MLB: Horses of the future? Marlins and Nats pitching prospects will face off

Put it in neon. The future of the National League East Division will be showcased Wednesday night at Miami The Marlins have already announced that they plan to give the No. 30 overall prospect Edward cabrera his major league debut that night at Loan Depot Park. It just so happens that Washington Nationals they are assigned to send No. 54 Josiah Gray to the mound as their starting pitcher for the same game.

A year after making the extended playoffs, the Marlins have struggled to find their winning form again and are pitching Cabrera as one more piece in their ongoing youth movement:

The Nats put their own confidence in potential talent on another gear at the trade deadline when they selected Gray, Top 100 talent Keibert Ruiz and two other prospects in a trade with the Dodgers for All-Stars Max Scherzer and Trea. Turner.

Gray will record as the more experienced of the pair with six major league appearances on his résumé, dating back to his own debut for Los Angeles on July 20.

Seeing two of the best pitching prospects face off at the highest level is not unprecedented: The Royals ‘Brady Singer and Daniel Lynch have been comfortable watching the Tigers’ Casey Mize and Tarik Skubal since all four entered 2020 as top 60 prospects, but it’s weird.

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For now. Both the Nats and Marlins hope to keep Gray and Cabrera on their major league rotations for the long term. Seat belt. This could be just the beginning.

Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and after a few days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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