MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Marlins may have finally solved their revolving door at third base.
The team has agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Colin Moran pending a physical, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.READ MORE: College Grads Having No Problem Finding Work
Moran was the sixth overall pick in the draft and Miami offered the slotted contract for the sixth pick, roughly $3.52 million. Moran helped power the North Carolina Tar Heels to the College World Series this year while hitting .348 with 86 RBI’s.READ MORE: Heat Alert: Miami Beats Boston 109-103 For 2-1 Series Lead
According to the Herald, Moran is expected to start out his professional career with the Marlins at Short Season Batavia in the New York-Penn League.
It’s possible Moran could be a member of the Marlins roster as early as 2014. If Moran can carry over his college production to the pro ranks, Miami would have a quality third baseman for the first time since the Fish gave away Miguel Cabrera in 2007 to the Detroit Tigers.MORE NEWS: Man Held Without Bond In Killing Of Baby, Babysitter In Coral Springs
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