Originally written February 06, 2013 on MarlinsBaseball.com:
One of the biggest question marks heading into Spring Training next week involves Alfredo Silverio, an outfielder that the Miami Marlins took in the Rule 5 Draft.   Silverio who was a once promising prospect missed all of 2012 after a horrific car accident but is on the road to recovery.   Where he will fit into Miami’s plans remains to be seen but he could wind up being a tremendous addition. Silverio is expected to start the year on the disabled list allowing Miami to keep him in the organization while he gets back into playing shape.  As per the rules of the Rule 5 Draft, Silverio must remain on the Marlins’ big league roster all season or be placed on waivers.   The Los Angeles Dodgers would be given a chance to take him back should he not stay on a Major League roster for all of 2013.    With the promise Silverio brings and the Marlins’ rebuilding process underway — keeping him on the big league roster for the entire season is not expected to be an issue.   Once the year passes...
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