Cuban-born outfielder Yoenis Cespedes came to Miami last week to hear the Marlins’ best pitch for him to sign with the team. But he made his decision Monday and is headed to the west coast.
Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes toured the Miami Marlins’ new downtown ballpark Wednesday, the first leg of what’s expected to be his tour of interested clubs.
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The Miami Marlins offseason spending spree may have one last hurrah left in it after Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes was granted a visitor’s visa to meet with the Marlins Wednesday.
The Miami Marlins have spent the better part of the last two months assembling a team they hope will spark enough fan interest to fill up the seats in the team’s brand new stadium; and they’re not done yet.
The Miami Marlins have worked hard during the offseason to shore up the pitching staff and the infield, but they are in wait-and-see mode as they look at adding a big-name centerfielder.
The Miami Marlins’ first priority in the offseason is to add quality starting pitching to the rotation. So Tuesday, the Marlins brought in southpaw Mark Buehrle in for a free agent visit.