Anderson will continue playing third base in the minor leagues this season, rather than begin a transition into a utility role, The Sun-Sentinel reports. "We want to make sure we don't screw up his development by putting him in different spots," Marlins manager Don Mattingly said over the weekend. "We really like him at third. We don't want to back that up. We want to let him develop at third base."
Hechavarria missed Friday's team workout to give testimony in the trial of agent Bart Hernandez and trainer Julio Estrada, charged with running a smuggling ring for Cuban ballplayers, the Miami Herald reports.
Conley altered his diet and workout routine this offseason in an effort to improve his stamina in 2017, The Sun-Sentinel reports. "I was born a tall skinny guy," Conley said. "Rather than try to change that, I'm going to use what I have to the best of my ability and just be as strong and as durable as possible."