Similar to last year, the Marlins enter the offseason facing a harsh reality: the talent within their organization is not nearly good enough to get them back to the postseason. They will be shopping for upgrades via trades and free agency in an attempt to fix that.
In this mini series, Ely Sussman, Louis Addeo-Weiss and Kevin Barral go in depth on players who the Fish should be targeting for their 2023 roster. The Aisle 1 episode features Brandon Belt, Ramón Laureano, Royce Lewis, Andrew Chafin, Brad Hand, Joey Gallo, Robbie Grossman, Nolan Gorman, Adam Frazier, Jared Walsh, James Outman, Aroldis Chapman and Trevor Rosenthal.
All players in Aisle 1 posted less than 1.0 wins above replacement during the 2022 MLB season, according to Baseball-Reference.
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Belt, Chafin, Chapman, Frazier, Gallo, Grossman, Hand and Rosenthal are eligible for free agency, while Gorman (Cardinals), Laureano (Athletics), Lewis (Twins), Outman (Dodgers) and Walsh (Angels) would have to be acquired via trade.
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