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Miami Marlins’ 5 Most Criticized Players of Spring Training

5 Criticized Marlins Players

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The Miami Marlins had a very good spring. The team finished in second place in the final Grapefruit League standings and with the season starting Monday, let's look back to see who were the most criticized players of Spring Training.

5. Jake Marisnick

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5. Jake Marisnick

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There was an outside shot Marlins' top prospect Jake Marisnick was going to make the roster. He did not have a good start to his major-league career and it continued into the spring as he failed to secure a starting spot.

4. Rafael Furcal

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4. Rafael Furcal

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Marlins' second baseman Rafael Furcal only managed 18 games between healing from Tommy John surgery and hamstring issues. It hampered him all the way through spring and it will continue into the season as he will hit the DL. His health has been a huge problem.

3. Marcell Ozuna

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3. Marcell Ozuna

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The center field job was Marcell Ozuna's to lose and luckily for him he did not lose it. Ozuna battled Jake Marisnick all the way through and come out victorious. He answered the criticism this spring.

2. Tom Koehler

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2. Tom Koehler

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All spring long, the pressure was on Tom Koehler regarding the fifth starting spot. However, he became another Marlins player to answer the call and step up.

1. Brian Bogusevic

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1. Brian Bogusevic

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The Marlins traded for Brian Bogusevic in the winter expecting him to become the backup outfielder. He came away hitting only .170 and getting designated for assignment Sunday losing a roster spot to Reed Johnson.