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Miami Marlins morning news: Reid Brignac to report to Triple-A

Brignac will give the Marlins minor league depth. Plus links on Marcell Ozuna and Giancarlo Stanton.

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Marlins News

Reid Brignac was hoping to make the major league club, but after Don Kelly earned the final roster spot, will report to Triple-A New Orleans.'s Joe Frisaro noted Brignac accepted his Triple-A assignment.

The 29-year-old could have opted out of his contract on Friday but decided to remain with the organization. In Spring Training as a non-roster invitee, Brignac made a strong case to make Miami's roster, but he was cut on Tuesday.

Miami took on the Suns on Saturday. And there were a lot of runs involved.

Giancarlo Stanton is ready. Are you? Opening Day against the Braves. Today, 4:10 EST. Marlins Park.

The Marlins had an active offseason and some deals developed quickly. However, others took the entire night.

Offense, defense, pitching. Key things to watch for the Marlins in 2015.

What can be expected of Marcell Ozuna this season?

Christian Yelich and his new contract. How will he perform in 2015?

Several scouts are very impressed with the current Marlins.

Around The League

Corey Kluber will be an Indian for a long time after signing a long-term deal.

Yordano Ventura really likes pitching in Kansas City. And now his 100+ mph fastball is remaining in Kansas City.

Not having a distinct closer has not been an issue for some teams. Could it be a trend moving forward?


At Fish Stripes

-Miami Marlins morning news: Mat Latos on track for first start - Fish Stripes

Latos said he feels good and is healthy. Plus links on Aaron Crow and Giancarlo Stanton.

-Miami Marlins' 2015 Opening Day Rotation - Fish Stripes

Jose Fernandez is not involved, but he may be by June or July.

-2015 Miami Marlins minor league depth: Second Base - Fish Stripes

Marlins minor league prospects Avery Romero and Mason Davis headline as future front runners at second base on the Marlins minor league depth chart.

-2015 Miami Marlins Season Preview: Return of Ichthyomancy - Fish Stripes

Are you an amateur prognosticator (or a professional in disguise)? Let the world see your effortless predictions come true in this seasons' Ichthyomancy!

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