NL Team Was "Most Active Team" Trying To Acquire Bryan Reynolds

Back in December, Bryan Reynolds requested a trade from the Pittsburgh Pirates after the two sides could not agree to an extension.

Since then, teams from all around the league have checked in, trying to acquire the talented outfielder.

However, according to multiple reports, the Miami Marlins were one of the most serious if not the most active team trying to acquire Bryan Reynolds. 

Unfortunately, for the Marlins, the Pirates asking price for Reynolds was deemed as "astronomical" so nothing was able to get done. 

Regardless, it was a good effort by Kim Ng and the Marlins as acquiring another fielder has been at the top of their list this offseason. All in all, one can't really blame the Marlins for refusing to pay a big price for Reynolds, as he is coming off a 2022 season that saw him post an underwhelming .262/.345/.461 triple-slash line, with 27 home runs, 62 RBIs, seven stolen bases and 74 runs scored. Yes, that is a solid line to post for any normal batter, however, that's not what Reynolds is used to batting for most of his career, as he has been a .300+ average hitter for most of his career

That being said, he also had a terrible year defensively in center field. 

Although a deal couldn't get done now, the Marlins could very well revisit talks at the trade deadline. We'll have to wait and see, however. 

Again, it's encouraging for Marlins fans to see their management attempting to make big splashes in free agency.
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