#MarlinsMonday – December 22, 2014

Marlins Monday

Michael Morse, Mat Latos, and Dee Gordon are three Florida natives that will look to make an impact in Miami.

By Roger Hoover / Jacksonville Suns

Last Friday brought more wheeling and dealing for the Miami Marlins, as Michael Hill and Dan Jennings proved that a press conference doesn’t get in their way of improving the roster.

Right after Michael Morse, Dee Gordon, and Mat Latos were introduced to the Miami media, the Marlins traded the trio of Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones, and Domingo German to the New York Yankees for infielder Martin Prado and right-hander David Phelps.

Following that move, third baseman and a 2014 fan favorite Casey McGehee was traded to the San Francisco Giants for a pair of right-handers: Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Here is the projected lineup from MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro that we posted on Friday:

Now here is the lineup he projects following the Prado and McGehee trades:

Here are today’s #MarlinsMonday links, hope you are getting some rest during the Holidays!

Marlins.com: Morse’s return to Miami a happy homecoming
Marlins.com: Prado gives Marlins options with their batting order
Marlins.com: Marlins trading at a pace not seen since ’05
Miami Herald: Marlins’ Mike Hill believes Martin Prado is an upgrade at third
Sun Sentinel: Casey McGehee hoped for a longer tenure with Miami Marlins
Fish Stripes: Marlins putting together ‘serious contender’
Yahoo! Big League Stew: Yankees will pay for education of slain NYPD officer’s two children
Yahoo! Big League Stew: Ruben Amaro Jr. told Ryan Howard Phillies better off without him
NBC Sports Hardball Talk: Two months later, the Yankees still don’t have a hitting coach
The New York Times: Beauty Shines Through Decay
ESPN: Report: Umpires, MLB reach 5-year labor deal

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