Miami Marlins "Moving Toward" Deal With World Series Champ

The Miami Marlins have been making a lot of noise of late this offseason, and it appears that they could be on the verge of yet another addition to the lineup. 

Mark Feinsand of reports that former Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel "appears to be moving toward a deal with the Marlins" according to his sources, though nothing is finalized yet. 

In fact, one report has the Minnesota Twins still in the mix for Gurriel as well, following their trade of Luis Arraez to the Marlins yesterday.

But the Marlins are the frontrunner. Gurriel does live in Miami, and it sounds like it makes a lot of sense. 

And yes, if the Fish do indeed reel him in, they would then have the last two AL batting champs in their lineup, Gurriel (2021) and Arraez (2022).

Gurriel hit .319 in '21, with an .846 OPS and 81 RBIs. He slumped to .242 this past season, with a .647 OPS. 

Miami added Arraez to play second base, dealing starter Pablo Lopez and a couple of prospects to Minnesota to bring him in. They also recently signed Jean Segura, who'll play third base, and veteran starter Johnny Cueto, who'll slide right into Lopez's spot in the rotation. 

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