Marlins top prospect Andrew Heaney doesn't worry about the pressure that comes with being the ninth overall pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft.
When the 22-year-old left-hander arrives in Jupiter, Fla., in three weeks for the start of big league camp, Heaney will zero in on his own high standards rather than what others think.
"I'm expecting to go and compete for a job," Heaney said. "Whether that's realistic to get a job straight out of spring training I don't know. I'm not in those meetings. I don't make those decisions. I would like to think that if I pitch well I have a chance to make it. That's my goal.
"I don't think there's any shame in not achieving that goal. I'm not in a hurry to get to the big leagues. I want to have a long career, and I want to be ready when I'm up there. If that's what it takes just to have some more time in Double-A, Triple-A -- wherever I go -- I'll do that. But I'm read...