Every spring, during the downtime between the full squad reporting to Jupiter and the beginning of the Grapefruit League schedule, we get Marlins Photo Day! The 2020 edition took place Wednesday morning.
The following photos were captured by Mark Brown of Getty Images and Jim Rassol of USA Today.
This past offseason featured tons of player movement, so let’s get familiar with the new faces who are in strong contention for spots on the Opening Day active roster:
Pouty Matt Kemp (he participated in a few smiling photos, too)
Rule 5 Draft pick Sterling Sharp
These notable prospects are experiencing Marlins major league camp for the first time:
2019 top MLB Draft pick JJ Bleday
José Devers, the youngest player in camp (just turned 20 in December), apparently got braces over the winter?
Alex Vesia, everybody’s favorite darkhorse to crack the Marlins bullpen
The official Marlins Instagram account gives us a few behind-the-scenes delights. Here is Brian Anderson aiming for a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger award, picking “The Office” as his all-time favorite television show, and sharing one of his off-field hobbies:
I will be saving JonathanVillarGreenScreenDance.GIF for future use: