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Marlins' Prado establishes leadership role with performance, personality

MIAMI -- Finding a C emblazoned on a ballplayer's jersey is a rare sight compared to other team sports. Baseball treats that leader as such in an honorary capacity. During the second half of the season, the Miami Marlins have embodied the characteristics and personality of their inspiring figure -- third baseman Martin Prado. The subtle signs come in the form of both words and actions...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patience a virtue for hitters who are counted on in clutch

MIAMI -- When Martin Prado came to the plate for the decisive 12-pitch at-bat against New York Mets reliever Tyler Clippard last Sunday, the Miami Marlins couldn't think of a better person in that situation. Prado delivered, sending a line drive deep enough to left field that Yoenis Cespedes couldn't throw JT Realmuto out as the game-winning run. It marked Prado's second walk-off...
Via Fox Sports Florida
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Prado's positive presence provides leadership to young Marlins

MIAMI -- A month ago, the Miami Marlins approached veteran infielder Martin Prado about taking on a leadership role inside a clubhouse becoming younger each day. Following the trade deadline and several key injuries, rookies began filtering into the clubhouse as a season -- once predicted to end a postseason drought -- dissolved into losses and negativity. It was Prado's first career...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Prado stumbles and rolls out of batter's box (Video)

Miami Marlins third baseman Martin Prado stumbled and rolled out of the batter's box on a grounder to second base during the fifth inning of Friday night's game against Washington. Prado's not the first MLB player to stumble out of the batter's box, and he won't be the last. He didn't have a chance to beat the throw anyway.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
Via Holdout Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees trade Prado to Marlins for Eovaldi in 5-player deal

The San Diego Padres have been the most surprising team of the offseason, making three blockbuster trades to become a contender. But the Miami Marlins are also making some intriguing moves, following through on their promise to field a contending team after signing Giancarlo Stanton to a gigantic 13-year, $225 million contract. The Marlins acquired infielder Martin Prado from the...
Via The Outside Corner
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Chase Headley edition

Chase Headley isn’t ready to settle with the New York Yankees just yet. With recent trades including Hanley Ramirez ($95 million/5 yrs) and Pablo Sandoval (4 yrs) to the Boston Red Sox who are raking in the money, Headley is waiting for the perfect price and most likely a four-year deal. After an outstanding performance in the second half of the 2014 season, Headley has everything...
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

After two weeks, it's official: The NY sportswriters have declared the Martin Prado deal a success

First, the obvious: Martin Prado is a nice player. He hits 10 HRs a year, bats .270 and plays three positions. The Yanks could do worse. And Prado hit well during the team's recent 5-game winning streak. (Not last night, though: He went 0-4.)Still, isn't it rather early to start congratulating the Yankee front office for trading power-hitting prospect Peter O'Brien for the 30-year...
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks trade Prado and Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded third baseman Martin Prado to the New York Yankees for prospect Peter O’Brien according to  reports by Jack Curry of the YES Network and Steve Gilbert of Yankees have acquired Prado from Arizona. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 31, 2014 According to @SteveGilbertMLB, Yankees are sending Peter O'Brien to the DBacks for Prado. O'Brien...
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs send Prado to Yankees, net sluggung prospect in return

PHOENIX -- Just before the non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday afternoon, the Diamondbacks acquired catcher Peter O'Brien and a player to be named later or cash considerations for infielder Martin Prado. O'Brien, 24, combined to hit .267 (103-for-386) with 23 doubles, 33 home runs and 70 RBI in 102 games with Low-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton this season. He entered Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Martin Prado bumps heads with fan while chasing after foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado bumped heads with a front row fan while chasing a foul ball during Sunday's game against San Francisco.In the top of the ninth with two outs, Prado chased the ball fouled off towards the third base stands by Giants batter Joe Panik. Prado ran full speed towards the stands and his face smacked into...
Via Holdout Sports
June 22, 2014  |  2 Comments

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