J.T. Realmuto isn’t the only order of business for the Marlins as they prepare for next week’s Winter Meetings. Adding bullpen depth also is on their priority list.

So when the Meetings start on Monday in Las Vegas, look for the Marlins to be focused on Realmuto and relievers.

J.T. Realmuto isn’t the only order of business for the Marlins as they prepare for next week’s Winter Meetings. Adding bullpen depth also is on their priority list.

So when the Meetings start on Monday in Las Vegas, look for the Marlins to be focused on Realmuto and relievers.

For much of the Hot Stove season, has been preoccupied with Realmuto trade rumors.

Hot Stove Tracker

The All-Star catcher has expressed that he is not interested in a contract extension, and the Marlins are open to trading Realmuto. According to a source, 14 teams remain in the mix for the 27-year-old who established himself statistically as arguably the best catcher in the Majors.

But a trade isn’t cut and dry. Realmuto has two more years remaining in arbitration, so doesn’t feel it needs to deal him if the club’s price isn’t met.

“As I’ve said, he’s on our club,” Marlins president of operations Michael Hill said. “We control him for two more years. That’s really all that needs to be said from that standpoint on our end.”

have been among the more active teams in conversations for Realmuto, as have been the Dodgers. The Astros, Rockies and Braves are other possibilities.

Video: Rosenthal on the Mets pushing to trade for Realmuto

Ideally, the Marlins would like some form of closure on the Realmuto situation over the next week. They don’t want the speculation to drag into January, so the Winter Meetings promise to be active.

For Realmuto, is seeking a club’s top prospect, and more.

The Marlins also are exploring the market for at least one veteran reliever.

is not necessarily seeking a closer but someone who has had success in late innings. A few free agents that fit the mold are Jeurys Familia, Jake Diekman, Adam Warren and Kelvin Herrera.

“We’ve done that in the past, where that veteran has some history closing games,” Hill said. “I think when you’re talking about that veteran stabilizer in that role, it’s someone who has pitched in leverage situations. Someone who is not necessarily a closer, but someone who has pitched in high-leverage situations.”

Video: Jake Diekman becomes a free agent at age 31

In October, the Marlins traded to . The right-hander recorded 10 saves and logged 55 2/3 innings for in 2018.

The Marlins have a relatively young back end of the bullpen, with Drew Steckenrider the likely closer and lefty Adam Conley and hard-throwing right-hander Tayron Guerrero the setup men.

“If the right veteran iuence is out there to help a Drew Steckenrider with his development, and Adam Conley and Tayron Guerrero, we’ll look at that as the offseason continues,” Hill said.