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Marlins open 2015 with outfield for the young ages

Marlins open 2015 with outfield for the young ages

The Marlins' vaunted young outfield has received plenty of endorsements from many around the game. Perhaps none as great as that of Ichiro Suzuki, the future Hall of Famer the Marlins signed to serve as understudy to the trio of Christian Yelich, Marcell Ozuna and Giancarlo Stanton. "Please, put me in that group of those young guys," Ichiro said, upon his arrival to spring training in February. "I feel like I'm very young and want to be included in that group." At 41, Ichiro is 18 years older than Stanton, the senior member of the starting trio in both age and major league service time (3 years, 118 days). Watching offensive and defensive highlights likely...

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