Found January 09, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
While the Marlins have become big-spenders this off-season, they’ve always built their teams from within. That, of course, has only brought them periodic success, and it only gave them a fifth place finish as Hanley Ramirez had his worst professional season and Josh Johnson was lost early on to shoulder surgery. Michael Dunn made the biggest rookie impact by having a pretty Michael Dunn-like season - lots of strikeouts and lots of walks. Brad Hand also got thrown into major-league duty, but it was pretty obvious that he was rushed. Heading into 2012, there aren’t any major prospects really knocking on the door, but the Marlins are taking advantage of their new stadium and adding free-agents to fill needs. Most of the minor-league talent is in the lower minors anyway. Of the top 10 prospects below, 4 played in Low-A, 2 played in High-A, and one will be making his full-season debut in 2012. Low-A Greensboro had tons of position player talent in Christian Yelich, Marcell Ozuna, JT Rea...
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