Marlins Way: Grade the Off-Season

Dec 9, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia (center) is introduced by Miami Marlins director of baseball operations Michael Hill (left) and general manager Dan Jennings (right) during the MLB Winter Meetings at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

We are just 8 days away from Christmas and the Winter Meetings are now behind us. A bulk of the major moves are already done, but just like the Miami Marlins, teams still have unfinished business to do.

The Marlins have, unexpectedly, been active so far this off-season. The team kicked things off with the signing of catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. Right after that came the signings of Rafael Furcal and Garrett Jones. The team then traded the expendable and seemed like always hurt Logan Morrison for a reliever.

Even with these three moves that likely improved the Marlins offense from a year ago, the team still has it’s work cut out. It has been rumored they are still seeking a veteran bullpen arm and are still in dire need of a third baseman.

Even with work still left for the Marlins off-season, I felt like this was a great opportunity to poll the Marlin Maniac community and get a grade for the Marlins off-season so far.

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Topics: Andrew Heaney, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Miami Marlins

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