KJ Woods and Arturo Rodriguez: Two Power Bats You May Not Know About

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The Marlins are having trouble scoring runs at the big league level but help may be soon on the way. Two very intriguing bats are surfacing at A Greensboro in KJ Woods and Arturo Rodriguez. Woods has the build of a classic power hitter; big frame, strong kid. Hitting lefty, he kind of reminds one of a slimmed down Ryan Howard. Over his last 10 games, he is hitting .333 with … [Read more...]

The Marcell Ozuna Conspiracy: Trade Bait?

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As we noted yesterday, there are some suspicions regarding Marcell Ozuna's time down on the farm. Barry Jackson followed up on his journalistic impulse regarding Ozuna's banishment to AAA New Orleans. Read up what he found out in its entirety here. A couple key things to note - Ozuna is a client of Scott Boras who is notorious for telling his clients to go to free agency in … [Read more...]

The Marcell Ozuna Conspiracy

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There has been a lot of questioning regarding Marcell Ozuna's future with the Marlins of late. There have been the usual speculators about his being trade fodder; but then there is something else - why hasn't he been recalled? Ozuna initally was sent down in order to "find his swing". The idea that a change of scenery would get him back on track. Barry Jackson had some … [Read more...]

Interview with Miami Marlins First Round Pick, Josh Naylor

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With the 12th overall pick in MLB First Year Player Draft, the Miami Marlins selected Josh Naylor out of Canada. Naylor, an 18-year-old power hitting first baseman was the highest picked player in MLB history to be drafted out of Canada. Naylor stands at 6 feet, 1 inch and he weighs 225 pounds. He throws lefty and also bats lefty. At age 15, Naylor made the Canadian Junior … [Read more...]

Adam Conley Gets Win in Starting Debut, Gets Sent Back to NOLA

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Adam Conley, a 2nd round pick out of Washington State for the Marlins in 2011, made a spot start for the injured Mat Latos yesterday. He had a solid performance while also watching the Marlins' bats come alive and helping lock down his first ever MLB win. Conley pitched 5 IP, racked up 2 Ks and 2 BBs while giving up 5 Hs and 2 ERs. A solid line for the lanky lefty. He was … [Read more...]