3 Miami Marlins players definitely gone at the Trade Deadline

Tim Anderson
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2, 1B JOSH BELL

Josh Bell is another free agent at the end of the season, that's surely in his last season on The Fish. Bell is not an elite middle of the order bat to say the least. He's currently batting .242/.303/.373, with 8 home runs and 35 RBI in 83 games and 314 AB. He's not a good defender either, in fact he's one of the worst in the Majors. He currently has a -1.3 dWAR in fact.

The biggest issue with Bell is his $16.5 million salary for the season. It seems to be a lock that the Marlins will have to pay most of his salary in any trade. I don't know if there'll be a line of teams looking to trade for him, but if a team is in need of a first baseman and The Fish pay most of his salary, then maybe a team's top 5 prospect can be had.

OK I'm just kidding about that last one. Like Tim Anderson, Bell is going to at best bring in yet another lottery ticket type of prospect. It's now what we need, but it's better than just losing them for free right? Besides, you never know which prospects end up being better than expected.

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