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Miami Marlins morning news: Jose Fernandez can make $3 million in 2016

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Fernandez's $2.8 million deal could reach $3 million based on the number of games he starts. Plus notes on Dee Gordon and Wei-Yin Chen.

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Marlins News

Jose Fernandez is set to make $2.8 million next season, but that figure can easily become $3 million based on the number of games he starts, according to Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan:

After signing Wei-Yin Chen, it is unlikely the Marlins trade Marcell Ozuna for a starting pitcher:

Chen's deal is the second largest for a free agent starter in Marlins history:

David Phelps and the Marlins agreed on a $2.5 million deal for 2016:

Chris Johnson could prove to be the ideal complement to Justin Bour at first base.

Dee Gordon agreed to a five-year, $50 million extension.

Chris Narveson will have a chance to win a spot in the Marlins' bullpen next season.

Should the Marlins consider a Bour/Johnson platoon?

The Marlins avoided arbitration with all of their arbitration eligible players.

Around the League

Yoenis Cespedes is expected to sign within the next few days.

Kansas City signed Ian Kennedy to a five-year deal.

Chris Davis accepted a seven-year contract to return to Baltimore.

The Padres are reportedly close to signing Fernando Rodney.