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Marlins Morning News: Marlins leaving no stones unturned in their free agent search

The Marlins have taken it upon themselves this offseason to leave no stone unturned. They have put a special emphasis on starters, catchers and players to come off of their bench. It is apparent that they are casting a wide net to improve their squad in many ways.

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The Marlins have made many calls to many free agents in order to improve their club. They are particularly looking to add pitching, a catcher and bench players.

In the holiday spirit, the Marlins have pitched in to help the Play Ball auction donating many items and experiences.

Last Thursday afternoon, the Marlins announced the signing of Edinson Volquez who stated that the Marlins were his “first choice.”

The Fish are looking for a top tier closer as the Winter Meetings roll on.

Around the League

The Red Sox strongly ignited the Hot Stove on Tuesday trading for ace Chris Sale among two other moves.

The Yankees have officially made an offer to both Aroldis Chapman and Kenley Jansen according to GM Brian Cashman.

After missing out in the Sale sweepstakes, the Nationals could focus their attention to acquiring Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates.

The Red Sox struck again late Tuesday night when they signed Gold Glove 1B Mitch Moreland to a one year deal.

The Rays have agreed to terms with All Star catcher Wilson Ramos on a two year deal despite coming off of a torn ACL.

The market for former Blue Jays sluggers Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion have shrunk immensely, it will be interesting to see how they approach the remainder of the offseason.