Don Mattingly: NL East Is Going To Be A Dogfight

Don Mattingly Speaks To The Media

Marlins Manager Don Mattingly spoke to the media on the eve on Spring Training workouts. He believes the Marlins are going to be in a dogfight in the NL East and has taken notice of most the experts picking them to finish in last place. Mattingly also believes Jorge Alfaro should have a bounce back season and expects to see more improvement from Brian Anderson and Miguel Rojas. The Marlins skipper sees a competition at 2nd base between Jazz Chisholm and Isan Díaz. He also believes a lot of their top prospects will benefit from getting a taste of major league life last season.