RT @Deadspin: The Marlins’ megadeal isn’t completely terrible. Sadly for Miami, Jeffrey Loria is.
It’s not a terrible trade for Miami. It’s really not. Their expensive team was poorly constructed, and they chose to blow it up all at once rather than handicap a rebuild with long-term contract. Alvarez or Marisnick may end up being the best player in the deal. They have the money to sign free agents—on their terms, not “we need to get some big names to open a new stadium” terms.