Miami Marlins Daily Minor League Report: April 21

Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

Jacksonville and Greensboro endured impressively bad thrashings, respectively giving up 17 and 14 runs.

Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs
L 1-2 vs. Colorado Springs Sky Sox

Full Box Score

Jake Marisnick, CF: 2-for-4, 2B
Zack Cox, 3B: 1-for-2, 2B, 2 BB

Elih Villanueva, SP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, R, BB, 3 SO
Sam Dyson, RP: 2.0 IP, H, R, ER, 2 BB, SO
Carter Capps, RP: 1.0 IP, 3 SO

While Zephyrs batters reached base a combined 12 times, they went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and fell to the Sky Sox. Carter Capps struck out the side in another impressive relief outing. The 23-year-old has 17 strikeouts in 11 innings pitched thus far.

Double-A: Jacksonville Suns
L 1-17 vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Full Box Score

Rafael Furcal, 2B: 0-for-4
Alfredo Silerio, RF: 2-for-4, 2 SO
Austin Nola, SS: 1-for-2, 2 BB, SO

Angel Sanchez, SP: 3.1 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, HR
Tyler Higgins, RP: 1.2 IP, 6 H, 6 R, BB, SO, 2 HR

Suns pitchers allowed 22 hits and 17 runs against Pensacola. They lost.

High Class A: Jupiter Hammerheads
W 3-2 vs. Fort Myers Miracle

Full Box Score

Viosergy Rosa, 1B: 1-for-2, R, 2B, 2 BB

Josh Hodges, SP: 6.0 IP, 6 H, R, ER, 3 BB

After scoring early in the game, the Hammerheads lost their lead when Chipper Smith allowed a run-scoring double in the top of the seventh. They quickly regained the lead with a Cameron Flynn sacrifice fly in the bottom of the inning. Despite his poor outing, Smith earned the win.

Low Class A: Greensboro Grasshoppers
L 9-14 @ Rome Braves

Full Box Score

Justin Bohn, SS: 2-for-4, R, 2B, 2 BB
Chad Wallach, C: 2-for-4, R, BB

Jarlin Garcia, SP: 3.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 SO, HR

Greensboro got off to a strong start, scoring four runs in the top of the second. This lead evaporated by the third inning, but  the Grasshoppers fought back for another run to regain the lead. The real damage came later, when the Braves hit a bases-clearing double and a three-run homer to put them ahead 13-6.

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