RHP Anthony Maldonado
The Marlins could use a good arm out of the pen and there is reason to believe that Anthony Maldonado could be the arm they need to be called up. Maldonado has the consistent reliever for Jacsksonville this season and has the best reliever for the Jumbo Shirmp. He has totaled 34.1 innings with a 2.10 ERA in 26 appearances. Maldonado has a sub 1 WHIP and 54 strikeouts in those 34.1 innings which is impressive.
The major drawback to Maldonado is that he has been injured multiple times and might not provide the help the Marlins need if he can't stay healthy. The Puerto Rican team placed him on the roster in February for the WBC and he has been on the injured list during the AAA season two different times.
Maldonado faced big league talent in his WBC appearance and had a scoreless inning with 2 strikeouts. If he can stay healthy, Maldonado is a great fit to bolster the Miami Marlins pitching and could add the additional innings they need to get to October. He has been lights out this month for AAA Jacksonville and has not allowed a run all month. The Marlins need that kind of consistency in their bullpen at the big league level.