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The Miami Marlins roster is basically made up of Giancarlo Stanton, rookies and no names. While Jose Fernandez has been the only fantasy-relevant Miami rookie, Marcell Ozuna is actually leading the Marlins hitters in WAR and Derek Dietrich had hit nine home runs in just 57 games. Both Ozuna and Dietrich were sent down Monday to make room for two rookies who should help the Marlins and your fantasy team – whether this year or in the future. Christian Yelich, 21, and Jake Marisnick, 22, ranked one-two, respectively, in the Marlins organization before the 2013 season by MLB.com, and both were in the top 60 prospects overall this preseason.
These promotions should give the Marlins one of the best defensive outfields in the game as soon as this year, and with Giancarlo Stanton just 23 this outfield group really has a chance to be special in the coming years. I’d recommend picking up both players in deeper dynasty and keeper leagues. My season is lost in my 16-team home league so I droppe...
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 will signal the debut for two top prospects in the Miami Marlins organization, and both happen to be outfielders. One of them is sweet-swinging lefty Christian Yelich, whom the Marlins drafted in the first round of 2010, and the other is Jake Marisnick, one of the main pieces that came back from the big trade this past off-season with the Toronto Blue Jays...
Christian Yelich received the much-anticipated call to Miami on Monday night, and he'll be bringing a friend.
Following Miami's 3-1 win at Colorado, the Marlins announced they had optioned second baseman Derek Dietrich and center fielder Marcell Ozuna to Double-A Jacksonville of the Southern League. The team said it would select outfielders Yelich and Jake Marisnick from...
One player in Marlins’ history logged three hits in the first three at-bats of his major league debut. Manager Mike Redmond owned that distinction.
As of Tuesday, he shares it.
Christian Yelich in his major league debut went 3-for-4 with two RBI to lead the Marlins past the Rockies 4-2 at Coors Field. Batting second and playing left, Yelich singled in each of his first three...
The Marlins are going even younger. The team is calling up top outfield prospects Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro. Outfielder Marcell Ozuna and infielder Derek Dietrich will be sent to the minors to clear roster spots.
Yelich, 21, was ranked as Miami's second best prospect behind Jose Fernandez coming into the season by Baseball America...
It wasn’t a near-no hitter. But it was just as promising.
Making his first start at Minute Maid Park, League City native Jarred Cosart threw seven confident and sharp innings Tuesday during the Astros’ 5-4 come-from-behind victory against the Oakland A’s in an American League West matchup before an announced crowd of 32,249.
Cosart struggled with his command during the initial...
The Miami Marlins organization made a bold move on Monday night when it was announced that outfield prospects Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick were promoted from Double-A to the big league squad. In return, 2013 rookies Derek Dietrich, an infielder, and Marcell Ozuna, an outfielder, were returned to the minor leagues. Interestingly, Ozuna checks in with the highest WAR (1.9) of...
DENVER (AP) -- Rookie Jose Fernandez tossed seven strong innings and Christian Yelich went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in his major league debut, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Making his first start since appearing in the All-Star game, Fernandez (6-5) baffled the Rockies all evening as he pitched out of several jams and limited...
As the baseball season pushes on into the dog days summer, it becomes more obvious which teams are in contention and which are building for the future. This time of year more and more teams become willing to see what they have in their young players or become willing to trade them, opening new doors for those prospects to reach the majors. This makes for an exciting time in the fantasy...
Rookie Jose Fernandez tossed seven strong innings and Christian Yelich went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in his major league debut, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Making his first start since appearing in the All-Star game, Fernandez (6-5) baffled the Rockies all evening as he pitched out of several jams and limited one of the league...