As Opening Day in Washington is quickly approaching, the Miami Marlins have made several decisions in terms of the roster. With the exception of backup catcher, the Marlins' 25-man roster appears to be set, as do their starting lineups and rotation.
The Miami Marlins have already demoted top pitching prospect Jose Fernandez, and outfielder Christian Yelich is on his way as well. The Fish may also consider demoting starter Jacob Turner. What is the difference between these demotions?
Though Opening Day is just over a week away, the Miami Marlins still have several personnel decisions to make. Among the more noticeable ongoing battles are in center field and the rotation, where Jacob Turner may have lost his starting job.
Thanks to strong performances by Miami Marlins starter candidates Wade LeBlanc and Kevin Slowey and the relative struggler of Jacob Turner, the Marlins may consider someone else for Turner's starting rotation spot.
The Miami Marlins still have a few roster spots available for the 2013 season, and the position battles going on between players rage on at fifth starter, first base, utility player, and backup outfielder.
Miami Marlins outfield prospect Christian Yelich has had a very impressive spring, but isn't likely to join the team in Washington on April 1 because of the status of his contract. Yelich is expected to begin the season Double-A Jacksonville.
The Miami Marlins pulled off a walk-off win against the Boston Red Sox, beating them thanks to a game-winning two-run home run by prospect Christian Yelich. Yelich continues to turn heads as spring training rolls on.
The Miami Marlins failed to score again and were shut out by the St. Louis Cardinals just a day removed from a strong performance versus the New York Yankees. Starting pitcher Jacob Turner put up a strong effort in the loss.
The Miami Marlins are slowly advancing in spring training and onto the 2013 season, and it begins with the team naming Ricky Nolasco the official Opening Day starter and making 11 cuts from the major league camp.
With around 20 spring training games to be played before the Marlins begin their regular season in Washington, there aren't many positions that are not available for non-roster invitees trying to earn a roster spot.
The Miami Marlins hit three home runs en route to a 7-5 victory over the New York Mets. Giancarlo Stanton went deep for the first time in 2013 for the Fish, while Casey Kotchman contributed on his first game back from injury.
The Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals battled to a 10th inning tie game after the Marlins strung together enough hits to extend the game against closer Drew Storen. Starter Henderson Alvarez looked good in his first Marlins start.
The Miami Marlins played their first game of the 2013 spring training season and won versus the St. Louis Cardinals, 8-3. Giancarlo Stanton and Alfredo Silverio were the heroes, while Jeff Mathis suffered an injury in the victory.
The Miami Marlins finished their first weekend of action on the diamond during spring training. Here are some minor notes regarding Casey Kotchman's signing, Chone Figgins and Juan Pierre's friendship, Gorkys Hernandez's new approach, and more.
The Miami Marlins' position players will report to camp today, thus officially starting the preparation towards spring training games and the new season. Which players of interest are the Marlins bringing in?