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Miami Marlins Morning News: Marlins set to battle Cardinals.

The Miami Marlins are set to battle the St. Louis Cardinals in their opening Spring Training game among other Miami Marlins news this morning.

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Miami Marlins News

The Marlins are set to battle the team who they share Rodger Dean Stadium with, the St. Louis Cardinals today at 1:05 PM. The Marlins will play a major league team for the first time this season. The Marlins defeated two college teams earlier this week to open Spring Training.

The Marlins are rumored to be interested in former Mariners Pitcher Chris Young. The 35 year old pitcher went 12-9 and posted a 3.65 ERA in 2014. Young had a great bounce back year after losing all of 2013 to injury. Young is rumored to be deciding on a team soon. The New York Yankees are also considered suitors for Young.

The Marlins have completely made over their infield for the 2015 season. People within the Miami organization are happy to see a new infield. The Marlins acquired Third Baseman Martin Prado, Second Baseman Dee Gordon and First Baseman Michael Morse. The only returning member of the Marlins' infield is shortstop Adieny Hecheverria.

According to The Big Lead Dan Haren is the Marlins' Least Valuable Player. Haren is considered the "Least Valuable Player" due to his $10 million salary and his unwillingness to play in Miami.

Marlins President of Baseball Operations Mike Hill made it clear the team won't be rushing its minor league prospects to the majors. According to Hill, in years past top pitching prospect Justin Nicolino would have been in the majors. Instead Miami has decided to take their time and let their top prospects develop before they hit the majors.

Around the League

According to the New York Daily News there was a clubhouse confrontation between Mets captain David Wright and top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard. The confrontation took place due to Syndergaard eating lunch in the clubhouse during an intrasquad game. Both players took responsibility for their actions during the confrontation.

In another piece of Mets news, several Mets fans have paid for a billboard near the Mets Spring Training home in Port Lucie Florida. The billboard calls for the Mets ownership to leave.

After being banned for one year from Major League Baseball Alex Rodriguez went 1 for 2 in his Spring Training debut. After missing 17 months due to PED suspensions A-Rod hit a weak lining single to Left Field in the Yankees 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Indians top prospect Fransico Lindor shined in the Indians Spring Training Debut. Lindor collected two hits and showcased his glove in the Indians 4-2 victory of the Cincinnati Reds. Lindor is the Indians top prospect and is scheduled to see a Major League call-up sometime this season.

The Detroit Tigers released reliever Joel Hanrahan. The former All-Star will undergo his second Tommy John surgery and is not sure if he will play again. Hanrahan posted a career ERA of 3.85 in 362 career games.

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