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Thursday, April 9, 2015

MIAMI MARLINS

2015 PROJECTED STARTERS



As of 4/9/2015;


Catcher:                                    JARROD SALTAMACCHIA                    S/R  Age 29
First Base:                                MICHAEL MORSE                                    R/R  Age 33
Second Base:                            DEE GORDON                                           L/R  Age 27
Third Base:                               MARTIN PRADO                                      R/R  Age 29
Shortstop:                                 ADEINY HECHAVARRIA                       R/R  Age 26
Left Field                                 CHRISTIAN YELICH                                L/R  Age 23
Center Field:                            MARCELL OZUNA                                  R/R  Age 24
Right Field:                              GIANCARLO STANTON                         R/R Age 25 

Batter Bench Notable:              ICHIRO SUZUKI                                       L/R  Age 41

Starting Pitcher 1:                     HENDERSON ALVAREZ                        R/R Age 25
Starting Pitcher 2:                     MAT LATOS                                             R/R Age 27
Starting Pitcher 3:                     TOM KOEHLER                                       R/R Age 29
Starting Pitcher 4:                     DAN HAREN                                            R/R Age 34
Starting Pitcher 5:                     JARRED COSART                                    R/R Age 24

Closer:                                      STEVE CISHEK                                        R/R Age 28

Pitcher Bench Notable:             MIKE DUNN                                             L/L Age 29

NOTABLE INJURIES: Ace JOSE FERNANDEZ coming off Tommy John surgery is expected to join the club in the late spring.          

PROJECTION:  3RD place in the NL East. Projected wins = 85.

MVP:         GIANCARLO STANTON                               

POTENTIAL ROOKIE IMPACT: RHP JOSE URENA might have a chance to come in and shore up a questionable rotation.

COMMENTS:  Resigning GIANCARLO STANTON to a long term contract has committed the MArlins to win now. Suddenly the NL East has become a strong division, but the Marlins need more starting pitching, especially if JOSE FERNANDEZ is delayed coming back from TJ surgery.