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Marlins BBQ Episode 20: Rule 5 Draft Reaction

Ely, Alex and Louis react to a busy Thursday and what it tells us about how the Marlins are constructing their 2021 team.

MLB: Kim Ng at Marlins Park Joseph Guzy/Miami Marlins Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports

New Fish Stripes deputy editor Louis Addeo-Weiss joins Ely Sussman and Alex Contreras to make sense of Thursday’s Rule 5 draft picks (RHP Paul Campbell and RHP Zach Pop via trade), focus on some free agent targets and congratulate’s Joe Frisaro on his retirement from the Marlins beat.

Enjoy Episode 20!

Our own Spencer Morris provides extra written analysis on Campbell and Pop. Major league free agents mentioned during this pod include Brandon Kintzler and Sean Doolittle.

You can read Frisaro’s full retirement announcement here.

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