Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 1/24/15
One of the Miami Marlins' top prospects, centerfielder Jake Marisnick, is getting closer to full speed after undergoing left knee surgery.  The toolsy outfielder was shutdown during the 2013 season's final week with knee discomfort.  Once the season ended, the 22-year-old underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus and remove a piece of loose cartilage.  Joe Frisaro of MLB.com has Marisnick fill us in on his recovery.It will be good to be able to go out and run around 100 percent.  Being healthy going into Spring Training will be awesome.Everything will be good to go for Spring Training.  I just took the off-season a little bit slower to make sure everything heals up properly.There is no guarantee that Marisnick will have a spot on the opening day roster, as he will be competing against Marcell Ozuna for playing time in centerfield.  Ozuna slashed a .265/.303/.389 line in 70 big league games.  He has more experience at the big league level than Marisnick, so that may give him an e...
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