To give their fans a sustainable, high-quality product, the Marlins must kick ass in the MLB amateur draft. It’s that simple. With the 2018 draft beginning on Monday, we take this opportunity to review the biggest successes ever selected and signed under previous team ownership.
There aren’t many of them, to be honest. This list only accounts for players who agreed to terms with the Marlins. Notables like Cliff Lee (1997) and Charlie Blackmon (2004) chose at the time to continue their education over turning pro, later starring in the majors after being drafted by other franchises.