Found November 14, 2013 on Fangraphs:
Andrew Heaney is one of the reasons the Marlins have a brighter future than you might think. The team has a plethora of talented young arms, and the 22-year-old southpaw is poised to join Jose Fernandez and his 23-and-under brethren in the Miami rotation. Drafted ninth-overall in 2012 out of Okl...
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