Has the Marlins Trade With the Blue Jays Panned Out?

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Let's revisit that trade made in November, 2012 for a moment. Consider the main pieces in the deal - Mark Buerhle, Josh Johnson, Emilio Bonifacio, John Buck, and Jose Reyes all headed north to Toronto while the Fish received Henderson Alvarez, Jake Marisnick, Adeiny Hechavarria, Anthony DeSclafani, Justin Nicolino, Jeff Mathis, and Yunel Escobar. The Marlins contended … [Read more...]

Spring Training 2014: Spring Training Under Way

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The Marlins got things going officially this week with a couple of games against the University of Miami Hurricanes and the FIU Golden Panthers. Prospects Angel Sanchez and Justin Nicolino got the starts but had mixed results. Both show obvious needs to get back into the swing of things and get the dust off their promising arms. In Sanchez, the Marlins have high hopes to see … [Read more...]

Pitchers and Catchers Report; Spring Training Underway

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Today pitchers and catchers embark to start the 2014 campaign for the Marlins, their 21st in franchise history. With 69 players on the roster for spring training, the number one goal is to acclimate new players with established players and see how things progress on the field. Most obvious, at this stage, is integrating Jarrod Saltalamacchia into the program and getting him … [Read more...]

Fish Farm: Justin Nicolino Making Progress

So far, so good. Justin Nicolino, acquired in the November deal with the Blue Jays, has been making steadly progress with the Marlins A affiliate, the Jupiter Hammerheads. In fact, let's let him speak for himself: Nicolino's stats are looking solid at this point. If this kid can start getting the K's that he had in previous seasons with the Blue Jays, the 4th rated … [Read more...]

Prospects Ready to Shine in 2013

Featured Guest Article from FanDuel.com The Miami Marlins go into 2013 with pretty low expectations, but the one plus side to the deals they have done is that they now have quite a few interesting prospects in their system. While a lot of them will receive very little playing time at the MLB level in 2013, this season is more about developing the young talent than trying to … [Read more...]