Martín Prado

Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 217
Bat: R
Throw: R
College: None
Birth Place: Maracay, Venezuela
Draft: Undrafted 2001 signed by the
  • Out: Dusty Baker. In: A manager who’d better win a World Series. Apply within.

    Sports | Perspective Welcome to town, seventh manager of the Washington Nationals. Have a seat. Meet your team. Now, your job description. "Winning a lot of regular season games and winning divisions is not enough," said your new boss, General Manager Mike Rizzo. "Our goal is to win a world championship." Don't mind the seat being warm before you even sit down. The Nationals' decision Friday not to bring Dusty Baker back as manager simultaneously makes some sense and is absolutely jarring. Both can be true, and we can talk about why in a moment. But the move can't be evaluated in full now, because we don't yet know the other foot. Dusty's out despite winning 95 and 97 games in his two seasons

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  • Luis Palacios: Marlin on the Rise

    For the 2016-17 offseason, we counted down the Top 100 all-time Marlins. This offseason, we will instead cast our eyes ahead. I’ll be outlining the Top 100 Marlins prospects, as chosen by you on the listing. This year, we start out our look into Miami’s infrastructure at the international complex, where the DSL Marlins finished third in the DSL Northwest Division with an impressive 40-29 record. Luis Palacios led the DSL club with 46.2 innings pitched, starting in four of his 15 contests overall. Palacios, a 6’2”, 160 lb. left-handed hurler from Cagua, Venezuala, had opponents dancing to a tune of just 1.14 WHIP while holding them to a .215 average. Palacios, born on July 1st, 2000,

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