This season is considered the biggest campaign since 1993 for the Miami Marlins as they embark on a new chapter in their history. A new name, a new ballpark, a new look and a new feel all contribute to what promises to be a historic and memorable season. For the first time, the Marlins will play their home games in an actual ballpark instead of a converted football stadium. Gone are the rain delays, and the extreme heat. On the field, there are new faces and a realistic hope for a third world championship.
Before taking a look at the players, it’s important to note that there is a new man in charge and it’s the electric and controversial Ozzie Guillen. The new skipper of the Marlins promises to bring a new energy to the dugout along with colorful quotes all season long. A member of the 2003 coaching staff, it’s a reunion of sorts for Guillen after he led the Chicago White Sox for the past eight seasons.
First Base – Gaby Sanchez
A model of consistency, Sanchez was an Al...