When someone recently suggested to a Marlins person that maybe they could just "tweak" a couple things to get better, the Marlins person said he thought to himself, "Tweak? We lost a hundred games. If we tweak, we might lose 98."
No, the Marlins have set out to make some decent-sized changes with their eyes on four of the five infield spots (counting catcher). Third base and catcher are definites, while first base and second base are maybes.
"We're trying to put the bricks in place one at a time," is the way new general manager Dan Jennings put it.
The outfield bricks are all staying, he said, and that includes star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who remains popular with other teams, as welll. Asked about Stanton, Jennings offered only two words, "A Marlin," settling the ongoing controversy quickly.
They obviously need to build an offense around Stanton, though, and Jennings has mentioned Mark Trumbo and Will Middlebrooks as possible players of interest. Jennings also mentione...