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Miami Marlins 60-Man Roster Prospect Analysis



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ROSTER

PITCHERS (31)
Sandy Alcantara
Brad Boxberger
Jeff Brigham
Edward Cabrera
Daniel Castano
Adam Conley
Ryan Cook
Robert Dugger
Brett Eibner
Tommy Eveld
Yimi Garcia
Braxton Garrett
Preston Guilmet
Jorge Guzman
Brandon Kintzler
Pablo López
Humberto Mejia
Max Meyer
Nick Neidert
Aaron Northcraft
Cody Poteet
Johan Quezada
Trevor Rogers
Sixto Sanchez
Caleb Smith
Josh A. Smith
Ryne Stanek
José Ureña
Alex Vesia
CATCHERS (6)
Jorge Alfaro
Will Banfield
Wilkin Castillo
Ryan Lavarnway
Julian Leon
Brian Navarreto
Sean Rodriguez
Chad Wallach
INFIELD (10)
Jesús Aguilar
Eddy Alvarez
Brian Anderson
Jon Berti
Jazz Chisholm
Jose Devers
Isan Díaz
Lewin Diaz
Gosuke Katoh
Christian Lopes
Miguel Rojas
Jonathan Villar
OUTFIELD (10)
JJ Bleday
Lewis Brinson
Garrett Cooper
Corey Dickerson
Jerar Encarnacion
Monte Harrison
Matt Joyce
Harold Ramirez
Jesus Sanchez

NOTABLE INCLUSIONS

The rebuilding Marlins included their top nine prospects and 14 of their top 16 overall on their initial player pool. RHP Sixto Sanchez (No. 1 prospect), OF Jesus Sanchez (No. 3), RHP Edward Cabrera (No. 4), SS Jazz Chisholm (No. 5) and OF Monte Harrison (No. 6) are not there for solely developmental reasons. All could conceivably make their major league debuts this season.

NOTABLE EXCLUSIONS

The only two of the Marlins' top 16 prospects not to make their initial player pool were outfielders Connor Scott and Victor Victor Mesa. Scott, the Marlins' first-round pick in 2018, hit .248/.310/.359 at the Class A levels last year. Mesa, a touted Cuban signing, hit .235/.274/.263 in his U.S. debut last year and struggled to hit for any impact in the Arizona Fall League after the season.

PARTING THOUGHTS

The Marlins are building for the future and reflected that with their prospect-heavy approach to their 60-man player pool. While many of them will remain at the alternate training site strictly for development purposes, it won't be any surprise to see a group of others use it as a springboard to make their major league debuts this season.

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