisco in the event that Tim Hudson is not healthy by Opening Day.