Players that Played for Marlins and Nationals

8 Baseball Players who Played for Marlins and Nationals

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Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played on both the Marlins and Nationals.

Tim Raines

Tim Raines, who played from 1979 to 2002, is best known for his time as an outfielder with the Montreal Expos. Raines had an exceptional career, amassing over 2,600 hits, 170 home runs, and an impressive 808 stolen bases, ranking him fifth on the all-time list.

He was a seven-time All-Star (Expos) and won two World Series titles with the New York Yankees. Raines’ best season might have been 1983 when he hit .298, stole 90 bases, and had an on-base percentage of .393. Known for his speed and ability to get on base, Raines was one of the best leadoff hitters of his era.

His contributions to the game were recognized with his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017.

Cliff Floyd

Cliff Floyd, who played from 1993 to 2009, is best known for his time as an outfielder and first baseman with the Florida Marlins and New York Mets.

Floyd had a solid career, collecting over 1400 hits, 233 home runs, and a .278 career batting average. He was named an All-Star in 2001 (Marlins), and he was a key contributor to the Marlins’ World Series championship in 1997.

Floyd’s standout season might have been in 2001 with the Marlins when he posted a .317 batting average with 31 home runs and 103 RBIs.

Moises Alou

Moises Alou, who played from 1990 to 2008, is best known for his time as an outfielder with the Montreal Expos, Florida Marlins, and Chicago Cubs.

Over his 17-season career, Alou compiled over 2100 hits, 332 home runs, and a .303 career batting average. He was named an All-Star six times (Expos, Marlins, Astros, Cubs, Giants) and played a key role in the Florida Marlins’ 1997 World Series championship.

His best statistical season might have been in 2000 with the Houston Astros when he hit .355 with 30 home runs and 114 RBIs.

Brad Hand

Brad Hand was selected by the Florida Marlins in the second round of the 2008 MLB Draft. He is a relief pitcher known for his quality fastball-slider combination.

Throughout his career, Hand has received several honors, including three All-Star selections in 2017, 2018, and 2019. He has also been among the league leaders in saves multiple times.

Hand has played for 9 different teams in his 13-year career (6 just in the last three seasons) including the Marlins, Padres, Indians, Nationals, Mets, Blue Jays, Phillies, Rockies and Braves.

Hand Key Stats

  • All-Star (Padres, Indians)

Preston Wilson

Preston Wilson is a Center Fielder who played in the majors from 1998 to 2007 who was a solid player for most of his career. However, he had one amazing season in 2003 with the Rockies when he led the National League in RBIs with 141, making his lone All-Star game that year.

Thanks to a late-season trade he also won a World Series with the Cardinals in 2006.

Preston played for 6 different teams over his 10 year career including the Marlins, Rockies, Cardinals, Mets, Nationals and Astros.

Ivan Rodriguez

Ivan Rodriguez, also known as “Pudge”, was a beast in baseball from 1991 to 2011. He played for 6 different teams over his career including the Rangers, Tigers, Nationals, Yankees, Astros and Marlins. Rodriguez was a key player in the Marlins’ 2003 World Series win.

He chalked up over 2,800 hits, and hit over 300 home runs in his career with a single-season best 35 home runs in 1999 – his MVP year. Rodriguez made the All-Star team 14 times and won an impressive 13 Gold Gloves for his standout defensive skills.

Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017, Pudge is often considered one of the best catchers the game has ever seen.

Rodriguez Key Stats

  • Hall of Fame (Rangers, Tigers, Nationals, Yankees, Astros, Marlins)
  • MVP (Rangers)
  • All-Star (Rangers, Tigers)
  • Gold Glove (Rangers, Tigers)
  • Silver Slugger (Rangers, Tigers)
  • World Series Champ (Marlins)
  • 100+ RBI Season (Rangers)

Dan Uggla

Dan Uggla, known for his power-hitting prowess as a second baseman, was a significant force in Major League Baseball from 2006 to 2015. Making his debut with the Florida Marlins, Uggla made an immediate impact, making the All-Star team in his rookie year.

Over his career, Uggla belted 235 home runs, and had his best years with the Marlins before moving to the Atlanta Braves where he won a Silver Slugger award in 2010.

Despite struggles with his batting average and strikeouts in the latter part of his career, Uggla is remembered for his impressive home run tally, especially for a middle infielder. He was a three-time All-Star and still holds the Marlins’ franchise record for career home runs by a second baseman.

Uggla Key Stats

  • All-Star (Marlins, Braves)
  • Silver Slugger (Marlins)
  • 100+ RBI Season (Marlins)

Carl Pavano

Carl Pavano, a right-handed pitcher who started his career in 1998, had a somewhat uneven MLB journey, punctuated by moments of brilliance. He notably shone with the Florida Marlins in 2004 (his lone All-Star appearance), securing 18 wins with an impressive 3.00 ERA.

Over his career, he racked up 108 wins and 1091 strikeouts while maintaining a 4.39 ERA. Pavano played for the Montreal Expos, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, and Minnesota Twins, displaying admirable resilience in the face of recurrent injuries.

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