Marlins bringing Bleday to MLB camp

First-rounder receives non-roster invite for first Spring Training

JJ Bleday racked up 11 extra-base hits over 38 games with Class A Advanced Jupiter last season. (Tom Hagerty/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | January 21, 2020 11:44 AM ET

Outfielder JJ Bleday -- the fourth overall pick in the 2019 Draft -- will head to Major League camp in his first Spring Training as a Marlins non-roster invitee, the club announced Tuesday.

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2020 Prospect Projections: NL East rookies

Kieboom competing in Nats infield; Bohm, Sanchez get closer

Carter Kieboom made 62 starts at shortstop, 41 at second base and 10 at third base for Triple-A Fresno in 2019. (Jamie Harms/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | January 14, 2020 10:09 AM ET

The Washington Nationals have an opening at third base following the departure of Anthony Rendon, and top prospect Carter Kieboom should be able to compete for the spot.

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It's a breeze: Wind Surge blow into Wichita

Kansas' only MiLB team, debuting in 2020, unveils name, logos

On Nov. 13, Wichita's new Pacific Coast League team unveiled its name: the Wind Surge. Todd Radom designed the logos.

By Benjamin Hill | November 13, 2019 7:11 PM ET

Wichita is fielding a new Pacific Coast League team in 2020. On Wednesday, the team's name was unveiled: the Wichita Wind Surge. Ben Hill has details.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Diaz, Cabrera signal turning of tide in Miami

Sluggers, pitchers abundant in much-improved Marlins system

Isan Diaz launched a career-best 26 homers at Triple-A before being promoted to the big leagues. (Dave Wegiel/MiLB.com)

By Katie Woo | November 13, 2019 10:15 AM ET

Isan Diaz bashed his way to the bigs, J.D. Orr made a smashing debut and Edward Cabrera took a leap forward. They are Miami Marlins Organization All-Stars.

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Encarnacion leads Salt River to AFL title

Marlins No. 17 prospect breaks tie with booming grand slam

The Salt River Rafters winning the 2019 Arizona Fall League championship. (Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

By Rob Terranova | October 26, 2019 6:32 PM ET

Miami Marlins No. 17 prospect Jerar Encarnacion launched a go-ahead grand slam that powered Salt River past Surprise, 5-1, for the Arizona Fall League title Saturday.

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Wagner, Neidert claim AFL Week 2 awards

Yankees first baseman, Marlins righty honored by fall circuit

Brandon Wagner and Nick Neidert are the second batch of players honored by the Fall League in 2019. (Jill Weisleder/Getty Images)

By Sam Dykstra | October 2, 2019 4:17 PM ET

Yankees first baseman Brandon Wagner (Surprise) and Marlins right-hander Nick Neidert (Salt River) have been named the Arizona Fall League Player and Pitcher of the Week.

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Marlins name Sanchez Pitcher of the Year

No. 23 overall prospect went 8-4 with 2.53 ERA at Double-A

Sixto Sanchez hurled 24 consecutive scoreless innings from July 23-Aug. 10 for Jacksonville. (Ed Gardner/MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | September 21, 2019 12:47 PM ET

Top Marlins prospect Sixto Sanchez has been named the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year and MVP for Double-A Jacksonville after going 8-4 with a 2.53 ERA.

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LumberKings to play for Midwest crown

No. 10 Marlins prospect Misner scores three times in clincher

Clinton outscored its opponents, 29-9, in the five games it took to reach the Midwest League Finals. (Clinton LumberKings)

By Joe Bloss | September 9, 2019 11:53 PM ET

Miami Marlins No. 10 prospect Kameron Misner helped Class A Clinton earn a spot in the Midwest League Championship Series with a 6-2 win over Cedar Rapids.

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Roberson's gem leads LumberKings

Marlins righty whiffs career-best 10 over five scoreless frames

Josh Roberson has recorded 25 strikeouts over his last four starts with Clinton. (Paul R. Gierhart/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 7, 2019 11:38 PM ET

Marlins prospect Josh Roberson fanned a career-high 10 and allowed three hits over five innings as Class A Clinton blanked Cedar Rapids, 4-0, on Saturday at NelsonCorp Field in Game 1 of the Midwest League semifinals.

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Clinton sweeps behind unhittable Walters

Marlins right-hander doesn't allow a hit for second straight start

In 19 games with the LumberKings, Walters went 7-4 mark with a 2.35 ERA and 87 whiffs over 92 innings. (Paul R. Gierhart/MiLB.com)

By Dan Stokes | September 6, 2019 1:17 AM ET

Miami Marlins righty Jake Walters tossed seven hitless frames for the second straight start to propel Class A Clinton to a 10-1 win over Kane County and a berth in the Midwest League semifinals.

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