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Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro close to returning, slotted to start Opening Day

Despite missing the majority of Grapefruit League play, Marlins fans will likely see Jorge Alfaro when the regular season opens next week. The 25-year-old catcher, who’s dealt with right knee inflammation throughout spring training, will play on Saturday against the Astros for the first time in...

Jorge Alfaro cleared to resume activity; Marlins hoping he'll be ready for Opening Day

The Miami Marlins are hoping the saga surrounding Jorge Alfaro’s right knee could be resolved by Opening Day. The 25-year-old catcher, who was acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies in the J.T. Realmuto trade, has been limited for nearly all of spring training with inflammation in his right knee...
Fish Stripes Mar 5, 2019
The best Marlins move of the offseason

The best Marlins move of the offseason

It’s not much of a surprise. In the midst of #theprocess, the Marlins were never going to sign a Manny Machado or Bryce Harper this offseason. The most the team spent on a free-agent acquisition was the $2.5 million it gave to Sergio Romo. Jeter and Co. have instead continued the rebuild by adding some pieces to the farm system they hope will open Miami’s competitive window sooner rather than later. Therefore, their best move of the offseason is the most obvious candidate: dealing J.T. Realmuto to the Phillies for Sixto Sanchez, Jorge Alfaro, and Will Stewart. It made no sense to keep...
Fish Stripes Feb 28, 2019
2019 Marlins Season Preview: Bryan Holaday

2019 Marlins Season Preview: Bryan Holaday

The journeyman catcher looks to handle the backup spot for the Marlins again in 2019. Bryan Holaday proved to be a valuable option for the Marlins in 2018 backing up catcher J.T. Realmuto. He will look to continue in that role this season as well, this time offering his veteran presence to Jorge Alfaro. BRYAN HOLADAY SENDS IT DOWN THE LINE.WALK. OFF. pic.twitter.com/XOm1JcZWAh— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) August 12, 2018 How did he get here? Signed a minor league contract in November 2017, re-signed in December 2018. 2018 MLB Stats: .205/.261/.258, 1 HR, 49 OPS+ in 61 G 2019 ZiPS...

Marlins take leadership role in teaching players Spanish

New Miami Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro showed up for the team's first full-squad spring training workout wearing a T-shirt that read, "I talk (trash) about you in Spanish," with a word more pungent and less publishable than "trash."

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