Originally written on MarlinsBaseball.com  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Third Base remains one of the biggest question marks for the Miami Marlins heading into the 2013 season.  As of now, there is no clear sign of who will man the position on Opening Day nor is the field of competitors set.   Following the trade of Hanley Ramirez in 2012, the Marlins were left to patch things up at third.  It’s a decision that can go a lot of ways and have a tremendous impact on the team’s success or failure. The Marlins are not expected to be big spenders this off-season after a very active Winter last year.   Even if the team changes that plan and spends money, there simply aren’t that many appealing free agents out there at third base.    The biggest name available would be Kevin Youkilis but he may not be a great fit in Miami especially if his price tag is as high as some expect.  The Chicago White Sox recently declined their $13 million option on Youkilis making him a free agent but the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies have both been mentioned as landing spo...
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