Miami Marlins Daily Minor League Report: July 21

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Jake Marisnick powered the Jacksonville Suns to a resounding victory, smashing two doubles and a home run.

Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs
L 1-7 vs. Nashville Sounds

Full Box Score

Kyle Jensen, RF: 0-for-3, BB, SO
Kyle Skipworth, C: 0-for-4, 3 SO

Jay Jackson, SP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 4 BB, 4 SO
Steve Ames, RP: 1.0 IP
Josh Wall, RP: 1.0 IP, SO

The Zephyrs fell behind early, as Jay Jackson allowed six runs in the first inning alone. The offense failed to get on track either, reaching base a total of nine times.

Double-A: Jacksonville Suns
W 8-1 @ Tennessee Smokies

Full Box Score

Christian Yelich, CF: 2-for-5, R, BB
Jake Marisnick, RF: 3-for-6, 2 R, 2 2B, HR, 2 SO
Mark Canha, 1B: 5-for-6, R
Zack Cox, 3B: 2-for-4, R, 2 BB, SO

Adam Conley, SP: 7.0 IP, 2 H, R, 3 BB, 6 SO

Jake Marisnick has come a long way since the beginning of the year. He missed time to due to injury, then started off slowly with a .738 on-base plus slugging (OPS) in May. He showed great improvement in June, posting a .957 OPS. That number wasn't a fluke, however, as he now has a .947 OPS in July. Marisnick's three extra-base hit night raises his overall line to .295/.357/.504.

High Class A: Jupiter Hammerheads
W 1-0 @ Clearwater Threshers

Full Box Score

Brent Keys, LF: 1-for-4, 2B
Isaac Galloway, CF: 0-for-4

Andrew Heaney, SP: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 4 SO

Andrew Heaney delivered his fourth consecutive scoreless start. He hasn't maintained his sterling striking rate during that same period, but he hasn't walked many batters or allowed many hits. The streak has dropped his ERA to 0.97.

Low Class A: Greensboro Grasshoppers
Game postponed

Short-Season: Batavia Muckdogs
L 2-3 @ Brooklyn Cyclones

Full Box Score

J.T. Riddle, 2B: 0-for-5, SO
Avery Romero, DH: 1-for-4, BB

Jarlin Garcia, SP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, R, ER, 3 BB, 5 SO

The Muckdogs fell behind early, but battled back to take the lead in the eighth, scoring on a bases-loaded walk. Unfortunately, they surrendered the lead in the bottom half of the inning. The game finally went into extra-innings, where the Cyclones hit a walk-off single to end it.

Rookie: GCL Marlins
No game scheduled

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