Miami Marlins News:
With catcher, Jeff Mathis signing a deal with Arizona this week, the Marlins are now searching for a back-up catcher. While Thomas Telis remains an internal option, Dioner Navarro, Geovanny Soto and AJ Ellis have been discussed as free agent options.
The Marlins signing of Edison Volquez is a start to re-tooling their team but there is still plenty of work to be done according to GM Mike Hill.
Around The League:
The MLB reached a new CBA agreement the passed week. The most notable of changes to the agreement is the All-Star game no longer determining home field advantage. Instead, home field advantage will alternate every year.
This years Hall-of-Fame ballot is headlined by newcomers like Manny Ramirez and Vladimir Guerrero. Tom Verducci gives his take on how he thinks the newcomers to the ballot will fair.
The Rule 5 draft has proven to be a great way to acquire talent throughout the years. This year teams will try to dig for gold and steal a Johan Santana or Shane Victorino type player from another organization.