Marlins-UM lineup

The University of Miami, ranked 10th in the nation, features Yasmani Grandal, regarded as one of the top catchers in the country.

Scouts are taking a good look at Grandal, a switch-hitter, who projects to be a high draft pick. On Tuesday in the Florida Four exhibition in Tampa, Grandal went 3-for-4 with three doubles against the University of South Florida. 

grandal1.jpgThe Marlins started Ricky Nolasco on Wednesday in the exhibition opener at Roger Dean Stadium.

UM started freshman left-hander Jerad Grundy.

Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez played his college ball at UM. In 2003 and ’04, Sanchez faced the Marlins in this annual exhibition.


1) Zeke DeVoss, CF

2) Stephen Perez, SS

3) Scott Lawson, 2B

4) Yasmani Grandal, C

5) Chris Pelaez, RF

6) David Villasuso, DH

7) Harold Martinez, 3B

8) Michael Broad, LF

9) Ryan Perry, 1B


1) Chris Coghlan, LF

2) Cameron Maybin, CF

gabysan1.jpg3) Hanley Ramirez, SS

4) Jorge Cantu, 3B

5) Dan Uggla, 2B

6) Cody Ross, RF

7) John Baker, C

8) Gaby Sanchez, 1B

9) Ricky Nolasco, P

— Joe Frisaro


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