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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

The Road to The Show™: Sixto Sanchez

Top Marlins prospect shined in first season with club in 2019
July 20, 2020

Each week, profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Miami Marlins right-hander Sixto Sanchez. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. When the Marlins acquired Sixto Sanchez

Best streams of 2019: Pitching duels

Davidson, Gore, McKay, May anchored stingy performances
July 6, 2020

Few things are more captivating in a baseball game than when both starting pitchers bring their absolute best stuff. Even if there’s not much action on the offensive end, watching two guys paint masterpiece performances on the mound one inning after another showcases the beauty of the sport like no

Prospects in the Marlins' 2020 player pool

Miami's 10 best prospects all named to Summer Camp roster
July 3, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

2020 Draft recap: Miami Marlins

Miami bolsters system with six high-upside hurlers
June 17, 2020

Following the five-round 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft, takes an organization-by-organization look at each pick with help from team scouting executives. Heading into this year’s Draft, the Marlins didn’t have any intentions of using all six of their picks on pitching prospects. But with the unusual circumstances leading up

PCL witnesses ties for first time in 20 years

New Orleans, Fresno draws mark league's first deadlocks since 1996
May 30, 2016

It had been 20 years since there was a tie in the Pacific Coast League. Within a span of 80 minutes Monday, there were two. Around 4:15 p.m. ET, the Tacoma Rainiers and New Orleans Zephyrs halted play for good after five-plus innings due to rain, and the game ended

Suns' Marisnick has 'grand' ole time

Marlins' No. 2 prospect smacks two slams, plates nine runs
May 30, 2013

Jake Marisnick had a career night after the seventh inning of the Suns' game on Thursday. Then he made it a record-setting evening an inning later. The Marlins' No. 2 prospect hit the first two grand slams of his career and tied the Southern League record with nine RBIs as