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Will Jonathan Villar Continue to Provide 4.0 WAR for Miami Marlins?

In 2019, the Miami Marlins fought hard to win 57 games against 105 losses, which was far-and-away the worst mark in the National League and the third worst record in all of baseball. The one player of the “new guard” to arrive in Miami who may have the most immediate impact is Jonathan Villar.

Villar is a six-foot-one, 215 lb. infielder born on May 2nd, 1991. A native of La Vega, DR, he was first discovered in 2008 by the Philadelphia Phillies, and signed through free agency.

While still in the lower minors, the Phils traded Villar with Anthony Gose and J.