2022 Miami Marlins Top MLB Prospects

Image credit: Eury Perez (Photo by Tom Dipace)


From the big leagues to rookie ball, Miami’s system teemed with high-upside arms in 2021. Now, its player development program sets its sights on grooming a crop of bats to join them. 

Today, we unveil the Marlins’ 10 best prospects entering 2022, headlined by a breaking 18-year-old arm and one of the steals of the 2021 MLB Draft. 

We’ll be chatting the Marlins farm system at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday. You can submit your questions ahead of time here

Here’s how we project their lineup in 2025, with their 2025 ages in parentheses. 


Catcher: Joe Mack (22)
First Base: Lewin Diaz (28)
Second Base: Kahlil Watson (21)
Third Base: Brian Anderson (31)
Shortstop: Jazz Chisholm (27)
Left Field: Peyton Burdick (27)
Center Field: Bryan De La Cruz (28)
Right Field: Jesús Sánchez (27)
Designated Hitter: Garrett Cooper (34)

No. 1 Starter: Sandy Alcantara (29)
No. 2 Starter: Trevor Rogers (27)
No. 3 Starter: Eury Perez (21)
No. 4 Starter: Pablo Lopez (29)
No. 5 Starter: Sixto Sanchez (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: Kahlil Watson
Best Power Hitter: Peyton Burdick
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Nasim Nunez
Fastest Baserunner: Nasim Nunez
Best Athlete: Kahlil Watson
Best Fastball: Eury Perez
Best Curveball: Dax Fulton
Best Slider: Max Meyer
Best Changeup: Antonio Velez
Best Control: Antonio Velez
Best Defensive Catcher: Nick Fortes
Best Defensive Infielder: Nasim Nunez
Best Infield Arm: Nasim Nunez
Best Defensive Outfielder: Monte Harrison
Best Outfield Arm: Jerar Encarnacion

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