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Miami Marlins morning news: Jim Benedict named VP of pitching development

The Marlins have brought in a the former Pirates' special assistant to the GM to be the VP of their pitching development. Plus links on Don Mattingly, Adeiny Hechavarria, and more.

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Marlins News

Last Friday the Marlins announced that they hired Jim Benedict as their VP of pitching development. Benedict most recently in Pittsburgh as the special assistant to the general manager.

The Marlins finally had their highly-anticipated meeting with Don Mattingly on Monday. Mattingly is considered to be the front runner to land the managerial position.

Adeiny Hechavarria is up for the Best Defensive Player award.

Giancarlo Stanton was great when he was healthy, but how were the Marlins able to hold down the right field position in his absence?

After being acquired in an offseason trade, Martin Prado proved to be a solid addition after his performance in 2015.

Around the League

Yoenis Cespedes and Curtis Granderson are both ready to go for Game 1 of the World Series.

Tori Hunter has decided to hang up the cleats after 19 years.

Matt Harvey and Edinson Volquez are ready to duel in Game 1.

The Royals are keying in on slwoing down Daniel Murphy.

At FishStripes

-2015 Miami Marlins Season Review: Martin Prado - Fish Stripes

Martin Prado rode a good second half to a solid season for the Marlins in 2015, including a Gold Glove-level performance at third base.

-Miami Marlins are still determining Dan Jennings' role - Fish Stripes

Jennings was asked to return. But then he was told not to do so quite yet.

-2015 Miami Marlins Season Review: Dee Gordon - Fish Stripes

Dee Gordon put up one of the best season by a Marlins second baseman ever.

-Don Mattingly is available but will likely have other options - Fish Stripes

Sure, the veteran manager is now available. That does not mean he heads to Miami.

-2015 Miami Marlins Season Review: Deposed free agents - Fish Stripes

The Marlins signed Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Michael Morse to fill in gaps their roster could not fill, but in a very short time period they gave up on both free agents.