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The Offishial Show Episode 91: Adam Duvall Domino Effect

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Ely, Alex and Daniel analyze the Marlins’ signing of free agent Adam Duvall, and just as important, who could be traded to make room for him on the roster.

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On this podcast episode, Ely Sussman, Alex Krutchik and Daniel Rodriguez focus on the soon-to-be-official addition of Adam Duvall to the Marlins roster and whose job could be in jeopardy as a result (the team is required to make a corresponding 40-man roster move), plus why getting outbid by the Phillies for Brandon Kintzler’s services is unacceptable.

Enjoy Episode 91!

From 2018-2020, the Marlins ranked dead last in Major League Baseball with 334 total home runs. If nothing else, Duvall can be counted on to assist in that department.

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More than 83% of respondents to a Fish Stripes Twitter poll expressed some level of satisfaction about signing the former All-Star.

However, there are red flags that help explain why the Braves non-tendered Duvall in the first place. Juan Páez discusses those here.

On Wednesday, Kintzler agreed to terms with the NL East rival Phillies on a minor league deal. The Miami Herald reports that this was a classic case of the Marlins pinching pennies, preventing them from acquiring a familiar face who would’ve unequivocally helped their bullpen and their clubhouse.

Barring something unforeseen,” Anthony Bass has the inside track at the 2021 closer’s job when pitchers and catchers report to spring training next week.

Follow Alex (@AlexKrutchikCJN), Daniel (@Drodyyy), Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) and Ely (@RealEly) on Twitter. Full coverage here at FishStripes.com.


Fish Stripes is ranked by Feedspot as the world’s No. 2 Miami Marlins podcast (trailing only the pod that’s produced by the franchise itself). Our programs include The Offishial Show, Marlins Barbecue, Earning Their Stripes and Big Hall Talk. All new episodes are posted to FishStripes.com/podcasts. You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Megaphone or wherever you normally get your pods from.