Marlins manager Don Mattingly is headed home for the holidays to relax with his family before his workload increases significantly in the spring.
Everyone loves a Christmas surprise. What surprises could the Marlins enjoy this coming season?
The Marlins' winter shopping list, which still hasn't been checked off at all, consists of these key points, which need to be addressed soon.
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Justin Verlander will be reunited with Jordany Valdespin in Detroit next season. The two are familiar with the 'Nutcracker'.
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Key questions regarding Miami's off-season are discussed in this article.
The uncertainty could cause any ongoing negotiations to stall.
The Fish need to find around 20 wins to make the playoffs next season, and there are a few things they could do to improve.
The Marlins may not be as far out of the playoff picture as originally thought.