Miami Marlins minor league players

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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players in the Miami Marlins system:

Austin Brice[edit]

Austin Brice
Miami Marlins
Pitcher
Born: (1992-06-19) June 19, 1992 (age 22)
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Austin Robert Brice (born June 19, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Miami Marlins organization.

Brice was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the ninth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of Northwood High School in Pittsboro, North Carolina.[1] He made his professional debut that season with the Gulf Coast Marlins and also played 2011 there. In 2012 and 2013, he played for the Greensboro Grasshoppers.[2] Brice played for the Jupiter Hammerheads in 2014.

Adam Conley[edit]

Adam Conley
Miami Marlins – No. 61
Pitcher
Born: (1990-05-24) May 24, 1990 (age 24)
Redmond, Washington
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Adam Michael Conley (born May 24, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Miami Marlins organization.

Conley was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 32nd round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft out of Olympia High School in Olympia, Washington. He did not sign and attended Washington State University. He was then drafted by the Florida Marlins in the second round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.[3][4][5]

Conley made his professional debut for the Gulf Coast Marlins that year. He started the 2012 season with the Greensboro Grasshoppers and was promoted to the Jupiter Hammerheads during the season.[6] He played the 2013 season with the Double-A Jacksonville Suns.[7] He started 2014 in Triple-A for the New Orleans Zephyrs.

Austin Dean[edit]

Austin Dean
Miami Marlins
Outfielder
Born: (1993-10-14) October 14, 1993 (age 21)
Spring, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Austin James Dean (born October 14, 1993) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Miami Marlins organization.

Dean was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the fourth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Klein Collins High School in Spring, Texas.[8] He made his professional debut that season with the Gulf Coast Marlins.[9] In 2013 he played for the Batavia Muckdogs and was promoted to the Greensboro Grasshoppers. He returned to Greensboro in 2014.[10]


Jake Esch[edit]

Jake Esch
Miami Marlins
Pitcher
Born: (1990-03-27) March 27, 1990 (age 25)
St. Paul, Minnesota
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jacob Otto Esch (born March 27, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Miami Marlins' organization.

Esch attended Cretin-Derham Hall High School.[11] He then enrolled at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he played college baseball for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. A pitcher in his freshman year, Esch became a second baseman as a sophomore.[12] The Florida Marlins selected Esch in the 11th round of the 2011 MLB Draft as a pitcher.[11][13] He pitched for the Jamestown Jammers of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League after he signed.[14]

In 2012, he pitched for Jamestown and the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the Class A South Atlantic League, In 2013 and 2014, he pitched for the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League.

Kendry Flores[edit]

Kendry Flores
Miami Marlins – No. 63
Pitcher
Born: (1991-11-24) November 24, 1991 (age 23)
Azua, Azua, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Kendry Flores (born November 24, 1991) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins.[15] He was originally signed by the San Francisco Giants and was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[16]

On December 19, 2014, Flores and Luis Castillo were traded to the Miami Marlins in return for Casey McGehee.[17]


Brent Keys[edit]

Brent Keys
Miami Marlins
Outfielder
Born: (1990-07-14) July 14, 1990 (age 24)
Simi Valley, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Brent A. Keys (born July 14, 1990) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Miami Marlins organization.

As a freshman in high school in 2006, Keys won his age groups Pepsi Punt, Pass, and Kick Challenge and appeared on national television at halftime of the AFC Championship Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts at the RCA Dome.[18]

Keys was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 17th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft out of Simi Valley High School in Simi Valley, California.[19]

In 2012, Keys won the South Atlantic League batting title after hitting .335.[20] Keys was the Marlins 2013 Minor League Player of the Year after winning the Florida State League batting title with a .346 batting average.[21] He was added to the Marlins 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[22]


Scott McGough[edit]

Scott McGough
Miami Marlins
Pitcher
Born: (1989-10-31) October 31, 1989 (age 25)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Scott Thomas McGough (born October 31, 1989, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins organization. He attended Plum High School in Plum, Pennsylvania and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 46th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign. Instead, he chose to attend the University of Oregon, where he played for the baseball team. In the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft, he was drafted in the fifth round by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

McGough began his professional career in 2011 with the Rookie–level Ogden Raptors. He later earned a call-up to the Single-A Great Lakes Loons. In 2012, he started off the season with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, but on July 25, he and Nathan Eovaldi were traded to the Marlins for Hanley Ramírez and Randy Choate.[23]


Matt Ramsey[edit]

Matt Ramsey
Miami Marlins – No. 65
Pitcher
Born: (1989-09-24) September 24, 1989 (age 25)
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Matt Ramsey (born September 24, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Miami Marlins organization.

Ramsey played college baseball at the University of Tennessee. The Marlins added him to their 40-man roster on November 20, 2014.


Brady Shoemaker[edit]

Brady Shoemaker
Miami Marlins
Outfielder
Born: (1987-05-10) May 10, 1987 (age 27)
Brazil, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Brady Shoemaker (born May 10, 1987 in Brazil, Indiana) is a minor league baseball outfielder in the Miami Marlins organization. He is 6'0" and weighs 200 lbs.

Shoemaker was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 19th round of the 2009 MLB Draft, after attending Indiana State University. Shoemaker started his baseball career in 2009 at the Rookie level with the Bristol White Sox and Great Falls Voyagers then made a jump all the way to Triple-A Charlotte Knights for 8 games in 2009. In 2009 combined, Shoemaker hit .321 in 234 at-bats with 10 HRs, 22 2Bs and 36 RBI. In 2010, Shoemaker played the whole season at Class A Kannapolis Intimidators. In 2010, Shoemaker hit .293 in 338 at-bats with 12 HRs, 23 2Bs and 55 RBI. In 2011, Shoemaker started the season with Kannapolis but was later promoted to Class A-Advanced Winston-Salem Dash. In 2011 combined, Shoemaker hit .312 in 439 at-bats with 11 HRs, 31 2Bs and 77 RBI. In 2012, Shoemaker started the season at Winston-Salem but was promoted to Double-A Birmingham Barons. Shoemaker finished the 2012 season with combined .300 average, 35 2Bs, 17 HRs and 85 RBI in 134 games. Shoemaker missed the entire 2013 season due to injury.

On December 12, 2013, he was selected by the Miami Marlins in the minor league phase of the Rule 5 Draft.


Colby Suggs[edit]

Colby Suggs
Miami Marlins
Pitcher
Born: (1991-10-25) October 25, 1991 (age 23)
Sulphur Springs, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Logan Colby Suggs (born October 25, 1991) is an American professional baseball player. A pitcher, Suggs plays in Minor League Baseball for the Miami Marlins organization. Prior to playing professionally, Suggs attended the University of Arkansas, where he played college baseball for the Arkansas Razorbacks.

Suggs attended Sulphur Springs High School in Sulphur Springs, Texas, and played for the school's baseball and American football teams. In football, he played center for the school's state championship team. He was not selected in the Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft after graduating from high school, so he enrolled at the University of Arkansas to play college baseball for the Arkansas Razorbacks baseball team.[24] Suggs pitched in relief for the Razorbacks.[25] In 2013, Suggs recorded 13 saves, a Razorbacks record.[26]

The Miami Marlins selected Suggs in the second round, with the 73rd overall selection, of the 2013 MLB Draft.[24]

Rett Varner[edit]

Rett Varner
Miami Marlins
Pitcher
Born: (1988-02-03) February 3, 1988 (age 27)
Bedford, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Joseph Rett Varner (born February 3, 1988 in Bedford, Texas) is a baseball pitcher currently in the Miami Marlins minor league system. He is presently with their Triple-A team the New Orleans Zephyrs.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Northwest High School in Justin, Texas, the University of Texas at Arlington, and Brigham Young University. He was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 34th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft, but he did not sign. He was then taken by the Marlins in the sixth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft and he did sign. The scout who signed him was Steve Taylor.

In his first professional season, 2010, he was 4-1 with a 1.97 ERA in 12 games (10 starts) split between the GCL Marlins and Jamestown Jammers. In 2011, he was 8-8 with a 5.29 ERA for the Greensboro Grasshoppers. He split 2012 between the Jupiter Hammerheads and the Jacksonville Suns. He was a reliever for most of 2013 and posted a 3.21 ERA in 40 appearances (seven starts) for the Suns and Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs.

Trevor Williams[edit]

Trevor Williams
Miami Marlins
Pitcher
Born: (1992-04-25) April 25, 1992 (age 23)
San Diego, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Trevor Anthony Williams (born April 25, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Miami Marlins organization.

Williams played college baseball at Arizona State University for the Sun Devils from 2011 to 2013.[27][28][29] He started 38 games during his career, going 18–8 with a 2.98 earned run average (ERA).

Williams was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the second round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[30][31] He made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Marlins and also played for the Batavia Muckdogs and Greensboro Grasshoppers that year. Williams started 2014 with the Jupiter Hammerheads and was promoted to the Jacksonville Suns in August.[32][33]

Nick Wittgren[edit]

Nick Wittgren
Miami Marlins
Pitcher
Born: (1991-05-29) May 29, 1991 (age 23)
Torrance, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Nicholas James Wittgren (born May 29, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Miami Marlins organization.

Wittgren was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the ninth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Purdue University.[34]

During his first professional season he had a 1.17 earned run average, 13 saves and 47 strikeouts over 30 23 innings pitched while playing for the Jamestown Jammers and Greensboro Grasshoppers. He started the 2013 season with the Jupiter Hammerheads and was promoted to the Jacksonville Suns.[35] For the season he posted a 0.77 ERA with 26 saves and 63 strikeouts over 58 13. At the end of the season he was named the Minor League Relief Pitcher of the Year by the staff of MiLB.com.[36][37]


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Triple-A[edit]

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Infielders

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Manager

  • 19 Andy Haines

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Double-A[edit]

Jacksonville Suns roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 11 Chadd Krist
  •  6 Sharif Othman

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 26 Isaac Galloway
  • 15 Matt Juengel
  •  7 Carlos Lopez
  •  3 Kenny Wilson

Manager

Coaches

  • 14 Rich Arena (hitting)
  • 27 Derek Botelho (pitching)


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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Jupiter Hammerheads roster
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Pitchers

  • 22 Tyler Bremer
  • 14 Alex Burgos
  • 16 Esmerling De La Rosa
  • 40 Miguel Del Pozo
  • 33 Jarlin Garcia
  • 21 Tyler Kinley
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  • 31 Scott Lyman
  • 28 Juancito Martinez
  • 27 Casey McCarthy
  • 19 Matt Milroy
  • 22 Ryan Newell
  • 25 CJ Robinson
  • 30 Chris Sadberry
  • 41 Sean Townsley

Catchers

  • 34 Brad Haynal
  •  8 Chris Hoo
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Infielders

  •  9 Brian Anderson
  •  4 Omar Artsen
  •  1 Rehiner Cordova
  • 24 Felix Munoz
  •  5 J. T. Riddle
  • 10 Avery Romero

Outfielders

  •  3 Austin Dean
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  • 11 Cameron Flynn
  • 12 Yefri Perez
  • 18 Harold Riggins

Manager

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Class A[edit]

Greensboro Grasshoppers roster
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  • 49 Jose Adames
  • 22 Sam Alvis
  • 46 Jose Arias
  •  8 James Buckelew
  • 12 Luis Castillo
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  • 29 Kyle Fischer
  • 44 Josh Hodges
  • 47 Ben Holmes
  • 30 Tyler Kolek
  • 15 Michael Mader
  • 33 Jacob Smigelski
  • 17 Scott Squier
  • 16 Colby Suggs
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Catchers

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  • 54 Arturo Rodriguez
  • 27 Rodrigo Vigil

Infielders

  • 11 Aaron Blanton
  •  7 Mason Davis
  • 43 Brian Schales
  • 18 Austen Smith
  •  1 Justin Twine

Outfielders

  • 31 John Norwood
  • 35 Casey Soltis
  • 25 Isael Soto
  • 24 Zach Sullivan
  • 32 K. J. Woods

Manager

  • 26 Kevin Randel

Coaches


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Short A[edit]

Batavia Muckdogs roster
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Pitchers

  • -- Andy Beltre
  • 37 Gabriel Castellanos
  • 35 Jorgan Cavanerio
  • 31 Steven Farnworth
  • -- Juan Guzman
  • -- Tyler Kane
  • 56 Connor Overton
  • -- Drew Steckenrider

Catchers


Infielders

  • 25 Ryan Cranmer
  • 33 Eric Fisher
  • 22 Javier Lopez
  • 49 Iramis Olivencia

Outfielders

  • -- Ryan Aper
  • -- Kolby Copeland
  • -- Miles Williams

Manager

  •  4 Angel Espada

Coaches

  • 28 Brendan Sagara (pitching)
  • 18 Rigoberto Silverio (hitting)


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Rookie[edit]

Gulf Coast League Marlins roster
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  • 20 Ayron Adames
  • 36 Francisco Aquino
  • 39 Nestor Bautista
  • 16 Leurys De La Rosa
  • 32 Nick Fuller
  • -- Cody Harris
  • 12 Jordan Hoolloway
  • -- Dillon Peters
  • 11 Felix Ramos
  • -- Alan Scott
  • 36 Nick White
  • 38 Nick Williams

Catchers

  • 26 Blake Anderson
  • 19 Roy Morales
  • 17 Angel Reyes

Infielders


Outfielders

  • 33 Travis Brewster
  • 22 Stone Garrett
  • -- Galvi Moscat
  • 15 Anfernee Seymour

Manager

  • 13 Julio Garcia

Coaches

  • 46 Manuel Olivera (pitching)
  • 44 Daniel Santin (hitting)


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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Marlins roster
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  • -- Mauricio Atizol
  • -- Eliezer Cuello
  • -- Anderson De Leon
  • -- Yeison Del Rosario
  • -- Jose Diaz
  • -- Eddy Gonzalez
  • -- Erick Lara
  • -- Humberto Mejia
  • -- Aneury Osoria
  • -- Jeremy Ovalle
  • -- Yonqueli Perez
  • -- Jose Quijada
  • -- Manuel Rodriguez
  • -- Brayan Ulloa

Catchers

  • -- Pablo Garcia
  • -- Jesus Guerrero

Infielders

  • -- Leisman Acosta
  • -- Luis Alcala
  • -- Erwin Almonte
  • -- Garvis Lara
  • -- Ermel Pena
  • -- Yefry Reyes

Outfielders

  • -- Roger Avello
  • -- Josue Guzman
  • -- Benito Olivo
  • -- Jhonny Santos
  • -- Edgar Solano

Manager

  • -- Raymond Nunez

Coaches



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