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The Fish Bites Podcast Episode 5: Jeff Francoeur Trade, Marlins struggles

The latest episode of Fish Bites, the official podcast of Fish Stripes.

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Hello baseball fans, and welcome to another edition of FishStripes’ Fish Bites Podcast, where we explore the latest Marlins news and rumors.

The Marlins made a trade last week, acquiring Jeff Francoeur from the Braves. Scott Gelman and Michael Jong discuss what the deal means for the Marlins moving forward and how it will affect Ichiro Suzuki’s playing time.

Miami just ended a 2-4 home stand during which the offense continued to struggle. Scott and Michael break down what hasn’t work for Miami’s lineup in the absence of Giancarlo Stanton.

Fernando Rodney has been closing games for the Marlins, but should it remain that way? The guys break down A.J. Ramos’ role with the club moving forward.

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