Although some reports suggested otherwise, the Marlins had no interest in Yoenis Cespedes before he decided to sign with the Mets:
The #Marlins have no interest in signing Cespedes, #Marlins prez David Samson says, citing crowded OF— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) January 19, 2016
Alfredo Simon and Kyle Lohse are among the veteran starters the Marlins are considering:
In addition to fister (might be too much $), marlins looking at simon, lohse and others to add to rotation depth— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) January 21, 2016
The Marlins are expected to attend Tim Lincecum's February showcase:
Marlins plan to attend.They like him, want to see two-time Cy Young winner, 4-time All-Star throw after hip surgery. https://t.co/CgRoyny4Ei— Barry Jackson (@flasportsbuzz) January 22, 2016
Marlins prospect Josh Naylor made MLB.com's list of Top 10 first base prospects.
Miami is "no longer getting trade calls" for Jose Fernandez, according to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald.
Jo Jo Reyes could compete for a spot in the Marlins' bullpen:
Peter Moylan agrees to minor league deal with Royals and Jo Jo Reyes on minor league deal with Marlins— Jim Bowden (@JimBowden_ESPN) January 22, 2016
Even after the fences are moved, Marlins Park will still favor pitchers.
After signing Wei-Yin Chen, the Marlins are unlikely to move Marcell Ozuna.
Justin Bour could platoon with Chris Johnson at first base in 2016.
Around the League
Arizona is hoping to trade Aaron Hill.
Doug Fister could be a fit with the Astros, who are still seeking an inexpensive starter.
The Rockies and Orioles are interested in Yovani Gallardo.
Steve Pearce received a one-year deal from the Rays.