Spring Training 2014: Marlins Outfield Facing Shakeup?

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The plan was to put Christian Yelich in left, Giancarlo Stanton in right, and slap Marcell Ozuna in between the two in centerfield. Ozuna, who is more suited to playing in right field, really had an impact on the Marlins offense last season as a replacement for the injured Giancarlo Stanton. Yet right now, his spot on the roster is in jeopardy. Ozuna has not had a good … [Read more...]

Wuertz, Green, and Kearns Added to Marlins Roster

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The Marlins made some smaller moves here in January - a far cry from last offseason, but positive moves nonetheless. All three players, Mike Wuertz, Nick Green, and Austin Kearns, signed minor league deals with the Fish. Kearns made the team out of Spring Training last season and expects to compete for backup OF and a bat off the bench. He hit .245 with 4 home runs in 147 … [Read more...]

Jacque Jones Sent Down – What This Means for Marlins

Jacque Jones has been designated for assignment

Not so fast, my friends. Yes, Jacque Jones was designated for assignment - which means every GM in baseball has already been alerted and he will be faced with a ticket to AAA Alburquerque. This does not mean, however, that the Marlins are going to call up Cameron Maybin. (See Cameron Maybin's stats.) Or at least it shouldn't mean that. The Marlins are genuinely excited … [Read more...]