JJ Bleday will start spring training with the big league team!

Published: Jan. 21, 2020 at 10:53 PM CST
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Mosley alum JJ Bleday will start Spring Training come February with the the Miami Marlins big league team.

Tuesday, the Marlins announced JJ will be one of 14 additional non-roster invitees for 2020 Spring Training.

Bleday now 22, was Miami’s first-round pick (No. 4 overall) in the 2019 Draft.

That after he helped Vanderbilt win the College World Series.

He spent part of the summer with the Marlins Single-A team in Jupiter, playing in 38 games with .257 average, eight doubles, three home runs, and 19 RBI. He finished strong, hitting .274 with two homers and 12 RBI in August. Bleday is considered Miami’s No. 2 prospect.

The 14 invitees announced Tuesday brings Miami’s 2020 Spring Training roster to 63 players, with the 40-man roster and 23 NRIs.

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