Marlins Draft 2008 Review

It wasn't until pick # 808 that the Marlins drafted a player from Florida State University. It just wasn't the pick most were hoping for. No, Buster Posey was gone by the time the Marlins drafted high school catching phenom Kyle Skipworth - Posey was drafted #5 overall. Yet, the Marlins seem to have a clear strategy and shored up the places of need as well as added more depth to the farm … [Read more...]

Marlins Draft Skipworth

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Choosing to fill a massive need, the Marlins drafted California high school catcher Kyle Skipworth on Thursday with the 6th pick overall. Skipworth, a left handed hitting catcher, hit .584 with 12 home runs and 44 RBIs leading his high school team to the state semifinals. The 6'3" catcher from California is the first Marlins catcher to be drafted in the first round since Charles Johnson in 1992 … [Read more...]