Rindfleisch, a catcher out of Ball State, was Miami’s ninth round choice in 2016. Hampered by injuries this season, he slashed .290/.540/.323 in 13 games for the Grasshoppers. His OBP was aided by 11 walks and seven HBP.
Chinchilla completed his first professional campaign in 2018 wtih the DSL Marlins. He slashed out a .175/.264/.200 line in 28 games, playing catcher and first base.
Another catcher, Banfield was Miami’s second round pick this season. In 39 games between the GCL Marlins and the Grasshoppers, he hit .238/.308/.378 while catching 279 innings of .997 fielding percentage quality backstopping. He also threw out 23-of-60 basestealers, good for a 38 percent kill-rate.
An outfielder from Laguna Niguel, CA, White went 0-for-11 to start out the 2018 season with Batavia, along with four bases-on-balls. After his release, he joined the Florence Freedom in the Frontier League.
In his seventh major league season, Holaday led the National League by throwing out 45 percent of baserunners. He also provided 357 1/3 error free innings behind the plate, and passed only one ball. He also pitched twice and had two walkoff hits. In short, a pretty good number two catcher.
The Miami Marlins got Mills in the Justin Bour trade with the Phillies. In four starts for the Jumbo Shrimp (his first look at double-A), he went 0-3 with an 8.10 ERA.
Dugger, who was acquired from Seattle in the Dee Gordon trade, went 10-7 between the Jumbo Shrimp and the Hammerheads. He struck out 141 in 150 2/3 innings through 25 starts, with a 1.215 WHIP.
Bostick was acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates late in the season, and for the Marlins he went three-for-14 with two walks and a double.
Also acquired in the Gordon deal, Neidert was the Marlins minor league pitcher of the year in 2018. In 26 starts for Jacksonville, he went 12-7 with a 3.24 ERA, 154 whiffs in 152 2/3 innings, and a 1.133 WHIP.
Tazawa, initially out of Yokahama, Japan, greatly underwhelmed in the second year of his contract. He allowed 13 walks and 28 hits in 20 innings for a WHIP north of two, with 24 K’s and a 9.00 ERA.