Reactions to Jacob Turner’s Designation

Jacob Turner

Why was Jacob Turner released? Let's look at some reactions. Juan Rodriguez at the Sun-Sentinel summed it up this way: Turner showed plenty of flashes, but struggled to string together a run of competitive starts. His biggest issue this season was closing out hitters and innings. Opponents slashed .384/.405/.571 with two outs against him. Including Sunday's loss to the … [Read more...]

Andrew Heaney Ready for Call up

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Let the wild speculation begin. Or end. Because folks, it's that time of year when most of the top prospects around baseball get their tickets punched for the big leagues. Why? A lot of it has to do with the "Super 2" status. Arbitration adds financial risk exposure to teams with regards to their treasured prospects. The top 22% of players with more than two years of major … [Read more...]

Tyler Kolek: Marlins Top Pick Begins and Ends with K

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The Miami Marlins entered the 2014 draft with quite a stock of young pitching talent. They have the brilliant Jose Fernandez, drafted out of high school in 2011. Although undergoing Tommy John surgery this season, Fernandez future remains very bright after winning NL Rookie of the Year honors last season and putting together one of the best performances by a rookie pitcher of … [Read more...]

First-round draft pick Colin Moran waited five pitches to make an impression as a Miami Marlins minor leaguer. Moran homered in his first at-bat for Class A Greensboro on Wednesday night, when the third baseman from the University of North Carolina made his professional debut. Drafted with the reputation of being a line-drive gap hitter, Moran sent a 2-2 pitch over the … [Read more...]

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Why Sending Marcel Ozuna and Derek Dietrich Down is a Good Sign for the Marlins Future

The good news is Christmas for Marlins fans has arrived. Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick will make their MLB debuts with the Marlins - most likely as early as tomorrow. Everyone saw this coming and the arrival date of after the All Star break stood true. Yet, it is bitter sweet. Marcel Ozuna and Derek Dietrich, two rookies who have factored very heavily in the Marlins … [Read more...]