MIAMI — Justin Nicolino, the Marlins organizational Drink pitcher of the Year in 2014, was among five players added to Miamis 40-man lineup on Thursday afternoon.
Ranked next on the Marlins top prospects list, Nicolino went 14-4 with a 2.85 ERA for Double-A Jacksonville, that won the Southern League championship.
Along with Nicolino, catcher Austin Barnes, lefty Adam Conley, right-hander Domingo The german language and right-hander Matt Ramsey join Miamis 40-man list, which now is full.
The Marlins did have one subtraction from their roster, since lefty reliever Edgar Olmos was claimed by the Mariners.
By adding these a few to their roster, Miami shielded each player from currently being eligible for the Rule 5 various Draft on Dec. 11, the final day of the Winter Conferences in San Diego.
In an injury-plagued season, Conley was 3-5 with a 6.00 ERA in 60 innings with Triple-A New Orleans. The hard-throwing lefty is Miamis eighth-ranked prospect by MLB.com.
Barnes (ranked 16th) impressed guiding the plate at Class A Jupiter and Jacksonville, combining to get a .304 average with 13 homers as well as 57 RBIs.
German (ranked 11th) ended up being 9-3 with a 2.48 ERA in 25 starts on Class A Greensboro. The right-hander displayed the organization in the Futures Sport.
Ramsey had a 1.95 ERA with 34 strikeouts in Twenty seven 2/3 innings at Jacksonville.