Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Newsletter Excerpt, January 3, 2023 -- "Jean Segura and the Marlins"

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"The Marlins’ offense projects to be well-below-average again, and somehow among the oldest groups in the league. Six projected Marlins starters are at least 30 years old, and eight of their 13 projected position players are as well. The Marlins seem to be actively trying to squander an epic run of pitcher development by pairing it with the kind of hitters the 1982 Yankees might have signed."