The latest trade hubbub:
With no game for the Marlins yesterday, most of the discussion on the ol’ interwebs centered around trades. MLB.com beat writer Joe Frisaro spent his off day answering mailbag questions, and you can guess the primary topic of discussion.
With the Yankees heavily involved in negotiations for JA Happ at the moment, Pinstripe Alley is skeptical of Dan Straily addressing their rotation needs. Straily comes in 12th at The Athletic’s ranking of available starters. Jim Bowden expects the Mariners and Angels to give him some consideration.
The Dodgers are the most recent team seen scouting Marlins relievers:
“Power righty with a double-plus fastball and plus slider who needs to find consistency with a third pitch to stick in the rotation; solid late-inning fallback.” —@2080ball midseason rankings— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) July 25, 2018
Alvarez would be a Barraclough/Steck trade centerpiece. Too much for Ziegler. https://t.co/Lr05JB8xqY
Well... isn’t this good timing? https://t.co/aZ4jc9WF4W— Fish Bites Podcast (@Fishbitespod) July 26, 2018
The Fish Bites pod has even more trade talk coming at you real soon.
Tayron Guerrero is working his way back to the bigs and appeared in another rehab outing for Jacksonville yesterday.
The team is boosting local marketing efforts in an effort to connect with the community as well as attract larger audiences:
And this is another reminder you can support youth baseball and the Marlins Foundation by participating in the Fox Sports fantasy auction during tonight’s telecast. There are some pretty sweet packages up for grabs.
Big night ahead tomorrow! One of our favorite broadcasts for an amazing cause. Tune in at 6:30 pm ahead of @Marlins vs. Nationals and get ready to get your bid on as we present the 13th Annual @FOXMarlins Fantasy Auction. Details: https://t.co/fxQYbaqq0B pic.twitter.com/yji3md8RUx— FOX Sports Florida (@FOXSportsFL) July 25, 2018