This is a critical time for Miami Marlins baseball. The core for future Marlins teams is being established now, and Jeter and Co. can't afford to mess this rebuild up. It is time to realize that J.T Realmuto is not a part of this team's future. He is under contract for just two more seasons; seasons in which the Marlins will certainly struggle. He has already stated he wants to be elsewhere and teams have clearly shown interest in him. Yes, the Marlins cannot afford another Christian Yelich type trade, but they cannot sit back and do nothing as they did last summer with Barraclough. Kyle Barraclough had a terrific first half and was a valuable trade piece. The Marlins waited too long, holding out for a possible "better offer" and Barraclough faded miserably before the trade deadline, eliminating any chance of a favorable trade for Miami. This inactivity is exactly what the Marlins must avoid! Jeter has been holding off from trading Realmuto, waiting for a better offer from teams. Already the Mets, Braves, and Nats have addressed the catcher position, and Houston has taken top prospect Kyle Tucker off the table. It is only a matter of time before another Realmuto suitor gives up negotiating with the stubborn Marlins and goes elsewhere. Yes, maybe Miami won't get the trade haul they first expected, maybe they will have to compromise a bit, but something is better than nothing in return for Realmuto.