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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Why Martin Prado skipped free agency to sign extension with Marlins - Sun Sentinel

There were personal reasons for Prado, too. His wife, Valeria, is a doctor completing her residency in Miami. Their daughter, Martina, was born last April. Prado wasn’t keen on the idea of leaving them for most of the year or having to uproot them. Miami has become home.

“I started with nada. I was not a prospect. I was a utility guy coming up,” Prado said of his second his second $40 million deal, the first coming with Arizona in 2013. “At the end of the day, I might look back and say, ‘OK, what if?’ But I’m very happy with my decision and my family is happy. That’s all that matters.”

Jim Furtado Posted: February 21, 2017 at 06:38 AM | 0 comment(s)
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