The Miami Marlins will have to fill in some holes and the biggest of all is the loss of Jorge Soler at DH. Soler had a great season and a lot of production, although he was relegated to DH most of the time over an outfield spot, the Marlins need another outfielder. Adam Duvall is a good replacement for Soler if they can sign him.
Could Free Agent Adam Duvall return to the Marlins?
Adam Duvall in his best season hit 38 home runs and drove in 113 while hitting .228. Duvall is both a gold glover and an All-Star and spent most of the season playing outfield for the Red Sox. The former Marlins outfielder could see a reunion with his former team of 1 year.
The last time Duvall was with Miami he hit .229 with 22 home runs and 68 RBI and was traded mid season and went off with the Braves. Duvall had a great 2021 season and the Marlins got crushed in the trade, receiving Catcher Alex Jackson who is currently in the Ray minor leagues. Jackson hit .157 with 3 home runs and 12 RBI in 42 games with the Marlins and that was his only season.
Duvall last season hit .247 with 21 home runs and 58 RBI which would be a good start in replacing Jorge Soler. Duvall would be a cheaper option than other hitters, as he had a 1 year $7 million contract last season with Boston and could command the same. That would allow the Marlins to spend more money on a shortstop that could be a bigger middle of the order bat. I like him for that possibility since we desperately need a shortstop and could look for a big impact player. Duvall would not be a middle order bat but he would fit in around 6 or 7 or he could also fill the 2 hole gap left by Jorge Soler.
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