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2021 Miami Marlins Top MLB Prospects


By Andre Fernandez

The Marlins steadily climbed our farm system rankings at the back end of last decade, and they're beginning to see the results trickle to the top and help a big league club that returned to the playoffs in 2020. Here are the 10 best names in their system entering 2021, some which may now be very familiar to fans.

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Here's how we project their lineup in 2024, with their 2024 age in parentheses.

Catcher: Jorge Alfaro (31)
First Base: Lewin Diaz (27)
Second Base: Isan Diaz (28)
Third Base: Brian Anderson (31)
Shortstop: Jazz Chisholm (26)
Left Field: Jesus Sanchez (26)
Center Field: Lewis Brinson (30)
Right Field: JJ Bleday (26)
Designated Hitter: Garrett Cooper (34)

No. 1 Starter: Sixto Sanchez (25)
No. 2 Starter: Sandy Alcantara (28)
No. 3 Starter: Max Meyer (25)
No. 4 Starter: Pablo Lopez (28)
No. 5 Starter: Trevor Rogers (26)
Closer: Edward Cabrera (26)

Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Miami's Top 10, click here.

Best Hitter for Average: Jose Devers
Best Power Hitter: Lewin Diaz
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: JJ Bleday
Fastest Baserunner: Monte Harrison
Best Athlete: Monte Harrison
Best Fastball: Sixto Sanchez
Best Curveball: Braxton Garrett
Best Slider: Max Meyer
Best Changeup: Sixto Sanchez
Best Control: Sixto Sanchez
Best Defensive Catcher: Will Banfield
Best Defensive Infielder: Nasim Nunez
Best Infield Arm: Jazz Chisholm
Best Defensive Outfielder: Monte Harrison
Best Outfield Arm: Jerar Encarnacion


Jj Bleday Photo By Mark Brown Getty Images

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