Anthony DeSclafani, the Marlins' No. 3 prospect, is spending his time with the Salt River Rafters in the Arizona Fall League working on the pitches he needs to complement his fastball while also making up for some lost innings.
Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee has a trophy to go with his trove of frequent flier miles after he was named the National League Comeback Player of the Year by Sporting News on Monday.
Success often breeds success, which is a major reason the Marlins last offseason placed a high emphasis on acquiring players with postseason experience. Many of their major pickups had previously played into October.
Improving by 15 games returned the Marlins to respectability. To reach the postseason in 2015, the front office's next challenge is adding the pieces to pick up an additional 10 or so wins.