The Marlins announced their first transactions as they demoted 10 players to minor league camp or affiliates.
The Marlins No. 1 Prospect Sixto Sanchez was among one of the 10 as he was optioned to Triple-A Wichita. In five seasons in the minors, he has compiled some stunning numbers, with a record of 23-18 in 58 starts. He has an ERA of 2.58.
Jorge Guzman, the No. 19 prospect, was also optioned to Triple-A Wichita. Guzman had some struggles this spring, but he had a solid season last year in Jacksonville to earn this promotion to Triple-A.
In addition to these moves, Edward Cabrera and Jordan Halloway were optioned to Double-A Jacksonville. In his 2 spring games, Cabrera, the No. 5 Prospect, posted 4.0 innings, 2 hits, 2 earned runs, and 4 strikeouts. Jordan Halloway, the No. 20 Prospect, had an excellent spring himself as he posted 4.0 innings, not allowing a single hit or run and striking out one.
Humberto Mejia. the No. 23 Prospect, posted an inning in Spring Training. he ended up walking 2 and striking out 2. The Marlins optioned him to Class A Jupiter.
Left-Handed Pitchers Braxton Garrett, Trevor Rogers, and Daniel Castano were reassigned to Minor League Camp. Catcher B.J. Lopez and outfielder Victor Victor Mesa were also reassigned.