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The Miami Marlins are THE premiere destination for older ex-Phillies. With Greg Dobbs already on board, the Marlins added Juan Pierre earlier this offseason. According to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports, Placido Polanco will be the latest addition to the Marlins' infield. The Marlins are still expected to trade starter...
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