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Prospect Q&A: Marlins outfielder Conine

Miami's No. 24 prospect looking for efficiency after powerful year
@Gerard_Gilberto
June 30, 2022

Even after establishing himself as one of the best power hitting prospects in the Minors, Griffin Conine put a lot of thought into what would make him a more complete hitter. Last year, Conine provided fans with an exciting race for the Minor League home run crown. His 36 long

Presenting top plays by position from the first half

DeLuzio, Abrams, Duzenack made the most of their spot on the field
@Gerard_Gilberto
June 29, 2022

Throughout the first half of the Minor League season, fans were treated to some remarkable, jaw-dropping, eye-popping and show-stopping displays of defensive excellence. We’ve broken down the best of the best in our weekly Top 10 countdown, and brought fans into the conversation with our voting for Plays of the

Morissette's swing? He gets it from his mom

Marlins' No. 15 prospect drills three homers for Sky Carp
June 18, 2022

A mother's touch can make everything better. Many baseball players credit their fathers for their smooth swing, but Miami's No. 15 prospect Cody Morissette says that he inherited his skills from his mom. "My mom, she might have the best swing in the family," Morissette said. "I've seen videos of

Breakout candidate: Marlins lefty Fulton

Miami’s No. 9 prospect flashed dominance in first pro season
@Gerard_Gilberto
February 22, 2022

MiLB.com's Breakout Candidate series spotlights players who could garner some serious attention in 2022. Here's a look at Marlins’ No. 9 prospect Dax Fulton. Dax Fulton could be an integral piece to a mostly homegrown stable of talented starting pitching prospects for Miami. The Marlins played it safe with their

Meyer, Eder make big splash for Marlins

Pitching duo dominated Double-A in first professional seasons
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 29, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. The Marlins’ cycle of building and trading away premier talent at the Major

Prospect season in review: Marlins’ Meyer

No. 30 overall prospect reaches Triple-A in dominant first campaign
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 19, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at third-ranked Marlins prospect Max Meyer. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. There were few pitchers in the Minors that were as consistently dominant as Max

Conine stays step ahead of Melendez in power race

Pensacola outfielder hits his 30th; catcher homers in Omaha debut
@RobTnova24
August 12, 2021

In a race that has traversed three levels with a number of lead changes, Griffin Conine and MJ Melendez continued to duel -- and flex -- for the top spot in the Minor Leagues' home run column this season.

The Show Before the Show: Episode 310

Drnec family honors brother with Beloit's Name the Night promo
May 27, 2021

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Scouting report: Marlins' Max Meyer

Right-hander brings blazing fastball and wipeout slider to Minors
@JoshJacksonMiLB
April 26, 2021

MiLB.com introduces a new series spotlighting players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at third-ranked Marlins prospect Max Meyer. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

The Road to The Show™: Jazz Chisholm

Marlins speedster looking to make lasting impact in the Majors
@RobTnova24
March 22, 2021

It’s no longer a matter of if but when Jazz Chisholm will find permanent residence with Miami at the big league level. And judging by the performance of the fourth-ranked Marlins prospect at camp this spring, the answer might very well be now. Signed by the D-backs for $200,000 out

The Show Before the Show: Episode 300

Marlins' Meyer discusses first Spring Training, Minnesota roots
March 19, 2021

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Toolshed: Spring Training camps to watch

Ten groups worth following as top prospects showcase talents
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 24, 2021

Pitchers and catchers have been in Arizona and Florida a while. Position players have officially joined them in earnest. Look around you. It's decidedly spring. To celebrate the official opening of Spring Training and return of full-squad workouts, Toolshed presents 10 camps across the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues that prospect

Bleday, Meyer lead Marlins spring invites

Two Top-100 prospects headed to Jupiter as non-roster players
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 8, 2021

The Marlins saw the arrival of several top prospects in the Majors last year on the way to their first postseason appearance since 2003. In a few weeks, the club will get a closer look at the next wave headed toward southeast Florida. Miami invited No. 20 overall prospect JJ

2021 Prospect Projections: NL East rookies

How Steamer600 views Braves, Fish, Mets, Phils, Nats prospects
@SamDykstraMiLB
January 20, 2021

This is the second in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for starting

Toolshed: Dunand making most of LIDOM return

Marlins infielder off to strong start after missing camps in 2020
@SamDykstraMiLB
December 4, 2020

Joe Dunand played 11 games for Leones del Escogido in the Dominican Winter League (Liga de Beisbol Dominicano) last offseason. As of Thursday, he had once again played in exactly 11 games in LIDOM's 2020 iteration. In 2019, he went 4-for-26 (.154) with no homers. This time around, he leads

State of the System: Miami Marlins

Glut of top prospects propelled Miami to playoffs in 2020
@tylermaun
November 25, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. The Major League season was barely underway

Sixto helps Marlins advance to NLDS

No. 19 overall prospect pitches five shutout innings, fans six
October 2, 2020

Sixto Sanchez was 5 years old the last time the Marlins won a playoff series. On Friday afternoon, he helped them advance to the National League Division Series. MLB Pipeline's No. 19 overall prospect struck out six over five innings in his big league postseason debut as the Marlins completed

Toolshed: 10 most fun callups of 2020 season

Revisiting quick risers, late bloomers who made way to Majors
@SamDykstraMiLB
October 2, 2020

There were 210 Major League debuts (and perhaps still counting) during the 2020 season. This week, Toolshed looks back at the 10 most fun first callups of the 2020 season, listed in chronological order of debut date. To be clear, this isn't focused on how they did in their first

Jazz sets tone in final Marlins tune-up

No. 62 overall prospect homers, doubles, drives in three runs
@RobTnova24
September 27, 2020

There was no playing second fiddle for Jazz Chisholm on Sunday. The fourth-ranked Marlins prospect was front and center as he put together his best performance in The Show with a homer, double, three RBIs and a pair of runs scored to lead his club to a 5-0 blanking of

Marlins calling on Chisholm for MLB debut

No. 70 overall prospect headed to Miami in time for playoff race
@SamDykstraMiLB
September 1, 2020

The Marlins made a splash by adding Starling Marte at the Trade Deadline on Monday. On Tuesday, they added another talent from the 2019 Trade Deadline. Miami is calling up No. 70 overall prospect Jazz Chisholm for his Major League debut, the club announced Tuesday. Jesús Sánchez was optioned to

Sixto dominant in second start for Marlins

No. 24 overall prospect strikes out 10 over seven shutout frames
@jtbloss
August 29, 2020

The Marlins deployed Garrett Cooper as their designated hitter on Friday night, his first game action since he missed more than a month on the COVID-19 Injured List. But before his return, Cooper rehabbed with Miami’s alternate squad in Jupiter, Florida. The first pitcher he faced during his comeback was

Rogers impresses in Marlins' debut

No. 9 prospect yields one hit over four scoreless innings
August 26, 2020

Trevor Rogers wasn't the first highly touted prospect promoted by Miami this season, but he made the most impressive first impression. Miami's ninth-ranked prospect allowed one hit and overcame five walks over four scoreless innings as the Marlins blanked the Mets, 3-0, to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night at

Marlins promoting Sixto, Jesús Sánchez for debuts

Miami calling up Top-100 prospects to bolster second-place Fish
@jtbloss
August 20, 2020

The Marlins have made 80 transactions since their season began on July 24. Perhaps none of them were as highly anticipated as the 81st. Miami will reportedly call up both No. 24 overall prospect Sixto Sánchez and No. 88 overall prospect Jesús Sánchez for their Major League debuts. Sixto Sánchez,

Toolshed: Who will make the next big leap?

Candidates that could climb from Class A Advanced straight to MLB
@SamDykstraMiLB
August 14, 2020

Seth Romero recently became the latest example of a mini-trend taking place during the 2020 Major League season, yet there was still an element of awe involved. The Nationals purchased the contract of their No. 11 prospect/2017 first-rounder Thursday, and he made his MLB debut the same day. But it

Minor Leagues mourn passing of Schwechheimer

Baseball visionary made mark on three teams since interning in '78
@JoshJacksonMiLB
July 30, 2020

Lou Schwechheimer, an executive who played an outsized role in shaping the landscape of Minor League Baseball in the 21st century, died on Wednesday of complications due to the COVID-19 virus. “The passing of Lou Schwechheimer is devastating to the Wichita Wind Surge and Minor League Baseball family," Minor League