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Best of Fish Stripes 2018-19 offseason coverage

If you spent the past few months in baseball hibernation, use these links to get caught up on all things Marlins.

The Marlins got themselves a new No. 1 prospect: Cuban outfielder Víctor Víctor Mesa.
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Welcome to 2019 Miami Marlins baseball. Pitchers and catchers are reporting to major league camp in Jupiter on Wednesday to begin organized workouts for the new season. Those of you who unplugged from this team over the winter are in for “Real” surprises.

Fish Stripes never took a break, though. Our expanding staff covered the state of the franchise from as many angles as possible. In some ways, we were even busier during this offseason than when meaningful games were being played.

But hey, no judgements here. Happy to fill you in on all the key personnel changes.

Key additions: C Jorge Alfaro, RHP Riley Ferrell, OF Curtis Granderson, OF/INF Rosell Herrera, OF Víctor Mesa Jr., OF Víctor Víctor Mesa, OF Harold Ramírez, RHP Sergio Romo*, RHP Sixto Sánchez, LHP Will Stewart, INF/OF Neil Walker

Key subtractions: RHP Kyle Barraclough, INF/OF Derek Dietrich, coach Perry Hill, OF Braxton Lee, RHP Ryan Lillie, LHP Dillon Peters, C J.T. Realmuto, 3B Brian Schales, RHP Nick Wittgren

*Agreed to a one-year major league deal pending physical

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