Marlins Sign Asahina
The Florida Marlins announced Tuesday they have signed right-handed pitcher/designated hitter Jonathan Asahina to a minor league contract. Asahina was drafted by Florida in the 31st round of the 2000 First-Year Player Draft, the 911th overall selection. The 6-1, 190 lb. native of Fresno attended Edison High School and Fresno City Collegea. He was named to the California Community College All-State team, was the Northern California Player of the Year and the Central Valley Conference Player of the Year.