The Miami Marlins will open their 14th season at Roger Dean Stadium on the third of March against St. Louis. They will play 19 games at the complex, and square-off against three divisional foes.
Brandon Crawford of the Giants has signed a 6-year, $75 million deal. This is similar to what the Fish and Adeiny Hechavarria could agree on this winter.
In light of the uneasy, at best, relationship between the Marlins and agent Scott Boras, is the team willing to move Jose Fernandez because he is represented by Boras?
Looking back on it now, the trade which brought Dee Gordon to Miami was very successful.
The Marlins could get a boat-load of top prospects if they pulled off these trades.
Around the League
Dallas Keuchel and Jake Arrieta both claimed their first Cy Young awards for their respective leagues last night.
David Ortiz has confirmed that he will retire after the 2016 season, even though he just put up his best season since 2007.
A target of the Marlins last winter, Francisco Rodriguez has now been traded to the Tigers after posting 38 saves in 2015.
Zack Greinke and David Price are the two best pitchers available this off-season, and five teams in particular will be in the hunt for their signatures.
At Fish Stripes
Miami Marlins might have to move Scott Boras clients - Fish Stripes
The feud between the two parties is going to make it difficult to keep any of Boras' clients in Miami for the long-haul.
Miami Marlins trade rumors: Jose Fernandez not being shopped - Fish Stripes
Despite the rumors, Joe Frisaro has said that the Fish aren't looking to move their ace.
Miami Marlins rightfully don't want to depend on young starters - Fish Stripes
Promising pitchers with a lack of experience should be kept in the minors for depth purposes, as the Marlins have so little depth to begin with.
2016 Miami Marlins Offseason Plan: Salaries and Arbitration - Fish Stripes
Keeping the payroll in check for next season will, once again, be a primary focus of the winter break.