Miami Marlins Daily Minor League Report: May 31


Justin Nicolino struck out six batters across five scoreless innings pitched, Christian Yelich doubled twice, and Greensboro suffered a heartbreaking extra-innings loss.

Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs
W 2-1 vs. Round Rock Express

Full Box Score

Jake Smolinski, LF: 1-for-4, R, HR

Doug Mathis, SP: 5.0 IP, 8 H, 2 BB, 1 SO
Chris Hatcher, RP: 2.0 IP, H, BB, 3 SO

Doug Mathis delivered five scoreless innings of work, despite striking out only one batter. His ERA for the season fell to 2.81.

Double-A: Jacksonville Suns
L 1-2 @ Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Full Box Score

Christian Yelich, CF: 2-for-5, 2 2B, 3 SO
Logan Morrison, 1B: 0-for-4, 2 SO
Zack Cox, 3B: 3-for-3, BB

Bryan Evans, SP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, BB, 4 SO

Logan Morrison completed his tenth rehab game, and without much to show for it. He is currently hitting .152/.282/.150 in 39 plate appearances.

Christian Yelich had an all-or-nothing evening: he hit two doubles and struck out three times. After an awful two weeks, Yelich has three extra-base hits in his last two games.

High Class A: Jupiter Hammerheads
L 0-3 @ Bradenton Marauders

Full Box Score

Brent Keys, CF: 2-for-4, SO
Austin Nola, SS: 0-for-4, 2 SO

Justin Nicolino, SP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, BB, 6 SO

Justin Nicolino followed up last week's start against the Palm Beach Cardinals with another brilliant outing versus the Bradenton Marauders. His ERA fell to 2.54. Unfortunately, the Jupiter offense couldn't touch Eliecer Navarro, and was ultimately shutout.

Low Class A: Greensboro Grasshoppers
L 6-7 @ Delmarva Shorebirds

Full Box Score

Michael Main, CF: 2-for-3, 2 BB, SO
Cody Keefer, LF: 0-for-4, SO

Scott Lyman, SP: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 10 SO

The Grasshoppers demonstrated terrific patience, drawing ten walks against the Shorebirds, and scoring a healthy number of runs. They took a one run lead in the tenth off a line drive single by Michael Main. Sadly, Greensboro lost in the bottom of the inning on a two-run walk-off double by Nik Balog.

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