The Marlins decided to non-tender Coghlan after he failed to rebound to his former 2009 Rookie of the Year form earlier this off-season. After the team acquired outfielder Brian Bogusevic from the Cubs earlier this off-season, the writing seemed to be on the wall that Coghlan wouldn’t be returning to Miami.
Interestingly enough, Coghlan will have a chance to earn a spot on the Cubs 25-man roster, maybe alongside former Marlin Justin Ruggiano.
The Miami Marlins have four pitchers who should fill a rotation spot. Who will grab the fifth and final place in the starting rotation in 2014?
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In the event Miami Marlins fans had not heard of right-handed pitching prospect Nick Wittgren, the Arizona Fall League may have totally enhanced his name recognition and prospect standing.
We last left off our fantasy baseball prospects’ recaps in Colorado as we took a closer look at the Colorado Rockies’ top prospects and try to help those in keeper/dynasty leagues pick up the next big thing in baseball before it’s too late.
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Steve Cishek was one of the players that saw a breakout year in 2013. Steve became in integral part of the Marlins’ bullpen in 2012, repeatedly filling in at closer for Heath Bell who was struggling mightily at the time.
Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. Yesterday we talked about Dontrelle Willis’ single season win record for the Marlins, but what about the all time win record for a Marlins pitcher?
The Marlins continue to have prospects that are making waves in the minor leagues, and the latest one is RHP Nick Wittgren. Former big league scout Bernie Pleskoff now writes for MLB.com and has some glowing things to say about the young right-hander.
In an apparent nod to the two-year effort by the Marlins organization to secure as many first-round first picks as statistically possible, sports broadcasting giant ESPN has scheduled opening day television coverage of the Marlins home opener at 7 PM on March 31, 2014 on ESPN2.