After designating Austin Dean for assignment last week, the club found a familiar trade partner for him in the St. Louis Cardinals.
MOVES: Marlins traded Austin Dean to the Cardinals for prospect OF Diowill Burgos— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) January 14, 2020
40-man roster remains at 40.
The Marlins got a Dominican teenager by the name of Diowill Burgos in return, forcing MLB Pipeline to update their prospect rankings to accomodate him.
MLB Pipeline updated their Marlins Top 30 list, removing Tristan Pompey (previously No. 26), bumping up Will Stewart, Victor Mesa Jr., Peyton Burdick and Humberto Mejia 1 spot each, and sneaking in Diowill Burgos at No. 30 https://t.co/1j9O5ki4vZ— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) January 14, 2020
As you wish Dean well with his new club, remember his final season in Miami here.
Jazz trusts the process
While it’s great to see the players are buying into “the process” of the rebuild and what the Jeter regime has been doing to create a competitive franchise, it’s even better to see the payoff.
Episode 25 of Earning Their Stripes is out! The aforementioned MLB Pipeline ranks guest Braxton Garrett the seventh-best prospect in the system. Hear what he has to say about the other top prospects with whom he has the privilege to play:
Tips from a pro: If you have a youth baseball player trying to learn a curveball, listen to Braxton Garrett explain how he developed his signature pitch with his dadhttps://t.co/AS1mVomPrA pic.twitter.com/bmSS3aO5qh— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) January 14, 2020
Fish Bites has also kept tabs on what other Marlins players have been up to in the offseason, especially those like Miguel Rojas and Jarlin Garcia, who have been playing winterball at a championship level.
We also have a new Fish Bites podcast which discusses some free-agent options for the Fish, particularly as the bullpen is concerned.
And to close, some humor amidst the latest baseball scandal:
Don Mattingly has outlasted A.J. Hinch and Alex Cora at his managerial gig, just like everybody predicted at this time a year ago— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) January 15, 2020