Where the Marlins' top 30 prospects are starting the season

Where the Marlins' top 30 prospects are starting the season

With the 2015 season officially under way, here's a look at where the Marlins' top 30 prospects are starting the season:

1. Tyler Kolek -- Greensboro Grasshoppers (A)
2. J.T. Realmuto -- New Orleans Zephyrs (AAA)
3. Jose Urena -- New Orleans Zephyrs (AAA)
4. Justin Nicolino -- New Orleans Zephyrs (AAA)
5. Avery Romero -- Jupiter Hammerheads (A Adv)
6. Jarlin Garcia -- Jupiter Hammerheads (A Adv)
7. Trevor Williams -- Jacksonville Suns (AA)
8. Adam Conley -- New OrleanS Zephyrs (AAA)
9. Isael Soto -- Greensboro Grasshoppers (A)
10. Brian Anderson -- Jupiter Hammerheads (A Adv)
11. Austin Dean -- Jupiter Hammerheads (A Adv)
12. Kendry Flores -- Jacksonville Suns (AA)
13. Justin Twine -- Greensboro Grasshoppers (A)
14. Michael Mader -- Greensboro Grasshoppers (A)
15. Casey Soltis -- Greensboro Grasshoppers (A)
16. Justin Bour -- New Orleans Zephyrs (AAA)
17. Austin Brice -- Jacksonville Suns (AA)
18. Nick Wittgren -- Jacksonville Suns (AA)
19. Colby Suggs -- Greensboro Grasshoppers (A)
20. Justin Bohn -- Jacksonville Suns (AA)
21. J.T. Riddle -- Jupiter Hammerheads (A Adv)
22. Matt Ramsey -- New Orleans Zephyrs (AAA) -- DL
23. Brian Ellington -- Jacksonville Suns (AA)
24. Matt Milroy -- Jupiter Hammerheads (A Adv)
25. Miguel Del Pozo -- Jupiter Hammerheads (A Adv)
26. Blake Anderson -- Extended spring training
27. Brian Schales -- Greensboro Grasshoppers (A)
28. Anfernee Seymour -- Extended spring training
29. Dillon Peters -- Extended spring training - DL
30. Viosergy Rosa -- Jacksonville Suns (AA)

Team to watch
Right-hander Tyler Kolek consistently threw his fastball 100 mph or more leading up to the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, making him one of the hardest throwers in Draft history. He will begin his first full professional season with Class A Greensboro. Kolek, 19, is one of seven teenagers on the Grasshoppers roster. Among the others are 18-year-old outfielder Isael Soto, who ranked second in the Gulf Coast League with seven home runs last season, and 19-year-old shortstop Justin Twine, a second-round pick in the 2014 Draft.

Teams on MiLB.TV
New Orleans Zephyrs
Jacksonville Suns

Moving on up
The bulk of the team that won the Southern League championship last season has moved up together to Triple-A New Orleans to start this year. Catcher J.T. Realmuto is set to anchor the lineup and manage a pitching staff that is again fronted by left-hander Justin Nicolino, the 2014 Southern League Pitcher of the Year, and right-hander Jose Urena, who ranked second in the circuit in strikeouts, WHIP and wins.

Teddy Cahill is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @tedcahill. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.