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Marlins Designate Kyle Skipworth For Assignment

The Marlins have designated Kyle Skipworth for assignment, a source tells MLBTR.  The 23-year-old was the No. 6 overall pick in the 2008 draft.

The catcher got his first taste of big league action this past season, seeing a handful of plate appearances across four games in the spring.  Prior to 2009, Baseball America had Skipworth ranked as the No. 89 prospect in the country.  At the time of his selection, BA touted Skipworth as "the best high school catcher in the nation, and [maybe] the best prep prospect at that position since Joe Mauer was the first pick in the 2001 draft."  The Marlins gave the athletic youngster a $2.3MM signing bonus after selecting him.

The move will create room for the newly-signed Casey McGehee on the 40-man roster.  You can keep up with everyone in DFA limbo using the MLBTR DFA Tracker.








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