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Fish Bites Episode 61: Marlins players under most pressure this spring

Among the 65 players at Marlins major league camp, who needs to take exhibition games most seriously?

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Spring Training full-squad workouts have begun! Ely identifies the Marlins players who have the most to gain/lose between now and the regular season, most notably Lewis Brinson, Jesus Aguilar and Magneuris Sierra.

Enjoy Episode 61!

My full Marlins Top 10 of players feeling the pressure:

  1. OF Magneuris Sierra
  2. 1B Jesús Aguilar
  3. OF Lewis Brinson
  4. C Chad Wallach
  5. OF/1B Matt Kemp
  6. RHP Robert Dugger
  7. 2B Isan Díaz
  8. RHP Jeff Brigham
  9. LHP Daniel Castano
  10. RHP José Ureña

(honorable mentions: INF/OF Jon Berti, OF Víctor Víctor Mesa, RHP Drew Steckenrider, RHP Sterling Sharp)

Another reminder! Tickets to Fish Stripes Night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium are on sale. Join us in Jupiter on Thursday night, February 27 for a Spring Training game between the Marlins and Mets.

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