miami marlins prospect brian anderson

MESA, Ariz.Miami Marlins prospect Brian Anderson slugs a long home run while playing for the Mesa Solar Sox during Arizona Fall League play in October, 2016. The home run was one of five during AFL play for Anderson, who led the Solar Sox in homers while slashing .273/.360/.506/.866 over 77 at-bats in 22 games.

A third baseman by trade, Anderson showed out well in Arizona Fall League play last October after a difficult first week of the offseason league; on the AFL’s opening day, a hot-shot line drive off the bat of Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver went off Anderson’s face. The injury knocked the Marlins’ third baseman out for a few days, but he returned with a vengeance, as you can see in the video above.

Miami Marlins prospect Brian Anderson — looking ahead

Anderson is going to have to continue to show off this power if he’s to move forward in the Marlins’ organization. After spending 2016 split between the High-A Jupiter Hammerheads and the Double-A Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, it looks like he’ll spend 2017 in the Pacific Coast League with the New Orleans Baby Cakes. There, Anderson needs to show off more corner infield power if he’s to stick at third base (or even move over to first), and provide enough value to the Marlins in a future middle-of-the-lineup role.

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  1. […] you can see in his AFL video above, a big leg kick provides Anderson the timing structure and leverage to create power and use his bat speed to wreak havoc on pitchers; however, the leg kick also […]

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