Doing a little catching up: The Jacksonville Suns won the Southern League Championship.
The Jacksonville Suns -- the Marlins' Double A affiliate -- won the Southern League Championship on Saturday by completing a three-game sweep of the Tennessee Smokies with a 7-3 victory.
Right-handed starter Elih Villanueva, who attended Florida State and Fort Lauderdale's Westminster Academy, got the win for the Suns and also hit a three-run home run. Logan Morrison went 3 for 4 with an RBI.
It's the first league title won by a Marlins minor-league affiliate since the 2003 Carolina Mudcats won the Southern League.
Wow, young Mr. Villanueva had one heck of a game.
Congratulations to the Suns!
The only player on the Suns roster who is available to be brought up, without a 40-man roster move, is Chris Leroux.