We obviously know how the 2021 Miami Marlins season played-out overall as the Marlins finished fourth in the NL East with a 67-95 overall record. However, what about the players who composed the 2021 Opening Day roster?
Looking Back at the Miami Marlins 2021 Opening Day Roster
The Marlins 2021 Opening Day roster was composed of a few new faces to the organization through offseason signings and trades, as well as a few players who had been in Miami for previous’ seasons.
This will take a look at that 26-man roster, as well as how each player performed with Miami during the 2021 season, starting with catcher.
Catcher: Jorge Alfaro, Chad Wallach
When healthy, Alfaro remained as the Marlins primary catcher throughout the 2021 season, while also seeing time in left field and first base. Appearing in a total of 92 games, Alfaro slashed .244/.283/.342 offensively with four home runs, 30 RBI’s, and eight stolen bases.
Wallach would only appear in 23 games with the Marlins during the 2021 season where the catcher slashed .200/.242/.267 with six RBI’s. Wallach would be selected off waivers in late-July by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and would also see time in the Los Angeles Angels organization as well.