Florida / Miami Marlins All-Time Top 40 Players: Part 2

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MIAMI, FL – MAY 22: Henderson Alvarez #37 of the Miami Marlins. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Last Friday, we started a five part series on the Top 50 Florida and Miami Marlins of all time.

To kill some time this offseason, Marlin Maniac is going over the past 27 seasons of MLB history in South Florida. Using the Wins Above Replacement (WAR) metric, we were able to rank the 50 top players in Miami Marlins history. Oh, I know there are other metrics, but I feel as if WAR is the best for comparing players of different positions and eras.

For those of you who missed it, here’s the crib notes version of the countdown so far.

Just Short

60. Sandy Alcantara (3.3)

59. Mark Buehrle (3.5)

58. Emilio Bonifacio (3.5)

57. Moises Alou (3.5)

56. Braden Looper (3.6)

55. Alfredo Amezaga (3.7)

54. Quilvio Veras (3.9)

53. Bryan Harvey (4.0)

52. Starlin Castro (4.0)

51. Chris Volstad (4.2)

Marlins Ranked 50th through 41st

Yesterday, we went in some detail over the players ranked 50th through 41st. This first group of 10 featured three starters, two relievers, two shortstops, a super-utility infielder, a center fielder, and a Hall-of-Fame catcher.

50. Omar Infante (4.3)

49. Livan Hernandez (4.5)

48. Devon White (4.5)

47. Ivan Rodriguez (4.5)

46. Al Leiter (4.8)

45. Derek Dietrich (4.8)

44. Chris Hammond (4.9)

43. Steve Cishek (4.9)

42. Robb Nen (4.9)

41. Edgar Renteria (5.0)

Without further adieu, here’s today’s edition of the All-Time Countdown.

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