These two tweets came an hour and seventeen minutes apart:
Phil Coke seeking ≈ $2M on big league deal per source. A few possible fits for #MLB deals & wide-ranging interest on minor league deals.
— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) February 13, 2015
The #Marlins are pursuing LHP Phil Coke for a Minor League deal w/ invite
— Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro) February 13, 2015
Given how many established relievers have settled for minor league deals in recent days, I feel like the Marlins have a better chance of getting what they want than Coke has of getting what he wants.
Coke, for what it’s worth, has posted a 4.48 ERA over the past two seasons.