Fish Bites: Randy Wolf Shuts Down Tampa Bay Rays

Rob Foldy

Randy Wolf picked up his first win as a Miami Marlin and his first win since 2012 against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Plus links on Marcell Ozuna, Giancarlo Stanton and more.

Randy Wolf Pitches Marlins Past Rays 3-1 - ABC News
Randy Wolf picked up his first win as a. Miami Marlin, dominating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Monday night.

Miami Marlins: The Emergence of Marcell Ozuna - Marlin Maniac - A Miami Marlins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
During the 2014 season, Marcell Ozuna has emerged as a key piece for the Miami Marlins going forward.

Miami Marlins’ starter Henderson Alvarez expected to make next scheduled start - Miami Marlins - MiamiHerald.com
Henderson Alvarez remains confident he’ll make his next scheduled start Tuesday. Marlins manager Mike Redmond and pitching coach Chuck Hernandez said they, too, see no reason for concern regarding the pitcher, who came out of Wednesday’s start in Washington after five innings with a stiff right elbow.

Pittsburgh Pirates trade Bryan Morris to Miami Marlins for draft pick - ESPN
Right-hander Bryan Morris has been traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Miami Marlins, who gave up the 39th overall pick in Thursday's draft.

Tampa Bay Rays at Miami Marlins series primer | FOX Sports on MSN
After both teams were swept over the weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Miami Marlins could use a victory as they begin their in-state series.

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Stanton has climbed to another level. Per ESPN’s Home Run Tracker, his 16 homers rank as the smashiest in baseball, at an average distance of 432.3 feet. He’s hit more bombs of 450 feet or more than any team in baseball. The shortest of his eight homers in May flew 412 feet; for some perspective, the average home run distance in baseball this season is 396.7 feet. And his home park hasn’t been a problem, as Stanton is hitting .313/.423/.643 with 10 homers at Marlins Park compared with .309/.387/.574 with six homers on the road.

AROUND THE LEAGUE:

Chicago White Sox will activate rookie Jose Abreu from DL on Monday - ESPN Chicago
After two weeks on the disabled list and two simulated games in their home ballpark, the White Sox have seen enough and activated Jose Abreu on Monday for the start of a three-game series at Los Angeles against the Dodgers.

Minnesota Twins earn win with home run derby against New York Yankees | FOX Sports on MSN
Minnesota Twins had several two-homer games this year, but Friday was the first with three home runs, and they resulted in a series-opening win.

Edwin Encarnacion Named Blue Jays Player of the Month - Bluebird Banter

First baseman Edwin Encarnacion has taken home Blue Jays Player of the Month honours for his record-breaking May.

Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz take leads at their positions in AL All-Star voting | MLB.com: News
A lot can happen in a week. Six days is all it took for a number of the hottest American League All-Star voting races to change hands, with new leaders now leading the pack at second base, designated hitter and in the outfield.

Orioles baseball: Cruz blasts 20th home run as Baltimore ends skid by halting Astros’ streak - The Washington Post
Designated hitter hits his major league-leading 20th home run as Baltimore halts a four-game skid.

FROM FISH STRIPES:

J.T. Realmuto and the Miami Marlins' future at catcher - Fish Stripes
The Miami Marlins promoted J.T. Realmuto to the majors after a fiery start to his season in Double-A. What does his future hold in Miami?

Ken Rosenthal: Miami Marlins' to be buyers come trade deadline - Fish Stripes
The Miami Marlins made their first trade of the 2014 season by acquiring Bryan Morris from the Pirates, and Ken Rosenthal believes the Marlins will be buyers come the July trading deadine.

MLB Draft 2014 Player Profile: Tyler Kolek - Fish Stripes
A quick glance at prospect Tyler Kolek and why he could be a possible choice for the Marlins in the 2014 MLB draft.

MLB Draft 2014 Player Profile: Tyler Kolek - Fish Stripes
A quick glance at prospect Tyler Kolek and why he could be a possible choice for the Marlins in the 2014 MLB draft.

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