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Martin Prado | Third Baseman | #14

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (33) / 10/27/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 217
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2001 / UDFA / ATL
Contract: view contract details

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Martin Prado (hamstring) went 1-for-3 in his fourth rehab game Tuesday with High-A Jupiter.
Prado is now 5-for-12 on his minor league rehab assignment. The veteran third baseman should be cleared to return to the Marlins' active roster by the end of the month, after missing over seven weeks with a right hamstring strain. Jun 20 - 9:27 PM

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Martin Prado (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment on Thursday.

It's unclear where the assignment will take place or how long it will last. Prado has been on the shelf for over a month with a right hamstring strain but should be activated later this month.
Jun 13 - 3:32 PM

Martin Prado (hamstring) could begin a minor league rehab assignment next week.

Prado has already been taking batting practice and Marlins manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday that the veteran third baseman is "moving without any symptoms" of his early-May hamstring strain. Prado hasn't played in a live game in going on five weeks, but he isn't far off.
Jun 8 - 8:55 AM

Marlins placed INF Martin Prado on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain.

Prado, who began the year on the DL with a hamstring strain, aggravated the injury during Sunday's shutout victory over the Mets. The Marlins have called up J.T. Riddle to take his place on the active roster, though Miguel Rojas (if healthy) and Derek Dietrich figure to split time at third base.
May 8 - 3:17 PM

Martin Prado admitted after Sunday's game that he's likely to undergo an MRI on his injured hamstring.

The veteran infielder elaborated on the situation, admitting that it's difficult to walk and is unlike the previous hamstring injury that he sustained during the World Baseball Classic. It sounds as though he'll be heading to the 10-day disabled list.
May 7 - 4:38 PM

Martin Prado departed Sunday's game against the Mets after aggravating his right hamstring injury.

Prado began the season on the disabled list with a right hamstring strain and it looks like he might be headed back there. The Marlins should offer an update after the game.
May 7 - 3:32 PM

Martin Prado appeared to aggravate his right hamstring injury on Sunday against the Mets.

Prado didn't start the game but entered for Miguel Rojas, who left with a thumb injury. The veteran infielder then pulled up lame in the seventh inning, likely re-injuring the hamstring that forced him to the disabled list to start the season. The Marlins should update Prado's status soon.
May 7 - 3:07 PM

Martin Prado went 1-for-4 and hit a solo home run in Wednesday's loss to the Phillies.

His third-inning tater off Vince Velasquez gave his team a short-lived 2-0 lead. It was his second homer and his second RBI of the season. He sports a swell .292/.346/.542 triple slash in 26 plate appearances after missing time with a hamstring pull and a calf injury.
Apr 26 - 9:58 PM

Martin Prado (calf) is back in the Marlins' starting lineup on Wednesday against the Mariners.

He'll start at third base for Miami after leaving Monday's game with a calf cramp and taking the night off Tuesday. Prado is batting second Wednesday versus Seattle right-hander Felix Hernandez.
Apr 19 - 1:44 PM

Martin Prado (calf) is absent from the Marlins' starting lineup on Tuesday night.

Prado left his season debut Monday after experiencing a calf cramp and he'll get a night off Tuesday with Derek Dietrich filling in at third base. It sounds like a day-to-day situation for Prado, who opened the year on the disabled list with a right hamstring strain.
Apr 18 - 6:07 PM

Martin Prado exited Monday's game against the Mariners in the seventh inning due to a cramp in his calf.

Prado, who was just activated from the disabled list Monday, went 1-for-3 in his season debut. Marlins manager Don Mattingly said Prado's exit was only precautionary. "It was one of those things where we weren't going to take any chances, so we wanted to stop that before it went anywhere," said Mattingly. Prado can be considered day-to-day.
Apr 18 - 8:32 AM

Marlins activated 3B Martin Prado from the 10-day disabled list.

Prado, who began the year on the DL with a right hamstring strain, went 3-for-9 (.333) with three walks during a minor league rehab assignment with High-A Jupiter. Derek Dietrich will slide into a utility role now that Prado is back to full health.
Apr 17 - 3:43 PM

Martin Prado (hamstring) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Wednesday with High-A Jupiter.

Prado was forced to begin the season on the disabled list after straining his right hamstring during the World Baseball Classic. If all goes well over the next few days, he could be activated as soon as this weekend. Derek Dietrich will continue to fill in at the hot corner for now.
Apr 11 - 3:33 PM

Martin Prado (hamstring) has been running for the past three days.

Marlins manager Don Mattingly said that in addition to ramping up his running, Prado has also been fielding grounders and taking part in hitting activities. He was placed on the 10-day disabled list at the beginning of the season with a Grade 1 hamstring strain. A mid-April return is possible, here, though given the notoriously difficult nature of hamstring injuries, the Marlins are not placing an exact timetable on the veteran third baseman. Derek Dietrich will continue to fill in for him at the hot corner until he is ready to rejoin the Marlins.
Apr 5 - 8:17 PM

Marlins placed 3B Martin Prado on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to March 30, with a strained right hamstring.

Prado suffered the injury a couple weeks ago during the World Baseball Classic. There's no timetable for his return, but he should be back before the end of April. Derek Dietrich will fill in at third base in the meantime.
Apr 2 - 11:46 AM

Depth Charts

C1J.T. Realmuto
2A.J. Ellis
1B1Justin Bour
2Tyler Moore
2B1Dee Gordon
2Christian Colon
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Miguel Rojas
3J.T. Riddle
3B1Martin Prado
2Derek Dietrich
LF1Marcell Ozuna
CF1Christian Yelich
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
2Ichiro Suzuki
Starting Pitcher
S1Wei-Yin Chen
2Edinson Volquez
3Dan Straily
4Jeff Locke
5Jose Urena
6Justin Nicolino
Relief Pitcher
R1A.J. Ramos
2Kyle Barraclough
3Brad Ziegler
4David Phelps
5Junichi Tazawa
6Dustin McGowan
7Nick Wittgren
8Jarlin Garcia
9Vance Worley
10Drew Steckenrider