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Marlins Barbecue Episode 31: Trade Deadline Reaction with F1rst Place Fish

Let this fun conversation distract you from the bad baseball being played at the major league level.

Jesús Luzardo #44 of the Miami Marlins looks on from the dugout during the game against the New York Mets at loanDepot park Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images

Alex Contreras and Marlins Twitter-famous F1rst Place Fish review the team’s trade deadline moves and the atmosphere at LoanDepot Park during the Yankees series, share their wish list of offseason targets who could help the Marlins break through as a legitimate contender, plus much more.

Enjoy Episode 31!

Jesús Luzardo, the gifted lefty acquired from Oakland in exchange for Starling Marte, made his Marlins debut Monday night against the Mets. His final line: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 1 HR on 84 pitches, which was good enough to earn the win.

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