Top pitching prospect Jose Fernandez was added to the Miami Marlins’ roster Sunday, and he’s scheduled make his major league debut next Sunday against the Mets in New York.
Chone Figgins was 4 for 4, Wade LeBlanc pitched four scoreless innings and the Miami Marlins defeated the Atlanta Braves 10-2 Sunday.
One game into spring training and the Marlins are already down a catcher.
Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs to lead the Miami Marlins past the St. Louis Cardinals 8-3 Saturday in the Grapefruit League opener for both teams.
John Maine sees an opportunity with the Miami Marlins as his way back to the majors following a two-year absence.
The Miami Marlins feel pretty confident in their projected starting rotation of Ricky Nolasco, Jacob Turner, Nathan Eovaldi, and Henderson Alvarez. But the fifth spot is still up for grabs and the pitcher that will take the mound Saturday in the Marlins’ opening game of spring training is hoping to secure that spot.