With so many new faces moving into the front office this winter, the Marlins appear to be needing more time to finish evaluating the current on-field product. The team does need to decide which direction they want to go in quickly, though, as most of the best free agents have already signed.
The continuing trade talks regarding Marcell Ozuna could mean that Ichiro Suzuki has ample opportunity to reach 3000 career hits in 2016 if the young Dominican is, indeed, shipped out.
However, there are many reasons why Miami should hold onto its starting center fielder of the last two seasons.
Christian Yelich for Gio Gonzalez? The Marlins said no deal.
Around the League
The full details of that three-team trade involving the Dodgers, which most notably sent Todd Frazier to Chicago, are here.
Yadier Molina has undergone more surgery on the thumb he injured in the playoffs. He could be in a cast for over a month.
At Fish Stripes
The two parties continue to discuss a long-term deal.
The Fish lost more players than they gained on the final day of the Winter Meetings.
This move by the club's ace could indicate tension with the team.
Plus other links on all things baseball, including some of the free agent buzz.