Fortes was chosen by the Miami Marlins in the fourth round in 2018, and split his first professional season between the GCL Marlins, the Muckdogs, and the Grasshoppers. The catcher went 14-for-62 in 19 contests, with 11 RBI. He also threw out eight-of-22 runners trying to steal, good for a 36 percent cut-down rate.
Acquired in the rule five draft from the Houston Astros, Hernandez needed to remain with the Miami Marlins parent club through the 2018 campaign or get sent back to Houston. Three separate injuries kept him out of the clubhouse for a large portion of the season anyway, but he did appear in 32 games for the Marlins, including six starts. He was 2-7 with a 5.21 ERA.
Signed through free agency by the Marlins out of Nova Southeast in 2017, catcher Hernandez split 2018 between Greensboro and Jupiter. In 76 contests, he hit .179/.237/.280, striking out 114 times. Defensively, he threw out 31-of-110 basestealers.
Montero just completed his second season with the DSL Marlins. In 2018, he posted the best average on the club, slashing .312/.430/.358 in 64 games.
Currently a free agent, Telis joined the Miami Marlins at the 2015 trading deadline with Cody Ege for Sam Dyson. He appeared with the parent club in four seasons, hitting .225/.266/.312 in 98 contests in total.
Miami’s 24th pick in the 2018 draft, Alexander played in a dozen games for the GCL Marlins, striking out 22 in 18 innings.
The 6’6″ Rogers went 2-7 over 17 starts for the Grasshoppers. The Miami Marlins first round selection in 2017, he whiffed 85 in 72 2/3 innings.
Jimenez played in 11 games for the DSL Marlins in 2018, going 2-0 with a frightening 9.64 ERA and nine strikeouts in 14 frames.
In a season split between two rookie levels, Marinez played mostly shortstop between the GCL Marlins and the DSL Marlins. He hit .247/.288/.293 in 65 contests, with nine stolen bases in 14 tries.
Hoo started his fifth season in the Miami Marlins system, then got released on May 29th. Soon afterward, he was signed to act as the Marlins major league bullpen catcher.