Marlins off to a rough start

JUPITER, Fla.- It’s safe to say that the Marlins would have liked to start off the 2017 season on a more positive note.  Injuries have historically plagued the organization, and the first week into spring training already has them wondering if they will ever get this monkey off their backs.

A communication mix-up at an early morning practice caused outfielder Ichiro Suzuki to collide with first-year player Brandon Barnes.  The collision caused 43-year-old Suzuki to suffer a bruised knee and a lower back injury — the first injury the veteran outfielder has ever suffered in his 17-year carrier.  The Marlins are hopeful that the injury will not prove to be too serious and that Suzuki will be back in the line-up soon.

One thing is for certain, Marlin fans across the country are hoping that this isn’t a precursor for another season filled with injuries.

Aidan Gould


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