Martin Prado 3B MIA 1 week ago

Prado is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Phillies, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

It looks like a routine day off for Prado, who has been the Marlins' usual starter at third base. He'll be replaced by Chris Johnson on Tuesday, as catcher J.T. Realmuto moves up to the No. 2 spot in the order.

Martin Prado 3B MIA 2 weeks ago

Prado went 3-for-4 with a run scored in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader in a win over the Nationals.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Prado went 1-for-4 during the first game as he continues to rack up the hits during the early part of 2016. For the year, Prado is slashing .381/.419/.452 with 12 runs scored and 11 RBI over 32 games. He's not much of a power or speed threat, but the steady run production will continue as he continues to bat second in the Marlins surging lineup

Martin Prado 3B MIA 3 weeks ago

Prado went 4-for-5 with a double and a run scored Sunday against the Phillies.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Despite collecting four hits, Prado only factored into one of the five runs the Marlins scored in a losing effort. He's now posted multiple hits in seven of his last 11 games, and he boasts a .396 batting average.

Martin Prado 3B MIA 3 weeks ago

Prado is out of the lineup Saturday against the Phillies.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The veteran third baseman is slashing .379/.412/.453, so he's not sitting for performance reasons, it just appears to be a standard day off. Chris Johnson will start at third base and hit seventh Saturday for Miami.

Martin Prado 3B MIA 3 weeks ago

Prado went 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and an RBI in Friday's 6-4 victory over the Phillies.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The veteran infielder shows no sign of letting up. with Friday's effort bringing his line to .379/.412/.453. The two-hit outing marked the fifth time in the last nine games that Prado has accomplished the feat, and he's hit safely in nine of his last 10 contests as well. The long ball has been the only missing element from his stellar season, but with 87 career homers coming in to 2016, it wouldn't be surprising to see that change soon as well.

Martin Prado 3B MIA 4 weeks ago

Prado stayed hot Sunday, going 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI.

Competitive Edge Analysis

That's now five straight multi-hit games for Prado, who's picked up at least one hit in every game he's started so far in 2016. He's still looking for his first home run of the season, but his .410/.447/.487 slash line isn't leaving room for many complaints.

Martin Prado 3B MIA 4 weeks ago

Prado went 3-for-5 with a double and run scored in Friday's 6-3 victory over the Brewers.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The veteran infielder's bat has been smoking, with Friday's performance marking his third straight three-hit effort. Prado has hit safely in all but one game in which he's registered an official at-bat in this season, and is hitting a red-hot .545 (12-for-22) with two doubles, a walk and three RBI over his last five games. He's proven to be an outstanding spark plug early in the lineup for a Marlins club that will need plenty of help at the top of the order to make up for the 80-game absence of Dee Gordon (suspension).

Martin Prado 3B MIA 1 month ago

Prado went 3-for-4 with a run in Wednesday's win over the Dodgers.

Competitive Edge Analysis

That's now six hits in 12 at-bats over Prado's last three games, lifting his average to a sparkling .362 in the early going. Sure, that figure is supported by neither power nor speed, but Prado's always been a more-than-respectable contact hitter, carrying a .292 career average into Thursday's series finale in Los Angeles.

Martin Prado 3B MIA 1 month ago

The Marlins activated Prado from the paternity list Tuesday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Prado has rejoined the Marlins after taking a few days with his wife and newborn child. The Marlins will not release their lineup for Tuesday's game for a while longer, but it's a good bet that Prado will be in it at third base.

Martin Prado 3B MIA 1 month ago

Prado was placed on the paternity list Saturday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Given the designation, Prado will be required to miss at least one game and up to three games. It's unclear at this point how many days he's expected to be away from the team, but the team called up left-hander Cody Ege from Triple-A New Orleans to take his spot on the 25-man roster. Ege has never appeared in a major league game.