3 Miami Marlins players that we won't miss after they're gone this season

There are three players who we won't miss when they're traded and allowed to leave as free agents
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1. 1B JOSH BELL

I already wrote about Josh Bell before, but he's definitely someone that belongs on this list. The once...well, he was never really good was he? The career .260/.347/.453 hitter prior to this season has always been all over the place. Sometimes he was good and sometimes he was...terrible. He was really only good in the "juiced ball" 2019 season, when he batted .277/.367/.569, with 37 home runs and 116 RBI in 143 games and 527 AB.

Josh Bell has played for a lot of teams prior to his mid-season trade to the Miami Marlins last season. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 2016 to 2020, batting .261/.349/.466. He could never stay consistent during that time, with the 2019 season standing out as his career highlight. Juiced ball and all.

Bell played for the Washington Nationals from 2021 to mid-2022. He finished 2022 with the San Diego Padres and split last season between the Cleveland Guardians and the Miami Marlins. He batted an abysmal .192/.316/.271 for San Diego, a better .233/.318/.383 for Cleveland, and finally .270/.338.480 for The Fish. This season Bell is batting .212/.305/.333. At this point he's playing on a $16 million (!) salary this season. There's no chance he's getting paid as much for next season. That salary also makes it unlikely that he gets traded mid-season, especially with that production.

The Miami Marlins will let Josh Bell walk after the season and won't miss him at all, just like Christian Bethancourt and Tim Anderson.

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