Sources: #Marlins among teams that have discussed pursuing Cespedes on short-term deal. Likely would require accompanying trade of Ozuna.
The Score "The Miami Marlins' sustained efforts to move outfielder Marcell Ozuna this offseason reportedly included separate trade offers to the Cincinnati Reds and Texas Rangers in exchange for starting pitchers. According to the Miami Herald's Barry Jackson, the Marlins made specific proposals to both..." January 18
The signing of Wei-Yin Chen basically ends any thoughts the #Marlins have about trading OF Marcell Ozuna for a pitcher.
Dallas Morning News "The Rangers' hot stove is getting warmer in their search for a right-handed bat. Reports surfaced Wednesday that the Rangers have discussed a trade for Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna, but they also have showed interest in free agent Justin Upton. According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal,..." January 07
MLB Trade Rumors "Ozuna’s market is “moving fast,” Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports tweets. Miami has spoken with “multiple clubs” about him, including one team located on the West Coast. 1:27pm: The Rangers are holding trade discussions with the Marlins about center fielder Marcell Ozuna, according to Bob..." January 06
Miami Herald "At least seven to 10 teams have touched base with the Marlins concerning Marcell Ozuna, sources are telling me, increasing the likelihood that the outfielder will be traded at some point. The Marlins are seeking young, controllable starting pitching in return. But there is clearly demand for..." December 08
CBS Sports "Young righthander Shelby Miller is creating quite a feeding frenzy on the trade market, and it's to the point it's got to be record interest for a pitcher who went 6-17. Of course, by now we know pitchers' won-loss records aren't a very useful tool in deciphering a pitcher's value. And that is..." November 30
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "During the recent general manager meetings, the Marlins’ top baseball executive said he and his counterparts were engaged in a preliminary dance to find partners that could lead to trades. Michael Hill, Marlins president of baseball operations, made it clear his top priority this offseason is..." November 26
Hardball Talk "For months now there’s been speculation about the Marlins looking to trade 24-year-old outfielder Marcell Ozuna, whom they demoted to the minors and then kept there far longer than reasonable. And now Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports that “multiple teams” have talked to the Marlins about..." November 20
The Score "Though Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria was, at one point, reportedly eager to trade outfielder Marcell Ozuna this offseason, president of baseball operations Michael Hill insisted Tuesday he isn't exploring any deals involving the soon-to-be 25-year-old. "We aren't looking to trade Marcell..." November 11
Larry Brown Sports "Six months ago Dan Jennings was the Miami Marlins’ GM, five months ago he was the team’s manager, and today he is neither. The Marlins on Thursday fired Jennings as the team’s GM. He had resumed the role after serving as the team’s interim manager for most of the season (he replaced Mike..." October 30
Number Fire "The Cleveland Indians "have some interest" in pursuing Miami Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna via trade, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. What It Means: Ozuna reportedly has a rocky relationship with Marlins' owner Jeffrey Loria, leading to discussions of his being on the trade block...." October 24
MLB Trade Rumors "Marcell Ozuna has been the source of some controversy this season, and that, paired with his disappointing offensive output, could have him on the trade block this winter. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that while many in the organization would like to hold onto Ozuna given his..." September 16
Miami Herald "Returning to the Marlins was like escaping prison for Marcell Ozuna. The slugging outfielder, who was optioned to Triple A New Orleans on July 5, was recalled by the Marlins on Saturday and started in center field in the second of a three-game series against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium...." August 16
Hardball Talk "Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports that the Marlins have placed outfielder Christian Yelich on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee contusion and recalled Marcell Ozuna from Triple-A New Orleans. The Marlins demoted Ozuna to Triple-A in early July as he was hitting a meager..." August 15
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Of all the players moving in and out of the Marlins organization leading up to Friday's non-waiver trade deadline, none fostered more intrigue than one who stayed where he was. Such is the curious case of Marcell Ozuna, out of sight but hardly out of mind in the minor leagues. The center..." August 02
Fish Stripes "Miami's outfield has been considered one of the best in all of baseball and Marcell Ozuna has a lot to do with that. Over his first two major league seasons, Ozuna has proven he has power and can have success anywhere in the lineup. But he has slowed down a bit in 2015. Before the start of the..." July 06
Hardball Talk "Following another 0-for-3 performance in Sunday’s loss to the Cubs, the Marlins optioned outfielder Marcell Ozuna to Triple-A New Orleans. Ozuna was mired in a dreadful slump, going hitless in five consecutive games and in nine of his last 10 games. It’s still a surprising move as Ozuna was..." July 05
#Marlins Marcell Ozuna removed from today's game with a left leg cramp. He is day to day.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "In going 3-for-5 in Tuesday's win against the Astros, Jake Marisnick raised his Grapefruit League batting average to .375. Meanwhile, Marcell Ozuna and his .135 spring average watched from the bench. With Opening Day less than two weeks away, it would seem Ozuna is in the process of playing..." March 19
Miami Herald "Outfielder Marcell Ozuna is scheduled to undergo surgery Friday to repair a ligament tear and avulsion fracture in his left thumb. He is likely done for the season. “I don’t have a definitive time frame” said Larry Beinfest Marlins president of baseball operations. “But it’s highly doubtful and..." July 26
Some #Marlins players hearing Ozuna has a torn ligament in left thumb. Likely headed to MLB DL not AA Jax.
Miami Herald "Marcell Ozuna isn’t putting up the power numbers some thought he would after what he accomplished in the minors, but the 22-year-old rookie is still proving early on in his big-league career that he’s pretty clutch. After picking up the game-winning RBI in wins over the defending World Series..." June 26
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The pain signals no longer were flooding his brain. Face down in a prone position beyond first base after his right hamstring strain Monday, Giancarlo Stanton already was thinking about the recovery. "Here we go, this month process to bring everything back," said Stanton, before the Marlins'..." May 01