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January 20, 2011

Offseason update

by @ 8:31 pm. Filed under 2011 Marlins

A busy offseason featuring both a major trade and free agent signings could see almost a third of the 2011 Marlins roster  be newcomers to South Florida. 2B Omar Infante and LH RP Michael Dunn both came from Atlanta via the Dan Uggla trade while C John Buck, RH SP Javier Vasquez and LH RP Randy Choate were signed as free agents. Prospect Matt Dominguez could win the 3rd base job with a strong showing in spring training as well.

Other news:

Team signed RH SP Ricky Nolasco to a 3 year 26.5 million dollar extension, he will join Josh Johnson, Vasquez. Anibal Sanchez and Chris Volstad in an all righty Florida starting rotation.

2011 Florida Marlins top 10 prospects, according to the January 10-23 issue of Baseball America

1- Matt Dominguez, 3B

2-Chad  James, LHP

3- Christian Yelich, OF

4- Jhan Marinez, RHP

5- Osvaldo Martinez, SS

6- Brad Hand, LHP

7- Scott Cousins, OF

8- Kyle Skipworth, C

9- Marcel Ozuna, OF

10-Rob Rasmussen, LHP

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