Okay. So the signing of Hector Luna doesn't exactly rank up there with the Braves' recent acquisition of Billy Wagner and the Phillies' hooking of Placido Polanco. But the Marlins have sniffed out a plum or two in the past from the large bastion of six-year minor league free agents.
Luna, who is an Alfredo Amezaga type capable of playing every position but catcher and pitcher, is among six signings announced Friday by the Marlins. He brings a bit of big-league experience, as does right-handerJesse Foppert.
The Marlins also signed right-handers Kasey Olenberger and Jon Fulton, outfielder Brandon Tripp, and utility player Vinny Rottino.
Luna, Olenberger and Rottino also received invitations to spring training.