Throughout the 2016-17 offseason, Fish Stripes is counting down the top 100 Marlins of all-time. For comparison’s sake, we are using the Wins Above Replacement (WAR) metric as a measuring device. The top 100 WAR ratings are being featured. Today’s Marlin, Thomas R. Koehler, earned 3.6 while with the Marlins.
Tom Koehler is a 6’3”, 235 lb. right-handed pitcher from Bronx, New York. Born on June 29th, 1986, the Marlins picked him in the 18th round of the 2008 amateur draft, with the 538th overall selection. Also picked that round were fellow right-handed future major leaguers Allen Webster, Collin McHugh, Nick Vincent, and Tyler Cloyd, as well as left-handers Jeff Beliveau and Brian Flynn.